Professionals countdown to next week’s INDEX Saudi as companies seek to capitalise on a growing market
Riyadh, KSA, 25 October 2018: A new wave of mega projects in Saudi Arabia are set to fuel major growth in the Kingdom’s US$3 billion interior design market.
Real estate developments with a combined value of US$146 billion, including massive mixed-use projects such as King Abdullah Economic City, have created enormous business opportunities for interior design professionals flocking to INDEX Saudi, the new three-day trade event being launched next week.
Opening its doors from 30 October to 1 November, INDEX Saudi will host more than 100 exhibitors and thousands of brands at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Jaafar Shubber, Event Director for INDEX Saudi, said: ......read more
Involving about 34 Countries and 500 Companies
Saudi Arabia, October 24, 2018: The Saudi build exhibition 2018 was held on October 22nd in its 30th cession and will continue until the 25th of this month, targeting all construction related including products, tools, paints and others. It is considered the largest trade exhibition in the field of constructions in the Kingdom and the only construction exhibition in the Kingdom approved by the International Federation Union of Exhibition Industry ( UFI).
The exhibition is attended by 34 countries. More than 500 companies are exhibiting their products and tools, including Al- Jazeera Paints, the largest national company in paints manufacturing, as it plays a key and effective role in the construction process in the Kingdom.
Al- Jazeera Paints is characterized by its new ......read more
Dyson revealed the Dyson Cyclone V10 TM cord-free vacuum, which will set the path for vacuum cleaner technology for the next decade. “It’s why we’ve stopped developing corded vacuums”.
The new Dyson digital motor V10 is the fastest and most advanced Dyson digital motor, spinning at up to 125,000 rpm and giving the new vacuum the most powerful suction of any cylinder vacuum.
Dyson also unveiled the new Dyson Pure Cool™ purifying fans which clean every corner of the room. The machines reveal the indoor pollution you can’t see – new LCD display reports pollutants in the home in real time, and then reacts automatically using a unique Dyson algorithm.
The Dyson Pure Cool TM purifying fans feature a 360 degree fully-sealed filter system to capture 99.95% of microscopic allergens ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 25, 2018: In celebration of the National Day of the 88th anniversary of the Kingdom, Al-Jazeera Paints Company held a special celebration for the children of Al-Joof region, where it launched a national celebration for children last Thursday and Friday in Al-Joof Plaza complex in Sakaka city, and provided them with paints and colors to express their happiness of the Saudi National Day through their various drawings on wooden tables, paper plates and more and equipped tables for children to sit and celebrate this beautiful day to exercise various activities and distributed flags and delightful prizes by the end of the day.
The company will set up a similar event in Arar city in the Northern Borders area in Arar Mall next Thursday and Friday to spread more joy and happiness on the day of the great ......read more
Saudi Arabia, June 6, 2018: In line with its innovative innovations and continuous efforts to meet the needs and desires of its customers, Al- Jazeera Paints has launched two tiles products in its distinguished group of high quality cement products, offering its customers strong and robust products to install tiles and solve the problems facing its users and implementers.
In this context, Al-Jazeera paints has launched the porcelain adhesive "Al-Jazeera Santex", a high-performance, strong adhesion and highly productive product. It is suitable for vertical and horizontal applications as well and can be used with marble, swimming pools tiles and other non-porous tiles. Also, it can be applied on floors making it reduces cost and effort.
For ceramic & mosaic, the company has introduced "Al- Jazeera ......read more
IKEA Yas Island and Dubai bring more fun-filled activities and workshops instore from HAG AL LAILA on May 1st to Dining Week from April 28th to May 5th
United Arab Emirates, 24 April 2018: IKEA, the region’s favourite Swedish home furnishing retailer, is inviting shoppers to join them in a series of celebrations of both local culture and better living throughout the coming weeks in both their Dubai and Yas Island stores.
