Architectural Digest, a leading authority on design, architecture and living, is celebrating its first year anniversary in the Middle East with the launch of a charitable design exhibition under the theme ‘One of a Kind.’
The anniversary event will be held under the patronage of Sheikha Latifa Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum with the backing from leading real estate company Wasl Properties, luxury watch brand Audemars Piguet and high end furniture company Ethan Allen.
For the event, Ethan Allen has worked in collaboration with leading artists Dima Ayad, Anjali Srinivasan and Marwan Shakarchi, creating beautiful objects by using unfinished best sellers from the American brand.
The charitable exhibition will be held under the theme ‘One of a Kind’, featuring the work of some of the leading product designers and artists from the Middle East, including the UAE, Kuwait, Lebanon, Iran and Jordan.
The other artists whose work will be featured at the exhibition include: Sheikha Lateefa Bint Maktoum;
Abdulla Al Awadi; Etqaan; Jafar Dajani; Khalid El Mays; Khalid Shafar; Latifa Saeed; Marwan Sahmarani;
Vick Vanlian and Taher Asad-Bakhtiari.
Editor-in-chief Manuel Arnaut said: "We are marking the event with a charitable design exhibition mainly to give back to the great community that has embraced Architectural Digest since its first issue."
Lauding the designers and artists, Arnaut said: "These pieces will be sold through a silent auction that aims to support Dubai Cares."
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APP is the the GCC’s publishing partner for Condé Nast International, Revolution Press, Shortlist Media Ltd and the Hello! Group.-TradeArabia News Service