UK Companies Show Inspiration & Creativity at MEDHW, DUBAI

Middle East Design and Hospitality Week, held at Dubai World Trade Centre from 17-19 September, will be the biggest and most important celebration of all things Design and Hospitality in the GCC. Through 7 co-located events including Index, Leisure and The Hotel Show, MEDHW will showcase the most important brands from the international design and hospitality communities. 

The shows will present a rich and varied array of innovative, original and creative products and solutions for residential, retail, hospitality, educational, commercial, healthcare properties. Over 20 UK interiors and design companies will be exhibiting at the show facilitated by BCFA with support from the UK Department of International Trade.



Design Insider 1718 Ltd Michael_Mancini_Glasgow-21718 LTD

Stand 2B85

Artisans of Furniture. Only the most gifted artisans can create furniture that both fulfils its purpose and enhances its owner’s quality of life. Such exceptional furniture is to be found at 1718 Ltd., where a lifetime’s experience in techniques, technology and materials is brilliantly devoted to commissions large and small, private and commercial, academic and eccentric.

Design Insider Ashley Andrews X09 with ABBK and PBBK 3ASHLEY ANDREWS/ HERITAGE BRASS

Stand 2C88

Heritage Brass is the leading brand of M. Marcus Ltd., a major British manufacturer of door hardware, cabinet hardware and electrical wiring accessories. The family run business was established in 1940 as a traditional brassfounder and from the beginning has been committed to quality in both its products and customer service.



Stand 2B87

The BCFA is the British business association for the contract furnishing industry, covering interior products and services in the UK and globally. The 250+ members are leading manufacturers, suppliers and designers of furnishings for hospitality, office, leisure, cruise, education and healthcare environments.

Design Insider Logo 2017-bcfaDesign Insider is a unique online magazine giving the latest news and trends in design within the contract furnishing industry. With creative features, original films and much more, Design Insider is made to inspire and encourage designers, buyers and specifiers.

Design Insider Split_Screen_New_4KBURGESS FURNITURE LTD

Stand 2C69

Burgess Furniture is Europe’s leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality chairs and tables for the hospitality sector. With a dedicated factory in South West London and an in-house creative team, Burgess continues to push the boundaries of modern furniture design, producing on-trend, innovative products  for its international client base.

Design Insider Crown Outdoor 151479_10imageCROWN OUTDOOR

Stand 6C245

Crown Outdoor create unique, welcoming and beautiful year-round garden rooms. Where functionality, aesthetics and quality are essential. Matched with uncompromised style and innovation, they bring together the right lighting, the most suitable roofing system or parasols, with furniture that blends with the setting and the surrounding areas.

Design Insider Elstead vida_fr40904bng_v_CROP_smlEG2 HOME / ELSTEAD LIGHTING

Stand 2D71

Elstead Group recently acquired The Ceiling Fan Company of Dubai to combine a leading collection of decorative lighting and ceiling fans for the Middle East hospitality market. Visit our stand at Index or our website to discover the latest designer lighting and fan models for outdoor living and beautiful interiors.

Design Insider Forbes & Lomax portraitFORBES & LOMAX

Stand 2C80       

Forbes & Lomax luxury light switches and sockets combine Classic English design with the latest in lighting technology. Manufactured in the UK, Forbes & Lomax offer a range of electrical accessories in high-quality finishes including brass, bronze, nickel and the iconic Invisible Lightswitch®.

Design Insider HCI 2HCI

Stand 2C60        

HCI is the largest manufacturer in Europe, of banquet, conference and restaurant furniture. Everything that we manufacture is designed in the UK. Our clients include Hilton, Hyatt, Park Plaza, Kensington Palace, Millennium Hotels, IHG Group, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Disneyland Paris, Gordon Ramsey, Sofitel, plus many more worldwide.

Design Insider Inspired by DesignINSPIRED BY DESIGN LTD

Stand 2B81        

When designing lighting, do you keep the designs ‘safe’ to ensure they can be easily manufactured? With us creating your lighting, there’s no need to limit your design ideas or concepts. With our help, you can create striking lighting that could be a feature in itself. We will turn your lighting concepts into a reality. Large scale or small, we create bespoke lighting from your ideas – whether value engineered solutions or totally unique to you.
You design, we supply. Simple.

