ICFF New York Design Week 2017

24 MAY 2017  11:45  JAVITS CENTRE


Description: Rona Meyuchas-Koblenz will present a discussion panel called Designers in the Middle. The discussion examines the unique experiences of designing in or from the Middle East. A panel including Khalid Shafar and Taher Asad-Bakhtiari looks at how the region’s craft, heritage, daily life, and political and industrial reality affect the work and lives of its designers. Chaired by Jerry Helling.

Moderator: Jerry Helling - President Bernhardt Design


  • Rona Meyuchas-Koblenz – Founder & Creative director, Kukka
  • Khalid Shafar – Founder & Designer
  • Taher Asad-Bakhtiari – Artist, The Tribal Weave Project