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Ramel Cups, Molding Desert Sand to Reimagine the Bedouin Coffee Cup

Dubai, UAE

Tinkah Kholoud Sharafi Hamza Omari 2018 The Foundry by Tinkah set out to develop a material that tames the characteristics of the desert into a moldable medium. The Foundry has designed and produced the humble coffee cup Using a new material, Ramel. “Ramel” has the ability to shift shape into functional and aesthetic products that emerge Read More

Crossing Boundaries to Make Objects Speak, Hollow Forms by Dima Srouji

Ramallah, Palestine

Dima Srouji Photography by Mothanna Hussein Text by Farah Abdel Jawad Born in Nazareth and raised in both Jerusalem and Doha, designer and architect Dima Srouji started her collection of contemporary expressive glass figures entitled “Hollow Forms”. Dima Srouji earned a Master of Architecture degree from Yale University and a Bachelor of Architecture from Kingston Read More

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

Distortion, a Series of Minimal Benches by Najla El Zein

New York, United States

Najla El Zein Images by Damien Arlettaz. Emotional distortion leads to changes of perception, intuition as well as confusion, affecting into new proportions of realities, an alteration of the self, the being, with an inner and outer transformation. Lebanese Artist and designer Najla El Zein created a series of collectible benches that were presented at the Salon Art Read More

Interview with Brendan McGetrick, the Curator of the Global Grad Show

Dubai, UAE

Herskhazeen has recently sat down with Brendan McGetrick during Dubai Design Week 2017 to talk about the show and how it’s meticulously curated to showcase around 200 projects from 92 leading design universities in 43 countries, making it the world’s largest student gathering. All images © Dubai Design Week 2017, courtesy of Photo Solutions The third Read More