The personal touch
Centuries-old traditions are finding new expression in the vibrant work of contemporary Qatari craftspeople.
Empowering Arab filmmakers
Ever since the US-based ArtistShare was launched in 2003 as a business model for creative artists, hundreds of crowdfunding websites have sprouted up worldwide, generating a staggering US$16.2 billion in 2014, a 167% increase over the US$6.1 billion raised in 2013, according to crowdfunding research firm massolution.
Dekh Magar Pyar Say
Pakistani truck art embodies the culture, history, and traditions of the drivers, narrating dreams and stories of these people who are never really ‘home’. Karachi resident Umair Mohsin explores this explosive expression of folk art in which the actual form is an escape from the mundane realities of ordinary life.
What’s in my travel bag
British designer Julien Macdonald dresses the world’s most photographed women, and his exquisitely crafted red-carpet creations never fail to turn heads. His signature style favours dazzling embellishment,...read more
A new way to drink tea
When a Parisian tea blender decided to set up shop in Asia, he was warned about the challenges that lay ahead. Today, however, business is booming. Craig Butcher talks to TWG Tea founder Taha Bouqdib from his...read more
The world’s best
From the old to the new, the independent to the grand, and from light-as-a-cloud little pastries to the theatrically tiered and topped cakes of your dreams, we bring you three perfect patisseries.read more
Qatar Airways First and Business Class passengers have been dining on Vineet Bhatia’s classic and original dishes ever since he was appointed as the airline’s Culinary Ambassador in 2012.read more
24 hours in
As well as being the cultural, economic, and political centre of Denmark, Copenhagen is also a paradise for lovers of art and design,...
Ask anyone to name a famous car in film and it’s a good bet the Dodge Charger will be near the top of the list. So when a...
Five minutes with
The first Qatari A350 XWB licensed engineer, Faisal Alboinin, is one of the lucky few who gets to work first-hand with the world’s newest wide-body passenger aircraft. Away from the inspection site, Alboinin...read more
Qatar Airways Holidays
Oryx presents its insider’s tips for places to visit in October. Experience nature’s changing colours in Japan, people-watch in Amsterdam, and enjoy a crisp autumn stroll through Paris.read more