Earning his education in Paris, Beirut-based Karim Bekdache looked to influence the region’s creative landscape with his own brand of architecture. Starting Karim Bekdache studio, he looks to re-appropriate vintage design through his own eyes.
A moment with Baghdad-based artist, Zahraa Al-Baghdadi.
A love affair with nature: the Sudanese-German florist who recently rooted himself in Dubai brings diversity to the local flower industry at Volet
Anissa Helou on a life of style, from Hamra to a Sicilian hillside
An avant-garde designer, Noureddine Amir owns couture house, Villa Amir in Marrakech. His haute couture is presented in reduced palettes and raw materials, drawing upon the traditions of personal adornment in Morocco, sculpture and art. His work has been shown in cities such as Casablanca, Rotterdam, and Madrid.
Rapper and producer Oddisee talks to Brownbook on diaspora identity and how his music is shaped by everything from field hymns to Khartoum wedding music
Shaweesh, a Saudi-based artist and creative director, embraces change as a he strives to create new narratives in Saudi Arabia
Oman’s tennis player Fatma Al Nabhani finding solitude outside the court in her country’s sprawling landscapes
Uncovering and preserving Kuwait’s urban history, architect Zahra Ali Baba reflects on her research, the practice of architectural conservation and the importance of history in the development of Kuwait