Tag: issue50

Brownbook x Burberry

Firm friends Aia Atoui and Tima Ouzden match Bedouin-style face jewels and local designers with Burberry’s SS15 collection

Syrians in Trinidad

How did two men accidentally swap their family village for a Caribbean island and begin a Syrian community 10,000 kilometres away?

Island Mentality

Two thousand miles from Muscat, a contemporary Omani fort washes ashore in Kenya

The Fishermen of Raouché

An intrinsic part of Beirut’s iconic seafront, a little-known community of Lebanese fishermen face a rocky future

Selly Raby Kane

Extraterrestrial afropop? Fashion designer Selly Raby Kane traded Paris for her hometown of Dakar – via another planet

Muhammad Shahada

Bench-pressing with 76-year-old bodybuilding champ Muhammad Shahada is no picnic

Diane Rehm

After 40 years in the chat show business, Diane Rehm knows what she’s talking about

Magda Saleh

Dancing in the USSR: How did an Egyptian Prima Ballerina find herself in the Bolshoi spotlight?

Yurdaer Altıntaş

On the eve of his 80th birthday, Yurdaer Altıntaş is still the rock star of Turkish poster design

Halim El-Dabh

Halim El-Dabh

He hitchhiked with Stravinsky and (accidentally) recorded the first piece of electronic music: Halim El-Dabh looks back on a life of music

24 Hours in Dubai

No camels, no shopping malls: a guide to Dubai’s other quintessential charms