Discover the UAE’s most unique shopping experience at the Sofa Studio’s ‘shop in shop’ concept at The Courtyard in Al Quoz.
Perched discreetly to the side of The Courtyard’s back entrance is a single door and a narrow staircase. At the top, lies an expansive, warehouse style space, brimming with colors, textiles and objets d’art. Within the space are four individual brands which combined, are home to a truly one of its kind arts community, in the hub of Dubai’s creative district.
Color in the Street is a funky vibrant brand with a great collection of home accessories and gifts. Specialising in (wipe clean) table-cloths, with an amazing array of patterns, colors and designs, these cloths are a must-have for anyone with kids!
Life according to Vita comprises a colorful and eclectic mix of vintage, ethnic and new gifts, home accessories, jewellery and fashion, inspired by owner, Karlijn’s extensive travels. She also stocks a number of sought-after labels including Ibride, Loveramics, Hipanema and LA-based Ettika.
At Create!, you can attend creative workshops, create your own art, take an art course and enjoy a regularly-changing pop up shop / gallery which is available for any artist or craftsman/woman to take over for a week and sell their work.
And the venue’s namesake, The Sofa Studio, is a leading and established one-stop shop for all your home interior needs including wallpapers, fabrics, lamps, rugs, cushions, curtains and upholstery. An extensive range of world-leading brands is represented.
The owners of each ‘shop’ are European but with their backgrounds as long-time expats, they have each developed an international flair and an assorted collection of perfect gift ideas and accessories for both the home and their owners. There are items at every price point from practical and inexpensive kitchen items and stationary to affordable original art, painted by locally-based artists and an assortment of fantastic rugs. The Sofa Studio has a true community feel and is an ideal place to meet and mingle with other creatively minded people in the city.
About Sofa Studio
Sofa Studio, Color in the Street, Life According to Vita and Create! are a collection of brands represented in a ‘shop in shop’ format. The first of their kind in the UAE, they specialise in unique gifts, home accessories, fashion, jewellery, fabrics and furnishing, by both international labels and the owners’ own designs.
Location details: The Courtyard, Street 6a, Al Quoz, Dubai
Opening hours: Sun – Thurs 0900 – 1700 / Sat – 0900 – 1300 / Fri – closed