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Bespoke speaks to vanguard designer Karen Chekerdjian about her lovingly crafted handmade objects and her influence in the design world.
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Nearly 90 years after Hermès first collaborated with interior designer Jean-Michel Frank on a line of furniture, the French luxury-goods house is reissuing his finest original designs.
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A collective of 105 architects, industrial designers, engineers and artisans, .PSLAB is going from strength to strength. What’s more, the lighting design and manufacturing company is now a well-established brand with projects all across the globe.
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Younes Duret is an industrial designer brimming with youthful invention, executed in a humorous, almost playful fashion. With a mixture of contemporary, European-influenced aesthetics and traditional Moroccan motifs, Bespoke reveals how his pieces are the stuff memories are made of.
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The ability for couples to successfully work together is so mired in pitfalls that it’s rare to discover people doing it prosperously and harmoniously. Dubai-based interior designers, Paul and Ellen Bishop are doing just that.
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The 2010 Bespoke Ultimate Living Award goes to Houssein Jarouche, the Lebanese-Brazilian founder of Sao Paulo’s ultra-cool concept store MiCasa - a furniture and design shop come art gallery.
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Rami Farook, the Emirati founder of Dubai’s design house Traffic, has started to take Middle Eastern creations to a global level. As intrigued as the rest of the world, Bespoke sat down with Farook to talk a little shop.
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Bokja Design, this year’s winner of the Ultimate Living Award, is an Arab furniture brand founded on a vibrant fusion of tradition, modernity, culture, history and innovation.
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It takes a certain optimism to build a city in the middle of a desert. In fact, Kuwait's rapid urbanisation during the late 1970s represents a landmark in Middle East architecture, as seen in the pages of Modern Architecture of Kuwait, a book by Roberto Fabbri and Ricardo Camancho.
Ralph Masri’s path has been stellar. In just his first year at Central Saint Martins, he won the Swarovski Award. Two years later he became the youngest designer to ever be nominated for a UK Jewellery Award. Then after a stint at Pomellato, he went solo and already Queen Rania, Jessica Alba, and Gigi Hadid are fans.
Henry Dakak Jr. is a designer with a singular vision. His beautifully made creations, whether furniture, functional objects or jewellery, exemplify a judicious mix of modernity and antiquity, and bely a delicate attention to detail.
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