Design Legends ("DL") had the distinct honour to interview legendary designer Ghiath Al Masri ("GAM") for their original perspective and innovative approach to design as well as their creative lifestyle, we are very pleased to share our interview with our distinguished readers.

DL: Could you please tell us a bit about your design background and education?

GAM : My study is architecture from Damascus university Syria, my older brother remind me by my talent , because the atmosphere and surrounding pressure make you forget what you love

DL: What motivates you to design in general, why did you become a designer?

GAM : I think the spark was in my childhood I was obsession in draw cartoons , then developed by studying architecture to spend more time about the beauty of buildings

DL: Did you choose to become a designer, or you were forced to become one?

GAM : I did not choose to be designer I try to be something else but hopefully I failed , and back to designing

DL: What do you design, what type of designs do you wish to design more of?

GAM : I design Luxury houses, I dream to be able to design Museum or mega project one day

DL: What should young designers do to become a design legend like you?

GAM : He should digging in his self about the real passion, he should do what he love , never do the best design for bunch of money , never stay in field doesn't like just for the money , try to be free of money and do what you love and people love .

DL: What distinguishes between a good designer and a great designer?

GAM : A good designer try to mimic professional designer and dare to make some new touches , but the great designer dare to make whole new idea without imitate, and if coincidences make design close to some one design he should throw it and start with new idea .

DL: What makes a good design a really good design, how do you evaluate good design?

GAM : Uniqueness , relief sight , no exaggeration

DL: What is the value of good design? Why should everyone invest in good design?

GAM : good design promote the product market in general and in Architecture its way of life and piece of art to whom appreciate the art



Slabs House Residential Home

Slabs House Residential Home by Ghiath Al Masri

Abstract House Residential Home

Abstract House Residential Home by Ghiath Al Masri

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