Quentin Tarantino’s ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD visits 1969 Los Angeles, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. A large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden […]

Karim Mekhtigian

Karim Mekhtigian, the founder and CEO of the prestigious Alchemy Design Studio, stands out among Egypt’s leading designers. His exceptional ability to blend past, present and future in the creative world and his continuous exploration of new avenues to embed elements of local culture into contemporary designs, has helped transform the Egyptian design landscape. In […]

Sammy’s Beach Bar

Along Marsa Matruh’s clear coastline with its turquoise waters and unrivalled seafront views, lies Almaza Bay, which has quickly gained a reputation as the North Coast’s perfect holiday destination. In the picturesque summer resort that has become famous for its cool ambiance and serene summer nights, now comes Sammy’s Beach Bar. This fresh take on […]

Ahmed Hussein

In the quiet district of Heliopolis, on the famous El Mirghani street, lies the latest masterpiece by acclaimed interior designer, Ahmed Hussein. Hussein, who has designed homes for some of the country’s most prominent figures and celebrities, has just completed his latest creation, which evokes the beauty and elegance of Paris and Rome in Cairo. […]

Madar Interiors

Stepping into the forefront of the business her father established, Lobna Farid has big dreams for her company, Madar Home Signatures. eniGma’s Mana Swadek sat down with the CEO to learn about the challenges she faced and how she plans to make her mark. A long-established name in the Egyptian market, Madar Home Signatures is […]

Idia Design by Ehab Mokhtar

Architect Ehab Mokhtar, the man behind IDIA Design, has been in business for over a quarter of a century. Always determined to create a well-rounded experience for his clients, Mokhtar values quality over quantity and makes sure his clients walk away pleased with their overall experience. eniGma’s Mana Swadek sat down with the architect to […]


Since first opening its doors in 2003 in Cairo’s Mohandessin district, C.Reality has established itself as one of the country’s finest design houses. Especially known for their locally produced, high quality, modern, sleek furniture, the company moved into larger premises in the trendy Zamalek neighbourhood in 2016. C.Reality’s founder, Amir Dous, sat for a chat […]


Growing up, Dalia El Halawany was known as a master storyteller in the making, with an obvious passion for art. Today, she is one of Egypt’s most prominent interior designers. With 14 years of experience under her belt, she has successfully positioned her brand, BLIS (Better Life Innovation Studios), as a destination for effortless sophistication […]

Mono Design House

Noha Mohsen and her husband Mohamed Salah El-Din are the dynamic duo behind Mono Design House. Headquartered in Cairo, their work has garnered a lot of admirers and clients across the region, from El Gouna to Jeddah and beyond. Despite the couple’s constant travel, eniGma’s Farida El Sayed was able to grab coffee with Mohsen […]

Doaa El Damaty

Established in Alexandria in 2017, The Gold Leaf, has already garnered a cult following in the Pearl of the Mediterranean and its reputation for superior interior design is steadily spreading to other parts of the country. Founded by interior designer Doaa El Damaty, The Gold Leaf’s unique mix of contemporary and post-modern aesthetics has singled […]


Enlighten, the cutting edge lighting-design company that was established in 2008 by Noha Mohsen, as a shop selling chandeliers and lampshades, recently opened a stunning new showroom and workspace in Zamalek that brilliantly fuses art and design. Over the past ten years, Mohsen has successfully established Enlighten’s status as the preeminent lighting design brand for […]

Ixina Kitchens

At the heart of every home is the kitchen, from whence all good things emanate. It’s where nutritious, healthy meals are prepared; where families laugh or argue as they enjoy those meals; and it’s the home space that most defines the occupants’ personalities. Given the importance of the kitchen in our modern lives, it’s only […]

The Urban Exotic Guide

Catering to a niche of a different taste, Marina Home specialises in urban exotic interior options. Making each shopping trip an unparalleled experience, the exclusive brand offers a variety of different categories supplied by 160 factories around the world. We visited their newest branch at Mall of Egypt to discover eight pieces of art that […]