Apart from being talented, successful, beautiful, cool, and one of the loveliest people in town, Nathalie Trad also happens to be the brains behind the line of clutches that Hollywood stars can’t get enough of.
The Lebanese designer recently moved her operations to Dubai Design District and into a space that feels like the perfect translation of her brand’s design ethos into interior design. Displayed on the walls of her new headquarters, her artistic clutches make the office feel more like an inviting art gallery, adding patterns and motifs to the raw-feel panels. The use of asymmetry is instantly apparent and makes for a contemporary vibe, while rigorous accents meshed with plants and candles add a sense of balance.
Without further ado, let us introduce you to the Nathalie Trad headquarters. Browse through the gallery and let Trad herself take you on a tour of her space.
“This is the waiting area by the angled wall. I like to keep the materials around me raw – we have a combination of polished and unpolished cement, metal, and wood.”
“The spring/summer collection on display. The bags sit on top of metal slabs that are resting on wooden rods.”
“Everything in the office is asymmetrical. The ceiling and flooring are married in parallel asymmetry.”
“This is the meeting room, which is always well lit. The light bulbs are warm yellow with wire caging, while the palm lightens up the mood.”
“I’m constantly looking through these books for an instant source of inspiration. I also love to take photos.”
“Candles are a regular fixture in the office. They add a long-lasting comfort that helps the day feel easy. They also expel any cantankerous feelings!”
“Art deco is something I always refer to for inspiration as geometry was a key aspect of the era.”
“These clutches were part of my exclusive collection for mytheresa.com. I love this tortoise/wooden-like shell.”