1) On Tuesday May 1st, IKEA is hosting an afternoon of sweet celebrations for HAG AL LAILA, an Emirati traditional festivity similar to ‘trick or treating’. With cultural performances, delicious sweets, Emirati games and more, families are encouraged to IKEA to indulge in a fun-filled ......read more
Thoughtful designs of unrivalled quality with John Lewis SS18 collection
Dubai, UAE, February 24, 2018: With John Lewis heritage and design at its heart, the SS18 collection celebrates authenticity and craftsmanship, inspired by palette of materials, colors and textures across shape and pattern, spanning our entire Home assortment, all intended to elevate everyday items and bring our customers joy through design.
Our SS18 Coastal colour update is a refined core of soft neutrals and grey tones mixed with a range of calming blues. This colours are used alongside solid woods, linen and natural materials. For SS18 our accent colours have been influenced by the seaside town of Margate in Kent, giving a more retro, industrial feel.
We have introduced some new feature pieces this season to project a sense ......read more
It is Considered the largest showroom for Showcasing Paints in the Capital
Saudi Arabia, February 22, 2018: Al -Jazeera Paints, giant of high quality paints manufacturing in the Kingdom, Middle East and North Africa, has announced the inauguration of its first and largest showrooms in 2018 with new showcasing methods on Imam Ahmad Bin Hanbal Road in Al –Naseem district in Riyadh. The showroom was attended by a large number of engineers, consultants and a number of the company’s guests and employees.
The showroom, designed in accordance with modern style, is characterized with large area of 1095 m2, containing 14 models of house rooms, some for children, others for sleeping, while the visitor's eye is not the same as the traditional Majlis that embodies nostalgia for the past, besides gusts room, dining room, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2018: The founder of IKEA and Ikano, and one of the greatest entrepreneurs of the 20th century, Ingvar Kamprad, has peacefully passed away, at his home in Småland, Sweden, on the 27th of January. Surrounded by his loved ones, he died at the age of 91, following a short illness.
Ingvar Kamprad was born in 1926 in Småland in southern Sweden. At the early age of 17 he founded IKEA - the business that became his lifelong commitment. Ingvar’s driving force was the vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people.
“We are deeply saddened by Ingvar’s passing. We will remember his dedication and commitment to always side with the many people. To never give up, always try to become better and lead by example”, says Torbjörn Lööf ......read more
Visit the IKEA exhibition at the heart of Dubai Design Week, inspiring celebration and play
Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2017: IKEA, the much-loved Swedish home furnishing retailer, has created a grand exhibition, inspired by a magical playhouse fantasia, which is now open to the public at Dubai Design District. Kicking off Dubai Design Week on November 14th and open until November 25th, visitors will be taken on a journey from wishing trees to topsy turvy illusions.
Whether children or adults, IKEA wants to remind the nation of the little things in life that matter, that good things can happen if you say yes to more fun! IKEA recently conducted its third global Play Report, exploring the importance of play for adults as well as children. The findings showed that play is a tool for people to sustain a healthy life, ......read more
HAPPIEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD?
Dubai, 7th November 2017: The UAE could be one of the happiest places in the world, as nearly half of us have admitted to playing every day, according to a poll* conducted by much-loved Swedish home furnishing retailer, IKEA.
Nearly 100% of respondents in the UAE think that it is important to enjoy play as an adult, with many identifying happiness and positivity as the main reasons why. From utilising it to connect with friends and family (26%) to discovering new ways of doing things (24%), play is considered highly important for both children and adults.
In order to enable a better everyday life at home, IKEA has looked into how important play is as part of its ‘Let’s Play for Change’ campaign. Through prior annual research, IKEA’s Play Report has ......read more
Inspiring and smart solutions featured in the 2018 edition to help customers make room for life in the heart of their home
Dubai, 16 August 2017: IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has officially launched its highly anticipated 2018 Catalogue, packed with home furnishing products, ideas and offers inspiring people to make room for life at home. IKEA Catalogue, the most widely distributed book in the world and produced in 35 languages, is now available in the UAE.
The contents of the 2018 edition reflect a change in the way people use their living spaces in the wake of urbanisation and new technology. Through its extensive consumer research, IKEA has now identified the living room as the heart of everyday life at home across the world, where it has become a place for connecting with family and friends, ......read more
Now Dads can learn how to journey through the store in just five minutes! #IKEA_DAD
Dubai, 20 June 2017: IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has revealed one of its biggest and best kept secrets as a gift this year for all dads on Father’s Day – the infamous hidden shortcuts that allows you to journey through the store in 5 mins. This Father’s Day, IKEA wanted to acknowledge all the unsung family patriarchs, quietly supporting their family, day in and day out, all year long! Now Dads can choose their route, pick up the items on their shopping list and whizz through to the IKEA Restaurant & Café much faster.
