He graduated in 1973 from the national academy of fine arts of Beirut. Particularly interested to the definition of internal spaces, he extends his professional activity to France, Italy, Greece, Japan and the USA. In Paris and Milan he studied and experienced in the field of furniture design which he considers an important part of a coherent project in living culture. In 1978 he moved to Italy and established, together with Paolo Moroni, Sawaya & Moroni architecture and design office, and in 1984 they founded Sawaya & Moroni contemporary furniture, where he directs the artistic and project activities.
He joins various personal and collective art and design exhibitions. Occasionally he also designs for other companies like Swissair, the FIFA, the Museo Bagatti Valsecchi and Heller. His work has been published on various design and architectural books, magazines and newspapers, his work is present in various museums as well as in public and private collection.