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About Carbon

Established in 2011, Carbon is a multi-award winning, London based, multi-disciplinary design practice, with a focus on projects in the developing world.

Established on the principle of corporate experience and design excellent, delivered to our clients at a personal, highly professional and affordable level. At Carbon we are passionate about design and have proven experience in Urban Design, Residential Design, Hospitality, Commercial, Educational, Retail Architecture as well as Branding and Graphics. Offering a fully integrated service, we work closely with consultants of all levels to understand projects as they relate to culture and religion, environment and sustainability, strategic planning and budget requirements.
Our main aspiration is to ultimately produce beautifully designed environments, that succeeds on all levels. Having adapted Revit / Autocad for full Building Information Modelling, we can deliver highly detailed and coordinated drawings packages in full 3D and thus extract information dynamically. We employ highly developed photo realistic renderings for all of our projects, with the ability to animate and develop presentation and marketing videos as a full service design studios.


car-bon [kahr-buhn]

An elemental building block of molecules that make up all organisms on Earth. It is the basic chemical building block of life as we know it.

Carbon Team Past and Present

For 15 years, Ahmed has worked throughout the world consulting with clients of multi-national corporations, to clients of small local and regional interests. For 5 years, Ahmed has managed Carbon and with his team, they have worked to produce ambitious, yet carefully considered dynamic bodies of work.

Executive Team

Ahmed Ansari

Managing Director

Go Sugimoto

Bruno Costa

Yahia Kandil

Design and Technical Staff

Syuko Kato
Rhys Nicholas
Ra Pallaram
Christina Hayward

Kati Rusanen
Ahmed Rahim
Hazel Keane
Jerzy Fryczkowsk

Georgia Parsouraki
Seyi Shodunke
Petar Uzelac
Emanuel Martins

Mateusz Pieta
Vasco Raposo
Matyas Szalay
Serena di Froscia




Bloomsbury's Abu Dhabi (2011)
Commercial Interior Design Awards - Retail of the Year

Bloomsbury's Abu Dhabi (2011)
Middle East & North Africa Shopping Centre Awards - Retail Store Design Gold


Bloomsbury’s Abu Dhabi
Gulf Interiors, UAE, September 2011

Bloomsbury’s Abu Dhabi
COMMERCIAL Interior design, UAE, September 2011