Meet The Judge: Farshid Moussavi

BY Harper's Bazaar Interiors / Nov 16 2017 / 15:46 PM

Also the November cover star of Harper's Bazaar Interiors, the architect talks about her latest projects and the 'bubbling' Middle Eastern design scene

Meet The Judge: Farshid Moussavi
Farshid Moussavi, architect and founder at Farshid Moussavi Architecture

Harper's Bazaar Interiors: What are the trends you’re currently witnessing in the global design industry?
Farshid Moussavi: Design with a social purpose.

HBI: What projects are you presently working on? 
FM: Harrods Toy Department, extension to an art gallery, an office tower, a housing competition, and a perfume bottle!

An interior view of Victoria Beckham's flagship store in London - designed by Farshid Moussavi Architects

HBI: Where do you source your creative inspiration from?
FM: Depends on the project!

HBI: What are your thoughts on the design scene in the Middle East?
FM: Bubbling...

HBI: What do you feel the Harper’s Bazaar Interior Awards mean for the region?
FM: It cultivated a culture of creativity and excellence.

An interior view of Farshid Moussavi's Belgravia home

HBI: What were the most crucial traits that you looked for in the nominees across the 10 categories this year?
FM: Innovation.

HBI: What does an HBI Award mean for the winners?
FM: I hope they gain extra energy and motivation.

Winners announced at Downtown Design (14-17 Nov) and in the Winter issue of Harper's Bazaar Interiors, out now.