Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan Visits the Award Winning Design Company, Twelve Degrees, in Amman.

Photo courtesy of The Royal Hashemite Court/Queen Rania

On Tuesday, March 1, 2022, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan visited the Twelve Degrees Design and Innovation Studio in Amman, Jordan,

Upon her arrival Queen Rania was welcomed at Twelve Degrees Design by its founder and design director, Ms. Sahar Madanat, before joining a group of the studio’s multidisciplinary engineers and designers, who briefed her on their ongoing projects and future plans.

A multi-faceted Jordanian design and innovation studio, Twelve Degrees specializes in product design, user research, and user experience. Its team works independently and alongside clients to create products that meet a specific need, such as tableware designed for people with physical disabilities, a wearable smart flashlight, and sustainable furniture made from local agricultural waste.

During the meeting, the Twelve Degrees Design team explained their scientific approach to the different stages of product innovation, from market research and concept generation to design development, testing, and prototyping. The studio also offers training workshops, user research, and design communication services.

Her Majesty Queen Rania also toured the Twelve Degrees Design workshop and viewed a number of the studio’s internationally recognized products. She also spoke with a group of Twelve Degrees’ clients and trainees about projects currently being incubated and developed by the studio. 

Founded in 2013, Twelve Degrees has won over 30 international awards to date, including the German Red Dot Award, the Australian Good Design Award, and the U.S.-based International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) and Spark Design Awards.

Photo courtesy of The Royal Hashemite Court/Queen Rania
Photo courtesy of The Royal Hashemite Court/Queen Rania