10 Best Interior Designers From The Middle East You Should Know!
This best interior designers list shows you who is setting the trends in one of the rising markets of the interior design industry. Are you going to miss it?
The Middle East is starting to be one of the most recognized interior design industries in the world, thanks to its incredible approach to themodern luxury design style, which is something that we are also passionate about!
When we talk about this specific market the first thing that comes into your mind is amazing luxury design interiors and lifestyle events, right? Well, these best interior designers are the ones that are influencing the Middle East design industry with incredible trends anddesign ideas! Including incredible names like Paul Bishop and Diane Thorsen, check who are the best interior designers in the Middle East you must know!
Paul Bishop founded the multi-award winning boutique firm Bishop Design in 2004. Since then he has completed 230 design projects, especially in the commercial and hospitality industry. His incredible portfolio features some of the top places in the world, including the Caramel Restaurant & Lounge in London, Larte, Scalini, Toro + KO and Ketch Up Burger, as well as international projects spanning France and the Bahamas.
Graduated from the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, Diane Thorsen has been the principal, design director, and one of the founders of Perkins+Will’s Dubai studio since 2010. Her design projects celebrate the beautiful local art and craftsmanship techniques through unique details. Considered one of the best interior designers, Thorsen has worked in the region for 14 years, completing 186 projects across a multitude of sectors, such as corporate workplace, healthcare, hospitality, residential and mixed-use.
Isabel Pintado leader and head designer the Dubai studio oversees the design direction for each design projectand generates business opportunities for Wilson Associates’ global design studios. Since 2016, the senior vice president for the Middle East & Africa region, and managing director of the Dubai studio, Pintadois also considered one of the best interior designers in the Middle East design industry.
Pallavi Dean is the founder and creative mind behind the former Pallavi Dean Interiors and has recently rebranded, the boutiqueinterior designfirm as “Roar” and now is rapidly expanding into new sectors and territories. The firm has an international portfolio spanning three continents. Considered as one of the promising best interior designers in the world, Dean has won multiple awards during the course of her 15-year-long career, with 117 design projects across a range of sectors, including commercial, hospitality and residential.
CEO and founder of Bluehaus Group and Bluehaus Engineering, Ben created his firm in 2002 as one of the first interior design‘consultancy-focused’ practices in the market. What started out as a team of four 16 years ago, today the interior design firm has now grown to a team of around 50 architects, interior designers and MEP engineers working on large scale corporate and commercial interiors in the GCC. The firm has completed more than 350 projects in the region, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Kuwait.
Although he was born in Australia, Justin Wells has produced exemplary design outcomes throughout Australasia and the Middle East. Specialized in hospitality, Wells has worked on a number of high profile hotel projects in the region during his 25 years of experience, including the Aloft Hotel Deira City Centre, Zabeel House, and Zabeel House Mini in Al Seef, in a previous role at HBA Dubai. Other projects include the Lodha Sales Centre, Bosphorous Restaurant, Emaar Boulevard in Dubai; and Novotel Olaya Hotel, Arif 2 Hotel and BLS Executive Apartments in Saudi Arabia.
Joakim De Rham
Born and raised in Switzerland, De Rham started aninterior design company with his partner Siavosh Adeli before moving to Dubai in 2003 to set up his second design venture, Swiss Bureau. Multidisciplinary, multicultural and fast-growing, the interior design company was named Highly Commended Interior Design Firm in the Middle East at the 2018 Commercial Interior Design Awards. One of his most significant projects to date is the refurbishment of the Room of The Emirates in the United Nations in Geneva, which has received multiple awards.
With over 10 years of professional experience working for internationally acclaimed architectural practices in Europe and the Middle East, Jonathan Ashmore founded the award-winning RIBA-chartered practice Anarchitect. His diverse portfolio includes everything from luxury residential, leisure, hospitality, workplace and cultural projects, in which some have received international design awards with work regularly published around the world in the global design press. Considered as one of the world’s best interior designers, Jonathan won ‘Best Outdoor Design’ and ‘Retail Project of the Year’ at the CommercialInterior Design Awards 2017.
For the past 15 years, David T’Kint has successfully produced a portfolio ofluxury interiors, urban and lifestyle hotels with some of the best international luxury hospitality brands. He has created distinctive and original environments during his four-year stint at HBA Dubai, where he has delivered 15 hospitality projects across the region. Currently, he leads a multicultural team of over 60 designers working on projects in new markets such as Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, the UK, Russia, China, Lebanon, and Indonesia.
With 30 years of experience ininterior design, Christian Merieau moved to Dubai in 2005 as managing director for a well-known international design firm. After nearly 20 years with this firm, designing projects for international hotel operators such as Hyatt, IHG, Millennium, Rezidor, Rosewood, Marriott, Starwood and Accor, Merieau, which is one of the world’s best interior designers launched MMAC Design Associates with a partner, Anil Mangalat. The Dubai-based interior design consultancy specialises in mid-scale and luxury hospitality design.
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