Lea Kirdikian (right), born in 1987 in Beirut, Lebanon, is a product designer. Xavier Baghdadi (left), born 1983 in Beirut, is an illustrator and graphic designer. Together they founded “Junk Munkez” in 2011 to make furniture by hand from natural and recycled materials. Their creations can be found online at www.junk.munkez.com. Kirdikian and Baghdadi currently live in Montreal, Canada.
Photo: Rene Gaens