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Feature-based and photograph-intensive insights into the most beautiful regional as well as international architecture, homes, décor and gear in addition to industrial design that you mustn't miss.

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The Beirut Design Fair aims to put Lebanese design on the international map and show that creativity is thriving despite the country’s multitude of challenges.more
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Lalique’s new owner and current chief executive, Silvio Denz is making crystal cool again with contemporary artist collaborations and an inspired jewellery collection.more
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Interior Designer Francis Sultana creates sumptuous homes and tailored furniture for modern-day gentry.more

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A passionate audiophile who grew tired of today’s tinny sound, Princeton professor Edgar Choueiri is determined to bring high-fidelity sound to brand new depths.more
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Our visit to B&O’s stylishly contemporary headquarters in rural Jutland proves to be both an audiophile’s dream and a design junkie’s paradise. Ninety-seven years on and still going strong, Denmark’s global purveyor of sound and vision has still got more than a few tricks up its sleeve.more
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Jonathan Weiss makes some of the world's most sought-after audio equipment. The founder of Oswalds Mill, is able to do with only 10 or 15 watts, what most other manufacturers require 1,000 watts to achieve.more

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Mexico’s Creato architectural firm leaves its imprint on Saudi Arabia with a sleek new home that challenges architectural norms while respecting local customs.more
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The Palestinian Museum honours the country’s history and represents an optimistic investment into its future. It’s also a remarkable architectural project.more
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It takes a certain optimism to build a city in the middle of a desert. In fact, Kuwait's rapid urbanisation during the late 1970s represents a landmark in Middle East architecture, as seen in the pages of Modern Architecture of Kuwait, a book by Roberto Fabbri and Ricardo Camancho.more
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Instead of demolishing another vestige of Beirut’s now endangered architectural history for the sake of one more skyscraper, architect Annabel Karim Kassar has chosen to return splendour to a neglected 19th century Ottoman mansion.more
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Villa Kali, on Lebanon’s northern coast, is an architectural wonder floating above the Mediterranean.more
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It takes a certain optimism to build a city in the middle of a desert. In fact, Kuwait's rapid urbanisation during the late 1970s represents a landmark in Middle East architecture, as seen in the pages of Modern Architecture of Kuwait, a book by Roberto Fabbri and Ricardo Camancho.
Ralph Masri’s path has been stellar. In just his first year at Central Saint Martins, he won the Swarovski Award. Two years later he became the youngest designer to ever be nominated for a UK Jewellery Award. Then after a stint at Pomellato, he went solo and already Queen Rania, Jessica Alba, and Gigi Hadid are fans.
Henry Dakak Jr. is a designer with a singular vision. His beautifully made creations, whether furniture, functional objects or jewellery, exemplify a judicious mix of modernity and antiquity, and bely a delicate attention to detail.
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