It's not always affordable to avail of the services of an interior designer for your home. And when all the essential's are purchased, there may not be much left to decorate the place. So, should either your home or your office require with a bit art, here are some affordable and original ways to add some art and design to your space in Dubai. Prices vary for each of the below companies and can be more expensive for commissions, but we are talking in hundreds and not thousands of dirhams.
Drawdeck is a social platform for drawing, providing an art community to discover, share, exhibit, promote, and critique creativity. It proposes to serve art collectors and lovers, and artists in the Middle East, Europe and internationally. Set up by Dubai resident David Hammond, you may see them at various events around Dubai, the prints are really funky and would add an edge to any environment in Dubai. It's impossible to pick a handful, as there are so many, but we will try. This nice thing about this, is you can get framed prints, including the installation, for the fraction of the price of an original artwork.
Yislamoo is an elaborate way of saying Thank You. It was started first by Rasha Hamdan as a home based business selling greeting cards to retailors across the region, has now evolved into an online store offering many gifts ideas with the ability to personalize them to suits just about any occasion, in both Arabic and English! Their stuff is quirky with a modern Middle Eastern twist.
We Are Sevenminutes is the creative duo of twins Dina and Lina, they've got amazing illustrations and will come up with something bespoke for you. You can use it for an invitation or have it applied to a wall in your home / office.
4. Wall Cravings
You know those cafes or offices you go to, and they've got these cool illustrations on their walls or glass patients, they are often stickers or frosting, and they are often done by Wall Cravings. This company, run by Susan Joeseph, has no short of ideas how you can make somewhere look better, and they use the best materials aswell. Worth checking out.