How do you take something ordinary and turn it into the extraordinary? Farah Hourani shows you how you can not only achieve your dreams, but doing so by harnessing the talent of those around you to create collaborations and bring to life ideas that are anything but ordinary. Farah Hourani talks about the importance of collaboration to achieve your dreams; by showing you how even the smallest dream can be a gateway to realizing your passion and how two people’s passions can turn the ordinary into the extraordinary.
كيف تحوّل شيئاً عادياً إلى شيءٍ خارج عن المألوف؟ فرح حوراني ترينا كيف يمكننا ليس فقط تحقيق أحلامنا، بل فعل ذلك بتسخير مواهب من هم حولنا لخلق أجواء تعاونيّة لبثّ الحياة في الأفكار غير المألوفة! فرح أيضاً تخبرنا عن أهميّة التعاون لتحقيق أحلامك وذلك من خلال توضيح فكرة أن أصغر أحلامنا من الممكن أن تكون باباً لاكتشاف شغفنا وأن شغف شخصين من الممكن أن يحوّل المألوف إلى غير المألوف.
Creating fashion inspired by art is how Farah Hourani indulges her passion for mixing new materials into wearable art. Farah creates futuristic inspired designs that are dominated by ambiguous sci-fi concepts. Recently, Farah has ventured into the concept of fashion design meets technology through the latest laser cutting techniques, which have paved the way for a new age of wearable materials. Creating fashion inspired by art is how Farah indulges her passion for mixing new materials into wearable art.Farah creates futuristic inspired designs that are dominated by ambiguous sci-fi concepts.Recently, she has ventured into the concept of fashion design meets technology through the latest laser cutting techniques.She has participated in runway shows in London, Beirut, Los Angeles, Barcelona and Amman and took part in the first season of the Fashion Star Arabia Series on Dubai One – reaching the finalist stage.She has collaborated with edraak.org to teach Fashion 101, in addition to participating in several panel discussions to support women including the ‘What She Said’ series at the W Hotel in Amman.Farah's current focus is creating an educational platform for women that serves as a go to guide for all things related to creating a fashion brand starting from sewing and pattern making to branding and accepting all challenges related to building an identity in the fashion world. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx