Italy’s best kept secret: Amalfi

On our visit to Italy this time, we went through the usual Rome-Florence-Venice routine, and then on a whim, or perhaps because friends raved about it, took a leisurely drive along the Amalfi coastline. And what an experience awaited us! READ MORE

Published On: November 8, 2017
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Luxurious Villas: Bollywood Celebrities Invest in Dubai

For some time now, celebrity have been gravitating towards the luxurious villas nestled in the heart of Dubai. Among these investors are an elite group of Bollywood stars who have dazzled audiences with their stunning performances over the years.   READ MORE

Published On: October 22, 2017
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Landscape Design and Garden Design: What’s the Difference?

You may be wondering what the difference between landscape design and garden design? We all want to have a beautiful and functional outdoor space that we can enjoy. A place to escape the hustle and bustle of life in our READ MORE

Published On: October 15, 2017

Interior Designers in Dubai: Tips to Create Space and Flow

You’ve spent a lot of time and money to turn your villa into your personal sanctuary. However, finding the right items for your home is only half the battle. The professional interior designers in Dubai at Milestone are here to READ MORE

Published On: October 8, 2017
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Decorating With Colour: Turquoise

Few colours are as playful and stunning as turquoise. Whether you’re using it for an accent wall or as a decorative accent, this vibrant colour can be whimsical, bold, lively, or dreamy.     Why Decorate with Turquoise Turquoise is READ MORE

Published On: October 2, 2017

5 Questions to Ask Before Starting Your Home Extension

Home extensions can be both exciting and daunting. On one hand, you are adding to your villa. On the other hand, there are so many pieces of the puzzle to consider. After building beautiful home extensions throughout Dubai and the READ MORE

Published On: September 24, 2017

Green Thumbs Up: 5 Tips to Create a Lavish Green Garden

Gardening is a rewarding pursuit. At Milestone, we are in love with the entire garden design process. However, there’s so much to learn, and only so much you can absorb in a single growing season. So we’ve come up with READ MORE

Published On: September 17, 2017
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Interior Design: 5 Things You Need to Know

Interior design comes naturally to some people.   For others, it takes an education and the help of a professional interior designer to be able to create beautiful spaces.       Whether you know what you want but are READ MORE

Published On: September 10, 2017

7 Reasons to Add an Indoor Water Feature

Have you been considering adding an indoor water feature to your home or office? There are so many reasons for adding a water feature to your interior design scheme, to include health benefits and general aesthetics. Here are a eight READ MORE

Published On: September 3, 2017

The Benefits of Villa Extensions: What You Need to Know!

When it comes time to renovate your villa, there are many benefits. Expanding your home provides an opportunity to express your individuality and style through your home, while simultaneously providing the space you need to live your life to the READ MORE

Published On: August 27, 2017

Home Remodeling: Start from the Ground Up with Your Flooring

Are you thinking about renovating your villa? Consider starting from the ground up and replace that old, outdated flooring! With all of the flooring options there’s a great deal to consider and it can feel overwhelming. Not to worry. The READ MORE

Published On: August 20, 2017

Four Benefits of Custom Furniture and Cabinetry

What better way to elevate your interior design than with an exceptional piece of custom designed furniture that speaks to the heart of your personal tastes? At Milestone, we believe in thoughtful design, extraordinary craftsmanship, and innovation. Our custom made READ MORE

Published On: August 13, 2017

Bathroom Makeover: 5 Things You Need to Know

From outdated flooring and fixtures to funky colored tile, most homeowners know the first place a villa starts to show dating or wear and tear is in the bathroom. So it’s no surprise that when it comes to home improvement READ MORE

Published On: August 6, 2017

Tips for Painting Your Interior

Instantly elevate your interior from drab to fab with a fresh coat of paint! Why do we find one space appealing and others unsettling or mundane? Why are we attracted to one color over another? Whether architectural or in products, READ MORE

