January 23, 2023: THE FITOUT, one of the leading service providers of comprehensive interior solutions in the Middle East, successfully completed its latest interior developments for the Newby Tea Cafe in Abu Dhabi. The cafe features THE FITOUT’s unique and sustainable range of interior solutions, which also comprised of civil, floor, and lighting work among others. The project's success was enhanced by its early completion, adding another milestone to the company's growing record of accomplishments.
THE FITOUT used its distinctive range of interior solutions to develop the latest branch of the Newby Tea Cafe, with some of the key elements being a folding partition made of gold leaf, a ten-meter floating table in the reception, and a golden metallic mesh. The company also undertook civil work, such as building ......read more
Large comparative analysis of frogs and toads finds that their vertebral stripe – which helps them evade predators – evolves repeatedly and rapidly, and is adaptive to the animal’s habitat
Abu Dhabi, UAE - November 18, 2022: A team of researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has discovered new insights into the evolution of color patterns in frogs and toads – collectively known as anurans. Animal color patterns can help them camouflage with their surroundings and avoid detection from preys or predators. Many anurans have a light stripe along their back, which, when observed from above, creates the optical illusion that the animal is split in two halves and confuses visually-oriented predators. Although this color pattern is widespread in frogs around the world, little is known regarding its evolution or ......read more
• The partnership comes in line with ADQ’s effort to complement Abu Dhabi’s innovation and environmental framework and solidify its wider ambitions of driving research and development
• Partnership aims to restore degraded marine ecosystems in Abu Dhabi and fosters collaboration to facilitate knowledge exchange and leverage research capabilities as part of ADQ’s overall commitment to sustainability and biodiversity
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 15 November 2022: ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based investment and holding company, announced a partnership with Archireef, a climate technology company headquartered in Hong Kong, which will fund research and implement eco-engineering solutions for marine biodiversity restoration using the latest technologies in 3D printing, IoT, and AI.
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Abu Dhabi, 20 May 2022: The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) continues to progress with the world’s largest mammal reintroduction programme. During last March the Agency has successfully translocated 20 Scimitar-Horned Oryx (SHO) and 25 Addax to Chad’s Ouadi Rime-Ouadi Achim Game Reserve.
Currently there are 460 Scimitar-Horned Oryx in the wild, with 15 calves born so far this year, as well as 96 wild Addax, with 5 calves born to the herd, also this year.
Furthermore, for the first time ever EAD successfully translocated five Dama Gazelle on the 14th of March 2022, which have joined the herd of other captured wild Dama Gazelle in the Agency programme.
As part of the monitoring programme for the animals, EAD successfully darted 7 wild animals - 6 SHO and 1 Addax - and fitted them with satellite ......read more
Eco-Living Made Easier with LG’s ThinQ Smart Technology
DUBAI, UAE - 21 APRIL 2022 – Earth Day is the most considerate time to go green and consider a sustainable living. Smart home technology can make anyone’s sustainable journey easier, helping to save electricity, water consumption and shrinking their energy footprint. Going beyond energy conservation, LG Electronics (LG) smart home platform, LG ThinQ, is introducing a variety of new eco-minded features to help guide people on a greener path.
Smarter Entertainment for All
Instead of re-purchasing and throwing out a number of wasteful electronics over the years, look closer at the ways that the home entertainment set up can be more eco-friendly. This can include reducing e-waste or purchasing electronics with sustainable materials and packaging. LG ......read more
LG offers your favorite Ramadan TV shows with greater immersion through a range of OLED TVs
Dubai, UAE, April 20, 2022: Ramadan is a time of reconnecting with family, creating new memories and sharing in the experience of the Holy Month. This time of year is also when families sit down together to watch various shows and specially made TV series and with LG Electronics (LG) range of OLED TVs they are more immersive than ever.
LG has been redefining the viewing experience for millions of people around the world for decades and with its new 4K and 8K OLED TV models it delivers advanced new features that bring shows, movies, and games to life in greater detail. The LG OLED TV range includes the Z2, G2, C2, CS and A2 series.
Powerful Imaging for Immersive Displays
LG OLED TVs feature self-lighting ......read more
Accolades for LG OLED Objet Collection Along with Appliances That Elevate Consumer Lifestyles From Product to Service Design
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 14, 2022 — A jury panel of 132 high profile design experts from over 20 countries awarded LG with 20 recognitions, among them the iF Gold Award for the LG OLED Objet Collection (model 65Art90). Among the awarded LG products, 16 were for Product Design while 3 were for User Interface (UI). This year, out of approximately 11,000 entries received, 73 applicants received iF Gold Awards.
