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10 w ago
Poignant Palestinian Films
'A Psychological State' Depicts a Palestinian Man Dealing With His Past
A Psychological State is a film that explores the struggles of a Palestinian man dealing with a psychological shift in his approach towards his traumatic past and his hopes for the future. The film...
11 w ago
Stratospheric Observation Decks
Dubai's 'At The Top Sky' is the World's Highest Observation Deck
At The Top Sky is an observation deck located on the 148th floor of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai. The deck is located over half a kilometer above the ground,...
11 w ago
Sand Simulated Tents
The Kilo for Institut du Monde Arabe Installation Mimics Moroccan Tradition
The Kilo for Institut du Monde Arabe installation brings a wealth of culture to Paris. Kilo has created goat wool and camel-haired tents in front of the patterned glass and metal Arabic institution....
16 w ago
Faceted Hanging Timepieces
The Panerai Pocket Watch Boasts a Luxurious Modern Design
The Panerai Pocket Watch 3 Days Oro model steps away from the typical design of such timepieces. Although the overall function is still the same as designs found in the past, the body itself is much...
22 w ago
Audible Translating Systems
Hands Can Talk Translates Signs Into Speech Using Kinect Sensors
The Hands Can Talk platform turns sign language into speech in real time, improving communication for deaf and hard of hearing people. From Saudi startup KinTrans, the project uses Microsoft Kinect...
25 w ago
Forming Arabic Opinion
Shibley Telhami's Middle East Speech is on the Development of Perspective
In his Middle East speech, Shibley Telhami poses the question ‘Why is Barack Obama black?’ The speaker aims to helps us understand the complexity of identity for others by asking this...
36 w ago
Sculptural Seating Arrangements
'Let's Sit and Talk' is Both a Sculpture and a Seating Arrangement
Sculptor Marie Khouri’s latest series, titled ‘Let’s Sit and Talk,’ is currently on display in Vancouver’s Equinox Gallery. Khouri’s tumultuous childhood (she...
37 w ago
Noble Qur’an Oasis by Mecanoo Embodies Religious Writings
The Noble Qur’an Oasis competition has inspired some incredibly creative submissions, one of which was conceived by Dutch architecture firm Mecanoo. Channeling the ancient aesthetic of Arabic...
5 w ago
30 Examples of Multicultural Marketing
From Multi-Faced Language Ads to Patriotic Soda Campaigns
These multicultural marketing examples range from race-reversed politician ads to patriotic soda campaigns that make a powerful statement against racial prejudice. When appealing to a diverse...
35 w ago
Exotic Pop Star Editorials
The Harper’s Bazaar Arabia July 2014 Cover Shoot Stars Rihanna
The Harper’s Bazaar Arabia July 2014 cover shoot sees mega pop star Rihanna embracing her exotic side. This is only appropriate considering the publication she is posing for. Wearing vibrant and...
41 w ago
Remarkable Language Maps
Slate's 'Language Maps' of the US Reveals Interesting Language Patterns
Slate has created a series of wonderfully informative ‘language maps’ of the United States of America. The maps reveal various patterns and unexpected facts about the languages spoken in...
43 w ago
Darkly Metallic Beauty Lines
The Tesori D'oriente Hammam Packaging is Arabic-Inspired
Tesori d’Oriente is an established line of Italian beauty products that has been around for 20 years, which is proof that its products are strong enough to withstand the test of time. However,...
51 w ago
Unusual Tobacco-Scented Colognes
Tom Ford's Wood & Tobacco Line Offers High Class Manly Scents
The Tom Ford Wood & Tobacco collection screams manliness. The scents are strong and pungent earthy aromas and the packaging is bold. Tom Ford looks to deliver the manly smells that many have...
54 w ago
Linguistic Historical Roots
Terry Moore's Solve for X Speech Answers a Fascinating Question
In his solve for X speech, Terry Moore answers the question of why the letter “x” is used to symbolize the unknown in Western society. As it turns out, the letter x is used to represent...
56 w ago
Arabic Girl Bikers
Kesh Angels by Hassan Hajjaj Captures a Niche Culture
The photo series titled Kesh Angels by Hassan Hajjaj, a photographer born in Larache, Morocco, and based in London, United Kingdom, captures the biker girl gangs of Marrakech. Yes, they exist....
70 w ago
Electric Arabic Branding
The Packaging for 'Habibis' Represents Its Eclectic Fusion Food
‘Habibis’ is an taco shop in San Pedro Garza García that serves a fusion of Arabic and Mexican cuisine. Recently the food shop had a new brand identity created for them by Anagrama, to...
81 w ago
Mesopotamian Ink Portraits
Murat Yazar Captures Fading Turkish Traditional Tattoo Designs
Absolutely mesmerizing with their rich history which dates back to ancient Mesopotamia, the intricate Deq traditional tattoo designs are literally fading into the past. Preserving them forever in...
94 w ago
Inverted Celestial Timepieces
The Nadir Watch by Damian Barton is Intriguingly Minimalist
The Nadir Watch is essentially an inverted version of the traditional timepiece. Although that might not be discernible at first due to its minimalist aesthetic. Inspired by the word ‘nadir,...
24 w ago
Sweet Sesame Spreads
The Halva Spread by Brooklyn Sesame Turns the Arabic Dessert into a Topping
Eatery Brooklyn Sesame decided to turn the popular Arabic dessert Halva into a delicious spread that can be put on bread, crackers and the like called Halva Spread. This delicious topping turns the...
26 w ago
The Aravrit Typeface Brings Together Hebrew and Arabic
The Aravrit typeface unites two forms of design: arabic and hebrew all in one. Liron Lavi Turkenich is one of the people responsible for 638 characters in this new kind of typeface....
56 w ago
Patriotic American Soda Ads
This Superbowl Coke Commercial Let America Show its Cultural Diversity
This Superbowl Coke commercial, aired during the big game, has been getting a great deal of attention from the press and the public. The commercial features various people singing ‘America the...
72 w ago
Language-Teaching Internet Add-Ons
Lingua.ly Lets You Learn a Second Language Surfing the Web
Lingua.ly is a new Google Chrome plugin that makes it easier to learn a second language while you browse the Internet. Once installed, you can learn how to say a word in another language simply by...
73 w ago
Basketball Watch Collaborations
The LeBron James Audemars Piguet Collaboration is Classy
LeBron James is not only a superstar basketball athlete, but someone who appreciates fashion and high-end menswear; subsequently it comes at no surprise that he has collaborated for the LeBron James...
88 w ago
Street Mapped Skyscrapers
Google Recently Mapped Burj Khalifa in Dubai Using a Backpack Device
Google maps Burj Khalifa, the world’s largest skyscraper located in Dubai, in this exciting and thrilling video. Making use of Trekker backpacks, the Google Maps team is able to capture the...