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BERGE PANOSSIAN Furniture Design
Berge Panossian is of Armenian descent and has been living in Lebanon for 25 years as a much sought after designer and metal crafts manufacturer. Initially, a jack of all trades, he started off as a machinery and vehicle repairman to later delve into the ornately meticulous world of wax dentistry prosthetics. Combining his hefty industrial skill set with the refined delicate sculpting techniques of wax, Berge married two opposing worlds to stretch the boundaries of yet another: ironwork. He has been in the field of decor for over 20 years. And throughout all those years he dedicated his designs to commissioned replicas of which Giacometti, Lalanne, Poillerat and the Laverne brothers. A couple of years ago, Berge forked into a new path. His own. FIRST SOLO EXHIBITION AT SV GALLERY With his own designs executed to gravity defying aesthetics and jagged edged linearity, Berge will be launching his new collection during Beirut Design Week 2015.
Industrial City, Sed El-Baouchrieh +961 1 482 548 +961 3 959 837 www.bergepanossian.com FIRST SOLO EXHIBITION AT SV GALLERY 01 June, 6pm-10pm
CAUSTIK STUDIOS Animation Design
Mathaf, Pierre Gemayel Avenue +961 1 422 870 www.facebook.com/caustikstudios WORKSHOPS AND TALKS Portfolio Review for Students and Graduates 03 June, 10:30am-1pm Production Workflow Discussion 03 June, 2:30pm-3:30pm Workshop Kickstart 03 June, 6:30pm-8:30pm Industry Discussion 03 June, 9pm-10pm
An animation studio that provides a wide range of services for digital content creation. From 2D to 3D animation and motion graphics, Caustik has proven itself to be a leading company in Lebanonâ€™s commercial scene in terms of quality and innovation with both local and international clients. Employing a team of highly skilled artists, its goal remains about creating unique and carefully crafted content for its clients and ultimately putting Lebanonâ€™s animation industry on the map. WORKSHOP AND TALKS Portfolio Review for Students and Graduates Production Workflow Discussion Workshop Kickstart Industry Discussion For program details check the facebook page.
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