6-14 October 2017

News

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.

Join the Design Movement

By Lena Kassicieh
On Sunday, October 08, 2017

Design has the potential to shape communities and provide viable solutions to obstacles – even seemingly impossible ones like poverty, economic instability, and clean water – making daily life more comfortable, enjoyable, and aesthetically more pleasing.

Anmahian Winton Architects: Left of Passage, Right of Passage

By Lena Kassicieh
On Sunday, October 08, 2017

This installation – designed by Anmahian Winton Architects Alex Anmahian, Mazen Sakr and Aaron Bruckerhoff – explores the idea of movement through the lens of this complex historical and geological site.

Rethinking Systems: Cellular Complexity at the Hangar Exhibition

By Amman Design Week
On Saturday, October 07, 2017

Cellular Complexity is a design research and installation between Kais Al-Rawi, Julia Koerner and Marie Boltenstern established in 2012 at the Architectural Association London.​