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A Saffron Souk Spring Clean

A Saffron Souk Spring Clean

If you’re anything like the Saffron Souk ladies, you’re prone to a bit of hoarding. Stashing away bits and bobs that you’re sure will come in handy one day is becoming quite a habit around here. Every now and then, a good clear out and tidy up is a...
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Art at your local online marketplace…

Art at your local online marketplace…

March has been such an extraordinary month for art and design here in the UAE. Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve been as captivated as us by the incredible events that have been going on around town over the past few weeks, like Art...
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Design Days Dubai 2015

Design Days Dubai 2015

Can you believe we visited Design Days Dubai a whopping 3 times over the length of Art Week Dubai? We were shocked ourselves, but this year this annual product and furniture design fair pulled out all the stops, meaning it was too hard for Saffron Souk to resist...
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Cushion Culture…

Cushion Culture…

All March long we are celebrating the art of living at Saffron Souk, & after a hunt around the marketplace for a little interior inspiration we had our socks blown off! Those Gulf based makers & merchants we all love have the most amazing selection of artisan...
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A Gulf Interior Dream Pairing…

A Gulf Interior Dream Pairing…

We are just a little bit excited in our Saffron Souk, and it’s not hard to see why, with the arrival of Lumitrix.com bringing us striking photographic prints that up until now had been difficult to find in the region. We were lucky enough to meet some of...
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Rekindle: Turning Waste into Handmade Goodness

Rekindle: Turning Waste into Handmade Goodness

We recently received a gorgeous gift through the doors of our Saffron Souk.  And not just any old gift –  but a handmade treat that had winged it’s way from New Zealand to Dubai all wrapped up in some quirky packaging, with a little story to top...
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Kids Interior ideas at Saffron Souk…

Kids Interior ideas at Saffron Souk…

With the Gulf summer season in full swing we have been thinking of ways to occupy our forced hibernation over the next couple of months, and with all the gorgeous new finds just in at the Saffron Souk market, it’s the perfect time to go bold with decorating kids...
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Dubai Festival of Lights

Dubai Festival of Lights

The Dubai Festival of Lights 2014 really lit up our downtown world! This 10 day festival of light and art that took place at Downtown Dubai was the icing on the cultural cake of March. But most importantly it reminded us how lucky we are to be surrounded by such well...
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Never Forget…

Never Forget…

Are you like Team Saffron Souk, and often forget to explore all that cultural craziness right on your street front? This fabulous little activity book for the young & old at heart, features the under appreciated areas of the city of Dubai through quirky hand...
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Sofa Studio…

Sofa Studio…

Have you been to Sofa Studio in Al Quoz, Dubai? Its nestled in upstairs at the Courtyard and is a firm favourite for the Saffron Souk team to spend a few dirhams… Sofa Studio is located at the opposite end of the Courtyard to The Lime Tree Cafe (another reason...
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Bench Mark. A project for Quoz at thejamjar…

Bench Mark. A project for Quoz at thejamjar…

Did you see the fun benches scattered around Al Quoz, Dubai over the weekend? Saffron Souk did and we loved them, especially because we had been lucky enough to witness these objects come to life the previous week…  Leading up to the arts festival QUOZ...
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The Garden at Fashion Forward Dxb 2013…

The Garden at Fashion Forward Dxb 2013…

The Saffron Souk ladies had a blast taking in the super cool atmosphere and neon hot talent at Fashion Forward Dubai, Season 2 (FFWD). And although we were blinded by the top notch spot of people watching on offer, we did (for a moment) see past the glamorous haze of...
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Getting with the Colour program…

Getting with the Colour program…

Ever been told you look tired when you are feeling as bright as a button?  Want to know how to avoid comments like this and look amazing (even when you are feeling a little worse for wear)? Then stylist Ingrid of Simply Be! is your lady. She is a super-star...
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Al Bidayah Mosque – a Local UAE Treasure

Al Bidayah Mosque – a Local UAE Treasure

If you’re looking to get out of town for a day trip or a sneaky weekend away, a drive over to the UAE’s east coast might just be the thing for you. We love the relaxed pace of life in Fujairah and we can’t resist a visit to the stunning Al Bidiyah...
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Art Evening @ The Archive with Paul Smith

Art Evening @ The Archive with Paul Smith

Back in May (yes its taken us a while to tell the story!), Saffron Souk attended another fab event at Dubai’s favourite venue, The Archive. Where Paul Smith staged a night of art, fashion and music within the surreal setting of Safa Park. Saffron Souk had a...
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The Design House @ Objects & Elements

The Design House @ Objects & Elements

Saffron Souk popped into the launch of ‘The Design House’ at Objects & Elements in Al Quoz, Dubai. Well done ladies! This fresh on the block selection of talented ladies with their own independent boutiques, showcase some very tempting...
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