Features - Art & Culture
culture - Sevan Biçakçi
From his atelier tucked away behind Istanbul’s iconic Grand Bazaar, this ingenious artisan creates pieces that inspire jewellery collectors and Hollywood celebrities alike. But the road to success wasn’t always paved with glittering gemstones.
Arabian Coffee: The Welcoming Cup
The Arab tradition that ‘one’s guests deserve the very best’ lies at the heart of the coffee ritual.
Articles - Art & Culture
Culture - Qatar/Brazil
Qatar Brazil 2014 is a year-long cultural exchange programme, and July welcomes the opening of two engaging exhibitions in Brazil.
Educate A Child - Bangladesh
Launched in November 2012 by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, the globally focused Educate A Child programme strives to bring quality primary education to millions of children.
Vikings: Life and Legend, The British Museum
Starting March 6
The British Museum will open its new Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery, part of the new World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre, in powerful fashion.
Culture - Mastering the Art of Arabic Calligraphy
Arabic calligraphy is an artistic practice originally developed as a method to preserve the Qu’ran. Over the centuries the styles and methods have been continued by every generation, not with the intent to alter the form but to continue its legacy.
Culture - Native Nostalgia Museum of African Design
In November 2013, a renovated 2,500-square-foot mining factory opened its doors as the Museum of African Design, the continents first such development, with an eye on showcasing Africa’s most cutting-edge design ideas.