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CARLUCCIO’S represents authentic yet sensibly priced rustic Italian cuisine for breakfast and morning coffee, a light lunch or a deliciously satisfying Italian dinner, also offering a children’s menu of traditional Italian dishes including a variety of healthy options.

Despite CARLUCCIO’s informal setting they endeavour to provide excellent service to their customers, along with their ambition to deliver great quality, authentic Italian dishes using the best fresh produce imported from Italy to valued customers across the U.A.E.

As part of the Galleria’s #RestaurantMonth, Carluccio’s organised a free children’s decorating biscuits event under the watchful eye of Carluccio’s staff and proud parents. The aspiring little bakers used their creativity to decorate their biscuits and were able to take their creations home to share or simply to enjoy themselves.

Photography by David Kominek

The GALLERIA in Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi is an extraordinary lifestyle destination as the result of a visionary collaboration between Gulf Related and Mubala Real Estate & Infrastructure. It is home to some of the biggest international brand names and host to various year-round events and activities that draw professional, friends and family through its crystal clear glass doors.

With the mission to cater to every palate, The GALLERIA Abu Dhabi is holds its first ever culinary festival #RestaurantMonth which include launches of new menus, themed activities, dessert decorating tutorials, live music and competitions throughout the month of June.

With the myriad of dining destinations on offer at The GALLERIA such as Almaz, Armani Café, Godiva, Lemongrass, Magnolia Bakery, Sushi Art and Taqado, choosing your next meal proves even more challenging as each restaurant promises to take you on a new culinary adventure exploring tastes of the world.

Photography by DAVID KOMINEK

The ODD PIECE located in Wasl Sqaure, one of Dubai’s oldest neighborhood is a home furnishing boutique that brings a splash of colour and brightens the street with its attractive eclectic display of delightful vintage-themed furniture and home decors.

Born in Saudi Arabia and raised between Jeedah and London, founder Arwa Hafiz curates a collection of unique handpicked furniture and accessories that focuses on balance and harmony.

Highlighting her vision, Arwa combines the elements of old and new by transforming furniture and an array of home accessories from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, breathing new life into them with vibrant colors, modern restoration techniques and materials.

Photography by DAVID KOMINEK


The cARTel
 look book | Dessert Fish Studio, Al Serkal Avenue | 2014

The cARTel is situated at the heart of Dubai’s art district Alserkal Avenue and offers fashionistas of Dubai a truly unique boutique shopping experience with its monochrome aesthetic and open plan warehouse layout.

The founders of the cARTel Peter Richweiz, Shub Qureshi and May Barber, all from different backgrounds yet all share a unified vision of creating a platform for designers, fashion and art lovers alike to have their uniqueness in style embraced, encouraged and celebrated. Curating designers from around the world, the cARTel aims to be instinctively the immediate place where fashion forward individuals go to source avant garde garment creations for any occasion.

Just over a year since its doors open, the cARTel has already developed strong connections across the Fashion, Art and Technology industries and is making its way to the forefront of Dubai’s contemporary fashion world.

Lens by DAVID KOMINEK | Post production by PETER RICHWEISZ | Styling by ATHINA PARIS | MUA by RON BAJACAN

The cARTel look book | Dessert Fish Studio, Al Serkal Avenue | 2014

Lens by DAVID KOMINEK | Post production by PETER RICHWEISZ | Styling by ATHINA PARIS | MUA by RON BAJACAN

cARTel video LOOK BOOK | S/S 2014

thecartel.me 
Progressive design driven concept store based in Dubai is representing 60+ designers from 5 continent. 
You can visit us for a private shopping experience to reinvent your wardrobe with unique designer pieces or order online from our web store.
CAMERA by David Kominek, EDIT by Peter Richweisz

Lady Gaga in Dubai

Twitter rumours are true, Lady Gaga will be in UAE on September 10

American singer Lady Gaga has confirmed she will play her first concert in Dubai on September 10, 2014.

The 28-year-old pop singer’s official website confirmed she will play a gig at the Meydan Racecourse.

While an official press conference was called on Monday morning May 12 to announce details of the concert, Lady Gaga fan websites and twitter accounts had revealed the details weeks ago.

“Lady Gaga will bring artRAVE to Dubai on September 10th, 2014! Tickets go on sale May 15th. Official announcement released on May 12,” the twitter account Lady Gaga News ‏stated earlier this month.

Similarly, fan website Gaga Daily stated: “Sources from Dubai are reporting an official announcement of Gaga’s artRAVE in Dubai in September, most likely the 10th, will come within the next couple of weeks.”

Videography and Edit by David Kominek

NAKKASH GALLERY opening | Jumeirah, Dubai | 2014

NAKKASH Gallery has been showcasing a diverse array of style and design in both indoor and outdoor livings since 1983.

Beirut born Wajih Nakkash founder of NAKKASH Gallery spent several years in Italy where he expanded his wealth of knowledge after which he decided to bring his passion for Interior Design to Dubai.

"Pinpointing Nakkash’s own style is difficult, but it’s consistently soothing, whether the theme is African ethnic, or Neo-Classical. I try to create a relaxing and comfortable space that has an element of elegance. I can’t say it’s classical or modern, as I use mixture of both" Wajih Nakkash

NAKKASH Gallery aspires to refine the lifestyle of its clients through their touch of elegance and exceptional quality.

Photography by DAVID KOMINEK

SUSHI ART | The Galleria Mall, Abu Dhabi | 2014 

From authentic Japanese sushi to the best of French influences. Aficionados around the world have embraced this fusion kitchen, which integrates a strong French gastronomic legacy into its premium range of products. Combining fine dining, delivery and takeaway in an authentic Japanese ambiance, SushiArt meets every customer’s needs.

Photography by DAVID KOMINEK