Mon Palais, a leading interior design and fit-out company with major developers as its clients, says the market is now favourable for its lifestyle-based approach to interior design. With a number of projects already under its belt, the company is looking to expand in the GCC and the wider region.

Two international hotel brands that opened in Muscat, Oman, recently bear the design hallmarks of one of the largest and longest-established UK architectural and design practices in the UAE – Godwin Austen Johnson, writes Abdulaziz Khattak of Gulf Construction.

Bahraini start-up Just Design It (JDI) made its debut at the Interiors Expo last month by showcasing its interior design capabilities that cover a wide portfolio including offices, hotels, auditoria, homes and other facilities.

Zaha Hadid Design’s (ZHD) collaboration with leading designers has led to new furniture collections and accessories. Slamp and ZHD have created the Avia Edition, a vibrant new collection of the chandelier series handcrafted in three different shades – turquoise, blue and ultramarine.

Caccaro's revolutionary Freedhome storage concept makes it possible to completely re-interpret home environments, allowing freedom to individuals to tailor their homes to their taste.

Newform Ufficio, part of Aran World of Italy, has played with wood to create the President range of desks.