Design Insider Larson-Juhl Colosseum room setLARSON-JUHL

Stand 2B69

Britain’s leading framing supplier, Larson-Juhl UK, will be exhibiting its latest new product launches at Index. These include Colosseum, Riviera, and Geneva.  Bold and brave, hand-finished in oxide black with a chamfered gun-metal back edge, Colosseum will enhance simple monochrome artwork as well as paintings that feature strong use of colour.

Design Insider Nina Moeller DesignsNINA MOELLER DESIGNS

Stand 2C64         

Nina Moeller Designs is a boutique interior design practice based in London, transforming space with a contemporary design approach to interiors and furniture. Since 1990, we have been committed to creating beautiful environments for residential and commercial spaces based on an understanding of space and clients’ needs and tastes. For Index Dubai we have teamed up with Recursive to demonstrate how digital technology can be invisibly integrated into the interior.

Design Insider Recursive technology 2RECURSIVE TECHNOLOGY

Stand 2C66       

Recursive are an award-winning technology design and software practice for 5-7 star hospitality and public facing spaces including, flagship retail, museums, corporate buildings and sports & entertainment venues for clients across the Middle East, Europe and Americas. We are proudly teamed up with UK interior designer Nina Moeller Designs for Index Dubai.

Design Insider Santorus Boudoir Cushion_MadnessSANTORUS

Stand 2B89                   

Santorus is a luxury interiors design house based in London. Formed by two family generations with a unique Indian/Italian heritage, the brand creates bold and quirky statement pieces with added mischief! Their new collection is a theatrical assemblage of liveable art – large scale repeats meet dramatic imagery across daring wallpapers, fabrics and soft furnishings.

Design Insider Texfelt Springbond Final Logo2 R CMYKTEXFELT LTD

Stand 2B83    

Texfelt are showcasing their latest eco-engineered carpet underlay, Springbond® FR plus globally renowned Envirolay® underlay.  Sustainable, durable and comfortable, these high performance underlays are installed in homes, hotels, airports, restaurants and bars and are specified by flooring contractors, architects and interior designers in more than 15 countries across Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia.


Stand 2B61           

The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) helps connect international buyers with British companies offering a wide range of high-quality products and services that can help your business grow. Get expert advice from our specialist Trade & Investment Advisers on how to tap into the UK’s unrivalled network of experienced companies across all sectors. Start growing your business, visit


Design Insider Hotel Show Dubai

Design Insider Alex Andrew LondonALEX ANDREW LONDON LTD

Stand SS2A82          

Based in prestigious Mayfair, London, Alex Andrew London®. is a luxurious brand committed to offering their clients which include luxury hotels & restaurants, private jet & yacht operators and private residences their collection of fine teas. By appointment only at their Mayfair London office. 

Design Insider Corporate Insignia photo3CORPORATE INSIGNIA NAME BADGES

Stand SS1A148     

The Corporate Insignia range of badges can be found at a host of individual hotels, and well as prestige international brands, including many where we supply all hotels on a global scale. The merits of our badges are clear to all. Come along to our stand to find out more.

Design Insider Dudley Industries Hotel Show143473_10imageDUDLEY INDUSTRIES

Stand SS3A81

Dudley Industries are a leading supplier of washroom equipment to the top 5 Blue Chip washroom consumable companies worldwide and have a reputation for providing high quality, durable stainless-steel products. We provide a dedicated service for bespoke metal solutions as well as our own extensive product range.

Design Insider Hotel Show QCR 143462_10imageQCR RECYCLING EQUIPMENT

Stand SS3G69

QCR is a UK based supplier of recycling and waste reducing equipment. Making its first visit to the show, they will have equipment on display. With customers in Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman, the Middle East is seeing the benefits of recycling with QCR’s balers. QCR welcomes potential distributors and those looking to purchase machinery.

Design Insider Wudumate 1WUDUMATE

Stand SS1A132          

‘Solutions for Muslim ablutions’ WuduMate is introducing for the first time, the WuduMate Mobile, a unique, portable, appliance for muslim washing.  The WuduMate Mobile now makes it possible for hotels to offer Muslim guests a personal, portable appliance in which to perform wudu during their stay.