The award comprehensively evaluates products based on its criteria, which include differentiation and impact, in 9 disciplines and categories – Product, Packaging, Communication, Interior Architecture, Professional Concept, Service Design, Architecture, User Experience (UX) and User ......read more
In Partnership with Wolves Summit, Company Launches Competition to Discover Innovative Technologies and Solutions for a Better Life at Home
Dubai, United Arab Emirates April 12, 2022 — LG Electronics (LG) announced LG Future Home Global Innovation Challenge at Alpha Wolves Summit in Warsaw, Poland. Targeting startups and fast-growing companies, the challenge seeks innovations and solutions for a more convenient, connected and healthier life at home.
Alpha Wolves Summit is a special event, held on April 7 and April 8, hosted by Wolves Summit, a hybrid platform for investors and technology companies in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). It pursues connecting established tech industry players with fund managers and promising new ventures. LG and Wolves Summit have been working closely as partners for LG Future Home Global ......read more
Join the #InspiredByTheNation competition and win a three-day trip to Milan, the world-famous capital of Design
Dubai, UAE 11 April 2022: Samsung Gulf Electronics today announced its open call for design enthusiasts to enter the Bespoke competition and celebrate the UAE and its diverse culture. Samsung’s Bespoke Refrigerator is a smart home appliance with endless possibilities for customization, offering enhanced modularity which seamlessly integrates into every home, satisfying every taste and need. The call is part of the brand’s ongoing efforts to enrich a truly one-of-a-kind home experience by putting the power of personalization in consumers’ hands by opening the door to creatives to express their passion and unlock their artistic selves through a UAE themed contest, inspired by the nation.
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A deep dive into LG’s indoor air quality products with IAQ specialist, Dr. Hyung Ho Park
Dubai, UAE - 7 APRIL 2022 – Since the onset of the pandemic, interest in healthier air and personal hygiene has increased. In particular, as people limiting their outdoor activities and spending more time indoors, much more attention is being given to effectively preventing the spread of infections viruses through indoor air quality (IAQ) management. IAQ was initially only recognized as a small part of the general air quality issue but it gradually became an independent issue and is currently growing as a significant factor in protecting overall health. Concerns have also grown over sick building syndrome in new facilities such as apartment buildings and schools and new automobiles and other forms of transportation. In addition, ......read more
Neo QLED features next-generation picture quality and a range of cutting-edge personalization options
Dubai, UAE – April 6, 2022 – Samsung Gulf Electronics today launched the new Neo QLED with the latest advancements in picture quality, sound technology and smart features. With more screen size options, customizable accessories and an upgraded interface, the 2022 Neo QLED brings the vision of ‘Screens Everywhere, Screens for All’ closer to reality with life-like images, immersive sound and hyper-personalized experiences.
“We are excited to announce the launch of the Neo QLED, offering new cutting-edge technologies, features and designs for a re-defined experience across multiple devices,” said Mustafa Sadick, Regional Director Head of Visual Display Group, Samsung Gulf Electronics. “There ......read more
Company Secures Sought-after Industry Recognition for Its Advanced HVAC Solutions in Six Different Product Categories
Dubai, UAE. Apr. 05, 2022 — LG Electronics (LG) has been honored by the Air-Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) with a Performance Award for the fifth year in a row.
Established in 1953, AHRI is a globally-respected trade association currently with more than 350 member companies and representing the world’s HVAC, refrigeration, and water heating solution manufacturers.
For the Performance Award, AHRI enlists the services of Intertek, a leading third-party standards, certification and testing organization, to assess if actual product performance is consistent with the specifications listed by the manufacturer. Only those companies whose HVAC offerings have passed the ......read more
Dubai, UAE – April 1st 2022: Samsung Gulf Electronics today announced the launch of the latest addition to it’s Lifestyle Portfolio – The Freestyle – a highly anticipated, first – of its kind technology which was sold out within the 1st two days of its pre-order. The Freestyle is a compact, portable projector that can be used anywhere, anytime, according to the user’s lifestyle, preferences and personal style.
With an incredibly lightweight portability, The Freestyle goes beyond the scope of conventional projectors to deliver a truly immersive entertainment experience.
