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Maison Thoumieux hotel Interior Design by India Mahdavi

June 9, 2014

Take A Break With Retro Elegance!

It’s that time of the year again when we all gear up for our summer holidays, a welcome break from the heat of Dubai but also a chance for us to partake in one of our favourite pastimes, checking out awesome design projects in other countries, starting of course with the hotel. A great holiday […]

Hard Rock Hotel Interior Design31

February 16, 2014

A Design To Rock Out To!

There a few restaurants out there more recognizable or as iconic as the Hard Rock Café so when we came across the new Hard Rock Hotel based in Palm Springs, California and saw the amazing design by Mister Important Design, we knew that it simply had to go up on this blog as a piece […]

Hotel Interior Designers

January 13, 2014

The Art Of Hotel Interior Design!

When it comes to commercial interior design there are few things that make me smile more than a project with a sense of humour and a relaxed character. Designs that use colour, a sense of fun and humour will always hit the right spot with me as they are often projects that have been well […]

Generator Hostel Interior Design Copenhagen

September 1, 2013

The Designer Hostel!

Over the past year or so we have seen a remarkable rise in “designer” hostels across Europe and many of them have featured on this blog, today’s feature project is easily my favorite one so far. Generator Hostel is based in Copenhagen, Denmark and is just too awesome. The project was designed by The Design […]

Andaz Prinsengracht Hotel Amsterdam designed by Marcel Wanders11

June 27, 2013

Timeless Design With This Amsterdam Hotel!

It has been a long week at Studio EM this week and I reckon a lot of that has been down to the searing heat but it has all been manageable as every time I find myself struggling a wee bit I remind myself that my summer holidays are coming up and that quickly reenergizes […]

U Hostel Interior Design14

January 28, 2013

A Hostel The Laughs At The Stereotype!

Yesterday we covered a gorgeous boutique hotel in Sydney, Australia but today we take a change in the complete opposite direction both with regards to what continent we are on and what type of project we are featuring. Although still within the travel and tourism sector today’s feature project couldn’t be more different to the […]

QT Hotel Sydney, Interior Design4

January 27, 2013

Retro Chic Hotel Design From QT Sydney To Make You Swoon!

As the end of January looms over us it is that time of the year again when our minds look forward into the distant future with thoughts of the summer holidays. As such this is usually the time of the year when the research begins into everything from flights to cars to hotels. My favorite […]

Ten Best From Studio EM

December 31, 2012

The 10 Best From Studio EM In 2012!

This year has been another wonderful year for our blog, as it continues to grow in popularity we want to thank all of our readers for their clicks, likes, comments and sharing, it is greatly appreciated. As the year is drawing to an end we thought it the best time to publish our annual list […]

25hours Hotel Interior Design9

December 13, 2012

Trend Forecast 2013 – Get Ready For Retro Chic!

This week I was asked by a local publication to give my thoughts on the upcoming trends for the interior design industry in 2013. I have never been a fan of trend forecasting for the simple reason that there are much more qualified and experienced people out there who know a lot more than me […]

Best Interior Designer Dubai

December 9, 2012

Top 50 Most Influential Designers In The Middle East!

I am currently writing this blog post from cloud 9, why am I on cloud 9 you may ask? It has something to do with some of the best news I received in quite a while. Commercial Interior Design Magazine, the leading interior design magazine in the Middle East and a foremost expert in all […]

YO Home by Simon Woodroffe Images Credited to Ashley Bingham

November 19, 2012

Say YO To The Transforming Home!

Very early on this year we covered an interesting project by Christian Schallert at his home in Barcelona, his apartment was tiny at a mere 280 sq ft but it quickly landed acclaim from designers and architects as being the LEGO house as it seamlessly transformed itself to suit the inhabitants daily needs. This concept […]

QT Gold Coast Hotel Interior Design9

September 17, 2012

Surf A Colorful Wave On Australia’s Gold Coast!

You know what I love the most about travelling? Apart from getting to experience new cultures and see the world the one thing I look most forward to is checking out the hotel that I have booked, as a designer I always have an eye on the design of a hotel prior to booking so […]

Interior design for a hotel

August 26, 2012

Rustic Sicilian Boutique Charm!