One of the biggest myths is that men dislike shopping, when they actually prefer to shop differently. Men like to get in, get what they need, and then get out. They are generally not ......read more
LG Connected Appliances Work with the Google Assistant on Google Home To Deliver Easy, Immediate Connectivity and Convenience
Dubai, May 22, 2017: At Google I/O, LG Electronics (LG) announced a lineup of smart appliances that are fully compatible with the Google Assistant on Google Home, ushering in cutting-edge connectivity and convenience for today’s smart home. Google Home services will begin rolling out this month in the United States on LG’s premium portfolio of connected smart devices, including the LG SIGNATURE brand washing machine and dryer, refrigerator, oven range and air purifier as well as an LG air condi-tioner and robotic vacuum. Dates of availability in other markets will be announced lo-cally at the time of launch.
With Google Home, users will be able to access the full range of the Google ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 18,2017: The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, switched on today the newly constructed solar plant in Jordan’s Azraq refugee camp. Funded by the IKEA Foundation’s Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign, the solar farm has brought power to a population that lived for two years without electricity and will contribute to the Jordan national energy strategy to achieve a green economy by 2020.
The 2-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) plant provides electricity to 20,000 Syrian refugees living in almost 5,000 shelters in Azraq camp, covering the energy needs of the two villages connected to the national grid. Each family can now connect a fridge, a TV, a fan, have light inside the shelter and charge their phones, which is critical for refugees to keep in contact with their relatives abroad.
Azraq camp ......read more
DUBAI, May 14, 2017 — Home ownership is a sign of success and is a desire for many individuals and families around the globe. And residents of the GCC countries are no different. But when the move happens, the house is no longer a dream. It is a new-founded reality that homeowners often wish to perfect by ensuring the new home is smarter and more connected.
While the home has always been a place where families could escape from the pressures of the world, modern technology is transforming the definition of a “good, safe, secure home” to something more complex. How can safety and security be expanded through modern technology to offer benefits that go beyond the expectations of homeowners? What separates a house from a home?
“LG has been at the forefront of developing smart home ......read more
Dubai, 18 April 2017: The new Art Event 2017 collection, from the Swedish home furnishing retailer IKEA, has launched across all IKEA stores this April. Introducing a limited-edition collection which features 12 posters with hand-drawn motifs from a carefully curated selection of artists from all over the world.
The 2017 collection is the third installment within the series, as IKEA strives to provide people all over the world with affordable and functional designs, and continues its mission to also make great art accessible for everyone.
The Art Event 2017 collection is created by enlisting some of the most exciting, established and up-and-coming artists from around the world to contribute to a collection of posters featuring works drawn by hand. The style of the collection is highly eclectic and diverse with ......read more
Dubai, April 3, 2017: The new Stockholm collection, from the Swedish home furnishing retailer IKEA, is all about the beauty of doing things at the right pace. It is a collection of furniture and home accessories using natural material that have taken their time to come to life.
The first Stockholm collection was launched in 1984. Each new collection is different from previous ones, but they all share some common characteristics: Scandinavian modernity of the highest quality in form, function and materials — but at an affordable price.
As a carefully curated collection of 47 pieces, made from natural and tactile materials such as rattan, hand-blown glass and ash, it is designed to mix and blend with what is already at home and been made to use and enjoy, every day.
While working on the Stockholm collection, ......read more
Dubai, 26 February 2017: The new IKEA PS 2017 collection is all about independence. Aimed at the free and flexible person that lives in all of us, the collection is designed by 17 urban designers from around the globe. This is the 9th IKEA PS Collection and contains over 50 products, including limited edition items.
IKEA PS 2017 says goodbye to convention and hello to the vitality of changing, urban living spaces. The collection is for the fiercely independent and for free-thinkers who refuse a work-eat-sleep-repeat life, not asking for permission or approval, choosing freedom and the possibilities that come with it.
