PERSONA Bar and Holder set by Elie Riachi

Beirut, Lebanon

Designer Elie Riachi unveiled his recent collection, titled PERSONA. The collection includes two playful pieces, one is a small bar and the second is a holder. PERSONA are statement pieces made from colored steel and solid walnut wood, where the steel wraps around to create an exoskeleton to hold the wooden component at the top. Read More

Kutleh, A series of prototypes by Rula Yaghmour

Amman, Jordan

Rula Yaghmour Kutleh ‘kutleh’ (Arabic: block, mass), is a project that moves the waste away and creates a new medium by assembling a ‘stone block’ from the surplus produced from cladding tiles used in everyday construction projects. Designer Rula Yaghmour created a monumental chair carved out of stone using a robotic arm, the chair was complimented with Read More

Capitole Restaurant & Lounge

Beirut, Lebanon

Lighting design by .PSLAB 2016 Located on a rooftop of a historical building in Beirut’s Central District, that was initially built to be a theater, later transformed into a cinema and offices, Capitole is a summer restaurant and lounge. Ieva Saudargaitè © Wanting to go back in history and translate the theatrical DNA of the Read More

Bahrain National Pavilion for the Venice Biennale 2014

Venice, Italy

Herskhazeen had the opportunity to visit the Venice Biennale 2014, what stood out the most between all exhibitors was the Bahrain National Pavilion co-curated by Bernard Khoury, the Arab Center for Architecture and Noura al Sayeh. Conceptually; the work is comprehensible through the space design, the props and speakers used inside it. The space itself Read More

DECOHAUS by Khalid Shafar

Dubai, UAE

From Dubai out around the globe . . . Design knows no cultural borders. It speaks a universal language of aesthetic, craft and function. 2014 Continuing with the success of , , the designer, has launched the 2014 signature collection DECOHAUS, inspired by Art Deco and Bauhaus, the two international design movements that overlapped during Read More