(UK) – Nulty opens new Dubai office, headed up by Director Mark Vowles.
The decision to expand into the Middle East comes after a commercially successful year for the lighting design studio. In 2015, the practice re-branded to provided recognition to the expertise and strength of the design team and support the next generation of lighting designers.
Founder Paul Nulty said: “This is an exciting opportunity for us to launch into the Middle Eastern market. We are a young, dynamic practice and I believe our offer and skill set aligns with the development of these countries. We’re really excited by Mark joining the team as he has the experience, talent and commitment to head up the new office and I believe that if we can apply the same design and service philosophies we have developed in London, we will see every success within this dynamic market.”
The Nulty team are currently working on various retail, residential and hospitality projects within the GCC market including three department stores, a shopping mall, a restaurant and several high-end private residences. They expect to see the portfolio of work continue to grow with the launch of the new office and the expansion of the Dubai based design team.
Director Mark Vowles said: “The Middle East is currently in a very buoyant growth period in terms of development and construction. With the Expo 2020 in Dubai and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the design community is a hive of activity in preparation for these giant events. Not only are there opportunities in a the primary design of the buildings such as stadia and pavilions, but they have also generated a new demand for infrastructure, hotels, restaurants and retail opportunities.
“I am in no doubt that this is the perfect time to expand the business into this region and have every faith the studio will be a huge success.”