Inspired by the dissent expressed in the Arab world during the Arab spring revolutions; Veto a fusion of furniture and sculpture, infuses typography with three-dimensional design by employing Arabic letterforms as a structure. The table’s form is derived from a cross sectional transformation of the Arabic word La meaning refusal, denial or disbelief into Kalla indicating strong disapproval, protest or objection. Veto questions the enormous revolutionary movement and the changes that occurred rapidly, owing to the fact that nothing has been resolved in any Arab country yet. Is it really a spring?
The piece was selected to be exhibited at American University of Sharjah Booth, the first university to participate from the Middle East at SaloneSatellite | Milan Furniture Fair & Design Week 2012 | Milan | Italy.