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 company’s mission is to create great experiences through design! The firm has an international portfolio spanning three continents, flagship projects include the new Delano in Dubai, Paramount Hotels and Resorts in Doha and the Edelman HQ in Abu Dhabi Pallavi is a trained architect and sustainability specialist, she’s won multiple awards for work across a range of sectors including commercial, hospitality and residential.
She was born in India, raised in Dubai and spent years working in London; her designs reflect these eclectic influences. A former professor of interior design at the American University of Sharjah, she strives to implement the latest theoretical and practical research into the firm’s designs. She is an active member of the UAE design community, writing for industry publications, assisting with key trade events and mentoring students in the region.
Her work has been profiled in some of the world’s leading international media including the Financial Times, the BBC, Monocle and the Architectural Digest. Pallavi debuted her furniture line in 2016, 'Tension' is a line of furniture that documents her design journey to date, winner of Harpers Bazaar Design Award 2016.