2016 lineup announced for Global Grad Show

The 2016 roster has been announced for the Global Grad Show, one of the best features of Dubai Design Week. Claimed to be “the largest exhibition of student work from universities across the world ever […]


Thread count: the invisibility cloak of tech

The upcoming art season in the UAE is looking like a humdinger, and the Fall exhibition at the NYUAD Art Gallery on Saadiyat sets a high standard. It’s not quite a blockbuster, but it’s still […]


Seeing the light: eL Seed’s Perception

“An angry bull on a balcony” says eL Seed when asked about some of the unexpected challenges his team faced on his boldest project to date. Indeed, on his iPhone there’s a photo a bull […]


Dubai Design Week: a few more details, a few more quotes

“Dubai is set to further establish its status as a cutting-edge, vibrant global design hub,” says the somewhat breathless press release, pillaging the buzzword bingo kit. In practice what’s happened is that the programme for […]