At Design Days Dubai 2015, Lebanese design platform House of Today showcased Sensorial brushes by Najla El Zein Workspace studio: an unconventional set of pleasure tools made with eyelashes and feathers and gold nails.
Lebanese designer Najla El Zein created an exquisite set for pleasure moments with the mission to tickle, tease and scratch the skin, to make eyes blink, and peacefully stroke hair.
Blink features a marble stick with a rounded end with fake eyelashes on the top. The brush is designed to tickle the lover’s look with the delicacy of a butterfly kiss.
Stroke is a hair pacifier. A white marble tool with soft brass pins massage softly the head and the mind. A smooth section is left clear to allow a comfortable grip.
Tickle is composed by a smooth pebble in white-marble with a long grey feather. The brush can be used for pure teasing or elegantly displayed on its brass stand.
Scratch is the bespoke brush when itchy urges soother. A flat disk on a rounded black marble handle hosts concentric gold plated nails.
The Sensorial Brushes set was showcased at the traveling exhibition Naked before the Social Mask by House of Today during Design Days Dubai 2015.
House of Today is a non-profit organisation that identifies, showcases, nurtures, and connects emerging Lebanese creatives to a regional and global design network. In Dubai, the design platform supported by its partner The Art of Living showcased also the Look back sculptural mirror by Karim Chaya together the work of other established and emerging designers.
Najla El Zein created the Wind Portal at V&A Museum during London Design Festival . The walk-through installation was composed by 5.000 paper windmills turning in the breeze.
Najla El Zein Workspace design studio touches upon a multitude of creative areas ranging from spatial installations to limited edition objects. Najla challenges her interpretation of design by experimenting and reinterpreting conventional materials and objects as to sublimate and present them within narrative and atypical contexts. The studio
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