Culture of the team

Powerful expertise brought together by Passion

A pioneer of luxury German kitchens and interiors in Dubai, Innerspace is home to some of the finest and most experienced luxury interior designers and skilled master-architects in the geography. We are powered by a team of world-class project managers, ingenious installation experts and the maestros of operational excellence. At the heart of Innerspace is an unmistakable passion for architecture, an appreciation of style and unapologetic standards for quality. At Innerspace, we stand for excellence, integrity, expertise and entrepreneurship.

  • excellence


    At Innerspace excellence extends beyond products to a beautifully choreographed, seamless, five-star experience. We don’t settle for anything less than a perfect process. We go for right first time, every time.

  • Integrity that honours trust

    Integrity that honours trust

    At Innerspace, integrity is an inherent part of work. We only deliver spaces built from the finest materials in a manner that is safe for the planet and for you. We are transparent in our processes and deliver on our promises. At Innerspace, we honour trust.

  • Expertise fuelled by passion

    Expertise fuelled by passion

    At Innerspace, expertise is a prerequisite. Putting it together with passion is how we bring the space we work on to life. We do not believe knowledge is enough because a revolution always starts from passion.

  • Entrepreneurship everyday

    Entrepreneurship everyday

    Innerspace is a family-owned business. It is important to us that everything we do at Innerspace contributes to growth. We are always looking ahead and pushing ourselves forward. We started as a business that looked at space and saw opportunity, and we carry that ethos with us every day. We believe in exploring the unknown, pioneering change and never missing an opportunity.

Raj Ranavaya Managing Director at Innerspace

A co-founder of Häcker Kitchens Dubai, Raj started his journey in textile manufacturing for upholstery and soft furnishings in the UK. Staying within the world of interiors, Raj went on to bring Häcker Kitchens center stage in Dubai. A firm believer in the ethos that one must simply create a space that brings out the best in everyone, Raj leads the team with a steadfast vision through nurturing talent and unlocking their potential. Having created Häcker Kitchens Dubai on a foundation of uncompromised integrity and excellence, he continues to oversee its growth as the leading luxury kitchen brands in the UAE.

David McCreath Director of Sales at Innerspace

Having started his career in a kitchen studio in Oxford, England, David now travels across Asia and Africa, designing ultra-luxurious kitchens to meet the multi-faceted requirements of the most demanding chefs, professional cooks, VIPS and celebrities. Leading the team as Director of Sales at Häcker, he’s an ardent believer in the pursuit of intelligent design. David is to Häcker what functionality is to our kitchens – integral. Having started his career in the UK, David has since worked on lead projects in across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia specialising in high-end luxury projects.

Julia Eissing Senior Designer at Innerspace

A global expert in luxury interior design, Julia has designed luxury interiors for some of Europe's most discerning clientele. Her vast experience in the luxury interiors has helped her specialise in German kitchen design. Sharing both Häcker’s German heritage and international outlook, Julia crafts some of the most striking spaces and functional solutions for Häcker clients across the globe. Her unique combination of incredible design expertise, years of luxury décor expertise and unmatched understanding of global cooking cultures help her build impeccable kitchens for Häcker in countries as diverse as Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Morocco, Germany, Scandinavia, America, India, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and Nigeria.

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Philip Northrop Senior Installation Manager at Innerspace

An industry powerhouse with a global career spanning 30 years, Philip drives the Häcker installation team, using his considerable international experience to support clients as they go through their design journey. Proactive, assertive and with a strong background in interior design, Philip’s excellent attention to detail and quality control ensures that the Häcker clients’ expectations are always exceeded. Working closely with our installation teams, Philip oversees all elements of projects as they progress, and guides and updates clients with crucial information.

Haris Bin Saeed Director Of Finance and Operations at Innerspace

An ingenious mathematician, Haris keeps Häcker on its toes. Heading the finance and operations at Häcker, he ensures that all operations are in line with the most stringent international accounting standards. His incredible skill at extracting maximum value on investments, through carefully created, seamless purchase processes, makes Haris a happy addition to every client’s Häcker experience. His 6-sigma qualification is the driving force behind our ‘right the first time’ approach, making every experience an organised and seamless one. A dynamic and result oriented Chartered Accountant and a UK graduate with well-diversified experience in auditing, taxation, book-keeping, financial management, and budgeting, Haris has experience working in top Fortune 500 MNCs and UAE based companies.

John McWhinnie Senior Designer at Innerspace

A prolific interior designer, John has over 35 years of experience in luxury kitchen design in London. Originating from the UK, John is vehement about every facet of design and brings this zeal to life when working with leading architects, designers, and the most discerning clients in Dubai. Starting with a joinery apprenticeship in the UK, he quickly moved on to installation project management and then onto kitchen design for several top London kitchen companies. Backed by years of practical experience combined with cutting edge design, has propelled him to head some amazing projects resulting in sophisticated luxury kitchens that not only look stunning but are practical to use. From opulent multimillion dirham kitchens in amazing residential locations to professional restaurant kitchens, John has worked on a diverse set of projects and has won several design awards along the way.

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Rhys Chappell Master Technician at Innerspace

A leading master technician with over 20 years of experience in interior installation, Rhys has an exceptional eye for details, with every piece of work entailing precision. With full-fledged knowledge of and intense expertise in the carpentry world, he steps into the role of a mentor, ushering his team to perfection on every project they undertake. Rhys has worked on some of the most prestigious Häcker installations in London, Dubai, and East Africa.

Rohit Patel Senior Designer at Innerspace

A keen eye for detail sets Rohit’s exceptional designs apart. To Häcker he brings extensive product and material knowledge, building truly bespoke kitchens, that has our clients coming back for more. Rohit has 12 years of luxury kitchen design experience in the UK and an astute understanding of culturally diverse clients' needs. His high-spirited personality brings positivity to the team and thoughtfully crafted kitchens for our clients.

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