Young talent

PROTO-PIECES, a student exhibition of furniture work designed and fabricated in AUS

Sharja, UAE

Sharja, UAE Proto-pieces is an exhibition of furniture work designed and fabricated in CAAD (Collage of Architecture, Art and Design) and by students with Assistant Professor and Designer Ammar Kalo in his IDE 335 Furniture Design Basics Class, Fall of 2017, at American University of Sharjah. Each of the 12 students worked very closely with Read More

Beirut Design Week 2017 through Instagram

Beirut, Lebanon

By Liyan Aljabi Beirut hosted one of the most anticipated design fairs in the region last May for the sixth consecutive time. Organized by MENA Design Research Center, Beirut Design Week 2017 showcased the best of Lebanese and international design to encourage intercultural exchange, design education, social impact, and design entrepreneurship. This years’ fair theme Read More

Book// Sidewalk Salon: 1001 Street Chairs of Cairo

Cairo, Egypt

Manar Moursi and David Puig An extract from the book Sidewalk Salon: 1001 Street Chairs of Cairo is an art book that presents a portrait of the capital of Egypt as seen through the lens of the thousands of curious chairs that dot the sidewalks of Cairo. With a documentary photographic approach, our book seeks Read More

Weaving home

Various, Jordan

Structural Fabric Weaves Tent Shelters into Communities Abeer Seikaly Concept design 2013 LEXUS Design Awards view of the tent structures (day) Human life throughout history has developed in alternating waves of migration and settlement. The movement of people across the earth led to the discovery of new territories as well as the creation of new Read More

Sanctuary in the Sands

Sahara Desert, Africa

Kornkris Assakul AA School in London 2013 Concept – Graduation Project Desert by Night – Solitude The project aims to speculate on the social and experiential implications of inhabiting the desert, creating series of sanctuaries in the heart of the Sahara as part of a government initiative that aims to resettle those who have been Read More