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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
Julien Macdonald
 

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,...

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TWG Tea
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...

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The world’s best
patisseries revealed
 

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.

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fine food
Vineet Bhatia
 

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.

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24 hours in
Copenhagen
 

As well as being the cultural, economic, and political centre of Denmark, Copenhagen is also a paradise for lovers of art and design,...

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Hard Charger  

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...

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Five minutes with
Faisal Alboinin
 

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...

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Qatar Airways Holidays
October
 

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.

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  • 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... 
  • What’s in my travel bag: Julien Macdonald

    British designer Julien Macdonald dresses the world’s most photographed women, and his exquisitely crafted... 

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