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Meet the Designer: Keess

Meet the Designer: Keess

THE CREATIVES Meet “Natalia” and “Fidele”, socially & environmentally conscious entrepreneurs and the co-founders of “KEESS”. “Keess”, which basically means plastic or paper bag in Arabic; aims to replace single-use...

The Power of Local Communities & Sustainability

The Power of Local Communities & Sustainability

Considering the ups and downs of 2020, it wouldn't be a surprise if many counted their losses rather than their wins. Suddenly all that was unexpected, unpredicted, and unbelievable became...

Meet the Designer: Nathalie Saad

Meet the Designer: Nathalie Saad

Nathalie Saad studied Fashion Design at the Lebanese American University in Beirut. The program was in Collaboration with London College of Fashion and Elie Saab. After Graduating, She pursued multiple...

Meet the Artist: Pamela Mansour

Meet the Artist: Pamela Mansour

Pamela Mansour is a graphic designer and illustrator working and living in Beirut. Graduating with a degree in graphic design, she has since worked in branding, fashion design, and art...

Our Favourite Gifting Ideas!

Our Favourite Gifting Ideas!

'Tis the season, as some might say, where the wind gets colder and the sky just a little bit greyer. With the temperature dropping to unbearable lows, and the layering...

Colette Malouf Pop-Up Shop

Colette Malouf Pop-Up Shop

Born in New York of Lebanese parents, Colette has carried on the entrepreneurial spirit of many generations in her family. Growing up with Soho as her backyard, she was exposed...

Soha Ghandour's Beirut Nostalgia

Soha Ghandour's Beirut Nostalgia

We often compare the sea to an endless blue void: it is the realm of the unknown and mysterious depths.  Trio - Soha Ghandour  The sea is the witness of...

The Water Jug

The Water Jug

I think it's safe to say that many childhood memories are made around dining tables decorated with colourful plates and wholesome meals. One of my many favourite weekly rituals growing...

The Kaak Cart

The Kaak Cart

When in Beirut, many things will come highly recommended to you. From never-ending beaches to mountains hugging local restaurants, the sites and experiences are endless. Don't even get us started...

Meet the Artisans: The Glass Artisans

Meet the Artisans: The Glass Artisans

Our glass selection is sourced from artisans part of the Green Glass Recycling Initiative (GGRIL). In the July 2006 war, the only green glass manufacturing plant in Lebanon was completely destroyed and to...

The Magic of Truck Art

The Magic of Truck Art

Many tend to reminisce its mountains, nature, and mouth-watering food when thinking and talking about Lebanon. To be quite frank, it is pretty much a rarity for any Lebanese to...

Beiteddine #dikkeninarratives

Beiteddine #dikkeninarratives

You will generally hear about Beiteddine because it entails the royal heritage of Lebanon. Located in the Chouf district, this charming village was a landmark in the Ottoman Era and has...

The Charm of Gemmayze #dikkeninarratives

The Charm of Gemmayze #dikkeninarratives

If Beirut was an animal, it would be a chameleon. Because what is so captivating about this city, is its ability to fit everywhere. Beirut fits in the magnificence of...

Lost in Douma #dikkeninarratives

Lost in Douma #dikkeninarratives

To envision Douma’s richness, you should think of a telescope outlooking a city; the more you dive into it, the more you will notice these small things that create the...

Colouring Sheets: Our Latest Addiction

Colouring Sheets: Our Latest Addiction

Like many, we seem to find ourselves in a world that is slowly moving away from what we thought would be a return to normalcy. With governments debating lockdowns and public...