Clay and onyx marble, handmade in Italy
62 x 42 cm
Executed in 2021.
Karen Chekerdjian (b. 1970) is a designer based in Beirut. She holds an MA in Industrial Design from Domus Academy, Milan. During her time in Milan, she worked closely with Massimo Morozzi, founding member of Archizoom, and produced her first piece, Mobil, which was fabricated and distributed by Edra. She moved back to her native city of Beirut in 2001 and founded her eponymous design studio through which she constantly challenges the limits of design. Chekerdjian has shown her work globally, including at Institut du monde Arabe, Paris (2016), Galerie Dutko, Paris (2016), and Design Miami/, Basel and Miami (2015).