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Massoud Hassani on designing from Afghan influence

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Afghan-born designer Massoud Hassani draws much inspiration from his cultural heritage. Having been based in the Netherlands for some years now, Hassani has researched Afghan culture and designed a number of products, based on the research that relates to his homeland. Here he talks about collaborating with his brother on designing a device to remove dangerous landmines from the plains of Afghanistan. Hassani also shows the cookware range he designed that also incorporates Afghan influence. hosts hundreds of videos of speaker presentations and interviews and world design news. Updated daily, its content features the most cutting-edge design thinking and the work and ideas of the world’s industry leaders in all the creative fields.

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