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Model Makers, Architectural Models, Model Making Specialists, UAE

October 21st, 2015 Posted by Architectural, Architectural Model Making, Architectural Model Making Abu Dhabi, Architectural Model Making Dubai, Architectural Models, model making companies in dubai No Comment yet

Model Makers, Architectural Models, Model Making Specialists, UAE

We make models to your exact specifications. We specialise in making architectural models to the highest standards. We use industry leading materials to produce the best models we can in the Middle East. Whether you require a sketch or concept model or a full detail presentation or marketing model, our skilled professionals are ready to make the models of your dreams.


Model Making is a specialist art of building 3D representations of a new design scheme. Model Making ranges from large scale tower blocks showing specific design details to small scale masterplan models showing entire cities.

Our portfolio includes 3D representation of newly designed scheme or alteration to an existing scheme and is usually exhibited at an exhibition and marketing event. Model making is still one of the best ways to fully understand a new design. The viewer can walk around the model and by crouching or standing tall, can see every possible angle and view.

Model Makers and Model Making in the Middle East is very popular. The growth in Dubai for bigger and better passes to the model making required so extremely large and elaborate models are made throughout the year to exhibit at the many exhibitions in the region. Cityscape Abu Dhabi and Cityscape Dubai are the most popular exhibition event for model making. At these events there are many hundred models. Very popular models are scheme model making with the sole purpose of selling apartments or villas. The prospective purchaser can see where their new apartment will be and the view from the balcony and what is surrounding the new apartment blocks. All this can an is done by model making.

Also popular at the many events are masterplan models showing new developments. Some of these masterplan models have 2,000 – 3,000 villas as small matchbox size blocks, all individually lit with landscaping, trees and people. These vast models take thousands of man hours to make.

Architects use architectural models as a design tool to develop and fine tune designs as well as for client design presentations. Model making at a design stage ensures the look is as it should when built and also more importantly, any issues of fit and function can be worked at at the design stage through the model making to avoid costly corrections on site whilst building the actual scheme. For this reason design models and design development models should be to very exact dimensions. Design development models could be at a variety of scales usually 1:20 – 1:50 however in some cases scales could be from 1:10 to 1:1 if actual built materials are required as a mock up.

Our skills include Specialist model makers, making models including architectural models for exhibitions and marketing events. Bespoke model making details to all models made. We make models of concept design details including making master models for short run castings.

For more information or to request a quotation please email

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We, through our sister company CreateMENA, also specialise in bespoke builds of any kind. For more details please see or click HERE.

Super Models Middle East and SMME Studio trade as divisions of Clarion Sign LLC, PO Box 80353, Dubai, UAE.

Specialist Architectural Model Makers, making models to exact standards from our facility in Dubai Investment Park, Dubai UAE.

Model making companies in Dubai, UAE

May 5th, 2015 Posted by Architectural Model Making, Architectural Models, Bespoke Builds, CreateMENA, Model Making, model making companies in dubai No Comment yet

Model making companies in Dubai, UAE


It can be very difficult to choose the many model making companies in Dubai. SMME, now CreateMENA makes models, corporate installations and bespoke builds.

We have the ability to make models of almost anything however we specialise in architectural models for exhibition, marketing events and displays within company headquarters etc. We also make models to use as photography props, tv and film. We also make models for shop window displays, point of sale items and short run corporate gifts.


Our model making includes making masters from acrylic, timber or clay which can be cast using a variety of materials. Our metal finish resin casts look like metal however are cured by a chemical reaction and not heat traditionally used in a foundry. The surface can be sanded and polished to look very realistic.


We are seeing an increase in models ordered to our model making department who specialise in architectural models. Architectural models can range in scale and size and are hugely popular in the Middle East to communicate a design or development layout. A building or tower model usually range in scales from 1:500 to 1:100. Masterplan models showing entire developments range from 1:1000 to 1:5000 depending on the clients wishes and what the model is required to show. Each model is built bespoke to each client and development. We use a variety of materials including acrylic with a sprayed finish to achieve the look required. Each model is expertly crafted to ensure your presentation or event looks the best it can be.

SMME has changed its name to CreateMENA. For more information please email For quotations please email

SMME changes its name to CreateMENA


SMME changes its name to CreateMENA

May 4th, 2015 Posted by Architectural Model Making, Architectural Models, Bespoke Builds, Corporate Installations, CreateMENA No Comment yet

SMME changes its name to CreateMENA

SMME (Super Models Middle East) have changed their name to CreateMENA.

CreateMENA will offer industry leading architectural models and will now encompass more services including larger builds such as corporate installations and one of bespoke features.

SMME has for some time traded as a line partner of Clarion Sign LLC and now through Clarion, CreateMENA have access to a team of experience metal fabricators and welders, 8×4′ CNC cutter for timber and MDF, 8×4′ laser cutter for acrylic, 5m x 3m water jet cutter for steel plate up to 20mm thick and a high powered laser for cutting intricate details in steel, all resulting in CreateMENA able to build a broader range of bespoke items.

Architectural Model Making – Architectural models are hugely popular in the Middle East to easily inform of a new development, tower or villa design. We can build any type of model to a high level of finish, in a short amount of time and on budget.

Interactives – Interactive panels are quickly becoming the industry standard for architectural models. We are able to install a touchscreen interface to communicate the scheme to the viewer through an easily accessible interface.

Media Tables – Media tables are the next step in architectural model builds. The base of the model is replaced with flat, edgeless LED screens which are configured to whatever size required.  A traditional stylised model is placed on top and a movie or show real plays informing the user in a more realistic and natural way. A touchscreen interface can also be fitted to engage the viewer more as well as overhead projection for the complete marketing package.

CreateMENA builds architectural models, corporate installations and bespoke builds from Dubai Investment Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. For more information or to discuss an idea you would like building please email Neil at

SMME changes its name to CreateMENA

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