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Stories from the Middle East Region

Carlo Massoud: On his Design Process and Upcoming Armory Show

Carlo Massoud’s objects always make us think - Lacquered wood “dolls” that address the delicate theme of the veiled women; excavator trucks, made by bending rusted metal sheet by hand, that reference the 7 times his city has been destroyed and reconstructed, and of course the playful Hang Me Hangers on His work is being propelled internationally by House of Today and Carwan Gallery.  Read on to find out what inspires and influences one of our favorite Beirut based designers and see his new project at The Armory Show 2016.

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Armory Week

This week in NYC is a whirlwind of Middle East related art and culture events during Armory Arts Week, thanks to the Armory Focus MENAM, Edge of Arabia and Art Jameel.  If you are like us, the busy week is a great distraction from the weather before heading off to Dubai for Art Dubai and Design Days Dubai.  We’re all going right?  Here is our digestible list of top 4 must-sees, starting today.

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