Upgrade your work space with Star Office
Nov21

Upgrade your work space with Star Office

It’s time to update your address book! Star Office, the Swiss furniture and equipment brand, has switched location to the Oasis Center in Al Quoz. If you’ve been stacking up your pennies with plans of buying a piece from USM Modular Furniture and Stoll Giroflex’s design collection, you can now browse its selection at its new spacious and sunlight-soaked showroom. Focusing the spotlight on its bespoke pieces, the...

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Chalking up success in furniture restoration
Jul07

Chalking up success in furniture restoration

‘Shabby chic’ is hot right now,  but such exclusive furniture pieces are expensive and hard to come across in the region. Meet Dubai-based hobbyists and chalk paint enthusiasts, Joanne Hughes and Heather Rezek, who are turning their love of furniture, interior design and painting into something more than a hobby, via their Facebook page, ‘The Imperfect Parlour.’ Hughes and Rezek restore and upgrade second-hand pieces...

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Dubai Art calls for Emirati artists in residence
Jul02

Dubai Art calls for Emirati artists in residence

  Are you one of those “Will paint for food” artists? Because we need you! The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, Art Dubai, the Delfina Foundation and Tashkeel have launched the fourth year of Artists-in-Residence Dubai, with an Open Call inviting Emirati and locally-based artists to apply for a place on the three-month residency. In an expansion of the programme for 2014-15, Dubai Culture, the Emirate’s dedicated...

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Maria Cristina Foundation looking for helping hands
Jun24

Maria Cristina Foundation looking for helping hands

Maria Cristina Foundation calls for more partners to support work for needy children in Bangladesh Dubai-based charity founder Maria Conceicao has received the official confirmation for her double world record success from Guinness World Records after conquering the 777 Ultramarathon Challenge, a seven full-distance 50km ultramarathon that was run on each of the seven continents within seven weeks. Maria completed the challenge in six...

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Work it at the gym to twerk it at the club
Apr29

Work it at the gym to twerk it at the club

Young residents across the UAE are increasingly turning to high-intensity fitness workouts such as Yoga, Pilates and Zumba in order to de-stress and rejuvenate themselves after a hard day’s work, according to new research released this week. The annual survey, conducted by the Dubai-based Lifestyle Yoga, polled more than 1,500 people across the UAE and found that the younger respondents were becoming increasingly conscious of the...

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Strictly business lunch, at GQ Bar
Mar26

Strictly business lunch, at GQ Bar

Introducing the GQ Bar Business Lunch Menu – For Gentlemen Who Work Hard and Play Harder The newly opened GQ Bar, at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai is offering a business lunch for dapper gentlemen who like to seal their business deals in style. Bringing back the power play of the 1950s with intelligent discussions over gourmet food fit for a modern day ‘Don Draper,’ GQ Bar has created an impeccable...

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