Raw Design Studio
BRANDING. CULTURE. DESIGN.

About Us

 

Established in 2009...

Raw Design is a team of designers and strategists who come from a wide range of experiences and backgrounds. We create well-researched strategies and purposeful visuals to help businesses communicate effectively.

We approach branding from a bird’s eye view, collaborating with our clients to create a holistic vision for their business journey. By undertaking the different phases of our offerings, you’ll be able to communicate the core of your brand and what you contribute to changing the world – whether it’s making people’s lives more beautiful, simple, meaningful or delicious!

So, what does Raw Design bring to the table?

  • Local cultural understanding
  • Diverse experience in a wide range of sectors
  • Large network of professionals to serve your needs
  • Arabic and Latin design experience
  • Great views and a relaxed vibe at the heart of Kuwait City
 
 

The Team

SARA AL NAFISI
Partner / Creative Director
Sara is the Creative Director and Design Strategist of Raw Design Studio, and has an authentic artistic direction. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design from the American University of Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates and has created an impressive portfolio of creative and functional design work.

HUSSA AL HUMAIDHI
Partner / Managing Director
Design Strategist and Project Manager of Raw Design Studio, Hussa earned her Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. Hussa combines the focal value of organizational design and strategic approach to design to achieve successful methods in communication.

JULIETTE ZEIDAN
Operations Manager
Although she started her career in the medical field, Juliette has diversified her professional experience. She worked as a marketing analyst for one of the largest FMCGs in the region, followed by the role of Deputy MD for a regional publishing house, Trace Media, known for its regional Telecom Review Magazine. She has always been intrigued by creativity; She has been administering Nuqat, a platform for creatives in the Middle East, since its start in 2009.

SAMER BOU SALEH
Senior Graphic Designer
Samer is a Senior Graphic Designer with a rich background in typography, branding, print and digital design (web/interactive app design and user experience) and a passion for Arabic typography and lettering. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Notre Dame University in Beirut.

SARAH AL FULAIJ
Lead Graphic Designer
A graduate from Parsons School of Design, Sarah is a designer with an emphasis on branding and information design. Sarah has worked in New York for an online fashion company, digital programs and way finding applications.

EHAB SARHAN
Graphic Designer
Ehab’s strong knowledge and skills in print and production leverage him to play a key role in creating eye catching visuals and taking creative approaches to design. He has an extensive design background and strong technical skills. Ehab graduated from Lebanese International University with a BA in graphic design.

FARAH GHAITH
Communication Designer
Farah graduated from the American University of Sharjah with a degree in Design Management. She plays an integral part within RDS team in applying her design thinking skills along the brand strategy process.

BETTY STEPHEN
Administrative Coordinator
Betty’s extensive experience in management gives her the ability to manage the internal administration efficiently with her organizational and communication skills.

MARILYN D’COSTA
Administrative Assistant
Completed her Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology and Sociology. Marilyn has a zeal for arts and culture and is currently learning the art of mosaic. She is diligent and ambitious about her work enabling the company to successfully conduct its operations.