DESIGN PROCESS

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.

design . Handmade

WOrkshop 2012

The Team / First workshop in Cairo December 2012



Ecole Nationale des Ars Décoratifs     /     UNDP Egypt     /      IMC Industrial Modernisation Center     /     French Institute Egypt     /     Ice Ribh

who are we ?

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.

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 PROJECT CONCEIVED AND COORDINATED BY

Sylvie Blanchet

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

Faouzi Massrali

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.

DESIGN . hANDMADE