Take Caire is a start-up promoting Design in the egyptian handcraft sector, co-founded by a team of two professionals, Sylvie Blanchet, interior architect and designer and Emilie Kartsonas, architect and film maker.
A PROJECT CONCEIVED AND COORDINATED BY
Interiror Architect, Designer and a Cairo resident since 9 years.
COORDINATED AND DOCUMENTED BY
Emilie Kartsonas, Architect and Film Maker
DESIGNERS FROM ENSAD PARIS (Ecole Nationale des Arts Décoratifs)
Nathanael Abeille / Samuel Aden /Julien Devaux / Léopold Lescop
ARTISANS FROM CAIRO
KHAYAMEYA : Essam Ali / Ahmed and Mostafa Gomaa /
Ekrami and Hossam Farouk / Ahmed Naguib / Hassan Kadry /
Mohamed Gaber / Heba Saad
and Mohamed Saad for support and finishing on Khayameya products.
COPPER : Mohamed Samir
BLOWN GLASS : Hassan Hodhod
PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHS AND CATALOGUE GRAPHIC DESIGN
aBy aiding Egyptian craftsmen with the necessary trainings to develop an innovative edge to their traditional designs. By connecting them with International designers through workshops, to improve the quality of their products, and encourage innovation.
TakeCaire also aims to create faith in Egypt as a global art and design beacon.
Ecole Nationale des Ars Décoratifs / UNDP Egypt / IMC Industrial Modernisation Center / French Institute Egypt / Ice Ribh
TakeCaire is a new label of design products HANDMADE in Egypt.
We aim to integrate innovative processes and design services to local traditional skills, creating opportunities for communities of artisans in Cairo and all over Egypt to reach international markets.
TakeCaire creates innovative design objects through a collaborative work on the field in phase with the artisans, their knowhow, and the cultural and social context.
A documentary film on the stories behind each design object of TakeCaire. A story of ideas emerging, human relationships, traditional known-hows meeting design process in action.