About us.

Swiss Bureau Interior Design is a multi-award winning interior design and interior fit out company based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. We provide a wide range of services for our clients in the commercial office, residential, hospitality and public sectors.

Joakim de Rham, a Swiss interior architect and his local partner, Maher Al Zarooni founded the company in 2003. Since then, SBID have grown from a medium sized studio to be a market leading design consultancy and fit-out contractor. Our clients range from renowned blue-chip multinationals, global entities, governments and boutique business’ both here in the UAE and internationally.

As part of the de Rham family-founded Edifice group, rooted in Lausanne, Switzerland. we combine more than 60 years of experience. Respecting the rules of creativity, construction and project management.

Michael Moller,

Director General, United Nations of Geneva

Swiss Bureau worked with professionalism, dedication and reliability in the execution of this project. UNOG is extremely grateful for this excellent job.

Hind Mohammed Khalfan Bin Kherbash,

CEO, Emirates National Investment

We sincerely enjoyed working with SBID and look forward to working with their able professionals again in future projects.

Omar Danial,

Founder, Swiss International Scientific School

“We felt their European roots and thoughtful approach set them ahead of their competitors. The team remained attentive throughout the process and overcame hurdles swiftly without impacting the budget or delivery deadline.”

Michael Lahyani,

CEO, Property Finder AE

“SBID remarkably translated our brief within our walls, with a good dose of creativity and functionality.”

Our services.

SBID’s design consultancy team are made up of the regions most experienced and talented professionals. We pride ourselves on being able to interpret a brief and deliver projects that not only look great but function too. Our approach to every project is led by the constant desire to challenge ourselves and deliver projects that we and our clients can be proud of.

As a complete interior general contractor, SBID’s project managers can manage your project from the initial design phases through to handover and completion. Our construction and execution teams will coordinate all elements of the project to ensure the project is delivered on time, within budget and in accordance with your approved design.


CID Awards

6th of the 50 Most Influential Individuals in the Middle East’s Design Sector: Joakim de Rham 2018

  • Highly commended for best interior design firm of the year 2018
  • Nominated: Interior design of the year – office category 2018
  • Top 20 of the 50 Most Influential Individuals in the Middle East’s Design Sector: Joakim de Rham 2017
  • Nominated: Best Interior Design Firm of the Year 2017
  • Nominated: Best Interior Design of the Year – Mojeh Office 2017

Identity design awards

  • Awarded: office interior design of the year – ENI offices 2018
  • Nominated:  office interior design of the year – Hira Walraven offices 2018
  • Nominated: Best Boutique Office of the Year – Mojeh Office 2017
  • Nominated: Design of the Year – Unbox Office 2017
  • Awarded: Best Residential Interior Project – Fairooz Penthouse 2015

International Property Awards

  • WINNER: Office interior design of the year – Unbox offices 2018
  • WINNER: Public sector design of the year – Tecom auditorium 2018
  • WINNER: Best International Public Service Interior – United Nations 2017
  • WINNER: 5 Star Awards – United Nations 2017
  • WINNER: Best Public Service Interior of Europe – United Nations 2017