Published On: July 23, 2017

Eco Friendly Sustainable Interior Design

Aside from considering the aesthetics and safety of a space, one must also consider adding eco-friendly accents to their interior design scheme. Decorating a villa while considering the environment and the health and wellness of the people enjoying your space READ MORE

Published On: July 16, 2017

Landscaping with Pergolas

Installing a pergola is one of the best ways to enhance your landscape design and maximize your functional outdoor space. Your pergola provides a versatile option to elevate your landscape design, creating a separate space to enjoy with family and READ MORE

Published On: July 9, 2017

10 Commandments of Landscaping

When executed correctly, landscaping projects look fantastic and add value to your villa. With all of the design variables, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed , especially when the new villa you are moving into is only a sanded property with READ MORE

Published On: July 2, 2017

Planning a Rooftop Garden

Landscaping in Dubai can be challenging if you reside in the city limits. Luckily you have options! Rooftop gardens aren’t a new concept. City residents have been transforming the sky-high city landscape by tucking plants and flowers away on fire READ MORE

Published On: June 25, 2017

Five Things to Know Before Designing Your Home Interiors

As a premier interior design company in Dubai we know the ins and out of all the things in interior design. Many things come instinctively to certain people, such as painting, sculpting, or composing music. For the design team at READ MORE

Published On: June 18, 2017

5 Simple Ways to Add Color to Your Landscape

Landscaping in Dubai with color doesn’t have to be difficult, and it certainly doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Color comes from a variety of sources and can easily transform your landscape design. By incorporating colorful accent furniture, garden art, READ MORE

Published On: June 11, 2017

Get Ready For Winter to Come Into Your Home

Summer is on our doorsteps and it’s officially the time of year to spruce up your home interior design. From seasonal cleaning and decluttering to refurbishing your décor and refreshing your villa, here are a few quick and easy tricks READ MORE

Published On: June 3, 2017

Make the Most of A Tiny Garden Space

For those who live villas with small backyards or have terrace gardens in penthouses, creating an outdoor space where you can relax and entertain can be a challenge. Designers in Dubai have been helping homeowners get high return on their READ MORE

Published On: May 28, 2017

Tips for Small Space Seating Arrangements

Just because your home isn’t large and expansive, doesn’t mean you can’t host family and friends in style. Whether you’re creating a cozy apartment or designing a separate sitting area within a larger room, you can make the most of READ MORE

Published On: May 21, 2017

Understanding Landscape Lighting Terms

The trees, plants, and architecture surrounding your home or business creates a beautiful scene during the day. However, once night falls, your lovely landscape design disappears into the darkness unless you use outdoor lighting. With proper lighting, you can light READ MORE

Published On: May 14, 2017

5 Tips for Choosing an Interior Designer

Whether you’re remodeling your entire villa or looking to redecorate a single room, selecting an interior designer in Dubai can be a difficult task. As a client and the beneficiary of the final product, you want everything to be perfect READ MORE

Published On: May 7, 2017

Tips to Illuminate Your Yard with Landscape Lighting

When it comes to home improvement, landscape lighting is often overlooked. However, landscape lighting is one of the least-obstructive design projects you can undertake. You can update your lighting and not have to move out or sacrifice any living space, READ MORE

Published On: April 23, 2017

Five Reasons to Add Plants to Your Interior Design

Your villa is your sanctuary, yet adding greenery to the interior of your home has become an afterthought for most homeowners. The more negative experiences homeowners have with plants, the more likely they will avoid incorporating live plants into their READ MORE

Published On: April 16, 2017

5 Reasons to Get a Pergola Before Summer

Installing a pergola this year is one of the best ways to beat the heat that comes with the season! In fact, building a pergola is one of the most rewarding decisions you can make for you backyard sanctuary. Pergola READ MORE

Published On: April 9, 2017

4 Essential Zones for an Outstanding Backyard

Are you tired of having your backyard lack that “wow” factor? Is your backyard not so useful and it is hard for you to entertain unless you get a catering company and hired furniture? Whether you are looking to upgrade READ MORE

