Design Middle East March 2019

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AL SHAFAR INTERIORS (ASI) Al Shafar Interiors (ASI) provides sophisticated finishes and made-to-measure products for different project sectors. The company's philosophy combines quality and aesthetics with 22 years of experience in planning design and construction process. Dimitri Papakonstantinou was appointed MD to lead ASI, the interiors arm of the construction conglomerate ASGC, in October 2018. They’re due to start working on the Sustainability Pavilion with the parent company ASGC nearing completion of the structural works and getting ready for the fit-out. Aside from the works in the Sustainability Pavilion, the company is extremely excited and focussed on national pavilions in the Expo 2020. They have set-up internally a team, which is concentrating on Expo 2020 works including individuals with previous expo and big events’ experience. Sustainable growth is at the core of ASI. They’re also forecasting and planning for significant growth over the next 3-5 years as a business and has a robust strategy in place to achieve this.

Bluewaters Residential project by ASI

Dimitri Papakonstantinou

MBC Studios, Dubai

Formula E, Emotion Structure in Riyadh, KSA

ZEN STUDIO Zen Studio is a fit-out turnkey solution company based in Dubai, UAE and is establishing a new office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. They offer various solutions from designing of the interiors to finishing of the furniture. Company is handled by

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Qiddiya Phase 1, Riyadh, KSA

Tarek Hury, senior interior designer and by a well experienced team in the region. The team at Zen Studio believes in getting involved in all the activities of the project, executing the contracts on time, and within the budget. They also offer a complete range of services that include consultancy, designing,

space planning, supervision, and contracting. Zen Studio specialises in commercial, residential, and hospitality projects. The latest projects completed by Zen Studio include Qiddiya project and Formula E Project in Riyadh, KSA. Zen Studio is also working on Qiddiya Phase II and mobilising for a new VVIP event in Riyadh.

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