Laura Bielecki has recently joined the Ellington Group, a Dubai-based developer, to oversee design. Diverse in her skills, she has a background in sustainable design and won the Middle East Young Designer of the Year award in 2012. She has worked for internationally renowned design firms Escobar Design, Kasian and Godwin Austen Johnson in North America and the Middle East. Her thorough understanding of green building, finishes, space planning, styling and detailing is a valuable asset to the team. Beyond interior design, Bielecki is a big contributor to the industry, not only through her work, but also her influential interior design blog.