Dubai articles


This Dubai office space manages to please both the young and the senior

Dubai – When building a large office space, how do you please the jeans and the suits? In Edelman’s Dubai offices, Pallavi Dean and her team at Roar found a way. 


Why infusing love-drugs with design shucking works

Dubai – Alexander & Co. took out gold in the Frame Awards 2018 with their opulent juxtaposition of feminine and masculine in Dubai Opera.


The Italians behind ‘the best new luxury hotel’ of 2017

Dubai – The Bulgari Resort Dubai is an intimate oasis of luxury because of two Italian powerhouses – Flexform and Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel.


At Dubai Design Week, human-centric design overtook technology

DUBAI – Community, connections, and human resilience were at the heart of the most innovative designs from this year’s edition of Dubai Design Week.


What to see at Dubai Design Week 2017

DUBAI – With over 200 events in venues across the city, Frame presents our curated selection of what to see at the upcoming Dubai Design Week.


DesignLab Experience tricks the eye for a memorable event

ABU DHABI – Italian sculptor Edoardo Tresoldi joined forces with DesignLab Experience in creating an Abu Dhabi wedding that resembles a holographic garden.


Five Days of Frame #116: Inside Reimagining Climate Change

DUBAI – As part of the exclusive content coinciding with our May/June issue’s release, we tour an exhibition that proves hard-hitting topics can look good.

Alserkal Avenue by OMA. Photos Mohamed Somji (courtesy of Alsekral Avenue)

OMA repurposes four warehouses into a collection of configurable spaces

Dubai – A group of warehouses on Alserkal Avenue in the industrial quarter of Al Qouz  promotes cultural activities and the collaboration of artistic disciplines within the area.

Photo courtesy of Aljoud Lootah

The Dubai Design District highlights a motif of ‘incompleteness’

DUBAI – The Dubai Design District (d3) will for the second time host groundbreaking work from over 150 of the world’s leading studios, brands and institutions during Dubai Design Week (24–29 …

Lightbound by Emilia Tapprest

Dubai Design Week 2016 presents the work of the world’s leading design institutions

Dubai Design Week, a 6-day programme of lectures, discussions, workshops and exhibitions, takes over the city’s design district next month 24 - 29 October.


Bompas & Parr brings bubble-gum flavours to design in Dubai

DUBAI – An artisanal Chewing Gum Factory by London-based studio Bombas & Parr was placed at the centre of Meet d3, a festival to inaugurate the Dubai Design District.

'It had to be basic enough that it doesn’t impose on the designers' work, but in fact elevates it,' says industrial designer Hamzi Omari of Loci Architecture + Design, the office that designed the Abwab pavilions in d3.” The pavilions are clad with tubes

Abwab is the portal to MENASA region designers at Dubai Design Week's debut edition

DUBAI – Abwab, which means ‘door’ in Arabic, is the title of a cultural portion of the United Arab Emirates’ first annual Dubai Design Week, which will take place from 26–31 October 2015.