- Lebanese designers
- furniture design
Born in Ottawa to a Lebanese mother and a Finnish father, Anastasia Nysten grew up in Finland, France and Lebanon. She obtained her master's degree in industrial design from ALBA (Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts) in Beirut, during which she worked jointly at the design studio Karen Chekerdjian, and which opened the doors to the team of lighting designer Michael Anastassiades. From 2015, Nysten experimented in her workshop with objects and interiors that combine the stories of different cultures. She has exhibited in Beirut, Paris, Milan and KSA. Some of her exhibitions include the biennial House of Today Jungle Protocol, Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan, and Athr Gallery in Jeddah. She won the Talent Award at the Beirut Design Fair in 2017 and the Talent Award at Maison & Objet in September 2018 edition.