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Desert Designs

King Abdullah Street | Akrabiya, Al Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia
+966 13 889 4747
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Excellent shop

Visited early January to buy some traditional gift for our outgoing colleague.amole parking infront... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
sherpao
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Desert Designs

I found this shop vastly over priced and sadly I would not recommend to anyone, a lot of the goods... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Jerri G
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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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We do close on weekdays from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM everyday except Saturday where we are open all day from 9:00AM to 9:00PM A family run business since 1990, Desert Designs has grown manifold from the store opened in a desert tent, to its flagship storefront on King Abdullah Street in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. Come Visit Us and browse our vast collection of personally curated products, ranging from tribal Bedouin arts brought especially for you from the desert, to modern executive gifts always created keeping the heritage of Islamic design in the forefront. Artists and Artisans are both given equal importance at Desert Designs. Host to its own contemporary art gallery, we continue to provide a platform for both upcoming and known local artists. And then there is Cafea Arab, offering gourmet coffees and teas both hot and cold, to complete your ultimate shopping experience. OUR MISSION Create and promote culture, art, heritage and design through our space, products and services. OUR VISION Inspiring cultural value within your lifestyle. BRAND PROMISE Fusing Culture and Design.
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“coffee shop” (7 reviews)
“cafe upstairs” (4 reviews)
“unique items” (4 reviews)
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King Abdullah Street | Akrabiya, Al Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited early January to buy some traditional gift for our outgoing colleague.amole parking infront of shop and free. Spacious shop with very friendly English/Arabic and Urdu speaking staff.very cooperative. They made my shopping very comfortable. Prices are reasonable for a shop like this.there are fixed...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I found this shop vastly over priced and sadly I would not recommend to anyone, a lot of the goods there are quite nice but 3 times the price of anywhere else and if you go to the back streets of khobar the same things...More

Thank Jerri G
Raneen, Manager at Desert Designs, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Hello, Sorry to hear that you had this experience with us. We strive to keep our prices the lowest with the quality you receive. We challenge oursleves to be competitive and unique. We pride ourselves that Our items will not be found anywhere is the...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Great place, great selection of items, very good customer experience, relax ambiance, a nice coffeeshop upstairs. Its always a pleasure to visit. Highly recommended.

Thank Luis_Arabia
Raneen, Manager at Desert Designs, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words and the time you took to review our store. Raneen Bukhari

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I have been going to Desert Designs for years, actually since they were in a small shop in downtown Khobar. The new location is nice and big and they have done a great job displaying everything. The cafe upstairs has good coffee and is a...More

Thank janaland
Raneen, General Manager at Desert Designs, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hello! Thank you for your lovely review. So happy you have come to visit our new location, and we are glad you enjoyed it. We do have great bargains on beautiful treasures, all our products are carefully selected to be of the highest quality for...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017

Nice staff who care about service. Good selection of nice quality souvenirs. Not tacky. Wonderful art gallery above.

Thank Kumquatdiner
Raneen, General Manager at Desert Designs, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Hope to see you soon in the store! Warmth, Raneen Bukhari

Reviewed 19 December 2016

I love this place!! it is expensive, but they have a great variety or products, from lamps to furniture, notebooks, coasters, pashminas, etc. Everything is pretty, and good quality, but off course they charge for it. I strongly recommend it to buy gifts, souvenirs, or...More

Thank Monica385859302
Raneen, General Manager at Desert Designs, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you! We really appreciate your love! Hello! We do have great prices on one of a kind pieces that are not available anywhere else! All our products are curated by our owners to be of the highest quality for the best possible value for...More

Reviewed 1 November 2016

So much to learn about Saudi from the owners, in the wonderful atmosphere they have created. So much more than shopping.

1  Thank JensTours
Raneen, General Manager at Desert Designs, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you so much! We really appreciate your visit and taking this time to review our store so sweetly.

Reviewed 29 September 2016

Its a cool place to spend time and buy something special for your loved ones. The pricing is bit high still its worthMore

Thank Anasfk
Raneen, General Manager at Desert Designs, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hello! Thank you for your review. We do have great prices on one of a kind pieces that are not available anywhere else! All our products are curated by our owners to be of the highest quality for the best possible value for money. Customer...More

Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Desert design is a nice shop to kill some time they also have a coffee shop and gallery which is definitely worth a visit. The shop itself has a lot of really cute nice stuff however majority of it is overpriced and honestly I feel...More

2  Thank SpechlesStrytelr
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome for authentic ethnic furniture. Great pieces artistically updated. Great craftsmanship. Dont miss

Thank Yasmine B
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