Published On: April 2, 2017

Top Trends for Adding Interior Landscape

Interior landscape design is continually developing and evolving. Trends are always on the move, and it’s important to be up to date on the latest and greatest designs. 2017 is all about injecting life into your interior space. Come on, READ MORE

Published On: March 26, 2017

Eco Friendly Landscape Design Trends for 2017

Homeowners are shifting towards smart landscape solutions, which means we’re finding innovative and creative ways to adapt to environmental elements, making continued advances in technology and taking outdoor living to the next level ! At the same time, 2017 returns READ MORE

Published On: March 19, 2017

2017 Trends in Backyard Design: What’s Hot Now

Whether your backyard is a small plot of land, a terrace in a penthouse or a large space with plenty of trees and added features, you want it to improve the beauty and character of your villa. Whatever the size READ MORE

Published On: March 12, 2017

5 Interior Design Trends to Watch for in 2017

If 2016 was a little unpredictable for interior design trends, 2017 is looking to be a boundary-pushing year for interiors. From tech savvy additions to jaw-dropping colors, we’ve compiled a list of trends to be on the lookout for in READ MORE

Published On: March 5, 2017

Keep Those Treasures – Tips to Upcycle and Repurpose Old Furniture

Do you have old things lying in storage that you simply can’t bare to part with? Items from travel, old pieces of furniture and sentimental keepsakes, all tucked away until we find a place to showcase them again. Well if READ MORE

Published On: February 26, 2017

How to Enhance Your Landscape with Water Features

Your landscape often sets the stage for your home’s interior, so why not make the most of it? One way to strengthen your landscape and enhance your curb appeal is to add imaginative and unique water features. From fountains and READ MORE

Published On: February 19, 2017

Creative Ways to Create Indoor – Outdoor Connections

Having a strong connections between your indoor and outdoor design schemes can make your home feel more expansive, fill your space with light, and can encourage flow between indoor and outdoor rooms. In fact, there are few design changes that READ MORE

Published On: February 12, 2017

7 Tips to Create the Illusion of Expansive Space

There are loads of ways to “open up” your living space by tricking the eye into believing that your home is much, much larger than it actually is. Creating expansive space doesn’t always require tearing down a wall or a READ MORE

Published On: February 6, 2017

Exterior Design Principles Everyone Should Know

We all want a magnificent home that stands out amongst the rest. However, we also want a villa that blends with its natural environment and neighborhood. Designing the exterior of a home can be a complex process of color choices, READ MORE

Published On: January 21, 2017

Smart Interior Design Ideas for Small Spaces

Whether you’re decorating a small office, modest villa, or a petite room in your home, the dimensions don’t have to limit your design possibilities. With a little creativity and strategic planning, it’s possible to transform your small space into the READ MORE

Published On: January 17, 2017

10 Exterior Designs that Will Blow Your Mind

We’ve talked about ways to improve your exterior and backyard with amazing design ideas, sizzling outdoor kitchens, gorgeous pools, and lush gardens, so we thought it would be fun to show you a few awe-inspiring designs that surely turned a READ MORE

Published On: January 10, 2017

Top Interior Design Trends for 2017

Every year, as summer slowly fades into fall, professionals from the interior design world start talking about their expectations and predictions for the upcoming year. It seems like yesterday we were celebrating the new year. Yet here we are, rounding READ MORE

Published On: January 3, 2017

Tips for Designing an Outdoor Kitchens that Really Cooks

Dining al fresco is only part of the fun.  The dinner party really starts to sizzle when you serve the entire cooking experience outside!  An outdoor kitchen not only allows you to cook, eat and entertain without having to book READ MORE

