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Home Decor Trends for A/W 2017

August 10, 2017

As summer winds down and we return from glorious vacations, many of us start looking at our homes as exciting projects! If you’re searching for some great home décor ideas, there’s something for everyone in our preview of Autumn/Winter 2017 trends – they’re chic, inspiring, and (fortunately) don’t require a complete room overhaul. 1. Jewel […]

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In Love with Green

July 10, 2017

From emerald to forest, and avocado to sage, the 101 shades of green have captured our imagination. Evoking images of long summer days spent in the garden, this verdant hue is the perfect way to bring the lush outdoors into your home. The colour of hopefulness, green speaks of life, nature and revitalization. Lucky for […]

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10 Gifts Dad Will Love

June 13, 2017

For once, don’t go halves on a 6-pack of socks with your sister because you couldn’t find anything better. Dads are usually the most neglected when it comes to gift-giving. They’re strong supporters of “not needing anything,” which explains why they usually end up with the most snooze-worthy presents. Since we know you’re searching for […]

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Better Together: Gifts for your BFF

June 6, 2017

Whether you’re showering your BFF with birthday gifts or surprising them with a “just because” present, don’t forget that two unique gifts are always twice the fun. So, if finding the perfect gift has you slightly stumped, here is a round-up of our fave gift duos. Check out these adorable pairs that go oh-so-well together […]

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The Ramadan Gift Guide

May 25, 2017

As we celebrate the spirit of Ramadan, it’s important to show how much we appreciate the important people around us. So, whether you’re celebrating iftar with close family or new friends, it’s important to thank your host with a small token of your appreciation, and we have something to delight everyone. 1. Coffee Fix For […]

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Styling Your Ramadan Table

May 21, 2017

Long before the first date is eaten, your table should make a great first impression. Here’s how to decorate for your iftar feast with stylish flair. Simplicity is key Since the focus of your meal should be giving thanks and appreciating what you have, it’s best not to make your dinner table too fussy or […]

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Behind the Design: Fairuz Collection

May 10, 2017

At Silsal we adore colors. From rich green to on-trend coral, we understand that they have the power to lift our mood and even calm our anxiety. But, while we all have a different favorite, there is one color that unites us all: turquoise. And it seems it isn’t just the Silsal team who are […]

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Silsal Staff Picks

April 6, 2017

Here at Silsal, we give them same amount of consideration and focus to each and every product we design – from coffee cups to tables, and dinner sets to keepsake boxes. All our items are dreamed up, designed and fine-tuned by the Silsal staff in our Dubai Design District HQ. Then, we work with our […]

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Behind the Design: Ghida Collection

March 16, 2017

Crisp white paired with vibrant blue has always been a classic combination! Silsal makes the most of this perfect pairing with the Ghida collection – a bold and modern choice for your home. Featuring everything from traditional dinner plate sets to statement platters, and modern vases to matching Arabic coffee cups, it has a bold […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

March 5, 2017

It’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to cement your place as your mum’s favorite child. And while you could always give her a bouquet or box of chocolates, here are some alternatives that will put a smile on her face and help say thank you for all that she does. Whether you […]

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Behind The Design Of Odette Collection

February 26, 2017

Bring the outdoors in with Silsal’s Odette collection. A labor of love, it was inspired by Silsal founder Samar Habayeb’s childhood spent exploring her grandmother Odette’s lush garden. Full of birds, native flowers and peacocks, it was the starting point for the collection, which features organic patterns and shapes found in the Middle East and […]

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Behind the Design: Accents Collection

February 1, 2017

Accents, also known as diacritics, have the power to change the meaning of words. They have been used for centuries, to emphasize letters and provide phonetic direction. Whether neat dots, perfect curls or tide-like strokes, these small glyphs are not only central to language, but they are beautifully decorative elements in their own right. Our […]

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Behind the Collection: Maghribi Collection

January 19, 2017

Developed in North Africa and later in Spain, the Maghribi script’s imperfect bowls and swooping curves weren’t traditionally considered as beautiful or impressive as the likes of Thuluth or Kufic. In the imperfections however, we at Silsal saw a unique beauty. Our Maghribi collection celebrates the script, capturing the originality of its irregular lettering – […]

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Behind the Design: Diwani Collection

November 24, 2016

Stretching from Europe, through Asia, to the Horn of Africa, the Ottoman Empire was synonymous with eccentricity, grandeur and power. Diwani was the most famous and grand of all Ottoman scripts, and used predominantly by Ottoman royalty. The script is characterised by lively curves, which are accentuated by a slight slant, its coiling glyphs unravelling […]

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From Farm to Table: Decorating with Fruits & Vegetables

September 25, 2016

With friends’ gatherings firmly back in fashion, hosting a dinner can consume a lot of time and energy – from selecting a menu and spring-cleaning the house, to the piece de resistance, to creating the perfect dining table. And while flowers are traditional, if you’re fed up of peonies and bored of baby’s breath, then […]

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Behind the Design: Kalimat Collection

September 25, 2016

Arabic calligraphy, with its undulating, organic shapes and infinite beauty, has long inspired us here at Silsal Design House. While creating the Kalimat collection, we were inspired by the beautifully intertwined Diwani style of calligraphy, which was conceived in the Ottoman Empire during the 16th century.  Using the Diwani calligraphy as a starting point, we […]

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Behind the Design: Tarateesh Collection

September 25, 2016

At Silsal, we are inspired by beautiful, interesting designs. Calligraphy, particularly Arabic calligraphy, with its elaborate shapes and flowing forms, has always captured our imagination. And while we appreciate seeing calligraphy in grand architecture and expensive works of art, we wanted to create something more accessible, something that can be cherished every day. We wanted […]

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