Rocking Chair - AED 1,495
“With IKEA PS 2017 rocking-chair, I wanted to challenge our usual way of furnishing the living room, with a sofa facing the TV. Today’s families are often alone ......read more
The new range of slow press juicers is the first step towards Fresh Thinking
Dubai, February 8, 2017: Making your own juice is a healthy choice. So it makes sense to choose an appliance that juices anything and extracts every bit of goodness from every ingredient. Today, consumers are becoming more conscious of what they eat and how they prepare their food. Social media is heavily populated with healthy eating topics such as juice detox smoothies, protein shakes, lean living, and insanity workouts.
Retaining maximum nutrition is the thinking behind the design of Kenwood’s new juicers, PureJuice’s new range of slow press juicers and part of their Fresh Thinking campaign in advocacy for health and wellness. Not only will your 100% natural juice be healthier and will last for longer without separating ......read more
The most awaited festive season of the year is here as Zara Home reveals its 2016 Christmas collection. On Christmas unequaled joy is expected especially when it comes to home décor. This season’s collection is made up of Golden, Silver, White and Red themes, all created with great attention to detail aiming to please all tastes.
SVÄRTAN is a collection which is the result of a collaboration with the Swedish textile designer Martin Bergström and Indian fashion students. Using only black, white and shades of grey, SVÄRTAN invites us to explore a side of India that goes beyond the vivid colours usually associated with this striking country.
WELCOME TO ANOTHER INDIA
IKEA is launching SVÄRTAN – a collection which is the result of collaboration with Swedish textile designer Martin Bergström and Indian fashion students. Using only black, white and shades of grey, SVÄRTAN invites us to explore a side of India that goes beyond the vivid colours usually associated with this striking country.
PATTERNS INSPIRED FROM URBAN LANDSCAPES
Consisting of textiles, paper items, glassware, ceramics and metal objects, inspiration for ......read more
SÄLLSKAP is a collection inspired by the Scandinavian arts and crafts tradition and by the once groundbreaking idea of rooms designed for the whole family. It’s a collection of furniture, textiles and dinnerware that brings inspiration from the past into the present in the best way we could think of – by moving things forward.
ENJOY THE SEASON
Most of us tend to romanticize the holidays. But as they draw closer, the hustle and bustle sets in. Then before we know it, the season’s over and it’s almost like we never really got to enjoy it. So this year, you can do things differently. This year, IKEA is coming with a flat-pack of help.
From cookie baking to throwing parties.
Creating room for holiday feasts. Or finding foldable beds, when guests drop by. IKEA has everything this holidays. All under ......read more
Taim Al Falasi and Rawan Bin Hussain are First to Test Downy Unstopables scent booster before it arrives in the region
Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2016: Scent is a form of expression for each of us. It showcases a person’s individuality, and can bring an air of confidence to any person’s style. Bold and heavy-hitting, but also persistent fragrances, are what women in this region look for when it comes to making a long-lasting, olfactory impression. And, when it comes to laundry, there is no difference! We love infusing our clothes with a unique and long lasting freshness. And, to enhance the freshness of our clothes for a SCENT-sational experience, Downy has created Unstopables, a revolutionary scent booster delivering an art palette of scent that transforms the chore of laundry into a way for each person to make a long ......read more
Faster online grocery shopping adoption to accelerate e-commerce growth in MENA region
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016: With grocery shopping making deeper inroads into e-commerce globally, SOUQ.com, the largest retail and online marketplace platform in the region, is pleased to announce the launch of ‘SOUQ Superstore’ on its platform. SOUQ Superstore, an online hypermarket, is set to make monthly grocery shopping easier by providing household items at the most competitive pricing - helping consumers save money as well as eliminating the pain point of carrying heavy load of grocery purchases from supermarkets.
SOUQ Superstore offers a huge assortment of products within six sub-categories; Food & Grocery, Health & Beauty, Household Needs, Pet care, Nutrition & Supplement and Baby Care ......read more
27 March 2018 - BT Al Saudia, a leading system integrator, professional and managed services provider, announced its launch as the first in the market to offer Next-Generation MSS (Managed Security Services) in Saudi Arabia supporting customers in protecting and managing their network and IT infrastructure by security experts 24x7.