Published On: December 13, 2016

Pergola Design Tips for Your Outdoor Retreat

Backyards have become a true expansion of the home.  When properly landscaped and designed, your backyard will provide additional outdoor living space where you can spend time entertaining family and friends.   Pergolas are architectural garden hardscapes that became popular during READ MORE

Published On: December 13, 2016

Design Ideas for a Modern Office

Your office is more than just a place to work.  Your office is a humming hive of engagement and activity!  Whether your organization runs in a traditional office setting or your company operates out of a home office, this space READ MORE

Published On: December 12, 2016

A Delightful Dip: Tips for Building the Perfect Pool

The advantages of having your own swimming pool are well known. Not only will a pool provide hours of fun creating a lifetime of memories, but the right pool will increase the value of your property. Whether it’s in-ground or READ MORE

Published On: December 12, 2016

10 Questions to Ask Your Landscape Designer

10 Questions to Ask Your Landscape Designer Designing your outdoor space can be overwhelming, but working with a landscape architect doesn’t have to be. Here are a few helpful questions to ask your potential landscape designer to ensure that they READ MORE

Published On: October 30, 2016

10 Tips to Enhance Your Landscape Design

10 Tips to Enhance Your Landscape Design Many people ask me what it takes to create a great landscape design. First, you need to consider what you want to do with your space. How much time will you spend in READ MORE

Published On: October 23, 2016

5 Tips to Improve Your Interior Decor

Just like you, every once and awhile I need to change things up. From subtle accents to innovative additions, here are a few of my favorite trends to enhance your décor while improving your demeanor! Bring the Outdoors Inside There’s READ MORE

Published On: October 11, 2016

Modern Landscape Design Ideas for the Minimalists

  I absolutely love incorporating modern and minimalist themes to enhance landscaping.  Personally, it truly is my favorite choice for landscape design.  I am attracted to the simplicity of lines, linear structure, neutral color pallet, innovative materials and focus on READ MORE

Published On: October 1, 2016

How to Bring the Mediterranean Vibe Into Your Garden

Do you ever wish that you could enter the Mediterranean coast but by stepping outside your door?  Perhaps you have visited the Mediterranean on holiday.   Or maybe you admire the Mediterranean from a far, combing through pictures on the internet. READ MORE

Published On: September 24, 2016

Creating Your Personal Zen Garden

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to create a space in the comforts of your backyard to relax and feel at peace?  That’s precisely what happens when you create your own Japanese garden. Japanese landscapes are created to be spaces of meditation READ MORE

Published On: September 17, 2016

Design a Backyard That’s Perfect for a Rocking Party!

What good is a back yard if you can’t enjoy it with our family and friends?  There are few things in life that can compare to creating lasting memories.  Whether you are looking to throw a rocking party for the READ MORE

Published On: September 7, 2016

Garden Designs Inspired by Your Travels

Would you like to turn your home into a holiday destination? Traveling creates lasting memories, where even the smallest memento can take us back in time to the sights, sounds, smells and emotions we experienced during our adventures.  For all READ MORE

Published On: September 3, 2016

Landscape Secrets

Landscape Designer Dubai | 5 Secrets To Inexpensive Upgrades   Landscape designer Dubai: Design your exteriors with perfect planning that enhances your lifestyle Go back to a place you love, everyday. Make it so comfortable that you feel relaxed! One READ MORE

Published On: August 25, 2016

Pool Design Dubai: 9 Great Reasons To Have A Pool In Your Villa

1. Pool design Dubai: Create an outdoor resort at home A well-designed swimming pool isn’t just a tank of water. It can turn your garden into an elegant outdoor oasis. With waterfalls, vanishing edges and other unique amenities, a pool can READ MORE

Published On: August 25, 2016

Revitalize Your Walls

Wall Decor | 8 Ways To Revitalize & Balance Your Space   Wall decor: Bring harmony and vitality. Use colors, accessories, design features, lighting, paintings, cladding, vertical gardens and wall paper   Wall decor: Walls, ceiling and flooring form the READ MORE

