6-14 October 2017

News

Socially Conscious Design at the Student Exhibition

By Lena Kassicieh
On Monday, November 20, 2017

With the theme of movement in mind, and aiming to solve and raise awareness about specific real-life issues, these students highlight how design can be culturally and socially conscious.

Sculpture and Decorative Pieces at the Hangar

By Lena Kassicieh
On Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Design impacts our environment through aesthetics; it creates an ambience and mood in a space.

Announcing Winner of Urban Park Design Competition

By Lena Kassicieh
On Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Amman Design Week announced the winners of its Urban Park Design Competition on 11 October during the Placemaking: Reimagining Public Space in Amman panel talk.

FLUX: Andrei Snobar

By Lena Kassicieh
On Thursday, October 12, 2017

FLUX, designed by Andrei Snobar, leverages state-of-the-art technology with physical expression and visual representation to create momentary real-time portrait of an individual.

Temporary Structures at ADW 2017: Dina Haddadin x RAW

By Lena Kassicieh
On Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Stream, designed by Dina Haddadin, is the frame for Amman Design Week 2017’s Craft District.

Reclaimed Materials: Furniture Design at the Hangar Exhibition

By Amman Design Week
On Tuesday, October 10, 2017

These designers at the Hangar Exhibition during Amman Design Week 2017 are bringing sustainability to furniture design through the use of reclaimed materials.

A Network of Swings: Yasmeen Sabri

By Lena Kassicieh
On Monday, October 09, 2017

A departure from a static, non-interactive exhibition, designer Yasmeen Sabri wanted to create a pretenseless installation that challenges the ‘look, but don’t touch’ axiom often set in galleries, museums and large-scale design exhibitions.

Full Heart: Dina Fawakhiri

By Lena Kassicieh
On Sunday, October 08, 2017

A departure from productivist culture – which valued durable, high-quality production and thoughtful consumption – technology and globalization brought a wave of consumerism that is defined by impermanence and instant gratification.

Light as Shelter: Haya Abdul Hameed at the Hangar Exhibition

By Amman Design Week
On Sunday, October 08, 2017

Wanting to emphasize the power of collective action, and stemming from the idea of an 'awning', traditionally defined as a roof-like shelter providing protection from sun or rain, artist Haya Abdul Hameed created an installation that takes the essence of shelter and redefines its function in relation to the power of many.