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Here’s where you can buy sustainable furniture in Dubai

URBAN NEST
About the brand
Urban Nest curates exclusively from well-reputed Dutch and Latin American design labels and designers. Affordability, sustainability, and unique products that tell a story are the most important filters for selection for the wide range of furniture, textiles, lighting, and home accessories.

Why sustainable furniture?
All the brands at Urban Nest have a sustainable aim and most have a social responsibility story as well. HK Living focusses on sustainability in all steps of their production process, going local where possible. Indusigns upcycles, and Tiny Miracles, Threads of Peru, and Sumaq Qara all collaborate in projects that help people lift themselves out of poverty and stay out of it.

Trends
Unique products that all tell their own story; beyond mass production, and handmade. With biophilia getting popular, bring the (green) outside indoors and with style trends like webbing, terrazzo, marble, and velvet are in demand as well.

Latest launches
HK Living brings back the ancient times with a Greek and Roman-inspired theme using beautiful rich materials like terrazzo and marble, classical shapes, and ornaments.

Contact details
www.urbannest.ae

TRIBE
About the brand
The tribe is an independent home decor studio rooted in social responsibility with a strong core belief in sourcing ethical, sustainable, handmade products directly from talented craftspeople and artists globally.

Why sustainable furniture?
The planets natural resources are being exhausted, the effects of fast furniture, deforestation and plastic are devastating the oceans and the world’s forestry is depleting at astonishing rates. We certainly don’t want to be adding to this epidemic and therefore consider the materials used in all areas Tribe when designing and sourcing for all our products. For the sustainable furniture collections, the brand often uses bamboo, an almost super material that is quick to grow, 100% natural.

Trends Rattan and bamboo can be seen all but Tribe considers it more than just a trend.

Latest launches
They have recently launched their new luxury Bangalow sofa range, made from layered bamboo. Its unique design is naturally stylish and refined.

Contact details
Tribe Store, The Courtyard, Al Quoz

RAW BUILD AND DESIGN
About the brand
Raw design and build (raw d+b) was founded in Dubai by Al Huniti brothers, Mohammad and Shaban around the concept of sustainability and oriental designs. The main purpose of the company is to support the Arabic design community reflect its uniqueness and to provide the market with functional and modern solutions.

Why sustainable furniture?
Global warming is a modern person’s biggest challenge. The waste resulting from excessive consumption is having a negative impact on all forms of life on earth, directly and indirectly. There has to be so many efforts invested in working out practical solutions and in creating awareness on the topic.

Trends
Eco-Friendly furniture will be on top of the trends list for 2020 onward, art deco is also going to be in and out for interior design projects for this year, also sculptural furniture will be many people’s and designers choice to slightly break away from minimalism which has been trending for so long now.

Latest launches
The Raw Hex Table is positioned to be a design statement, a canvas and a gift.

Contact details
hello@rawdnb.com

HOME AND SOUL
About the brand

Home and Soul is a unique lifestyle retail concept based on Al Wasl Road, Dubai. With Interiors sourced from around the world and brought to Dubai with love, Home and Soul Dubai offers an opportunity to pick up stylish, crafted pieces that make your space a sanctuary, and an opportunity to fill your home with items both practical, but importantly, beautiful to look at.

Why sustainable furniture?
Home and Soul Furniture continuously moves towards a more eco-friendly, sustainable presence with every new collection unveiled. The furniture boutique is adopting the ‘a healthy home, a healthy planet’ ideology and implementing this into their business. Inspired by Dubai’s 2020 vision of Sustainable Development, the boutique has sourced and now carries a variety of environmentally-friendly pieces which incorporate ethically-sourced materials, collected from all ends of the world.

Trends
Whether you are looking to add texture or earthy touches to your home, you can do it all in a sustainable manner at Home and Soul. The stunning collection of sustainable, hand-made, neutral-toned rugs is a must-have for any season. Another popular item is the unique vases in all shapes, styles, and patterns to accommodate any space in your home. Just like traditional ceramics that have been hardened and heated at high temperatures using natural materials.

Latest launches
The latest Winter 2019 collection boasts of carefully curated pieces sourced from around the globe, from earthy Asia to classic Europe, bringing sophisticated ‘bohemian meets chic’ vibes to Dubai, while also incorporating sustainable elements that put a new perspective on home furnishing.

Contact details
www.homeandsouldubai.com

 

 

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