Art Dubai 2014 Announces ‘Art Dubai Modern’


Art Dubai Modern has recently been announced. It is a new programme for the 2014 edition of Art Dubai (March 19-22, 2014). Art Dubai Modern – complementing the existing contemporary art gallery halls and Marker programme – will showcase a selection

New American Art Space Workshops At Al Riwaq


August 18-21, from 7-9pm.  Sign up Now!   Al Riwaq Art Space in Adliya and the US Embassy in Bahrain are offering a 4 day workshop to introduce the new American Art and Technology Space.  Sign up for this 4

Autumn/Winter collections At S*uce; A Blend of the Mid-Summer Nights’ Dream & The Fast & Furious

S*UCE DUBAI     We may still be reveling in mid-summer nights’ dreams but the Autumn/Winter collections are arriving fast & furious at s*uce!  

Ali Al Saeed; National best selling, Award winning Bahraini author


Rarely do we see Bahraini writers causing such scene’s in the editorial industry.  Ali Al Saeed, A Bahraini writer who happens to have made a scene with his hit story “The Randomist” Blending provocative writing & intimate moments from his


Ghalia Edrees is a promising Jeddah-based furniture designer known for her signature contemporary Islamic style. She is also the founder of ALGHALIA INTERIORS – an interior design firm specialized in retail, hospitality and residential projects – www.alghalia-ides.com. Drawing inspiration from

Zayan The Label AW’13

Zayan Ghandour’s 4th collection “She was here” is all about the girl who leaves a mark wherever she goes.  She delights in girly details, layers and layers of tulle, gold mesh polka dots, metallic brocades and tutu skirts that glow

The Electric Firefly


Eclectic, diverse and real would be the best description for Sketchbook’s featured blogger today. Born of a British mother and a father from the UAE, Mara Mostafa has bared her soul while simultaneously guiding a countless audience with their fashion and health choices

Obsessively Opposed to the Typical – Ali Al Bana


“The creative adult is the child who survived,” – Ursula K. Le Guin  Ali Al Bana is a real life Bahraini testament to this. The 16- year old talent has done nothing but flourish from the tender age of 6

Investing in Public Spaces – Alwan 338


The second public art festival held by Al Riwaq Art Space in Adliya Bahrain; will come to a close Next week, April 26, after five weeks of stimulating the local art scene and investing the city’s public spaces with artistic

Emerging Designer Profile: Charlie May

Charlie May

Well known for her successful blog Girl a la Mode, featuring her long hair and simple but stylish clothes, London based graduate Charlie May has more recently launched her own label as a young British designer and is now working