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Building an interior design business in the GCC

Building an interior design business in the GCC

In this month’s Chatterbox: GCC Entrepreneurs on The Rise, Manar Al Hinai, an award-winning Emirati writer and entrepreneur based in Abu Dhabi, presents Sulaiman Al Thehli and Maryam Al Suwaidi, the husband-and-wife founders of Design Talk, an Abu Dhabi-based interior design studio

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