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Egyptian Luxury Brand Takes Home Arab Design Award

Don Tanani raises the bar in the local furniture industry

Don Tanani, the emerging luxury furniture brand and design house out of Egypt, took home the “Entrepreneurial Talent Award” for the “Rebirth of Egyptian Design” at the first edition of the Arab Design Award launched by L’Institut du Monde Arabe.

Selected by an international design powerhouse jury led by India Mahdavi, this prestigious accolade solidifies Don Tanani’s position as a trailblazer in redefining the Egyptian design scene and heralds a new era of creativity and sophistication.

Mehet side table & Shen from the Duality collection

The other three award categories went to Abdulla Almulla in the ”Emerging Talent” category, Studio K in the “Grand Prix” category and Nada Debs in the “Grand Prix d’Honneur” category.

Don Tanani’s unwavering dedication to shaping contemporary Egyptian design is at the heart of their brand ethos. With an unwavering commitment to craftsmanship and an innate understanding of heritage, they breathe new life into traditional craft and furniture design, while simultaneously championing locally-made products.

Pieces from the Duality collection

Since the brand’s journey began in 2020 when they unveiled their inaugural closed edition collection at the esteemed Nomad St. Mortiz exhibition, they drew the attention of international design industry leaders with its fusion of modernity and local craftsmanship, showcasing a fresh perspective on Egyptian design.

Fast forward to June 2023, and Don Tanani releases their first open edition collection – Moruna, also masterfully crafted by Lina Alorabi. Inspired by the richness of Egyptian culture, Moruna epitomizes Don Tanani’s unwavering devotion to pushing the boundaries of design. Each piece tells a unique story, seamlessly blending contemporary aesthetics with timeless traditions.

A chair from the Moruna collection

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