Project: "FIREWORKS"
Company:Kempinski Hotels
Designer(s): Mea’ad Al-Abboud, Saudi Arabia
Category: , Professional
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Entry Description: FIREWORKS is a Champagne Cart for Kempinski Hotels. The designed champagne cart is inspired by fireworks. The unique shape of the cart gives the impression of surprising to the viewers. Therefore, the Fireworks Champagne Cart meets the needs of five star hotels such as Kempinski. Fireworks champagne cart is characterized by twenty eight tubes with different heights. The shape is designed as such to keep sparkling glasses and bottles desirable during its consumption. Clarity is important, as the visual enjoyment of the bottle and glasses is an important aspect of champagne cart. Functionally, double wall movable pockets are designed to hold the bottles. Gel ice pack cooler helps keep bottle cool and fresh for hours which can cool it in 5 minutes, and re-usable. The aesthetically pleasing results of anodizing combined with the functional benefits of increased durability offer a unique design for the cart. The unique anodized finish is the only one in the metals industry that satisfies each of the factors that must be considered when selecting a high performance aluminum finish which are durability, color stability, ease of maintenance, aesthetics, cost, and health & safety.

About the Designer/Company
Mea’ad is the owner and principle of Mea'ad Obeid Al Abboud Decoration Works Establishment. Her Interior Design degree, which she completed at Dar Al-Hekma Privet College in Jeddah, has given a strong foundation to her technical skills which she decided to develop further by working on a different scale, thus determining her choice of a Master in Product Design. Designing involves a lot of long, complex and intricate processes and the application of basic practical skills, so it was crucial for her to pursue her advanced studies in a motivating and challenging environment. Mea’ad chose to join ECAL, a prominent school of design based in Lausanne, because their curriculum is based on projects that students undertake under the supervision of renowned designers and are presented to the Research & Development teams of distinctive brands in the luxury industry.