Unit and Diaspora, 180 sun dials representing the concentration of the Palestinian diaspora

Balqaa, Jordan

“Palestinian embroidery serves as a tool that tells the history of the Palestinian people. It shows the beauty of their culture and heritage.“   Nisreen and Nirmeen Abu Dail from Naqsh collective continue to experiment with Palestinian embroidery for their latest art exhibition.  Showcasing its intricacies, creativity and diversity, and most importantly how it uses Read More

UAE Design Stories: The Next Generation from The Emirates

Milan, Italy

Milan, Italy Dubai, UAE   UAE Design Stories: The Next Generation from The Emirates, an exhibition highlighting some of the brightest Emirati talents that will appear at this year’s Salone Del Mobile International Design Fair, the world’s largest design fair.   Khalid Shafar, an accomplished product designer whose works have been widely exhibited in leading Read More

Highlights// Design Days Dubai 2017

Dubai, UAE

Text and pictures* by Mohammad Aljabi Herskhazeen attended the 2017 Design Days Dubai, held in the newly inaugurated Dubai Design District. The event hosted more than 400 pieces by 125 designers. At a glance, the fair included one-off collector pieces from an array of designers and disciplines ranging from environmental design to furniture and lighting all the way Read More

Chotto Matte Restaurant

London, UK

Andy Martin Architects in collaboration with .PSLAB 2014 Fusing Japanese and Peruvian food and culture, Chotto Matte brings modern Tokyo underground to a 1960s residential building in Soho. The brainchild of Kurt Zdesar and designed by Andy Martin Architects, the energy of underground Tokyo is communicated through a mix of eclectic collaborators without resorting to Read More

The Fireworks & Explosions

Beirut, Lebanon

Ghassan Salameh 2013 Ghassan Salameh – a Lebanese Designer – shared with us his latest two projects The Fireworks & Explosions and The Arthropod Line. From the designer “My vision for the entire collections is to inspire people to be diverse and open to possibilities using light – a natural element with such tremendous impact on Read More