Tarek Elkassouf is an award-winning object designer and sculptor based between Beirut and Sydney who works on sculptures, collectible design objects and art installations. Elkassouf’s cross-disciplinary approach to design ranges from designing the macro, including cities and buildings, to the micro, including interiors and collectible design objects and furniture.
Multiple winner of prestigious A’ Design Award for his collectible furniture pieces, Elkassouf regularly gives lectures and conducts workshops on the intersection of art and design. His studio specialises in precise craftsmanship and innovative design across a full spectrum of objects and work. On one end of the range, advanced engineering is fused with the work of artisans who are masters of their craft to create high-end, collectible design furniture. On the other end, the object collections introduces the complexity of handmade work to simple products, celebrating the beauty of the everyday.
2018’s selected resident artist at the Swatch Art Gallery in Shanghai, Tarek Elkassouf has been featured in more than 20 international exhibitions and is represented in galleries and museums in New York, Paris, Riyadh, Kuwait, Dubai and Beirut.