Georges Mohasseb - Studio Manda SHOESHINA, 2018
Solid Brass & American Walnut
In collaboration with: Joy Mardini Design Gallery
CHARITY AUCTION FOR LUIGI SACCO HOSPITAL IN MILAN, LOTS WITH NO BUYER'S PREMIUM
Lot offered by Studio Manda with a 50% donation, subject to VAT, shipped from Beirut, Lebanon
Inspired by the traditional street shoe shiner, Shoe Shine is a bespoke object for domestic use. It's made of solid brass and American walnut giving it a nostalgic retro feel, and transforming it into an object that can be displayed at home and spark new shoe cleaning routines.
Studio Manda is a furniture and interior design company born from a collaboration between Georges Mohasseb and kareen asli. Georges has been working as an architect and designer for 22 years. Through his professional experience and intensive workshops he has mastered furniture making techniques in France at École Boulle with a vast range of materials. His passion for design has lead him to teach in renowned academic institutions in Europe and the US. Georges strives to create a limited number of timeless designs that embody a high level of craftsmanship and a complex expression of materials through their colors, shapes, textures and smells. Georges' products and limited editions have been exhibited in international design fairs and his work is currently represented by Carwan gallery in Athens, Gallerie Gosserez in Paris and is in collaboration with Gabriel & Guillaume in NYC.