Sponsors in the spotlight
A warm thank you to our visionary sponsors: Alessi, Cosentino Group, Gaggeneau, Galleria, Luxury Visions, Hacker, Herman Miller, Iittala, Jalapeno, Lobo & Listone, Kvadrat-Maharam, MotivateZakti, Purity, Sanit, STYLE Bangkok, Technogym, Woodfloors Middle
Once again, we were thrilled to have Alessi as our prize sponsor. Bright, bold and unapologetically magical – and filled with the power of emotion – Alessi has been at the forefront of Italian design since 1921. The brand stunned winners with brilliant colourful pieces from the beloved Circus collection by Marcel Wanders.
The Cosentino Group is a world leader in the production and distribution of high-value innovative surfaces for the architecture and design industry, such as Silestone and Dekton. Genuinely committed to working with global clients, the group's Middle East operations hub is the Cosentino City Dubai showroom in Dubai Design District (d3).
Born in Germany’s legendary Black Forest, the 333-year-old luxury kitchen brand has always crafted professional-grade home appliances using a triptych of world-class materials, innovation and craftsmanship. Its new luxurious gallery showroom in Business Bay reveals a dedication to the needs of the region and an appreciation of the city’s commitment to design.
GALLERIA LUXURY VISIONS
Since 2011 Galleria Luxury Visions has been a trendsetting supplier of linens to boutique hotels, spas, restaurants and palaces in the UAE. All products it offers is made in Italy (close to Milan, in fact) and designed in the UAE – allowing the company to bring the best Italian design and craftsmanship.
From a small carpenter’s workshop in 1938, Häcker has become the largest independently owned kitchen manufacturer in Germany, with more than 50 dealers worldwide. Its flagship UAE showroom is located on Sheikh Zayed Road, and the Kitchen Studio is perfectly tailored to offer the region’s elite clientele the most exclusive luxury kitchens.
Work smarter, not harder, with Herman Miller. The leading provider of furnishings, tools and services for the contemporary workplace is led by its mission: inspiring designs to help people do great things. And the brand has succeeded for more than 100 years by using design as a means of thinking, learning and solving problems innovatively.
Iittala – our generous trophy co-sponsor – is an internationally renowned Finnish company that has celebrated decades of success creating objects that are distinctive, combinable, multi-functional and enduring. The collection ranges from blown, pressed, polished, painted and etched glass to dinnerware, kitchenware, and home interiors.
Jalapeno Trading adds spice to all your work and living environments. A Herman Miller Dealer Associate for the UAE since 2009, the company expanded its contemporary design offerings in response to growing demand. Other leading designer brands represented include Pedrali, Modulyss, Kendo Mobiliario, Bross Italy, Tribu, Atelier Vierkant and Symo parasols.
Kvadrat – our beloved gift bag sponsor – is Europe’s leading manufacturer of design textiles. Founded in 1968, Kvadrat creates high-quality contemporary textiles and textile-related products for private and public spaces. Characterised by simplicity, colour and innovation, the designs reflect Kvadrat’s dedication to pushing aesthetic, technological and artistic boundaries within its field.
LOBO & LISTONE
With a newly revamped Dubai showroom, Woodfloors Middle East continues to be a leader of the wood flooring industry in the UAE and the Indian subcontinent. The award-winning company represents a number of prestigious companies, including Karelia, Hakwood, Monpar, Balterio, Giant, Imondi, VerMeister, Boen, BerryAlloc, Küberit, Lägler, Stöckl, UPM and many others.
MotivateZakti is a partnership between Motivate Media Group, the Middle East’s largest media communications company, and Zakti, Asia’s leading strategic design practice for the creation and delivery of meaningful encounters at World Expos, museums, galleries and public spaces. Dynamic and creative, the company ideates, researches and tells stories with care, thought and deep knowledge.
Purity has been a driving force behind the region’s contemporary design revolution since 2004, when it became the exclusive distributor of the iconic Italian brands Boffi, Paola Lenti and Fratelli Fantini. Currently located in d3, Purity offers an exquisite living concept for indoor and outdoor furnishings, accessories and lifestyle products.
Sanit, a member of the Aliaxis Group, is a German manufacturer of concealed cisterns, flush plates and shower drains. Established more than 70 years ago, the company has grown to be an international leader in the supply of water-efficient flushing options that have gained global recognition in hotel chains and architectural offices.
Organised by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, Thailand and taking place twice a year, STYLE Bangkok is the region’s biggest and most comprehensive lifestyle trade fair. Covering an area of 47,000 square metres, STYLE Bangkok combines three mega fairs under the concept of ‘Crenovative Origin’ – fusing creativity, innovation and original Thai craftsmanship.
Established in 1983, Technogym is the world leader in the supply of fitness and wellness products, services and solutions. Today the company employs around 2200 staff in its 14 branches in Europe, the United States, Asia, the Middle East, Australia and South America, and exports 90% of its production to more than 100 countries.
Lobo & Listone
Herman Miller + Jalapeno Trading