Mustafa Sadick, Regional Director Head of Visual Display Group, Samsung Gulf Electronics said: “One of our key goals for display is to go beyond the capabilities of regular devices to give consumers the freedom to ......read more
Dubai, UAE – March 31, 2022 – Samsung Gulf Electronics revealed the latest addition to its smart vacuum appliances, introducing the new Samsung Jet 60 in the UAE. The sleek stick vacuum cleaner delivers effortless results through a lightweight design, flexible charger, and an exceptional Multi-layered Filtration System to reduce allergens and capture 99.999% of dust – altogether equipped to make chores easy, fast and efficient.
Burcin Arabul, Director of Home Appliances at Samsung Gulf Electronics, said, “The Samsung Jet 60 is truly packed with innovation. I am delighted to be announcing the arrival of the new appliance in the UAE which gives our customers the ultimate option to upgrade their home cleaning experiences. Powerful, but light, the Samsung Jet 60 offers a more advanced performance, designed to clean ......read more
Residents across the UAE have the chance to win the New LG InstaView™
DUBAI, UAE - 31 MARCH 2021 – Families and friends are preparing to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. This is a time of reflection when the family comes together. In the home, sounds of kitchen equipment work to bring out the aroma of delicious food as families plan for all kinds of meals to serve the household. The experience is best enjoyed together, and nothing is better than spending it with loved ones.
To celebrate Ramadan in the UAE, LG Electronics (LG) has created online activities for residents to participate in for the Holy Month. To kick off, LG is requesting for residents to share a video or an image about how they celebrate Ramadan with their families and friends to win weekly prizes ......read more
Company Earns 25 Awards for Product Design Excellence, Including Three “Best of the Best” Accolades
Dubai, Mar. 29, 2022 — LG Electronics (LG) has taken home 25 honors from this year’s Red Dot Award, continuing its success at the prestigious annual design awards program. Among the company’s impressive haul were three Best of the Best accolades for the LG washer and dryer with an upgradability option, a new LG lifestyle OLED TV and the LG DualUp Monitor Ergo.
The LG washer and dryer pairs offers outstanding performance, a minimalist ‘flat’ design and can even be upgraded to meet the unique and changing needs of each customer. Another Best of the Best recipient is the new LG lifestyle OLED TV model, a product scheduled to be released this year. A part of LG’s Lifestyle OLED TV ......read more
Get an instant AED 400 back on the purchase of every AED 1,000
+ 2 FREE Premium Pillows on Purchase of Every Mattress
Dubai, UAE (March 29, 2022): King Koil, one of the leading mattress brands in the region, will once again offer a superb opportunity for residents to discover great savings while keeping up the spirit of sharing and giving that makes the Holy Month of Ramadan so special.
To make Ramadan a truly memorable shopping experience for the whole family, shoppers will get AED 400 back instantly on the purchase of every AED 1,000, and 2 free premium pillows on the purchase of every mattress.
More surprises for shoppers who have loyalty cards namely Esaad, Fazza, and Waffer, will be given an additional 5 percent off on the entire bill, in addition to the above-mentioned discounts.
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Danube Home.com, the leading home improvement and furniture e-tailer in the region is back again with its 3rd Edition of the Mad Red Sale as a special pre-Ramadan treat for its customers. After adding on several new and interactive features on its website earlier this year, the sale this year promises to be a bigger and better one thanks to the new and improved platform that’s equipped to handle the traffic that this sale is expected to bring.
While Adel Sajan, the Group Managing Director announced the Mad Red Sale skydiving off a plane at a height of 13,000 feet last year, this year, Danube Home.com has taken to the seas of Dubai, announcing the maddest sale of the year while hover boarding 20 ft above water.
“When you have to announce a sale as mad as ours, leaping off a plane and hovering above water ......read more
The abundance, the beauty, the heart - it is all there in the Adriatic Sea that inspired Nika Zupanc, designer of DEEP collection by Natuzzi Italia. For Mother’s Day, let’s create a space for deep style and deep comfort with this stunning collection as a perfect gift to thank the moms in our life.
The fluid shapes of the water can be seen in the endless curves and circles which are transformed eclectically, flowing throughout every object in the collection.
The result is a timelessly elegant set of products, which incorporates a retro edge reinterpreted in a contemporary and cosmopolitan tone.
Encourage your mom to sink deep into the comfort of the Deep Sofa and imagine a Mediterranean seaside. She can feel the serenity of the sea and the peace of the countryside. Here, the highest ......read more
The Love armchair
Manufactured by Gamma Arredamenti, The Love armchair is a genuinely stylish seating solution designed to offer a two-person lounge that brings intimacy and inimitable Italian fashion to any contemporary space. The chair features a metal frame with woven leather details and round structure. Thanks to the use of the best quality materials, it is sustainable for years to come. Love armchair could be upholstered in a wide selection of fabrics and leathers.
