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Natuzzi Italia and Dubai Cares Present: “Re-vive Masterpiece Showcase” Extended Until Eid Al Fitr Empowering Education Through Art

 

 

Dubai, UAE – March 19, 2024 – Natuzzi Italia, the global leader in luxury furniture, is proud to announce the exclusive showcase of its Re-vive Chairs reinterpreted by Emirati artists Maisoon Al Saleh and Khalid Albanna. This captivating display will be hosted at Natuzzi Stores on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, and The Galleria in Abu Dhabi until Eid al Fitr.

Building upon the success of the “RE-THINKING RE-VIVE” event held on February 8, 2024, at the flagship store on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, Natuzzi Italia continues its commitment to art, design, and philanthropy. In collaboration with Dubai Cares, a UAE-based global philanthropic organization, Natuzzi Italia brings forth an initiative to empower education through art.

With prices starting at AED 49,000, these exclusive pieces not only add a touch of elegance to any space but also contribute to a noble cause. All proceeds from the sale of Re-vive chairs will be dedicated to Dubai Cares, supporting children and youth in developing countries with access to quality education.

 

 

The Re-vive armchair artworks, reinterpreted by the exceptionally talented Maisoon Al Saleh and Khalid Albanna, will be on display, embodying the fusion of culture, innovation, and philanthropy. Maisoon Al Saleh’s artwork harmonizes tradition with modernity, intricately depicting UAE culture through traditional attire. On the other hand, Khalid Albanna’s artwork explores innovative dimensions, symbolizing the inclusive and welcoming culture of the UAE.

 

“We are thrilled to showcase the talents of Maisoon Al Saleh and Khalid Albanna in reinterpreting our iconic Re-vive armchair,” said Gayatri Dongre, Chief Operating Officer at Western Furniture, Natuzzi – UAE. “Through this collaboration with Dubai Cares, we are not only celebrating art and design but also making a tangible difference in the lives of children around the world.”

The Re-vive armchair embodies cutting-edge technology and ergonomic design, offering unmatched comfort and adaptability. Its Quilted version combines luxurious softness with exquisite craftsmanship, featuring a decorative trim that enhances its silhouette. With the Responsive Recline feature and adaptive armrests, the armchair ensures a personalized seating experience. Designed by Formway Design, known for its meticulous design processes and environmental awareness, Re-vive has earned global acclaim and is featured in design museums worldwide.

Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to witness the convergence of art, design, and philanthropy at Natuzzi Stores in Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, and The Galleria in Abu Dhabi until Eid al Fitr.

For more information and details, visit any Natuzzi store located near you in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, visit the website https://westernfurniture.ae/natuzzi-italia/ or call +97143377152, +97143380777 or +97126444048.

About: The Artists

Khalid Albanna

Khalid Albanna (Sharjah, UAE, 1975) is an artist who consistently demonstrates a keen interest in discovering innovative ideas and profound concepts within his artistic endeavors. Through his bachelor’s degree in architecture from Emirates University, he absorbed the basic principles of dimension, form, and place. These principles now serve as the foundation for his artistic practice. Albanna consistently challenges the confines of conventional artistic practices by actively pushing the boundaries and embracing new techniques, materials, and concepts in his artistic journey. His works are held in the collections of the Sharjah Art Museum, Barjeel Art Foundation, Abu Dhabi Music & Art Foundation (ADMAF), UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UAE Ministry of Culture & Youth, Sharjah Department of Culture, Abu Dhabi Executive Council, and the UAE embassy in the USA, Montenegro amongst many.

 

Maisoon Al Saleh

Maisoon Al Saleh (UAE, 1988) graduated from Zayed University with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts and Design in 2010. She has had 9 solo shows, and has participated in around 100 art exhibitions in 20 countries, including Carrousel du Louvre Paris, Contemporary & Fine Art Basel Biennale, Art Cannes Biennale during Cannes Film Festival, International Art Exhibition NordArt – Kunst in der Carlshütte in Büdelsdorf Germany, Exhibition of MOCAMAG Contemporary Art Museum in Villa am Kaiserweg in Persenbeug, Austria, and several other in Europe and The United States.

In her artistic journey, she has sought to bridge the gap between tradition and modernity, weaving together the rich tapestry of Emirati culture with contemporary artistry.

 

 

Natuzzi S.p.A

Founded in 1959 by Pasquale Natuzzi, Natuzzi S.p.A. is one of the most renowned brands in the production and distribution of design and luxury furniture.  With a global retail network of 651 mono-brand stores and 563 galleries as of December 31, 2021, Natuzzi distributes its collections worldwide.  Natuzzi products embed the finest spirit of Italian design and the unique craftmanship details of the “Made in Italy”, where a predominant part of its production takes place. Natuzzi has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange since May 13, 1993. Always committed to social responsibility and environmental sustainability, Natuzzi S.p.A. is ISO 9001 and 14001 certified (Quality and Environment), ISO 45001 certified (Safety on the Workplace) and FSC® Chain of Custody, CoC (FSC-C131540).

 

About Dubai Cares: 

Since its inception in 2007, Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has been working towards providing children and youth in developing countries with access to quality education through the design and funding of programs that aim to be impactful, sustainable and scalable. To date, the UAE-based global philanthropic organization has successfully launched education programs reaching over 24 million beneficiaries in 60 developing countries.

Dubai Cares plays a key role in helping achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4, which aims to ensure inclusive and quality education for all, and promote lifelong learning by 2030, by supporting programs in early childhood development, access to quality primary and secondary education, technical and vocational education and training for youth as well as a particular focus on education in emergencies and protracted crises. Moreover, Dubai Cares adopts a strategic approach to improve student enrollment and learning outcomes through an integrated school health and nutrition model that is made up of school-based deworming activities, school feeding, and WASH (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene) in schools.

Dubai Cares is a civil society organization formally associated with the United Nations Department of Global Communications (UN DGC), as well as a registered non-government organization under IACAD, the charitable activities regulator in Dubai. The UAE-based global philanthropic organization is authorized to raise funds through direct donations and fundraising campaigns, as well as process all permit approvals with IACAD.

Volunteerism is a powerful tool to Dubai Cares in order to engage people in tackling development challenges. Dubai Cares rallies the UAE wider community through a large spectrum of volunteering and awareness initiatives that are linked to its global mandate.

To learn more, please visit www.dubaicares.ae

 

 

 

 

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