Yasmine Nachabe Taan

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Dr. Yasmine Nachabe Taan is Associate professor of Design and Design History at the Lebanese American University (LAU) in Beirut.

She hold a PhD in Art History and Communications Studies from McGill University. Her research focus is on design writing and research, visual culture and gender representation, design, media, photography and visual cultutre in the Middle Eastand North Africa. She publishes articles on visual culture in a number of international journals. She has illustrated more than twenty children’s books and has participated in a number of residencies in Berlin, Cairo, Beirut and Bratislava. Her artwork has been exhibited in New York, Berlin and Beirut.

More about Yasmine at : Advancing Arab design research


Books by Yasmine Nachabe Taan

Hilmi Al-Tuni, Evoking Popular Arab Culture

Abudulkader Arnaout, Designing as Visual Poetry

Saloua Raouda Choucair: Modern Arab Design, An Exploration of Abstraction Across Materials and Functions.

Mouna Bassili Sehnaoui, The First Lebanese Woman Designer to Brand her Nation



Hilmi Al-Tuni: Book Covers - During his long career, which included a decade living and working in Beirut, Al-Tuni has produced a vast body of work. هدى سميتسهوزن أبي فارس

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