Our students are the beating heart of the initiative. They come from diverse backgrounds and commute to the studio every weekday from all over Lebanon, including Palestinian refugee camps, Saida, Chouf, Tripoli, and Bourj Hammoud. Our students share an aptitude for design and demonstrate a commitment to hard work. Creative Space Beirut offers these talented young individuals a unique opportunity into design education and the design industry.

Current Students

Joe Koueik

Class of 2020

Beirut, Lebanon
February 3, 1999

“Creative Space Beirut helps me grow as a person. I have more confidence in my work, and in presenting it to others. I’ve always loved art and fashion, but it’s until you live them that clothe really mean something.”

Minas Oghloukian

Class of 2020
Beirut, Lebanon
March 25, 1998

"Being a part of Creative Space Beirut has helped me develop my beliefs, ideas and concepts. It has changed my perspective on fashion and design, and allowed me to learn in an environment full of beautiful souls who push my boundaries and limitations."

Sarine Varouj

Class of 2020

Hankesh, Lebanon
July 9, 1996

"Creative Space Beirut has become my second home, along with a big loving family. I'm learning everything I was hoping to learn and more - not just about design, but about presentation, attitude, self respect, and teamwork."

Anis El Jamal

Class of 2021

Homs, Syria
June 12, 1995

“Creative Space helped me discover new aspects of my identity. Fashion is a different type of canvas - the only difference between fashion and a canvas is that you can literally wear your thoughts, feelings and art.”

Joseph Kiwan

Class of 2021
Fraidis, Lebanon
November 25, 1997

“Being part of the Creative Space Beirut family is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that I’m so grateful for. It’s helping me grow and learn every day - not only as a designer, but also as a person.”

Mariam Al Bazzal

Class of 2021
Baalbek, Lebanon
April 5, 1997

“Creative Space Beirut feels like the right place for me to be in order to improve my abilities and make my dream a reality.”

Michel Sabbagh

Class of 2021

Damascus, Syria
November 22, 1995

“Creative Space Beirut is a new world for me, as it is here I can show my thoughts and feelings in a way I never thought of before. I became part of a family with my colleagues who continue to fill me with support and love.”

Olivia Kaassamani

Class of 2021
Baakleen, Lebanon
October 7, 1995

“Fashion for me isn’t just about making clothes, it is a passion. Creative Space Beirut helped me to follow my passion and express my feelings and thoughts. I consider myself lucky to be part of this family.”

Safa’a Al-Bardeni

Class of 2021
Gaza, Palestine
November 12, 1998

“I found a family within Creative Space Beirut, and my perception of fashion has changed since joining the community here. I thought fashion was only about fabric and sewing, but the truth is that every piece should have a story and meaning behind it.”

Ziad Serhan

Class of 2021

Safad, Palestine
August 19, 1999

“I’m on my way to achieving my dreams in a place I call home with colleagues that are like my second family. Through fashion, I’ve learned that beauty can come through both simplicity and sustainability.”

Iftikhar Kanawati

Class of 2022

Tripoli, Lebanon
January 31, 2002

“I grew up sketching and creating and dreaming about fashion design, but it always felt like a far away dream. Everyday I feel closer to making my dream a reality.”

Jihan Azzam

Class of 2022

Chouf, Lebanon
November 15, 1998

“Fashion design is an outlet to follow my instincts and to push my own boundaries in the pursuit of creating something new.”

Mariam Jachi

Class of 2022

Jwaya, Lebanon
April 25, 1998

“For me, fashion is a way of making a statement without having to use words. I want to use fashion to inspire others, like it inspired me.”

Moustapha Al Sous

Class of 2022

Saida, Lebanon
January 1, 1998

“Fashion is a visual representation of my personality and thoughts.”

Patil Tachjian

Class of 2022

Beit El Chaar, Lebanon
November 27, 2001

”Design has always been a part of who I am. I grew up in a family of designers and tailors, spending my days in an atelier observing and experimenting with fabric. It is where my inspiration comes from. “

Reem Jaber

Class of 2022

Bani Hayan, Lebanon
February 5, 1997

“I aspire to one day establish my own brand, and to see people dressed in my unique designs,
feeling out of this world!”

Suzie Abou Khzam

Class of 2022

Chouf, Lebanon
January 16, 1997

“Fashion design for me was a dream. Now it is a reality, and I am excited about expressing my passion through my designs.”


Ahmad Abdullatif

Class of 2019
Akkar, Lebanon
June 13, 1995

"Fashion for me is a vehicle for expression, it helps me understand my thoughts and emotions, and to make sense of and exhibit my point of view towards life."

Click to see Ahmad Abdullatif's 2019 Collection
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Amir Al Kasm

Class of 2019

Talkalakh, Syria
April 5, 2000

"I study fashion design not just because of a love of clothes. It is a passion. It helps me understand and express my feelings. I want to put my emotions into my designs. I want to leave an imprint in the world of design."

Click to see Amir Al Kasm's 2019 Collection
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Najah Raya

Class of 2019

Baalbek, Lebanon
April 20, 1994

"I think fashion design contains the best of all worlds; self expression, delivering a message, making a change, and making people feel something. It is a form of art in which the canvases are of limitless options."

Click to see Najah Raya's 2019 Collection
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Independent Graduates

These students completed the program in its earlier years, before the curriculum was solidified.

Baraa Al Abdallah

Class of 2014
Saida, Lebanon
April 20, 1991

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Nourhan Abdellatif

Class of 2014
Beirut, Lebanon
October 11, 1994

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Rola Mezher