21 Feb 2012
Real estate developers participating in Cityscape Egypt 2012 used longer payment plans, smaller affordable houses and additional promotional material to entice investors this year. With investment agencies highly optimistic about the...
11 Feb 2012
It seems Cairo has no saturation point for little shops full of knick-knacks and Egyptian-made craft products. Painted pottery and carved wood crammed into tiny stores where one must overcome dust and kitsch to find a piece worth...
29 Jan 2012
Throughout Egypt’s history, access to water has been essential to the development of its cities and towns. It is no wonder that a uniquely Cairene architectural style would incorporate a way to dispense drinking water. The sabil-...
01 Jan 2012
Who says that walls can’t talk? Actually, your wall decor can tell much about your tastes, interests and lifestyle. But most importantly, wall decorations make your house feel like it is “home.”
This is what The Wall...
03 Nov 2011
The exquisite array of flowers, reflecting a spectrum of colors on the glass shop front of Outside In draws you inside to discover the newest “floral gallery” in the country.
"I see people stop by and smile as they look...
25 Aug 2011
Describing itself as 100 percent "Made in Egypt," Al-Qahira is a homegrown interior accessories store where each item demonstrates excellent Egyptian craftsmanship.
“We started our venture in a bid to give life to Egyptian...
18 Jul 2011
The first-time experience is exciting. But if you are unaware of what you are about to embark on, you must follow some effective guidelines on how to get started. Ayman al-Azbawy, interior designer, lists some decorating mistakes you...
06 Jun 2011
Furniture isn’t a regular purchase; however, it is a decision that influences our lives, wellbeing and comfort for a long time. Whether you are shopping for a small studio or a big villa in the suburbs, you have to take many factors...
25 May 2011
Choosing the right house or apartment is just the start of a potentially long journey toward creating a truly pleasing home. An empty interior needs to be decorated, filled with furniture, and finally sprinkled with accessories that give...
16 May 2011
In an attempt to welcome summer with open arms while also shaking off the effect of Egypt's economic problems, Designopolis, the big furniture and home accessories hub, organized a substantial summer sale on 20 May.
The sale will...