6-14 October 2017

News

Designers Preserving the Art of Calligraphy

By Lena Kassicieh
On Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Originally a tool for communication, calligraphy began to be used in architecture, ornamentation and currency design. Now due to the rise of technology and print, the art of calligraphy has almost become obsolete. These local designers are celebrating the art of calligraphy through their initiatives and projects.

Product Design at the Hangar Exhibition

By Celine Alkhaldi
On Saturday, September 23, 2017

The Hangar Exhibition at Amman Design Week 2017 features designers from the region who have worked in product design in many forms. While some tackle issues of problem solving for the disabled and elderly, others have worked in products for the household, lighting design, textiles, and kitchenware.

Design for Accessibility and Disability

By Lena Kassicieh
On Wednesday, September 20, 2017

At the Hangar Exhibition this year, Hanaa Jubeh and Sahar Madanat both designed projects that tackle movement and accessibility related obstacles by creating a more efficient experience for the elderly, children or individuals with disabilities.

Meet the Designers: Design for Children

By Lena Kassicieh
On Wednesday, September 20, 2017

These designers have each designed projects for children and their unique needs.

Design for a Cause: Environmental Sustainability and Waste

By Celine Alkhaldi
On Wednesday, September 20, 2017

ADW featured designers and experts hail from different backgrounds and possess different talents and skills, but they share a passion for sustainability and have chosen to leverage on their love for design to send a resounding message.

Reclaimed Materials: Furniture Design at the Hangar Exhibition

By Amman Design Week
On Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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

Furniture Design at the Hangar Exhibition

By Celine Alkhaldi
On Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Our featured furniture designers have made a wide array of contributions to the global design landscape, adapting disciplines from different schools of design to showcase the sheer power furniture has on our perception of our surroundings.

Book Design at the Hangar Exhibition 2017

By Lena Kassicieh
On Monday, September 18, 2017

Design delivers immense impact on a book’s appeal, shaping and defining the user's experience with the information and content. On display at the Hangar Exhibition, these designers created book and magazine designs that reveal a variety of topics, information and design styles.

Dima Srouji at the Hangar Exhibition

By Amman Design Week
On Sunday, September 17, 2017

Dima Srouji's pieces at the Hangar Exhibition during Amman Design Week 2017 bring a contemporary light to a traditional craft. Dima works with two glassblowers in Jaba’, Marwan and Ali, who run a tiny glass blowing shop on the roof of their home.