Sana El_Masnad Lounge Carpet
El_Masnad Lounge Carpet is Silver Design Award winner in 2015 - 2016 Furniture Design Award Category.
El_Masnad Lounge Carpet

Armrests, traditionally, initiates nodes where the space is highly activated in Saudi Arabia. El_Masnad uses armrest as the main component for seating unit and neglect all other parts of a seating device. El_Masnad brings the users close to the ground, so it is much more playful and intuitive for this demographic. It allows the Sitting behaviors to emerge organically and intuitively in many different configurations.

El_Masnad Lounge Carpet
Sana El_Masnad
Sana Lounge Carpet
Sana design
Sana design
Sana Alabdulwahed

Sana Alabdulwahed is an Art Center College of Design Masters graduate, in Environmental design, specializing in Furniture and Fixtures. She designed a Masnad— a furnishing inspired by the Middle Eastern leisure culture. What amuses her to do this project is the observance of people rebel against furniture. The designer believes by bringing the furniture closer to the ground and emphasizing the arm rest, we will achieve one of the most intuitive seating units.