Creating a design for the ambiance of a world-class hospitality project is clearly a challenge; however, in the case of a recently opened UAE hotel project, this challenge was further compounded by the fact that it would be housed in a building that was not in use for years and would need to be transformed on a limited budget.

Grohe is expecting to witness continued strong growth during 2014 and the mid-term future, on the back of its excellent performance both in the UAE and in the GCC last year when it registered double-digit growth. Saudi Arabia is its key market in the region, according to the German faucets and fittings manufacturer.

The financial downfall of 2008 has left a sting which is hard for any retail designer to forget. It literally sent us back to the drawing board to try and figure out creative and innovate ways to capture the attention and pockets of the consumer.

Dornbracht makes bathroom a special place Dornbracht, a German manufacturer of high-end fittings and fixtures for the kitchen and bathroom, has introduced a new range of specialised module systems that can be assembled for different product ranges.