Disarming Design From Palestine

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In conflict-ridden Palestine, the rich history of craftsmanship and design is sometimes overlooked. Newly minted cooperative Disarming Design From Palestine showcases the region’s unique wares and design talent, including olive wood carving and garment production using traditional materials with contemporary styling. A look at the cooperative’s workshops and process reveals a crop of talent seldom exposed to the wider design world with products that are sure to compete on a global scale.