Sizar Alexis is a Swedish-Iraqi designer that experiments with objects that display a sense of stillness and serenity with a strong character through geometrical shapes, this feeling is accomplished through the use of raw and inherent beauty of natural materials. Alongside his material-driven approach, Sizar brings personal and cultural narratives into his work. In combination with a deep interest in Brutalist esthetics and contextual inspiration from the rich cultural and architectural heritage of ancient Mesopotamia. He aims to explore his own identity and position within the Chaldean diaspora and in the design industry.
Sizar Alexis was born in Ankawa, just outside the city of Erbil in northern Iraq. His Chaldean roots puts his lineage in a straight line back to 5000 BC in ancient Mesopotamia. In 1997, he moved to Sweden with his family and settled in Eskilstuna. During his studies at Beckmans College of Design, he started to explore his interest in designing objects and furniture for the home. He holds bachelor’s degrees in Engineering (2009) and Fine Arts (2019).