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UAE Design Stories: The Next Generation from The Emirates

Milan, Italy

Milan, Italy Dubai, UAE   UAE Design Stories: The Next Generation from The Emirates, an exhibition highlighting some of the brightest Emirati talents that will appear at this year’s Salone Del Mobile International Design Fair, the world’s largest design fair.   Khalid Shafar, an accomplished product designer whose works have been widely exhibited in leading Read More

Interview// Sahar Madanat on the One-Handed Tableware Set

Amman, Jordan

Sahar Madanat Design Studio Amman, Jordan Sahar Madanat Design Studio won the first Audi Innovation Award in 2017 for their One-Handed Tableware Set. HKZ met with Sahar Madanat, the founder of the Jordan-based design studio and consultancy to learn more about this innovative design.   “We noticed that many refused to use ‘assistive’ devices as Read More

Traces of Socialism in Amman Exhibition By Nuha Innab

Amman, Jordan

2015 Nuha Innab during the exhibition, Ali Yass © Ali Yass © Ever present in the forum of architectural discourse, Modernism and socialism formed the powerful spacio-political tandem of the 20th century. Today we consider them as nothing more than a collection of somewhat interesting material substances, but is there more to those spaces that Read More

Interview// Farouk Yaghmour

Amman, Jordan

HKZ caught up with Farouk Yaghmour, founder of  Yaghmour Architects and a professor of Design at SABE at the German Jordanian University. Yaghmour is known for his cultural conscious work in the region and has carried out projects on a myriad of scales including interior design, architecture, urban design, conservation and planning. His projects include Read More

Interview// Nada Debs, Makings of the Hand

Dubai, UAE

Makings of the Hand Lebanese Designer Nada Debs on Contemporary Design, Culture, Aesthetics and Craftsmanship in the Middle East Interviewed by Ruba Asi “He whose hand does not work, does not work his mind”. Anonymous Meticulously handcrafted to a perfection that nearly inspires a tantalizing tactility, her pieces are an incarnation of a forsaken Levantine Read More