C133 Elegante Leather Sofa
The Natuzzi Editions C133 Elegante Leather Sofa is a luxury sofa that comes in over fifty leather color options and is made from 100% top grain leather furniture.
The Estasi sofa comes with a modernist design, elegant and memorable shape and a lot of room for comfort. Let ......read more
New LG InstaVview Side By Side Refrigerator Offers Impeccable Style with Proven Fresh Food Preserving Technology
Dubai, February 28, 2022 - LG Electronics (LG) will be bringing its beautifully modernized InstaView refrigerators to the region next month. Offering new and improved features with updated innovations to enhance the user’s experience. With a refined look to better meet the needs of today’s consumer, the new LG InstaView efficiently maximizes on storage and space, bringing an entire new definition to refrigerators.
Wider Window for Ease of View
LG’s new InstaView Side by Side refrigerators now incorporate a fully integrated seamless design with a 23% wider view. Consumers can enjoy more space for groceries in a great feature-packed refrigerator. Nothing is better than the convenience ......read more
Partners Share Vision of Increasing Diversity of Art, Access to Affordable Art Enjoyment
Dubai, Feb. 24, 2022 — LG Electronics (LG) has entered into a global partnership with the US-based Blackdove to deliver seamless digital art experiences on LG’s advanced digital signage displays. Integrating software and curated art from Blackdove’s digital art gallery and NFT (non-fungible token) platform, LG’s high-quality, customizable display solution will provide a convenient way to showcase digital art, which has emerged as the dominant medium in the global art market.
LG’s vibrant digital displays are the superb medium for art installations and the perfect addition to corporate lobbies, galleries, luxury residences and countless other public settings. LG LED signage offer exceptional flexibility with ......read more
UAE based interior haven encourages customers to upgrade their couch game with a personalized touch
February 24, 2022 - Dubai, UAE: Design your dream couch & bring it to life with just a few taps on your phone. Yes, now you can with The Home! Think colors, fabrics & size, all customizable as per your preference & personal style.
With made-to-order designs surfacing the web, The Home offers simple solutions for their customers giving them a range of choices to customize their own furniture. This year let’s focus on changing our couch and clearing out the clutter from our homes! As we know the living room is known to be the space that sets the tone for the rest of the house, why not recreate your living room with aesthetic accents that both look good and feel light on the wallet?
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With Easy Installation and Maintenance, this Controlled Air Solution Packs Powerful Performance
Dubai, Feb. 23, 2022 – Every facility has its unique plans when it comes to comfort and energy-efficiency requirements. Many businesses look for easy and efficient solutions that won’t disrupt their daily routine. Understanding these needs, LG Electronics (LG) presents the LG Inverter Single Package. Designed to provide a highly efficient cooling and heating unit, packing powerful performance, and promises convenient maintenance.
The LG Inverter Single Package hosts the world’s first 25RT Heat Pump, allowing it to boast an unparalleled performance. Easy to set up, its hinged doors make component servicing simple. Additionally, the highly efficient ultimate inverter compressor improves energy efficiency ......read more
Danube Home, the leading one-stop retail solution for all home interior and improvement needs in the region, opened its newest showroom in Dibba, Fujairah, on the 9th of February 2022. The showroom was inaugurated by HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad bin Saif Al Sharqi, President of the UAE Federation and Vice-President of the Asian Federation of Body Building and Physical Strength, in the presence of other dignitaries from Dibba and Fujairah, with much pomp and splendor.
Danube Home has several showrooms across UAE and more than 44 branches in 17 countries worldwide. Between Ras Al-Khaimah and Fujairah, there is a shortage of organized retailers in the home improvement segment in the Northern Emirates, especially in Dibba. The opening of the Danube Home showroom in this region will help bridge this gap.
"We are a brand that ......read more
The Circle of Harmony, Live the Transition inspired by adaptation
Dubai, UAE (02 November 2021) – Natuzzi Italia, the made in Italy lifestyle brand, has recently announced their upcoming 2021/2022 collection – The Circle of Harmony, Live the Transition. The preview was first shown at the Milan Design Week which took commenced on September 5th and ended on September 10th.
