MEET THE CO-FOUNDERS.

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ISRAA IBRAHIM obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Design Management at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) in Fall 2014, and Dual Master's degree in Interior and Product Design in December 2016 at Scuola Politecnica di Design (SPD) Milan, Italy. During her master course, Israa got exposed to many Italian designers. In Milan, she worked with clients such as Samsung, Milano Design Film Festival and Whirlpool. She also gained valuable experience from working with the Italian design studio, Navone Associate. More recently, Israa worked at Royal Ahrend, a product design firm in Dubai.

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FARAH EL-RAFEI obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Design Management at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) in Spring 2015. She has been actively exploring the regional creative scene by working in well-established cultural organizations including Art Dubai and Dubai Community Theatre & Arts Center (DUCTAC), in the field of exhibition management. She has also participated in arts and cultural internship programs like the “Explorations in the Arts” program organized by the Sheikha Salama Foundation, based in Abu Dhabi. She is currently working at the National Pavilion UAE, which manages the UAE's participation at the Venice Biennale.

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NADA AHMED SALEM obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) in Spring 2015. Since graduation, Nada has worked with several multinational design companies in Dubai, focusing mainly on hospitality projects. These firms include Design Inc and Design World Partnership (dwp). She has recently moved back to her hometown, Cairo, Egypt, and is now working as an interior designer for Dar El Handasah, a company with a range of specialized design and consultancy services, where she has worked on diverse array of projects including hotels, embassies, metro stations, schools and areas of worship.

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