The Expo Milano 2015 hosted from May 1 to October 31, 2015 was a global showcase for about 5,000 events for 20 Million visitors where more than 140 participating countries showed the best of their technology that offers a concrete answer to a vital need: being able to guarantee healthy, safe and sufficient food for everyone, while respecting the Planet and its equilibrium.
MATAR was commissioned by the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Heritage to be the sole featured designer to represent Bahrain. A highlight feature of the 16 piece capsule collection included an exclusive innovative 3D textured jacquard fabric that celebrates Bahrain’s rich agricultural heritage by abstracting ancient drawings of Arabic Fruit. The Designer worked with the most prestigious luxury Italian mill, Clerici Tessuto, to develop the custom fabric. The Bahrain Pavilion won the Silver Medal for the Best Pavilion Design at the Milan Expo 2015.