Get a new perspective on design in the Middle East

For this year’s 100% Design talks programme, Rona Meyuchas Koblenz, founder of Kukka, will present a discussion that examines the experience of designing in or from the Middle East, titled ‘Designers in the Middle’.

Chaired by Suzanne Trocmé, Rona will be joined by an expert panel, including Israeli designer Hagit Pincovici and Lebanese architect Annabel Karim Kassar, to explore how the region’s craft, heritage, daily life and political and industrial reality affect the work and lives of its designers.


Rona Meyuchas Koblenz, founder of Kukka

Rona Meyuchas Koblenz established Kukka in 2010, to create products that are designed and made from sustainable materials and cultural behaviours.

‘Designers in the Middle’ forms part of the 100% Design talks programme that has been curated by the Design Museum as part of its ‘on loan’ campaign, which aims to bring the museum out into the world and the design community.

‘Designers in the Middle’ will take place between 11:00 and 12:00 on Saturday 24 September at 100% Design. For further information please contact Jeffrey Cheung:

You can see the full talks programme here.