Stratum folding chair to be exhibited in NY’s Cooper Hewitt Design Museum

New York, US

STRATUM by Ammar Kalo Baltic Birch Wood, Polycrylic 70cm x 55cm x 40 cm 2014-2015 UAE-based designer Ammar Kalo‘s Stratum Chair has been acquired by The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York. The chair along with a second piece will be added to the museum’s permanent collection. Ammar Kalo © The Stratum chair was Read More

Stereo kitchen, bar and restaurant

Beirut, Lebanon

Paul Kaloustian architects in collaboration with .PSLAB 2014 Photo by .PSLAB Photo by Joe Kesrouani Situated on the rooftop of an office building, Stereokitchen is a versatile entertainment venue in Beirut designed by Paul Kaloustian architects. Its transparent open plan is designed to cater to both fine dining during the week and a more clubbing Read More

HKZ2013 Highlights: Galleries and Installations

Various, Various

In the past 5 years, the Arab region has experienced a lot of changes and turbulences in both social and political scenes. People became more expressive and art is less censored and monitored. We witnessed a new wave of galleries and art spaces that support the local artists, take part in documenting  the Arab scene Read More

Feature// Nayef Francis

Beirut, Lebanon

graduated in Interior Architecture from USEK University, Lebanon in 2001. After gaining experience and developing his skills as an interior architect throughout the MENA region, Francis decided to return to in 2009 to establish his own design house.. In 2010, began pursuing his life-long passion for furniture design and just one year later, the nayef Read More

Off the Gireed

Cairo, Egypt

Studio Meem Furniture line 2011 Studio Meem is a design studio which experiments with constructive systems that involve sustainable use of natural, social and economic resources. Their work spans the fields of architecture, urbanism, design and art. Studio Meem was founded in 2011 by by Manar Moursi. A graduate from the University of Virginia, Manar Read More