HAWA Beirut by Richard Yasmine
Updated: Dec 8, 2019
HAWA Beirut, a collection of very light or airy furniture inspired from the Lebanese architecture and specifically the arches that are a trade mark in the cultural heritage.
HAWA in Arabic language means a light summer breeze or even a deep love, a passion towards someone or something.
HAWA Beirut set up creates a nostalgic yet harmonious reflection to the ancestors, continuing the communication between the past present and the future generations.
It is composed of 2 chairs one with upholstery and the other one naked with a low flippable central table / coffee table and a “paravent” or a decorative separation panels including multiple materials. All items are made of powder coated colorful steel with fabric, adding decorative handmade silk braiding cords and tassels, with treated pink marble including traditional craftsmanship technique blown stained glass inserts.