Mar'a: wall-mounted mirror
The Mar’a small wall mounted mirror blends multiple materials and different techniques of wood layering and textile weaving to pay tribute to the Emirati weavers who developed and perfected the art and language of Sadu weaving.
Yara Habib is a graphic designer and emerging product designer and has lived in Lebanon, Canada, UK and the UAE. A Graphic Design BA graduate from the Lebanese American University, she worked for four years as a graphic designer for various corporate clients mainly in Montreal, Canada before undertaking a MA in Graphic Branding and Identity at the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. She then went on to co-found Djoyn, a branding boutique design studio operating in Beirut and Montreal. In early 2018, Habib launched Layers by Yara in the UAE, a collection of design pieces made of multiple layers of wood, acrylic glass and metal, with the aim of taking artwork back to its original state, inspired by new technologies.