Updates from Tanween Design Programme 2019

Meet the Designer: Lana El Samman

Mokaعab seeks to share such centuries-old skills with a new generation who call the UAE home. The traditional weaving technique of dried palm fronds (khoos) practiced by women has historically been used for wall and ceiling decorations, floor mats, handheld fans, food covers and baskets among other everyday objects. Today, this impressively versatile yet intricate skill can be applied in contemporary designs for an even wider range of products, both functional and decorative.