Omani architecture becomes furniture in British designer Bethan Gray’s expanded collection made of maple wood, brass and mother pearl.
The sanctuary design-set by Ayah Al Bitar is designed to help Muslim prayers in their rituals but also to accompany vernacular home routines… Like pilates.
Dubai-based designer Aljoud Looutah created the Oru Series, a design collection in teak, copper and felt inspired by origami tradition.
In Dubai, Lumière cinematic light installation by Commonplace Studio offered a meteorogical spectacle under a cloud composed of pendant lightbulbs.
Jordan sisters Nisreen and Nermeen Abu-Dail combined Jordan embroidery tradition with contemporary design.
Inspired by the modern arab woman, Shamsa Alabbar’s calligraphic jewelry combines traditional Arabic typography with contemporary and minimal graphic designs.
Lebanese studio Najla El Zein Workspace designed sensorial brushes combining marble and brass with eyelashes, feathers and gold nails.
In Dubai, lebanese designer Karim Chaya presented the mirror-sculpture “Look Back” for House of Today. The bespoke design features a voyeur/skeleton holding a mirror and refers to the true admirer in each of us.
Beside flamboyant and bespoke exhibitions, Design Days Dubai presented the creative genius and smart entrepreneurship of women shaping Middle East Design.