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Khalid Shafar Designs Playfully Quirky and Sophisticated Furniture

By: Meghan Young - Published: Feb 14, 2012 • References: khalidshafar.co.nz and design-milk
Khalid Shafar's furniture designs may be very sophisticated, but there is a playful edge that gives each piece a quirky bit of character. From uniquely roped surfaces to brightly colored fabrics, Khalid Shafar's creations are the perfect balance between elegantly refined and casually comfortable.

An international designer, Khalid Shafar currently splits his time between New Zealand and Dubai. His work reflects these contrasting cultures in fun and unexpected ways. Nevertheless, Khalid Shafar is mainly inspired by his love for city lifestyles, which is translated in the structured and busy lines of his designs. Overall, he focuses on the stories his pieces tell.

Khalid Shafar's chairs, tables, lights and objects have been featured in such prestigious publications as Wallpaper*, GQ Japan Harper’s Bazaar Interiors and ELLE Décor Japan.