Straight from the designer 

We asked different interior designers from across the globe their opinion on different topics & over the course of the months, they provided a unique insight into their design perspectives. Here are the interior designers that are featured: 


Jhumar Gallardo
Head of Visual Merchandising
Jhumar Gallardo is the Head of Visual Merchandising for Home Box, a leading brand of value furniture and décor in the GCC. For over a decade, he has strategized and honed the brand’s visual story, with a keen focus on elevated product presentation and communication.

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Fernanda Amaral
Interior Designer
As an interior designer at Bishop Design, Fernanda has over 7 years’ experience, 5 of which being in Dubai. Fernanda was born in Brazil but has lived in many places around the world studying interior design in Lasalle-DHU International Design College in Shanghai where she lived for 5 years and started working as an interior designer.
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Mnuara Zubaidildaeyva
Interior Designer
Mnuara has been living in Dubai for almost 7 years after moving initially from Kazakhstan to study. Her background in Kazakhstan involves studying at a school of arts where she developed her skills in painting, drawing, sculpture and crafts. 


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Rasha Al-Tekreeti
Interior Designer
Rasha is a young Interior Designer who is very passionate about exploring the world around her from a creative perspective. She is a graduate of the American University in Dubai with a BFA in Interior Design.


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Lamia Benhida
Interior Designer
Lamia began her career with art preparatory school in Paris which lead her to “Ecole des Beaux-arts de Lyon” where she experimented many artistic materials and explored different ways of being creative. 3 years later, she graduated from Paris Itecom Arts & Design school, in interior design and scenography specialty.

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Pooja Solanki
Interior Designer 
Pooja Solanki is an interior designer turned lifestyle blogger living in Dubai. After a successful career in interior designing and working as senior designer and consultant, she founded p.s interiors in 2010 to provide high-end design, development and aesthetically pleasing services to clients.

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Fernanda Duarte
Interior Designer 
Fernanda Duarte graduated in architecture from the University of Fine Arts of São Paulo and Interior Design in Pan Americana School of Art and Design; she also studied at Parsons School of Design in New York City where she obtained her Masters in Interior Design.


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Esra Lemmens
Elevation Expert 
Esra Lemmens is an Elevation Expert at her namesake, The Esra Lemmens Agency. Lemmens is a designer, Art director, author, lecturer but moreover a business professional.



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Paul Bishop
Interior Designer 
Paul is the Founder of Bishop Design LLC. He oversees all of the Hospitality, Retail and Commercial Projects & the day to day running of the Design Studio. Paul has found his unique Interior Design creations being constructed all over the Middle East and has continued to do so since...

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Pallavi Dean
Design Director
Pallavi is the founder and creative force behind Pallavi Dean Interiors, described by Architectural digest "One of the hottest boutique design companies in the UAE”. The firm has an international portfolio, flagship projects include...

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Maja Kozel
Principal Designer 
Maja is the passionate and quirky principal designer at Maja Kozel Designs - a UAE-based spatial design studio. Maja has a degree in spatial design from the prestigious Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam the Netherlands.

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Sneha Divias
Director - Architect 
In 2016 Sneha established Sneha Divias Atelier, a boutique Interior Architecture and Design studio based in Dubai specializing in commercial, hospitality and residential projects. Delivering a complete guest experience with a multi...

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Index Partners

  • African Association of Interior Designers

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  • BCFA

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  • Green in Future

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  • Official Intelligence Partner

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  • Official Lighting Media Partner

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  • Research Partner

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Media Partners

  • AEC Online

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  • Amlak Real Estate Newspaper

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  • Architecture and Interiors Panorama

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  • Asia Today

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  • BIZNES meble.pl

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  • bringwanderlusthome

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  • Build Avenue

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  • Business1.com

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  • Ceramicanda SRL

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  • Ceramic Focus

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  • Compasses

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  • Construction and Architecture Update

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  • DecorManzil.com

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  • Design 4 2day

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  • Design Insider

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  • Design Middle East

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  • Divisone Contract

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  • Dubai Blog Network

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  • e-architect

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  • Encyclomedia

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  • eWorld Trade

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  • Eye of Dubai

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  • Eye of Riyadh

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  • Furniture and Accessories

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  • Furniture and Furnishings Export International

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  • G & G Magazine

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  • Gulf Construction

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  • Gulf Industry

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  • Gulf Property

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  • Gulf Weekly

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  • Hot Media Publishing

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  • Interwood: Woodworking and Furniture Digest

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  • Lamasat

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  • Marble Guide

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  • MySolutionInfo.com

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  • myUAEguide

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  • NA-Nuevo Azulejo Magazine

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  • POS-LADENBAU

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  • Stone Review

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  • Textiles Para El Hogar Magazine

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  • Theinteriordesign.it

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  • Thesignspeaking.com

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  • Treniq

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  • Wood in Architecture MENA

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  • Zingy Homes

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