Karl Chucri and Rami Boushdid met when they were both studying interior design at the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts in Beirut. After earning their Master’s – from IED Madrid for Karl and Politecnico di Milano for Rami –, they met again in Lebanon and decided to establish Studio Caramel in 2016.
Their personal experiences in various architecture firms have certainly become an influence in their approach to furniture design. Working on commission, they often create pieces that are shaped by a specific context, but never compromise on the furniture’s capacity to ‘fill a room’.
The Mirage music box as well as their Indolente armchair suggest a nostalgia of the 50s and a style that associates a taste for vintage details and historical references. A quality that has earned them an article in Wallpaper*, thanks to their Baron bar cart, created for the namesake restaurant designed by FaR Architects.
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