With his wealth of humanistic beliefs and intellectual aspirations, Redha Moali quit his job as a banker at the BNP Paribas in Geneva to found Dar Al Mamun – an international residency center for artists and literary translators that features an exhibition space and a social sciences library that stocks books in Arabic, French and English.
The London-based Emirati artist on the duality of identity that influences her creative practice
Once a lawyer in Paris, Varlik moved to Istanbul to found Georges, a brand new hotel housed in Istanbul’s most historic building and surrounded by a range of stores, restaurants and cafes just a few steps to the Galata Tower.
Oman’s tennis player Fatma Al Nabhani finding solitude outside the court in her country’s sprawling landscapes
Visit the former Prime Minister of Belize, who talks about life in his humble Caribbean country and a hitchhiking journey to Palestine in the 1960s
An urban beekeeping project on the roof of this East London mosque
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
A love affair with nature: the Sudanese-German florist who recently rooted himself in Dubai brings diversity to the local flower industry at Volet
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.