Buying and supporting local homegrown brands, especially if they’re the creation of a mama, is what we love most. We’re heading indoors this month (it is rather hot out there after all..) and focusing all out on interiors – from where to find the cutest home accents or those Pinterest-worthy pieces you’ve been coveting to furniture and stylish accessories, these are the local businesses we’re loving (and shopping at!) this May.
Abode is stylish, contemporary, a little bit Boho, passionate about ethnic and always adaptable. Aware that ‘one style does NOT fit all’, it’s hard to pin a label on them but with over 30 years of experience in the business and a keen eye for sourcing the best products and pieces, interior designers in the know are knocking on Abode’s door.
ChoiSi specialises in modern Moroccan home accessories, combining contemporary living with a hint of Ethnic Chic. All accessories are exclusively handmade by master artisans from the old madinas of Marrakesh and Fez. ChoiSi also offers unique interiors and residential decorating services for your home.
www.choisi.me and www.choisi.l
Feathers & Co
Feathers & Co focuses on handcrafted, unique interior Wall Decorations. With a touch of nature, Tarli’s designs are inspired by Tribal and Bohemian, a fusion of two unique styles that add a tribal and earthy palette and create a calming and tranquil space.
Meaning ‘wood’ in Arabic, Khashab thrives at seeing the beauty in what is supposed to be ‘old’ or ‘scrap’ and envisions the potential of salvaged wood, embracing its imperfections and creating something beautiful from it. Khashab produces handmade up-cycled furniture and art pieces, inspired by Middle Eastern art, with minimalist and articulate forms that are equally multi-functional and aesthetic, fitting into a modern lifestyle and small spaces.
NOOK boutique is a special place that nourishes dreams and imagination and is a chic new corner in the UAE which specialises in accessories for the home. Offering a carefully curated assortment of Scandinavian inspired, minimalistic décor, the brand stands out with its inimitable style and affordable pricing. Accessible online or through a charming store located in Beach Centre, Jumeirah, the world of NOOK is urban, trendy and warm and is home to clean, contemporary pieces sourced from interior décor hubs all over the world.
Nordic Fairyland offers a gorgeous selection of nursery decorations and accessories made in organic cotton. From decorative cushions, rugs, blankets and bed linen to lively coloured Scandinavian style by Danish brand Franck&Fischer and wooden pegs and coat hangers in cute animal shapes.
TRIBE is an established home décor studio in Dubai with two branches offering a bespoke customer experience. Their home collection of handmade, sustainable and fair trade furniture and accessories is sourced from 30 different countries and their services include custom furniture, residential and commercial interior design and styling solutions.
White Moss harnesses the power of simplicity and nature in a home, creating a sense of peace and inner calm. White Moss uses only natural materials, handcrafted by artisans in a neutral colour pallet and that work in harmony with any home and complement any colour and style.