Alula Design Award

Oil Lantern

The oil lantern was designed in response to the original byzantine oil lamp found in Hegra. The shape of the object was kept and upgraded for contemporary use. The mesh is now placed in the centre emphasising the handle. The lantern is made out of ceramic.

Imane Mellah

Imane Mellah, a French Moroccan architect and designer in Paris, studied at the NS School of Architecture in Lyon and the Architectural Association School in London. She founded her studio in 2022, and she combines architecture, design, and research. Exploring cultural identity and construction integration, her projects span from object design to architecture. Mellah’s portfolio includes collaborations with award-winning practices, focusing on residential and cultural projects in Paris and London.