“Strategic” changes at DIDI

Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation has promoted Hani Asfour to the new position of Vice President – Innovation and Institutional Partnerships. He’s replaced as DIDI’s Dean by Dr Amir Zeid (right), formerly the Founding Dean of the College of [ … ]


Gensler on living and working in the near future: buildings, spaces, and more

Gensler might have begun life as a Californian interior design studio, but these days it’s a multifaceted built-environment behemoth, still big in its original sphere (it heads the 2023 Interior Design Top 100 Giants list) but now probably the largest architectural practice in [ … ]


SAF’s publishing grant winners

Sharjah Art Foundation announced the winners of the 2022 Publishing Grant during this year’s Focal Point Art Book Fair last week – LIBERATION RADIO by Chimurenga; Between the Brush and the Archive by Abdullah Al-Mutairi; and The Spectre of Ancestors [ … ]


ADMAF Design Fund winners

Two young Emirati jewellery designers, Asma Almarri and Media Alfalasi, have jointly been awarded the ADMAF Design Fund. They each get AED 50,000 to develop their careers with the support of partnership with L’ÉCOLE des Arts Joailliers, the Van Cleef [ … ]