One of the best things about the summer is the summer holidays that we all look forward to so much. I like most designers just love to travel, it is a great way to pick up some inspiration and to learn about new techniques and styles employed by other designers all around the world. One […]

The Wanderlust Hotel Singapore Designed by Asylum, Phunk Studio, Dp Architects and fFurious

July 9, 2012

Variety Is The Spice Of Life!

They say that variety is the spice of life, well if that is the case then today’s feature project is one of the hottest hotel designs around. The Wanderlust Hotel in Singapore is all about variety and amazing variety at that. With only 29 rooms in the old Indian school building, which remains relatively untouched […]

Restaurant "1 Place Vendome", Hotel de Vendome, Paris May 2009

February 21, 2012

Café Après-Midi Est Servi!

In our twitter bio we say that we “love meetings over good coffee” and that we certainly do, which is why today’s feature project had to have a place on our blog. Hotel De Vendôme in Paris has opened the doors of their exquisite restaurant that serves the most luxurious and decadent afternoon coffee in […]

cool interior designers in Dubai

February 20, 2012

Studio EM In The Press: Busting The Myths

This month Emma featured in the latest edition of  Commercial Interior Design (@designmena ) as part of their industry speak with a number of other designers from the region. The topic of the discussion was “Is it true that interior design is seen as a glamorous profession, meaning students have a misconceived perception of the […]

Pantone Hotel, Brussels Designed by Olivier Hannaert and Michel Penneman9

January 25, 2012

Brightening Up Any Horizon!

It’s fair to say that the weather has been a bit miserable over the past few days in Dubai, one way we thought we could get over the grey skies is with an explosion of color. That is exactly what you get with today’s project, and you get it in the bucketfuls.  We have tweeted […]

Treehotel -The Cabin Designed by by Cyrén & Cyrén Photography Credited to Peter Lundstom

January 15, 2012

The Hotel That Leaves You Suspended With Disbelief!

I once read somewhere that it is during the month of January that most summer holidays are planned and booked, no doubt this has something to do with the festive period hangover that leads to the great January depression and booking a holiday is one of those things you do to give yourself something to […]

Dubai Interior Design Company

December 31, 2011

The 10 Best From Studio EM In 2011!

As 2011 nears its end we thought what better way that to recap our top ten read posts of the year on the Studio EM Blog. We have had a tremendous amount of support in our first 6 months as a company from many friends, readers, clients and we want to thank you all as […]

25hour Hotel Hafencity Designed by Steven Williams Associates 6

December 18, 2011

25 Hours Of Design Because 24 Is Simply Not Enough!

Take sustainable architectural design using recycled materials, mix this with some quirky and innovative interior design concepts that all equate to representing the stories of 25 sailors and their exploits from around the world then throw in a shipping yard theme and what have you got? Well the answer seems bizarre, but you have an […]

Dubai Interior Design Company

October 23, 2011

Studio EM In The Press: The National

Last week Felicity Glover of “The National” newspaper in Abu Dhabi caught up with our Business Development Manager, Kristian for an interview about the origins of Studio EM and a bit more about us and our philosophy. The full interview can be read here. However we have cut most of it and inserted below. As […]

September 14, 2011

Grabbing A Nap On The Go!

We came across this article earlier today on Dezeen and thought that this is a concept that is just way too cool to not blog about. Before we get to the project at hand, let me paint a scenario. You are flying to Dublin on KLM Airways and you have to have a stopover in […]

MOOD's Hotel Prague - Designed by Vladimir Žák and Roman Vrtiška

July 27, 2011

A Hotel To Fit Your Mood!

Sustainable, eco-friendly, stylish, sleek, sexy and green are only a few words we used to describe the MOOD’s hotel located within the ever popular Prague city centre. The hotel was designed by Czech architects Vladimir Žák and Roman Vrtiška. Prague has seen a renaissance over the last 10 years in hotel, retail, F&B design and […]