4SPACE interior design wins Bizz 2016 award, taking the name of United Arab Emirates to the highest level,
Was awarded by the World Confederation of Businesses WORLDCOB with one of the world’s most important business awards:
The “BIZZ 2016” award. This recognition of Entrepreneurial company was granted on July 31st in a gala ceremony held at The Willard Intercontinental, Washington D.C., USA.
WORLDCOB is a leading business organization located in Houston, Texas that promotes the development and growth of more than 3,000 companies in over 120 countries and recognizes and boosts the growth of the outstanding companies and businesspeople as well as promoting the corporate social responsibility. And it makes it through The BIZZ, an award that recognizes the business excellence.
In previous editions, The BIZZ Awards was held in cities such as Houston, New York, Punta Cana, Panama, Cusco, Rome, Mumbai, Orlando, Barcelona, Miami / Bahamas, Doha, Paris, Los Cabos, Dubai, Venice, Hawaii, Abu Dhabi, Athens, Las Vegas and Muscat.
And becomes the first interior design company in the United Arab Emirates that receives such an award and also became a member of WORLDCOB along with big corporations such as:
DUBAI DUTY FREE (UAE), DOHA BANK (Qatar), HOSPITALITY BOARD HOLDING COMPANY (Saudi Arabia), A’AMAL HOLDING CO. (Kuwait), EMIRATES IDENTITY AUTHORITY(UAE), SOHAR BANK (Oman), INSURANCE COMPANY ZHASO (Russia), WHITAKER BUSINESS & CONSULTING (Mexico), KONVOY MARITIME LTD (Turkey), CREDIT LIBANAIS (Lebanon), JORDAN DUBAI ISLAMIC BANK (Jordan), TOV STUDIO MODERNA (Ukraine), SULTAN GARDENS RESORT (Egypt), EXIM BANK (Bangladesh), ENERGIA LIMITED (Nigeria), ESTIMA PHARMA SOLUTIONS LLP. (India), YANGTZE OPTICAL FIBRE AND CABLE CO. (China), MINDZET (Denmark), CENTRAL PARK JAKARTA (Indonesia), AFP RESERVAS, S.A. (Dominican Republic), L’AFRICAINE DE L’AUTOMOBILE (Senegal), BUCHAREST AIRPORT NATIONAL COMPANY (Romania), among others.
Upon the recommendation of the evaluation committee the Worldcob confer on Mr. Amjad Hourieh Managing Director of 4SPACE, the recognition of Excellence in Business Leadership and Business Management.
And Awarded Mr. Firas Alsahin Managing Director of 4SPACE, the recognition of World Leader Businessperson for being a successful leader who works in an innovative, knowledgeable and systemic manner.
4SPACE announce completion of Karamna Alkhaleej restaurant A modern restaurant that celebrates traditional Saudi Gulf food culture, in Dubai downtown boulevard- Address downtown hotel.
Karamna Alkhaleej design embraced the traditional atmosphere with contemporary setting, to meet the client brief.
The main columns in the restaurant surrounded by golden illuminated stripes clustered together to form a palm tree shape, the most life element in the Gulf region.
These strips distributed in the restaurant ceiling and overlapped with each other as palm leaves, this design helped to draw attention away from the open black exposed ceiling and gave a visual depth.
These strips gathered to form oriental arches which is much known in the region architectural style.
The design also inspired from other elements such as the trunks of palm trees that lined up by one wall in the restaurant with several colors to symbolize the diversity of the Gulf Arab country.
That lined up by one wall in the restaurant with several colors to symbolize the diversity of the Gulf Arab country.
As for the choice of materials and finishes it has been a choice of traditional fabric for furniture and Copper wall cladding.
Red stone were chosen for walls as a reference for the red stone found in Mada’in Saleh heritage area in Saudi Arabia desert.
The furniture design is very modern and simple yet it enhances the general theme.
4SPACE interior design, succeed to meet the client brief with the desired theme also delivered a very functional space up to EMMAR standards by using high quality
finishes and materials, flexible layout and smart solutions for the back of the house .
Name: Firas Alsahin
Position within company: Managing partner-Interior Designer
I am an interior designer and managing partner at 4SPACE, a dynamic and multi-talented firm delivering quality architectural and design services from Dubai. We work with local and global brands to design comprehensive environments with an effective commercial purpose. We have designed properties within the commercial, retail and hospitality sectors, as well as living spaces and exhibitions. Our skills enable us to make spaces and objects that resonate with the environment.
Uniqueness and stylish elegance, is my style.
I always look for a space design which you can’t experience anywhere else, not to mention the trendiness.
Sometimes I draw my inspiration from Art, a book or a movie, anything could consider as an inspiration as long is a story telling.
Minimalist, look how the industrial design evolving in cars and technology, the design lines are becoming simpler and reduced to only the most essential elements
Name five key themes to consider when approaching design in 2016 and beyond.Futuristic
Be unique, Uniqueness is what makes your designs noticeable and recognized.
Highly Important, It is great to receive such a recognition. The awards is a great opportunity for leading designers to showcase their achievement.
We are working on multiple hospitality and F&B projects in EMAAR Boulevard-Dubai Downtown-UAE
Like KARAMNA restaurant, SARGON heritage dining and TAIGA Cafe’ are few to mention.
As a managing partner and a Interior Designer of 4SPACE, i would like to see a 4SPACE interior design at every other property or location in the
world, and to evolve our work to align with the world’s best.
You’re most treasured possession?
My design studio, and my designing tools.
Your favorite holiday destination?
Italy because it is so inspiring in terms of art and culture, No other place in Europe – arguably the world – has a history and tradition as rich as the Italians.
Your favourite hotel / restaurant / bar?
Le Negresco in NICE, this hotel is a National Historic Monument faces the Bay of Angels
And have a world-class art collection.
Zuma is my favorite place for place to eat and drink with an informal yet sophisticated style with a contemporary twist.
Your favourite way to spend an afternoon?
If you weren’t an interior designer, what would you be?
May be an Architect or a Professional Squash player
Firas Alsahen is a principal partner at 4Space, along with Amjad Hourieh, a dynamic and multi-talented firm delivering quality architectural and design services from Dubai. Firas and his partner work with local and global brands to design comprehensive environments with an effective commercial purpose. They have designed properties within the commercial, retail and hospitality sectors, as well as living spaces and exhibitions. Their skills enable them to make spaces and objects that resonate with the environment. So we are proud to bring you the Designer Insights of Firas Alsahen.
1) In your own words describe your unique style and creative aesthetic?
Uniqueness and stylish elegance, is my definition for aesthetic. I always look for a space design which you can’t experience anywhere else.
2) When starting a new project, what is your creative process?
It all start by sketching the concept out, after many brainstorm sessions the concept created by 3D generated perspectives, mood boards and material selection.
3) Out of the creative people you have worked with, who is it that you respect and admire the most?
My Business partner Amjad Hourieh, he is the one who has the natural charisma and sales ability beside the creative mind. It is great to have a person you pair up with and work as a creative team, our vision is aligned, we are on the same page when it comes to design and creativity, he is highly motivated and passionate about what we do.
4) When looking for inspiration is there a particular thing you do to get inspired?
Sometimes I draw my inspiration from a Photo, a pop song clip or a movie, anything could consider as an inspiration in the eye of the beholder.
5) What has brought you to this point in your career? And what is your advice for people looking to follow in your footsteps?
Passion, always love what you do, enjoy it and be unique. There is no better feeling than going to sleep at night, satisfied about your achievement which is recognized and noted, if this is what you feel you are on the right track so keep going.