Latest Stories

Local Information


The Domus Nova guide on London's architectural firms. We give you our selection of only the very best...

Art & Culture

Browse an array of different ways to have fun – from cinemas and art galleries...


As one of the world's leading design destinations, London packs a punch with its inspiring designer and design spaces. Let Domus Nova show you the way...


View the area’s eclectic mix of bohemian boutiques and stylish designer stores.

Food & Drink

Join Domus Nova as we head to London's coolest cocktail bars, Michelin-starred restaurants and laid-back local pubs.


Feel absolutely inspired by some of the world's greatest landscape designers, garden emporiums and simply beautiful spaces...


De-stress and unwind at our pick of the most indulgent spots to get you looking your fine, beautiful best in seconds.


From ultra-luxe finishes to exotic world-inspired style, London harbours some of the globe's finest interior designers. Discover our pick here...


Domus Nova's selection of the hottest names and designers all across the world...


Domus Nova's list of the go-to shopping spaces essential for your home.


Studio 189

10th Oct 2016

Domus Nova Blog Image

Founded in 2014, Studio 198 is the brainchild of Omer Aslam. Passionate about design and eager to stretch the boundaries of interior design, Omer employs unusual and eye-catching materials to create these stunning panels which, although strikingly unique, can be a versatile addition to a home. Using his experience within the interior design industry and a flair for the original, Omer has developed a process that represents a completely new approach to wall panels and coverings for designer homes.

Lightweight aluminium panels act as a flexible and adaptive base for printed and hand-finished designs. Taking inspiration from a wide range of influences – from the natural beauty of feathers and the geometric intricacies of agate to glamorous movie star portraits and the subtleties of oriental design – Omer creates enchanting panels that are individually made for each commission.

“We decided to use aluminium as a base for our panels for several reasons,” explains Omer. “It has a unique surface texture that, once processed, provides a perfect base for exceptionally detailed work. So our portraits are more realistic and our colours more vibrant, and the material itself becomes an integral part of the design.”

Produced in their London studio, the panels are hand decorated with a wide range of materials to create the desired look and finishes and sealed with layers of waterproof epoxy resin.

Studio 198;

Twitter: @studio_198
Instagram: @studio_198