In the urban jungle of Dubai, botanical- themed bars and restaurants have seen designers delving into verdant rainforest glamour or a blooming English country garden for contemporary fit-out projects.
When it’s time to step outside again, all those seeking out a splash of nature have a succulent array of options.
What is it: Dubai's urban jungle
Where is it: Piery, Dubai Marina
Mama Zonia by Atelier EPJ is a homage to the Amazon, evoking its vibrant and lush nature. Timber flooring is complemented by patchworks of handmade encaustic concrete tiles, while metalworksby artist John Underwood provide structure to the space.
Flair No. 5
What is it: Oasis in a concrete tundra
Where is it: Ritz Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre
LW Design creates a lush escape; a nature-inspired relaxing hang-out where the wild things of Dubai's
financial centre run free.
The London Project
What is it: Green social space
Where is it: Bluewaters Island, JBR
Designed by Julian Peter Floyd, founder of Dubai-based F&B design studio Yamjam, The London Project's chic styling and finishes melds with a soft, natural palette of botanicals