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October 21, 2018
Jumeirah Beach Hotel reopens after major renovation.

The iconic Jumeirah Beach Hotel reopened after a five-month renovation, which covered guest bedrooms and suites as well as public …

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October 25, 2018
We made the shortlist !

We are proud to announce that both Azizia Mosque and the Emaar Boulevard have been shortlisted for the DARC Awards 2018, in the Pl…

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October 10, 2018
Pauline Dibs obtains CLD Certification.

We are excited to announce that our very own Pauline Dibs has obtained her CLD Certification, the first Lighting Designer in the U…

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September 06, 2018
UMAYA shortlisted for 6 awards at Light Middle East Awards 2018 !

We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted for 6 awards at this year’s Light Middle East Awards, which will take pl…

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August 15, 2018
UMAYA shortlisted for the Iluminet Awards 2018.

We are excited to have been shortlisted for the Iluminet Awards in Mexico, for the interior lighting design of Khalifa University …

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June 16, 2018
Azizia Mosque in Makkah reaches completion.

We are thrilled to announce that Azizia Mosque has reached completion. This majestic 23140m2 building which can hold up to 25,000 …

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May 03, 2018
Faysal Al-Haffar speaks at the Middle East Lighting Design Summit 2018.

Faysal Al-Haffar, Senior Lighting Designer and Project Manager in our Dubai studio, participated in a panel discussion at the Midd…

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February 01, 2018
UMAYA completes lighting design for Banyan Tree Residences in Dubai.

Our Dubai office has recently completed the interior and exterior lighting design for the Banyan Tree Residences Hillside Dubai.

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February 10, 2018
The Santa Maria Hotel in Panama opens to the public.

February saw the opening of The Santa Maria Hotel and Golf Resort, part of The Luxury Collection by Starwood Hotels, UMAYA’s first…

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December 27, 2017
UMAYA to design lighting for major urban development in Panama.

UMAYA is proud to announce its appointment as the external and façade lighting design consultants of the Velamar and Marina Villag…

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December 20, 2017
UMAYA receives 3 Honorable Mentions at the LIT Design Awards 2017.

We are proud to announce that we have received three honorable mentions at the LIT Design Awards 2017, for our work in Cielo Sky L…

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October 20, 2017
UMAYA wins Exterior Lighting Project of the Year Award.

UMAYA took home yet another award; this time for their work at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi. The Light Middle East Awards take …

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September 27, 2017
UMAYA shortlisted for 4 awards at Light Middle East Awards 2017 !

We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted for 4 awards at this year's Light Middle East Awards, which will take pl…

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September 18, 2017
BIM & Lighting

Recent years have witnessed the Middle East’s architectural and engineering design community embrace a seemingly never-ending casc…

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September 10, 2017
Khalifa University featured in Illumni.

We are proud to have been featured in Illumni for our work at Khalifa University extension project in Abu Dhabi. Congratulations t…

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July 01, 2017
Lighting intervention takes shape at Emaar Boulevard.

Our site team is hard at work finalizing several lighting interventions at The Emaar Boulevard. These are part of a comprehensive …

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February 01, 2017
Etihad Museum opens its doors to the public.

Last January Etihad Museum opened its doors to the public. The project, which covers 2.5 hectares and includes new and restored bu…

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November 08, 2016
UMAYA at Lighting Design Week Barcelona.

Alex Shaw and Grisell Herrera from our Dubai and Barcelona offices spoke at the Lighting Design course organized by Cicat, as part…

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November 04, 2016
UMAYA’s work is recognized in Mexico.

The Iluminet Awards 2016 took place during the 2nd Iberoamerican Biennial of Lighting Design in Mexico City this past November. Th…

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August 15, 2016
UMAYA Lighting Design featured in Hotelier Middle East magazine.

The August issue of Hotelier Middle East magazine featured an interview to Design Director Alex Shaw on hospitality lighting desig…

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August 01, 2016
UMAYA Lighting Design featured in Emirates Home magazine.

The August issue of Emirates Home magazine featured an interview to Design Director Alex Shaw on tips to lighting your home.

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June 20, 2016
UMAYA Europe signs three major projects with Intercon.

UMAYA’s Barcelona studio has just signed three key projects with Intercon, a leading international interior design office based in…

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April 28, 2016
Alex Shaw speaks at Lightfair 2016 in San Diego.

Our Design Director, Alex Shaw, recently gave a lecture at Lightfair International (LFI) in San Diego, California, titled “Doing L…

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February 01, 2016
What's in a name ?

Choosing a company name can be difficult business; the more so when your activities are geographically dispersed across the world,…

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October 08, 2015
UMAYA Lighting Design takes home Innovative Lighting Project of the year.

UMAYA Lighting Design won the award for Innovative Lighting Project of the Year at the Light Middle East Awards 2015. These awards…

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May 08, 2015
UMAYA Lighting Design in Lisbon.

Our team was invited to participate in the lighting design conference organized by Astratec in Lisbon. Alex Shaw and Grisell Herre…

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November 05, 2014
UMAYA Lighting Design wins Light Middle East 2014 award.

UMAYA Lighting Design won the award for Best Hospitality Lighting Project of the Year (Exterior) at the Light Middle East Awards 2…

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April 06, 2014
UMAYA Lighting Design attends Light + Building 2014 exhibition.

Every two years, the industry presents its latest innovations for the fields of lighting, electrical engineering, house and buildi…

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October 09, 2014
Cielo Sky Lounge featured in Lux Review magazine.

The August issue of Lux Review magazine featured one of our latest projects, the Cielo Sky Lounge by the creek. Follow the link be…

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