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Cherine Magrabi Tayeb

Cherine MAGRABI TAYEB (b. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) is the founder and curator of Lebanon's influential non-profit design platform, House of Today. Through its global reach, House of Today helped ignite the recent design boom in Beirut. Working closely with international design institutions, Tayeb held a chair on the Honorary Advisor Committee for Contemporary Muslim Fashions at the San Francisco Contemporary Museum, and is currently a member of FD100 - an international jury composed of curators and directors from major design institutions and prominent media who will select the top 100 designers and interior designers that best represent the values of French design around the world. Tayeb is also a founding patron of the Beirut Art Center and sits on numerous design competition judging panels as well as boards of museums and design institutions internationally. She is the Creative & Communication Director at Magrabi, the leading optical retail chain in the Middle East. Most recently, Tayeb unveiled 13BC, her own brand of exclusive, collectible and limited-edition minaudières.

Works by the Author

Beirut: The Eras of Design

Co-edition with MUDAC Lausanne