On May 15 2019, in collaboration with the Al Hashimya group, French design-oriented atelier THG Paris hosted a grand iftar for 230 guests at the recently opened Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Dubai, in which their latest collection entitled Nihal was unveiled. The second annual iftar hosted by THG Paris, the event brought together Dubai's thriving design community to celebrate the elegant collection's diversity and timeless aesthetic.
Designers and architects dining at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Dubai to celebrate the launch of the Nihal collection by THG Paris. Courtesy of THG Paris and Al Hashimya group
Revealed at the iftar was an array of bathroom taps from the Nihal collection, showcasing famed French architect-designer Xavier Cartron's intricate designs and craftsmanship. Inspired by a star from the Lepus constellation which represents spring water, the collection boasts a range of signature bath taps, accessories, kitchen taps, and cabinet and door hardware.
Designer of the Nihal collection, Xavier Cartron at the iftar by THG Paris. Courtesy of THG Paris and Al Hashimya group
Designer Cartron has worked on several luxury hotels, private residences and palaces such as the Ritz Carlton and Les Bains De Cabourg, France, and has also collaborated with THG Paris on Abu Dhabi’s Presidential Palace, which embodies THG Paris’ signature bathrooms and Cartron’s stupendous designs.
The iftar. From left: Alain Kallas, Grace Sawabini, Alan Haddad and Marina Khalil. Courtesy of THG Paris and Al Hashimya group
Launched in 1956, THG Paris specialises in luxury bathroom accessories, fixtures and sanitary ware, marrying fine craftsmanship with pristige. Having designed the chic bathrooms of suites in Dubai’s 7-star Burj Al Arab hotel and collaborated with several design houses, THG Paris creates bespoke, contemporary pieces that are inspired by artisan traditions.
The iftar. From left: Anne-Sophie Gosse, Alan Haddad, Michel Gosse and Laurence Gosse.Courtesy of THG Paris and Al Hashimya group
Atelier THG Paris in Dubai is a hybrid of a showroom and design centre housing a variety of the brand's signature collections, luxurious bathroom fittings, sanitary objects, décor and other pieces exclusively designed for the Middle East.
Named after a star, Nihal is a combination of a crescent spout and star shaped handles. Shown here in chrome and blue porcelain. Courtesy of THG Paris
The fine orchestra of materials and tones featured in the Nihal collection comprises 28 finishes from polished chrome, matte chrome, lacquered light bronze, soft gold, antique nickel and more. The collection has been manufactured in collaboration with Maison Havilland and took eighteen months to create.
Nihal collection in in gold and ivory porcelain designed with a timeless aesthetic. Courtesy of THG Paris
Atelier THG Paris is located in Dubai Design District, Building 3, Unit 605, Dubai.
For more, visit thg-paris.com