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Mona Makhlouf is a multidisciplinary Egyptian designer and Design educator. Her inspiration comes from the visual and aural cultures of cities, by contesting the relationship between people, time and sound with the influence of urban cities. She works in a variety of media and technology. She approaches a wide sca… Read More
Mona Makhlouf is a multidisciplinary Egyptian designer and Design educator. Her inspiration comes from the visual and aural cultures of cities, by contesting the relationship between people, time and sound with the influence of urban cities. She works in a variety of media and technology. She approaches a wide scale of subjects in a multi-layered way, like to involve the viewer in a way that is sometimes experiential.

Her work responds to the surrounding environment and uses everyday experiences as a starting point. Often these are framed occasions that would go unnoticed in people’s original context.

While her portfolio has varies commercial and non-commercial work, she's been involved in many social awareness campaigns and projects. Founder of 622misr (initiative to revive tourism in Egypt), Founder of Sukoon Designs social enterprise.

Mona holds a BFA in Graphic Design and a grad MFA degree in Design studies from Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar. Read Less
  • Graphic Designer
    Equinox Graphics — Cairo, Egypt
  • Faculty
    American University In Cairo — Cairo, Egypt
  • Graphic Designer/Creative Director
    Aroma Creative Solutions — Cairo, Egypt
  • Sr. Graphic Designer
    Julphar Pharmaceutical — Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Sr. Graphic Designer
    AR Publication Group — Cairo, Egypt
  • Sr. Graphic Designer and Marketing Manager
    TheGiftery.com — Cairo, Egypt
  • Sr. Graphic Designer
    Reach Communication Adv — Cairo, Egypt
  • Head of Reach-out and partnership
    SkaleUp Ventures — Egypt
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Design Days Dubai
CUMULUS Design for Everything Conference in Hong Kong
Diffrazioni - Firenze Multimedia Festival in Florence
Design Days Dubai
Egypt Photo Summit
- Grasshopper - parametric design - 3D printing in Clay. Turin, Italy
- Designed and conducted a “I hear you” workshop which aims to raise awareness about the value of listening, through
imitating and amplifying particular sounds with everyday objects.
- European Innovation Academy in Turin, Italy
- A 3 week… Read More
- Grasshopper - parametric design - 3D printing in Clay. Turin, Italy
- Designed and conducted a “I hear you” workshop which aims to raise awareness about the value of listening, through
imitating and amplifying particular sounds with everyday objects.
- European Innovation Academy in Turin, Italy
- A 3 weeks accelerator program for students and young professionals, entrepreneurs.
The program encourages participants to discover business ideas, design business models for creating and marketing a
new product or service and develop first prototypes.
- Shifting Perspectives by Rick Tegelaar - Dubai Design Days
- Transcultural Suits by Azra Akšamija, Galina Mihaleva and Regina Moller - Singapore
- Social Innovation bootcamp with the Center of Design Innovation in Qatar and the
Helen Hamlyn centre for design - Royal College of Art London. A 5 days workshop working with migrant workers in Qatar and developing a final prototype/service
and pitching it to investors. The workshop is hand ons expereince developing the problem and solution through human centered design approach
- Participated in 3 days Service Design workshop in Beirut Design week - Beirut
- Spot TheFfuture in Egypt3 days workshop by UNDP and icecairo Read Less
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