Zoya Sakr and Rudolf Jabre

Jumeirah Islands, Dubai
Tuesday , 02 July 2013

This online publishing couple, the founders of gheir.com and ra2ed.com, only moved into their home in the prestigious Jumeirah Island community at the beginning of the year, yet already they’ve made their mark. Zoya and Rudolf’s design brief was simple. “We picked an item in each room as a focal point and went for pieces and colours to complement it,” explains Zoya. One such item is her favourite designer find. “We love the Fendi sofa,” she enthuses, adding, “I thiknk you should always dress your home like you would dress yourself.”

But it’s actually outside of the house, the outdoor pergola, that gets her vote as her favourite ‘room’. “It’s such a relaxing place. We use it for entertaining, but I also love having my breakfast out there, all alone. It’s a great way to start the day.”