Design

DIDI gets some more detail … but not too much

More details about the Dubai Institute of Design & Innovation were given at a packed press conference on Monday just before Dubai Design Week opened. So DIDI (DeeDee or Dee Eye Dee Eye? Apparently there’s […]

Art

Making a splash: Hockney’s big book

Taschen, a publisher which knows how to do gorgeous-looking books about art, design and their practitioners, has just unleashed a one of the most impressive it has done – a “visual biography” of David Hockney called […]

Design

AED 1 bn expansion for Dubai Design District

Dubai Design District (d3) looks like it’s going to be a success for its owners, TECOM Group. Occupancy levels are at 85 percent (in October 2016) and fully 60 percent of the tenants are international […]

Art

Dubai hits the wall: Fats at Sofitel JBR

Dubai-based street artist Fats – Fathima Mohiuddin – is the first local artist to feature in Red Bull Curates series. She’s just completed a 10m square mural at the entrance of the Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah […]

Film

Gulf film gets a voice

The third GCC Film Festival is coming to the UAE, with screenings at Novo Cinemas in Abu Dhabi Mall between 16 and 20 October. The event – first held in Doha in 2012, with the […]