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Mary-Lynn Massoud & Rasha Nawam Atelier

  • Lebanese designers
  • decorative items design

Gemmayzeh, Beirut district

Handmade functional tableware/sculptures/ architectural walls.

Mary-Lynn Massoud is a ceramist born in 1981. After graduating from Manufacture de Sèvres in France, she opened her studio in Beirut. She then participated in a number of international exhibitions in Dubai (Dubai Design Days), London, Paris, the Armory Show New York, Basel Miami, Guild South Africa, Nomad Monaco and Saint Moritz. Her work is completely handmade, focusing on imperfections and mild distortions. It covers several dimensions, shifting between architectural walls for interiors, sculptures for galleries and fairs, and homeware.

Rasha Nawam is a graduate of the American University of Beirut and studied ceramics in Lebanon and in the US. She has been collaborating with Mary-Lynn Massoud since 2007 and has participated in a number of solo and group exhibitions in New York, Paris, Dubai, Basel, Milan, Monaco and Beirut.