May 03 / 2013

The GCC countries, a thriving market for Spanish companies

With a two-digit 2013 growth forecast in construction projects for the residential, retail and commercial sectors, the UAE and the GCC are still a thriving market for the Spanish companies specialized in the contract furnishing. That’s why it’s so important to exhibit at INDEX Dubai and to strengthen on –the-spot business collaborations. Read more…

Dubai, the fastest growing city in the world

Although the residential building projects will remain the largest segment of the real estate sector in terms of projects to be completed by the end of 2013, new opportunities are emerging in the hospitality, educational and medical sectors.

Furniture from Spain, a constant presence at the latest edition of INDEX Dubai

The presence of Spanish brands at INDEX responds to this positive trend and to the possibility of sourcing out new trade opportunities. As a matter of fact, over the latest years, Spanish furniture companies have been particularly active in the area, working on major projects in all the MENA countries.

A private yacht furnished by MARINER [Proteksan Turquoise Shipyards, Turkey]

The Government offices of HRH Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, governor of the cities of Jeddah and Mecca in Saudi Arabia, furnished by SOHER, Saudi Arabia

Fabulous VIP mansions, luxury hotels and restaurants, main corporative offices and VIP lounges at airports have been decorated with exclusive collections and bespoke pieces of Spanish top brands.

Fede Barcelona - Deco & Contract

Fontini - Projects

Mariner - Project Gallery

Soher - Project Gallery

Five countries of the MENA region –Morocco, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Turkey and Qatar- appear among the top 25 major buyers of Spain’s furniture. Last year, exports to Saudi Arabia and UAE, in particular, increased by +32.4% and 17.6% respectively and better results have been registered for the first two months of 2013: Saudi Arabia + 102.4%, Turkey + 37.1%, UAE + 36.4% and Kuwait + 453.2%.

The MARINA showroom int the Abu Dhabi Mall, visited on the latest trade mission to UAE

The ATMOSPHERE showroom in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Get more information about Spain’s companies and furnishing products in the next days!

 

Highlights

The LIFE Collection from CAMINO A CASA, embracing the natural trend

Nature has been the biggest source of inspiration for LIFE, the latest collection launched by CAMINO A CASA for living and dining room areas. The textures, colours and beauty of Nature coexist in a delicate balance in this line of bookcases, sideboards and TV stands specifically designed to add charm and warmth to contemporary living spaces. Check it out!

CAMINO A CASA, fabulous furniture for inspiring living spaces

Design trends for contemporary spaces often draw inspiration from existing styles and combine them in such a way to make the look stylish, comfortable and, why not, photo-worthy - for those who love to share their space on Instagram and Pinterest. To keep up with the trendsetting interior spaces of the moment, CAMINO A CASA is constantly crossing borders and disrupting the status quo to forge new connections between the classic and the au courant. Discover more...

GARCIA REQUEJO presents GERMILED, the new brand of innovative UVC-LED sterilization lamps

A leader in the manufacture of lighting and furniture for luxury hotels and contract spaces, GARCIA REQUEJO has put to good use its 58-year experience in the industry by adapting UVC lighting technology to daily life making it more affordable and flexible for everyday use. Launched in 2020, the new GERMILED lamps uses UVC light to eradicate pathogens and provide disinfection and sterilization for high contact areas. Discover more...

iSiMAR opens a new showroom in NYC and wins the #MetropolisLikes NYCxDesign 2020 Award for the ARENA Collection

While strenghtening its presence in the US market with a new showroom in NYC, the Spanish contract furniture specialist iSiMAR has been awarded the prestigious #MetropolisLikes NYCxDesign 2020 Award for the ARENA Collection, one of the latest launches of the brand. Made of 100% recycled and recyclable materials, the ARENA collection from iSiMAR has won the prestigious award for its commitement to sustainable designs and environmentally-friendly issues. Discover more...

Virtual Salone Milano 2020: SANCAL, exciting furniture for passionate spirits

Well-reputed for its exciting, unconventional furniture collection, SANCAL launches MUSEO, a brand-new collection that presents furnishing items as if they were museum pieces making a clear nod to the world of Art. New furniture pieces range from the CLICK sofa that takes modularity to the extreme to more extravagant designs, such as LAPSO, a vertical privacy hood that discloses new solutions for public spaces. Let’s have a look…