The mark / giusti brand is dedicated to the production of
luxuy men's bags and accessories made with the finest Italian
craftsmanship. Through the use of distinctive fabrics and
patterns based upon mosaics and architecture from the
Byzantine era, we are reviving historic art through design.
We are one of the first companies to focus on the
practicality aspects of the interior design of our bags,
wallets and leather desk accessories. Each piece has
dedicated compartments specifically designed for the items
the cosmopolitan man requires everyday.
all interior fabric prints used in the design of Mark /
Giusti men's bags and accessories have been derived from
floor mosaics and intricate wall patterns borrowed from the
architectural masterpieces of the Byzantine era.
In the 4th-11th century A.D., laying out marble of different
sizes, shapes and colors in order to create form and depth,
created these geometric patterns. This Byzantine method was
further developed in Italy from 11th century onwards by using
additional materials to create more complex design patterns.
This was referred to as 'cosmati", named after a family of
roman architects, sculptors and mosaic workers who enjoyed
prominence well into the 13th century.
Now, this ancient art has been revived and is the inspiration
behind the mark/giusti brand. It has been incorporated into
the design of every mark/giusti product resulting in a
fashion masterpiece of timeless elegance, quality and
The mark/giusti man loves living life to the maximum. He is
independent, confident and successful. He is spontaneous,
romantic and a bit of a dreamer but certainly knows how to
make those dreams come true. The Mark/Giusti man is also
cosmopolitan, open-minded, and has a deep appreciation for
art and culture. He feels equally confident in a smart
business suit or in jeans and a t-shirt. He has his own
identity and is always on the hunt for something unique to
fulfill his passion for great style and superb design.
mark farhat is the design director behind the mark / giusti
brand of men's accessories. he was born in Lebanon yet, spent
much of his childhood growing up in Africa. ' as the son of a
diplomat I was exposed to different cultures and found
appreciation for history and art and this remarkable
experience informs my vision'
Mark studied at the American university of Beirut in Lebanon,
graduating with a BA in Business Administration. His passion
for fashion led him to London where he acquired an MA in
Marketing Management with a focus on luxury brands from the
University of Westminster.
After graduation, Mark was employed by Capelli NY, a
manufacturer of fashion accessories, based in New York, where
he became responsible for men's accessories in the UK. He
further pursued his enthusiasm for fashion accessories in
Milan, where he attended Instituto Di Moda, Burgo. During
this time, Mark also worked for some of the hottest fashion
shows during Milan fashion week for s/s 2010, such as
Now, mark is designing and producing his own line of
exquisite and sophisticated men's bags and leather
accessories. 'This is just the beginning," he says, as he
continues drawing and refining designs from his studio in
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