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Competition Announcement

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Calling all illustrators! Submissions for the Bloggers Competition has been postponed to Thursday the 16th of May! Sketchbook magazine calls on all creatives to participate in Sketchbook’s competition post re-launch.  In order to contribute, you will have to submit your own

COMPETITION: Revisiting an old Favorite

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Calling all illustrators! This month at Sketchbook we’ve decided to revisit an old favorite, Bloggers, in honor of our very first print issue. The evolution of the blogs from an online diary has been steadily rising since the early 90’s

Internship Offer at MAY Concepts

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One of Sketchbooks affiliated companies in the U.K are looking for an intern who is interested in working for MAY Concepts. An up-and-coming Influence Studio, that believes in the effectiveness of simple messages appropriately delivered. Specializing in the creative industry, the

80 Years of Evolution – Lacoste Celebrates it’s 80th Anniversary

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  Sketchbook was invited to an event celebrating Lacoste’s 80th anniversary was held Saturday, April the 13th at block 338 restaurant and lounge in Adliya, Bahrain. The event was attended by various local graphic designers, fashion bloggers, entrepreneurs and members of the Lacoste team

Wafa AlObaidat Speaks at Kanoo International School

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Sketchbook Editor in Chief, Wafa AlObaidat gave a lecture on Entrepreneurship to a group of 60 12th graders from Kanoo International School on Tuesday, providing the students with insights into her experiences as a young entrepreneur while studying abroad. The

The Obai & Hill Talk at UNIDO

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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

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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

Sketchbook Scribble #3: Markets, Souqs and Bazaars, Oh my!

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During December, Sketchbook is drawing from an age old tradition that’s been going strong since the civilised world came to be. The outdoor market has recently been over shadowed by the contemporary indoor shopping mall, however it has been a

Wafa AlObaidat Speaks at University of Bahrain

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Creative Director and Editor-in-Chief of Obai & Hill and Sketchbook was Wafa AlObaidat invited to speak at the University of Bahrain’s 3rd annual Architectural Forum. During her talk she emphasised on the power of the studio space off the back of

COMPETITION: Minnie Goes to London Fashion Week – VOTING

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A huge thank you to all the illustrator’s who entered our Minne Goes to London Fashion Week competition! We were overwhelmed with entries and are still ooh-ing and ah-ing over all the beautiful illustrations that came our way. It wasn’t