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Jumeirah Creekside Hotel showcases its contemporary design and art collection

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel showcases its contemporary design and art collection

Dubai, 13 April 2013: Jumeirah Creekside Hotel is a contemporary lifestyle hotel, firmly rooted in the essence of the local culture. The hotel brings together distinctive architectural features, design furniture and a specially commissioned art collection.

Architecture and Design at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel

Designed by architectural firm RMJM and interior design firm Magus Designs, the hotel brings together a fusion of contemporary design and distinctive architectural features, with exposed concrete walls, high glass ceilings, culturally inspired carpet designs and a glass bottomed infinity pool overlooking the lobby. Aside from these rich design features, the hotel boasts unique design furniture and objects – namely two Moraine sofas by world renowned architect Zaha Hadid and specially commissioned centre-pieces by designer Tom Price. The hotel was designed to house an art collection, which was conceived in the initial stages of the development of the hotel by the hotel owner Dubai Duty Free and operator Jumeirah Group. 

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel Art Collection

The Jumeirah Creekside Hotel art collection has been specially commissioned to connect the hotel to the region’s vibrant art and cultural heritage. Providing a renewed perspective on Middle Eastern Contemporary Art, the collection is playfully arranged throughout the hotel and its grounds. As a fully integrated part of the hotel environment, these works can be discovered by guests through a series of chance encounters. Comprising of 482 works by 51 contemporary artists and spanning different media including painting, sculptures, videos, limited edition series and mixed media works, the collection, curated by Camelia Esmaili founder of l’Atelier Camelia, brings together both acclaimed artists and emerging talents from the region such as Halim Al Karim, Rokni Haerizadeh, Kader Attia, Zoulikha Bouabdellah, Tala Madani, Lateefa Bint Maktoum and Abdulnasser Gharem.

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About Jumeirah Creekside:

Jumeirah Creekside is a luxurious hotel located at the heart of Dubai and overlooking the Dubai Creek, just minutes away of the airport. The Hotel houses a specially commissioned art collection, resulting in a modern and dynamic destination, yet inspired by tradition. Bringing together a fusion of contemporary design and distinct architectural features, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel boasts 292 spacious rooms and suites, The Aviation Club, one of the city’s most popular health club, the award-winning Akaru Spa and a collection of five diverse restaurants which offer a vibrant selection of culinary experiences.

About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living; the spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme.  

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For further information please contact:
Yasmeen AbuamerArts & Culture Programme Manager
Jumeirah Creekside Hotel
PO Box 78377, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 
Telephone: + 971-4-230-8555
Email: yasmeen.abuamer@jumeirah.com 
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com

Alba Oliveras
Assistant Communications ManagerJumeirah Creekside Hotel 
PO Box 78377, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 
Email: alba.oliveras@jumeirah.com
Telephone: + 971-4-230-8555
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com