Published On: August 25, 2016

Ponds Dubai | 24 Compelling Ways To Make Your Villa Complete

Ponds Dubai: A well designed pond completes your villa and inspires the onlooker. 24 ideas that your Dubai villa can also have. To view 24 different styles of ponds Dubai you too can have click on the images below: Fill READ MORE

Published On: August 25, 2016

9 Ways To Make Your Friends Envy Your Garden

Garden Dubai: Soil preparation, adding Perlite, removing weeds, fertilizer tips, organic fertilizer, mowing, woodwork varnishing   Garden: It is easier to maintain your garden if you take the following steps. 1. Garden: Soil preparation   Healthy soil preparation will allow READ MORE

Published On: August 18, 2016

6 Interior Design Basics You Need To Know

Interior design: Understanding your needs, effective space, use of materials, lighting, accessorizing, flooring Is it  time for you to have new interiors? Or are you moving to a new villa? Perhaps you are very creative, house proud, interested in living READ MORE

Published On: August 18, 2016

Swimming Pool | 5 Basic Points To Consider Before Ordering

Swimming pool: Standard features, quotations should include, cleaning & hygiene, optimum size & high water table issues Have you just moved to a new villa? Or are you buying an old property and wish to build a pool to entertain? READ MORE

Published On: August 18, 2016

Ceiling Design | 12 Ways You Can Increase Your Home’s Value

Ceiling design: Rentals, existing ceilings, MDF sheets, Mashrabiya, rooms, wooden paneling, green, kitchen & bathrooms Ceiling design is as important as flooring and walls. All 3 are important aspects of any interior design. In what way can ceilings enhance your READ MORE

Published On: August 18, 2016

Indoor Plants Easy Care

Indoor plants: Selection & placing, Ficus, how to care, common problems, self watering planters Are you fond of plants and believe that your house or office will come alive when there are plants in the space? Your plants will give READ MORE

Published On: August 18, 2016

Garden Design

Landscaping Styles Deciding which theme you want to choose for your garden All New Gated Communities are made in Different styles of Architecture in Dubai. Each one chooses a villa that best suits their preference for style, space, layout, convenience READ MORE

Published On: August 18, 2016

Building Exciting Outdoor Kitchens

Are you really fond of cooking? Do you really love to cook outdoors, entertain friends, eat healthy grilled food, bake pizzas and enjoy the outdoor life?   Building a concrete permanent barbeque station allows one to set up tabletop Barbeque READ MORE

Published On: August 18, 2016

Swimming pools are prominent features in the UAE’s landscape

The most expensive landscaping element per square meter, swimming pools have become works of art, with technologically advanced features such as improved pumps, fountains, jets, LED lighting, filtration systems, covers and automatic cleaning systems with Chlorine free units and heat READ MORE

Published On: July 19, 2016

Why is ceiling so important to address when you do Interiors ?

Ceiling, flooring and walls define a space. Each one of them are of prime importance whilst designing your Interiors as ceiling is a big mass that is seen. Ceiling height is very important before you think of what to do. READ MORE

Published On: July 19, 2016

Spruce up Your Garden for the Winter Party Season

  Winter is fast approaching and it will get progressively cooler from now onwards. It’s already party time in Dubai and the UAE. Let’s look at some of the ways we can spruce up our garden to build useful, functional READ MORE

Published On: July 19, 2016

7 Landscaping and Garden Trends for 2016

Before we begin with the trending ideas for Gardens, it is important to look at the economic scenario we are faced with today. The reason is simple. The times that we live in, greatly influence the choices that we make. READ MORE

Published On: July 19, 2016

Water Fountains Dubai: 80+ Ideas To Revitalize Your Garden

Water fountains Dubai: Create amazing focal points for the backyard. Build a tranquil water feature and create a relaxing retreat in your own yard. Water fountains appeal to a number of our senses – sight, sound, touch and movement. Water READ MORE

Published On: July 18, 2016