According to Symantec’s Internet Security Threat report, ......read more
Brand introduces Life@Home exhibition at Dubai Design Week
Dubai, UAE, October 25, 2016: Swedish home furnishing retailer, IKEA - part of Al-Futtaim group of companies – commemorates 25 years since welcoming visitors to its first store in Karama, Dubai, UAE in 1991. Built on the vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people, IKEA offers of a wide range of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2016: Linen plays a starring role in the second part of Zara Home’s Autumn/Winter 2016 campaign. Its texture, colours, characteristics and superior quality make this fabric a must for decoration.
The new AW16 Linen Collection is presented in sculptor Xavier Corberó’s studio workshop. This space, with its lofty roofs, infinite arches and the ......read more
We’re excited to bring you a range of new products to make the home a more beautiful, fun and comfortable place to be.
Children can delight in two large and colourful collections that support unlimited play and storage. The rest of the home sees a range of textiles with strong colours and bold patterns ranging from rugs to metre fabrics. Another piece of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 26, 2016: ARTASA has designed and produced all the exclusive artworks displayed in the public areas of the new Marriott Courtyard hotel in Riyadh (recently opened), a property of AL HOKAIR REAL ESTATE.
Already well established in the GCC, ARTASA has been selected by AL HOKAIR REAL ESTATE, a leading group of Saudi, to provide all the art pieces of the lobby, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2016: Dawn in Paris: the city of light awakens on white walls, wood floors and voluminous ceilings. The light filters in through the windows creating brilliant reflections on the white surfaces.
Glacial white, this season's inspiration, washes over rooms, transforming different areas into attractive spaces for peace and relaxation.
This inspiration ......read more
Zara Home, the fashionable home brand, a subsidiary of the INDITEX Group, is making its Dubai E-Commerce debut on September 7th at WWW.ZARAHOME.COM . The product range at Dubai online store will feature home textiles: Bed, bath and table lines, in addition to select furniture, tableware, cutlery and decorative accessories, including loungewear and gift ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 2, 2016: MOOD Gallery’s beautiful collection of gifts that add the much needed touch of joy to every home. Take your pick from a vibrant set of items ranging from beautiful burlesque chandeliers to creative lamps and charming nutcrackers among others that make for the perfect gifts for loved ones or even for yourself!
Mood is a concept design ......read more
Ultimate hand blender designed to make a difference in the kitchen with patented Smart Speed control, allowing easy preparation with one hand
Dubai, UAE, January 3, 2016: Braun, the world’s leading electrical goods manufacturer, has launched every home cooks’ secret weapon: the Multiquick 7 Hand Blender. Combining its design talents and technical expertise, Braun has created ......read more
A perfect pairing for wedding day inspiration
Dubai UAE, November 24, 2015: In November, Tanagra store at the Mall of the Emirates was transformed into the city’s most glamorous and inspiring destination for brides-to-be, couples and their families as the wedding season got underway in the city. Unique ideas were found, along with fabulous gifts items, to which a luxurious ......read more
Dubai UAE, November 17, 2015: This year, diptyque has introduced three new candles to light up the holiday season: a limited edition collection dedicated to the olfactory attributes of trees.
From their high-reaching branches, they root the sky to the ground, housing various essences at unexpected levels. Powerful yet delicate, these woody scents ......read more
From gorgeous tables to breathtaking giftwrap, Tanagra has everything covered
Dubai UAE, November 9, 2015: As another year comes to a close and the festive season begins, it’s time to start thinking about all the ways that family and friends can come together in celebration and style. This is when the home becomes a central point of focus. It’s all about entertaining, and ......read more
Dubai, July 29, 2015: Introducing Stokke® Home, a modular nursery line designed to grow with your baby and adapt to your needs from birth well into childhood, exclusively available at JustKidding stores in Dubai, KSA and online at www.justkidding-me.com.
