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Fatma M. Al-Mulla

The Woman and the Name Behind FMM

Fatma M. Al-Mulla originally wanted to go into graphic design, but her love of type and illustration instead led her…

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Art & Design

Craft in Crisis

81 Designs, employing refugee women

By Eman Shaikh “Make art, not war,” is a popular saying that best defines the purpose of 81 Designs, a…

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Diwan

Veteran Textile Art Historian and Crafts Expert Jasleen Dhamija

By Eman Shaikh Whether it’s the cloth of your bedroom curtains or the cute shirt you saw on a mannequin…

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Diwan

Calling All Artists: Abdullah Al-Salem Cultural Centre Artist in Residence Program

The Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Cultural Centre, one of the world’s largest cultural developments, is looking for artists to join its…

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Diwan

Moath Al-Ofi, Searching for Medina

As an artist and explorer from Saudi Arabia, Moath Al-Ofi’s focus is on his home city of Medina; showcasing its…

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Scene

Saudi Design Week Returns October 2017

The Kingdom’s First and Premier Exploration of Local and International design returns for its fourth year, October 5-8, 2017 at APEX Convention…

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Scene

Saudi Design Week, Pushing The Boundaries of Tradition and Design

Saudi Arabia may not be the first country that comes to mind when you think of art and culture, but…

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Scene

Mawane, Bringing Events to Forgotten Areas

By Sharifa Al-Badi Mawane is a creative establishment that aims to bring events that are usually centralized in hot spots…

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Studio

il.box #12: FMM, Quirky and Colorful Products

FMM, founded in 2012, won the hearts of the trendy and vibrant youth of the GCC through tongue-in-cheek- illustrations of…

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Scene

Your Ultimate Guide to ‘Meet d3’ 2016 – Installations

Meet d3 is Dubai Design District’s flagship annual festival, showcasing all things creative at the intersection of design, art, and…

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