The founder and general manager of the “Kart” design group, Mustafa Khammash, said that the emirate of Dubai has established itself as the best place for creative designs, becoming a global icon that embodies beauty in all sectors.
Khammash added, on the sidelines of his company’s launch of the innovative design titled “Al-Yola”, at “Dubai Design Week 2022”, the largest creative festival in the region, that in recent years Dubai has managed to create a becoming major destination that attracts most Arab and foreign designers amid the momentum of opportunities available in the market. .
He referred to the strong competition in the design market in the Emirate of Dubai, which is a preferred regional hub for launching businesses, revealing that Dubai is home to more than 200 nationalities from around the world, and is witnessing strong competition with Singapore, London and New York, indicating that the challenge remains exciting and an incentive for the designer to develop in This developmental and dynamic environment, in which he develops his methods; The competition in the emirate is local and global.
He emphasized that there is strong competition between international and local companies to win a large part of the design market in Dubai.
He said that Dubai is a crossroads of cultures, and has a lot to offer the world in terms of its unique design identity, adding that the design and visual arts sector is an important part of the creative sector that Dubai is committed to enable and provide. the ideal platforms for its prosperity, in line with one of the priorities of its strategy to enable participation By integrating art and creativity within the spaces of the Emirate of Dubai, contributing to strengthening the emirate’s position as a global center for culture, an incubator for creativity and a meeting place for talents.
He continued, “The eighth edition of Dubai Design Week strengthens Dubai’s position as a platform that supports the growth of the design sector in the region, and contributes to the exploration of innovations and designs that have a positive impact in the future .”
He stated that the new innovative design “Al-Yawla” is a new innovative artwork that meets the passion of art and culture lovers, and contributes to improving the creative scene in the United Arab Emirates. Eight metal panels form the silhouette of the yola performers, accurately capturing the movement of the stick, emphasizing the gradual change in the position of the stick based on the actual dance.
Khammash added that this wonderful work of art effortlessly highlights the artistic and cultural ambiguity, offering a timeless look with good division and extreme craftsmanship, with the highest standards of quality and attention to detail, pointing out that folk art is the source of culture and originality stay that feeds the national and societal awareness of the individual, the group and the state. The Emirates is a long-standing heritage that has many forms and images that are inherited from generation to generation by children, and passed down with care from generation to generation. and proud
“Al-Yola” is a folk art of Emirati origin, and it represents a color for the authentic life of the Bedouin. It is the most famous dance in the Emirates, and it is used at most events. It appeals to a generation of young people and youth. It is derived from the Ayala dance, which signifies courage, chivalry and a show of strength, where performers demonstrate weapon control skills. Al-Yola light and graceful.
Two years ago, the “Kart Group” group unveiled the innovative design titled “The Leader”, which is an experimental, interactive 3D artwork based on the display of a portrait of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. May God bless him by using shadows and his degrees, where the innovative installation work uses a group of pieces arranged according to specific layers, which those who approach the work through light and shadows, a picture of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, as he raises his hand with the signature triple sign of His Highness: “Victory, Victory , and love”, in an embodiment of the inspirational leadership journey, and the work also reinforces selected words of His Highness engraved on it. the outer edges of the sculpture.
Established in the Emirate of Dubai in 2004 by the Palestinian-Italian architect Mustafa Khammash, the Kart Group is a winner of local, regional and international awards in architecture and interior design, and is active in the GCC countries as well as in Europe.
Since 2005, it has been providing a wide and specialized range of integrated services to its partners in the institutional, corporate, hospitality, housing and entertainment sectors, working with government agencies, cultural institutions, real estate developers, multinational and local clients and contractors.
The group has a special multidisciplinary approach by integrating all aspects of project requirements in one comprehensive solution, and has 18 years of experience in the design and delivery of leading architectural and interior design solutions to its partners and clients through its design team accredited by the Italian. Society of Engineers.
Kart Group also specializes in European quality furniture with a full range of residential and hospitality furniture, indoor and outdoor, as well as corporate and office furniture. Furthermore, it is considered the official agent for many European furniture companies that we display in its showroom.
About Mustafa Khammash:
Mustafa Khammash is one of the most prominent designers in the Middle East, and he worked between 1997 and 2004 with famous architects such as the Italian architect Paolo Biffa, and with the French Philippe Starck and the Iraqi-British Zaha Hadid, and in the nineties he was counted as one of the five best designers in Europe, and his fingerprints remain. Today in Northern Italy, and in Europe in general, in the field of architecture, interior design and furniture.
Khammash is known for its opulent design style, a style that does not abandon simplicity, fun and fantasy. The basic elements of air and water along with environment and furniture are an integral part of his design process in the pursuit of a better life.