Preparing for your baby's arrival while designing your dream nursery is an exciting time, and whether you´ve got lots of space ......read more
*Offering you the chance to have a free home clean, so you can see the amazing results for yourself
#GetKoboldClean with 4work’s new state of the art vacuum cleaners and enjoy a cleaner, healthier home
INTRODUCING the ultimate deep clean for your home with 4work’s Kobold by Vorwerk vacuum cleaners – giving you a cleaner, healthier environment for you and your ......read more
Create delicious iftar meals this Ramadan and all-year round, as recommended by Chef Osama El Sayed
Dubai, UAE, June 9, 2015: This Ramadan, De’Longhi and Chef Osama have joined forces to celebrate the launch of the new Multifry Multicooker Extra Chef. Merging the art of oil-free, healthy-fried cooking with a multi-functioning cooking appliance, the Extra Chef is the new innovative ......read more
The Smart Kitchen Appliance for Everyday Cooking
Dubai, UAE; June 8, 2015: Simplifying meal preparations,Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa (PMMAF) has introduced an all-rounder 4-in-1 Hand blender, MX-SS40 capable of multi-functions like chopping, shredding, slicing and whisking.With the latest high blending performance, cooking a variety of delicacies is now more convenient than ......read more
Ian Banes steps in to the role of Electrolux General Manager for MEA with an eye on regional growth for the company.
Ian Banes has been appointed Electrolux General Manager for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey (MEA) region, based out of the Electrolux regional headquarters in Dubai. He takes over the role from his predecessor, Imran Mahmoud, as of 6th April 2015.
Ian has been with the ......read more
Degrenne is targeting UAE’s $75 million culinary and tableware industry, as residential sector and hospitality projects boom
Dubai, UAE, 3 May 2015: Abu Issa Holding, a leading business conglomerate in the Middle East, has launched the GCC’s first flagship store of Degrenne Paris, the leading French manufacturer of exclusive home and kitchenware, in Dubai, at Citywalk, on Al ......read more
• Thriving real estate market and strong demand for premium bedding products drive industry growth in the Kingdom
Dubai, UAE, 27 April 2015: Intercoil International, the region’s leading manufacturer, retailer and distributor of premium beds, bedding and bedroom furniture, has announced the opening of two new retail showrooms in Saudi Arabia. Located in Al Ehsaa ......read more
Dubai, April 21, 2015: The Chalhoub Group proudly presents the reopening of a brand new store concept at Tanagra, the quintessential ambassador of luxury lifestyle in the Middle East. This elegantly designed concept is now located on the second level under the Grand Dome at Mall of the Emirates. This new, innovative concept has enabled the brand to render a superior service, strengthening its ......read more
Helpling presents three tips featuring energy drinks and coffee filters
DUBAI: March 31, 2015 - Helpling, the leading online platform for cleaners, has collected three unconventional cleaning tips for the bathroom.
It’s Friday evening and almost two weeks ago that your bathroom was cleaned by a helpling. For one reason or another you need to get it shiny right now but your cleaning ......read more
Brand to take centre stage at Taste of Dubai
Dubai, March 9: The brand that released its Master Collection just last week says it’s here to stay. Electrolux's VP for Marketing EMEA, Kajsa Blixth in an interview with the local press said, “We are here on a brand journey, we have just started to put our brand in premium position.”
“We have the right to win with the ......read more
Valentine’s Day gifts and specials at Tanagra are romantic, inspired and exclusive
Dubai, January 14, 2015: This year, Tanagra is bringing Valentine’s Day dreams to life, with an extraordinary and rich collection of lifestyle gifts and art de vivre gathered specially for the occasion. Each piece is perfect for giving and receiving, designed to add a unique sparkle to the ......read more
Announcing the introduction of innovative 3D learning, Hologram and Virtual & Augmented reality solutions for the first time in KSA
With its innovative combination of 3D learning, hologram and virtual reality solutions, Midwam, based in Saudi Arabia, is set to revolutionise the way we learn, work and play in a new Digital Centre in Jeddah.
The only company of its type in the Saudi ......read more
In line with the significant growth opportunities, the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre will host the inaugural edition of Kitchen & Bath Abu Dhabi Exhibition from April 21 to 23, 2015.
Abu Dhabi – November 25, 2014: The import of kitchen and bathroom products in the UAE will exceed $ 30 billion by the end of this year, while the imports across the GCC is expected a double-digit ......read more