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Architect Waleed Shaalan Calls for a Public Urban Intervention in the Arab World

With a daily routine consisting of dipping his brush in water colors and carefully tracing every line on any building…

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Nagsha Workshops Introduce Arab Design Elements to New York Designers

Nagsha is a fascinating program of workshops created by Danah Abdal, a graduate of the School of Visual Art MFA program in Design.…

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Perspective: The State of Local Filmmaking in the Arab Gulf

  If I mention regional television shows and music videos, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? In my…

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Le Comptoir Libanais: Tony Kitous and the Flavors of Lebanon in the Heart of London

Tony Kitous, acclaimed restraunteur behind Levant, Pasha and Kenza, wanted to bring his love for everyday Lebanese food and culture…

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Saudi Design Week: The First Edition Celebrates Design in The Arab Region

The inaugural Saudi Design Week will taking place between 9-15 February 2014 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The design event aims to…

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Q8 Bookstore: A Non-profit Bookstore in Kuwait

We can all agree that collecting books is a healthy obsession, which is why the brand new Q8 Bookstore is a…

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The Illustrious Azza Fahmy, A Leading Jewelry Designer in the Arab World

  With an immense passion for design, the renowned Azza Fahmy has cemented herself as one of the leading jewelry…

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Arab Stereotypes: Who is to Blame?

The Middle East, a region that for decades, has inspired beautiful stories such as the likes of 1001 Nights and…

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Judging a Book by its Cover? Book Branding in the GCC Today

There are not a lot of questions asked when it comes to new books in this region. Yes, some still…

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Meet The Saudi Triple Threat Fahad AlButairi: Geophysicist, Actor and Comedian

By Ghadeer Al-Otaibi   If laughter is known as the best form of medicine, then I prescribe to our readers…

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