Monocle on Design
Beirut Design Week 2017
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30 May 2017
Now in its sixth year, the Lebanese fair was called ‘Is design a need?’ Far from flogging furniture, the event sought to stimulate wider social, political, environmental and technological discussions around design.
30 May 2017
The only thing that competes with the sound of construction across Beirut is the noise of the traffic. In a dusty carpark the middle of a terrifying network of highways, designer and scenographer Harb has opened a striking two-storey wooden pavilion called The Silent Room; we popped in for some respite.
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