The Designers' Studio

Noelene is an experienced Development Architect with a demonstrated history of working within the commercial, residential and hospitality industry. She has an appreciation for design and art, understanding how materials, colours and furnishing all work together to create a balanced outcome. Mother of two, Dubai has been called home for the last 10 years; she understands the pressure of working within such a rich and culturally diverse setting as the UAE and loves giving back to the community through thoughtful, sustainable design.


With more than 10 years of international design and business development experience, across Africa and the Middle East. She has worked with some exceptional clients including Versace and Forbes on projects like the award winning Palazzo Versace Hotel, D1 tower Al Jadaf, and Emirates Financial Towers DIFC.  Versace was featured in various magazines and also awarded as the best ‘Luxury Brand Hotel’ in the Middle East at the 10th annual World Luxury Hotel Awards. She has worked on the refurbishment and new builds of various Capital Clubs in Dubai and across Africa -The Capital Club being voted among the top 10 Business clubs in the world.


With a passion for design, she believes that spaces change and shape the way we move through and live in them, we should design empathetically, with precision being intentionally mindful of what we create. For her it is about finding that perfect balance, both professionally in design and personally at home.