Apple Store, Dubai Mall

Dubai, UAE

Apple Dubai Mall opens April 27 Foster + Parters The 186-foot storefront at Apple Dubai Mall offers breathtaking views of the Burj Khalifa and overlooks the stunning Dubai Fountain. Dubai — Apple today premiered its newest store in the Middle East, Apple Dubai Mall, with a 186-foot curved storefront and balcony overlooking Burj Khalifa and Read More

Beirut Design Week 2016

Beirut, Lebanon

Written by Mohsen Al Bawab   Beirut Design Week visited the region’s design scene once more, for the fifth year in a row and under the theme of ‘GROWING SUSTAINABLY’, BDW aimed to create awareness about sustainability, focusing on ecological, environmental, as well as social, cultural and economic aspects of life. As one of the Read More

Interview// Farouk Yaghmour

Amman, Jordan

HKZ caught up with Farouk Yaghmour, founder of  Yaghmour Architects and a professor of Design at SABE at the German Jordanian University. Yaghmour is known for his cultural conscious work in the region and has carried out projects on a myriad of scales including interior design, architecture, urban design, conservation and planning. His projects include Read More

HKZ2013 Highlights: Galleries and Installations

Various, Various

In the past 5 years, the Arab region has experienced a lot of changes and turbulences in both social and political scenes. People became more expressive and art is less censored and monitored. We witnessed a new wave of galleries and art spaces that support the local artists, take part in documenting  the Arab scene Read More

Feature// Nayef Francis

Beirut, Lebanon

graduated in Interior Architecture from USEK University, Lebanon in 2001. After gaining experience and developing his skills as an interior architect throughout the MENA region, Francis decided to return to in 2009 to establish his own design house.. In 2010, began pursuing his life-long passion for furniture design and just one year later, the nayef Read More