Born in Ottawa, Canada to a Lebanese mother and a Finnish father, Anastasia Nysten grew up in Finland, France and Lebanon. She received her Masters degree in Industrial Design from ALBA (Academie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts) in Beirut during which time she was working at Karen Chekerdjian design studio.
After Graduation she moved to London to be part of lighting designer Michael Anastassiades’ team.
As of 2015, Nysten experiments in her studio with objects and interiors that combine stories of different cultures. She has shown in Beirut, Paris, Milan and KSA. Some of her shows include House of Today Biennial show Jungle Protocol, Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan, Athr Gallery in Jeddah; she has won the Talent Award at the Beirut Design Fair in 2017 and the Talent Award at Maison & Objet September 2018 edition.