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Foldable product designs at the Hangar Exhibition

Written by Abdullah Al-Luaibi
On Saturday, October 12, 2019
A pick-up-and-go attitude unites the projects presented, although the starting point and expressions of each vary greatly. Whether it is in reference to Bedouin traditions, for ecological reasons, for lack of space, or for increased mobility, these foldable projects represent growing trends in urban lifestyles.

Showcasing the Possibilities of Form

Written by Abdullah Al-Luaibi
On Friday, October 11, 2019
From storytelling in the city to expressing territories and landscapes, designers use different materials with various themes to introduce intriguing forms for the Hanger Exhibition 2019.

Reinterpreting traditional Levantine embroidery

Written by Abdullah Al-Luaibi
On Friday, October 11, 2019
Utilizing traditional Levantine embroidery across different mediums, Dubai-based Palestinian fashion design Faissal El-Malak showcases a collection of works bridging traditional artisan work with modern design.

The Argeileh Project

Written by Amman Design Week
On Friday, October 11, 2019
The Argeileh Project by Bassam Huneidi is a systems-based approach to addressing the environmental problem created by throwing out immense amounts of disposable argeileh pipes in the Arab World every year.

Material Investigations: Silence Tapestry

Written by Abdullah Al-Luaibi
On Thursday, October 10, 2019
Al Zahra’a Al Omari investigates smart materials within textile and technology and presents Silence Tapestry, an interactive color-changing tapestry.

Material Explorations in Furniture

Written by Abdullah Al-Luaibi
On Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Across different disciplines and geographies, there is growing experimentation in the use and application of materials, whether it is basalt, resin, or stone. Architects, sculptors, and designers work with material from the earth to show the extent that these materials can reach in furniture and interior finishing.

Exploring Rammed Earth

Written by Amman Design Week
On Tuesday, October 8, 2019
There is a growing interest in the attributes of our land and the potential that lays in the soil and in the earth.

Crafts in Jordan: From North to South

Written by Amman Design Week
On Monday, October 7, 2019
Craftspeople from across the country come to the capital Amman to showcase work developed uniquely for Amman Design Week’s Crafts District.

Weaving Architecture at the Hangar Exhibition

Written by Abdullah Al-Luaibi
On Sunday, October 6, 2019
Following an interest in reconnecting with local identity and revisiting millennial crafts, weaving, one of the emerging themes at the Hangar Exhibition, is being reinvented and revived through new techniques and applications.