Whenever the topic of a conversation turns to regional style, Dubai is never far down the list of cities to applaud and, indeed for some, to denigrate. It’s a city that divides opinions. For us, if you know the right places, it’s an environment of the most refined and contemporary of tastes.
Throughout the summer, Lebanese-Armenian designer Karen Chekerdjian has had plaudits rain down upon her for the installations and exhibits that formed her show ‘Respiration’ at Paris’s L’Institut du Monde Arabe. If you haven’t found time to view it, it’s too late; it closed at the end of August.