In the Spring of 2006, Paris native Karim Hamdi founded Dar En Art. Karim was always passionate about design but it was only after working in an advertising agency and later getting married to a Frenchwoman, of Moroccan descent, that the concept of Dar En Art truly materialized.

How did you decide to create Dar en Art?
The Paris shop of Dar en Art was created when I decided to bring together several designers and creative craftsmen that I had met in my journeys from Morocco to Lebanon. Since its launch, this unprecedented initiative, has sought to subtly orientalize furniture and accessories.

At the end of 2009, the adventure took a new stage when I made the decision to edit all the creations of Dar en Art, thus creating a full brand. This new run-up materialized with the launch of a new web site and a selection by designers that include: Mostapha el Oulhani, Charles Kalpakian, Sophia Tazi, Oriane Dambrune, Bastien Taillard, Laurence Landon and Karim Alaoui. All these collections can be bought at the Dar En Art store or online at:

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