The Obai & Hill Talk at UNIDO


Editor-in-Chief of Sketchbook Magazine and Founder and Creative Director of Obai & Hill, Wafa Alobaidat, delivered a lecture to UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) Batch 69 entrepreneurship program. UNIDO aims to teach people to be successful entrepreneurs and business

Wafa Alobaidat Interview on Rotana TV


On a recent trip to Jeddah, our editor-in-chief Wafa Alobaidat had the honour of being approached by regional TV channel Rotana Khalijia. The “Sayidaty” morning show is mainly targeted to women, and is watched by millions of viewers accross the

Jeremy Leslie – Get out, look around, talk, discuss


Creative director, author and editorial design fanatic, Jeremy Leslie has garnered 25 years experience in the magazine design industry  with a portfolio of work in the art direction of weeklies and monthlies for the newsstand. The London born creative has

Sarah Rosado – Fashion Illustrator


Last September, Sketchbook Magazine celebrated London Fashion Week’s homage to the iconic Disney character, Minnie Mouse. A whimsical collaboration of a collection by designers such as  Giles Deacon, Richard Nicoll and Katie Hillier were unveiled during LFW before being auctioned off on

The Artist, not Painter – Mariam Janahi Haji


The full time Bahraini artist is a drawing graduate whose technical skill and formal expression helped win her last years Dana Prize in the 38th Annual Fine Arts Exhibition with her “Kill the Muse” and “Freedom from the Muse” series. 

Fashion Treasures from Istanbul


I always like to search for cool clothes and accessories at affordable prices. Every fashionista has this innate urge to stand out with a piece that is unlike any other. To find these treasures, I’ll visit vintage stores and small boutiques hidden