Continuing the paradigm set by The Circle of Harmony which Natuzzi set with its 2020/2021 collection last year, Pasquale Junior Natuzzi, the brand’s Chief Creative Officer, invited eight designers to translate new furnishing needs to redefine objects and functions in view of the new challenges of everyday life. The circle of harmony is meant to be a creative space for participation and comparison between different design ......read more
Saudi Arabia - 29, September 2021: The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) announces the birth of an Arabian leopard cub, offering hope for the revival of her critically endangered species.
The female cub was born on April 23. Her gender identification and first health check occurred on July 13. The cub is now one of 16 born in a captive-breeding programme at the Arabian Leopard Breeding Center in Taif, Saudi Arabia as part of a campaign to bring the animal back from near extinction.
Her species numbers fewer than 200 in the wild after centuries of habitat loss and poaching. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) says the species is “critically endangered”, which means it is considered to be facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.
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Dubai, UAE - September 23, 2021: As fall season rolls around and temperatures begin to decline, there is no better time to revamp your house vibe and style with Natuzzi Italia’s eclectic, dynamic and luxurious design, also the Dubai Home Festival has begun!
Lasting till the end of September, enjoy a part sale on select items from Natuzzi that will add style to your home décor and make all your guests appreciate your designer’s eye.
Natuzzi Italia offers a magnanimous collection for the living room, dining room, bedroom along with additional furnishings and accessories. These collections will give you ample choice to decorate your home and will be the missing ingredient needed to elevate your surroundings.
Invest in eclectic Natuzzi Italia products this DHF to avail the best ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 September 2021: Proving that home is where the heart is, the latest edition of the Dubai Home Festival (DHF) will set pulses racing with a great selection of sales, deals, promotions and much more.
Taking place for the third time, the annual shopping festival will inspire residents to give their flat or villa a long overdue end of year makeover. Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), DHF will be held from 19 to 30 September with exciting offers on a wide range of homeware must-haves to be found at malls and stores across the city.
Shoppers can browse the latest furniture styles and up to date collections from their favourite international brands while innovative homegrown stores will showcase unique items and products that offer something a little out of the ......read more
The up-and-coming brand is making waves with unconventional and unique candles
August 15, 2021: Calling all candle lovers! Winnow is revolutionizing premium home decor with artisanal candle creations. Winnow, which means to get rid of something undesirable or unwanted, does exactly as it’s name by enriching your home with a tranquil, opulent atmosphere and removing any negative vibes instantly with a single light. The Dubai-based homegrown brand carefully hand-pours every artisanal candle with love, with every creation consciously being vegan, eco-friendly and cruelty-free. The modern, sculptural candles are not only appealing to the eyes, the beautiful scents are an aromatic delight for the nose made up of 100% organic soy.
Winnow celebrates female and male forms of all shapes and sizes with inclusive body ......read more
Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi and Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation’s JV Operating and Maintenance Subsidiary Nawah Partner Released Rescued Turtles Back into Their Natural Habitats
Abu Dhabi - 01, August 2021: As part of an ongoing partnership, The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and Nawah Energy Company, the Joint Venture nuclear operations and maintenance subsidiary of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), have released a group of rehabilitated turtles into Abu Dhabi waters in Al Dhafra region. This partnership reflects the dedication of EAD, ENEC and Nawah towards the conservation of biodiversity, as well as their commitment to the local environment.
The turtles were initially rescued by Nawah’s team of environmental volunteers, who conduct regular checks of the ......read more
United Arab Emirates - 27 July 2021: The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and Wetlands International launched the Waterbird Populations Portal (WPP), an online interactive platform containing the most recent data on the status and distribution of the world’s waterbird populations.
The launch was held at a global webinar, organised by the Wetlands International in partnership with EAD. The Agency provided financial support for the development of the portal which was launched followed by a panel discussion.
The discussion featured a leading international panel including representatives from the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), African Eurasian Migratory Bird Agreement (AEWA), East Asian – Australasian Flyway (EAAF) Site ......read more
18 July 2021: Samsung Gulf Electronics has announced that ‘The Frame 2021’ is now available for purchase across the UAE. Consumers today expect experiences tailored to their needs, personal tastes, and style, with Samsung’s Lifestyle TV category offering screens designed for every consumer and every space. The Frame, in particular, is an elegant work of art that will give any space the inspiration it deserves.
Mustafa Sadick, Regional Director, Head of Visual Display Group, Samsung Gulf Electronics, said: “The Frame’s official introduction to the UAE market is a major moment for those that value art and entertainment. As an endlessly personalizable innovation, the latest generation of The Frame is a canvas that mirrors one’s style and what they love. We are proud to have delivered a TV ......read more