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Old Apr 19th 2009, 2:18 pm
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...ok, i'm doing a a bit of a spugsy, but i'm looking for names of any legendary and current interior designers and architects who are from the middle east...is there a philippe starck equivalent type of thing...

have tried researching, but can't find much on the internet, anyone got any ideas...??

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Old Apr 19th 2009, 2:24 pm
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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
...ok, i'm doing a a bit of a spugsy, but i'm looking for names of any legendary and current interior designers and architects who are from the middle east...is there a philippe starck equivalent type of thing...

have tried researching, but can't find much on the internet, anyone got any ideas...??

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http://www.zaha-hadid.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zaha_hadid

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fab, thanks, exactly the sort of info i'm looking for...her work looks amazing...

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Default Re: great interior designers/architects from the region...

Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
...ok, i'm doing a a bit of a spugsy, but i'm looking for names of any legendary and current interior designers and architects who are from the middle east...is there a philippe starck equivalent type of thing...

have tried researching, but can't find much on the internet, anyone got any ideas...??

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try and see if that Middle East Homes mag is on line, they have done features on famous designers etc
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fab, thanks, exactly the sort of info i'm looking for...her work looks amazing...

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if you go to that japanese bookshop at dubai mall they have LOADS of amazing interior design books and magazines, and I mean LOADS.
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Default Re: great interior designers/architects from the region...

Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
...ok, i'm doing a a bit of a spugsy, but i'm looking for names of any legendary and current interior designers and architects who are from the middle east...is there a philippe starck equivalent type of thing...

have tried researching, but can't find much on the internet, anyone got any ideas...??

MM, xx
Jafar Tukan (http://www.archnet.org/library/parti...p?party_id=614) - had the pleasure of meeting him in Jordan.
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if you go to that japanese bookshop at dubai mall they have LOADS of amazing interior design books and magazines, and I mean LOADS.
you mean kinokuniya...i just need names at the mo, but thanks anyway...

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Jafar Tukan (http://www.archnet.org/library/parti...p?party_id=614) - had the pleasure of meeting him in Jordan.
thanks so much...

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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
you mean kinokuniya...i just need names at the mo, but thanks anyway...

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You changed yer avatar back?

Oh, Spugsy answered a questions and you shot him down, tsk, tsk!
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You changed yer avatar back?

Oh, Spugsy answered a questions and you shot him down, tsk, tsk!
it was that spugsy, he made me do it...

oh, no, i said thank you nicely to him, lol...

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it was that spugsy, he made me do it...

oh, no, i said thank you nicely to him, lol...

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He's a bad influence, that lad. And he can't even change a wheel on a car. What to do???
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Default Re: great interior designers/architects from the region...

Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
...ok, i'm doing a a bit of a spugsy, but i'm looking for names of any legendary and current interior designers and architects who are from the middle east...is there a philippe starck equivalent type of thing...

have tried researching, but can't find much on the internet, anyone got any ideas...??

MM, xx
There's the chap who did out the DIFC offices in The Gate and also Dubai Holding offices on L49 of Emirates Towers. He's also won awards in the States. He's a Arab of Palestinian origin, can't remember his name but can get it if you want.
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He's a bad influence, that lad. And he can't even change a wheel on a car. What to do???
aye man, what a mook.
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