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  • Tujjar Jeddah

    Tujjar Jeddah

    In a time where modern edifices of stark impressions seem to define our landscape, one has to wonder about the stories behind these conceptual structures. From the bizarre to the mundane, modern architecture in Saudi Arabia, and indeed the GCC, appears to be on a constant quest to redefine its identity. Yet, how far do […]

  • KILLING ENTERTAINMENT

    KILLING ENTERTAINMENT

    KILLING ENTERTAINMENT | ameen roayan Is the gaming industry entertainment killing our brain cells? Or is killing brain cells entertaining us? A sub-culture, rapidly taking over lives of post-x-generations, is often wrongly accused of instigating violence with its superficial display of brutality and carnage. Second only to television and film, gaming is easily blamed for […]

  • Consumer Liberation

    Consumer Liberation

    Consumer Liberation – Fiction or Fantasy? Globally ad agencies have long stood faithful to the view that “sex sells.” And frankly, it does. Carl’s Junior Burger lovers everywhere will attest that after seeing Paris Hilton scantily clad washing a car while tucking into a cheeseburger, the cholesterol forming artery clogging sandwich took on a whole […]

  • Mercy

    Mercy

    Abuse against domestic help, maids, drivers, etc, exists globally. In our November issue of Design magazine, we tried to address the issue locally by running a public awareness campaign by Full Stop advertising about the mistreatment of drivers. It created quite a bit of controversy. The ad depicted a well-dressed clean shaven driver, with horse […]

  • The Architecture of Greatness

    The Architecture of Greatness

    The glare of the sun, the suffocating heat and humidity of Jeddah at high noon advise one to be sane and away from the outdoors. Still, as I wiped the sweat off my face and shaded my forehead with my hand to get a clear view, I was brought to awe at a structure that […]

  • TAKE MY PICTURE

    TAKE MY PICTURE

    TAKE MY PICTURE Behind the Veil and in Front of the Camera In our last issue, Design called for the brave and daring to defy Saudi Arabia’s taboo over photographs of oneself. Khaled Gashgari one of Jeddah’s shinning photographers went down the streets of Jeddah and gave us a good statistic of 1000images of people […]

  • Salem Bajunaid

    Salem Bajunaid

    Jido Salem Bajunaid , as he is known to many oozes character, wisdom, passion, and tradition. A renowned artist in the region, Salem Bajunaid is not only a public figure and an inspiration to many of today’s youth in the region. He is also known for his Islamic Calligraphic artwork which is displayed in various […]

  • AHIM ALIREZA

    AHIM ALIREZA

    This article is posthumously dedicated to the illustrations and recounts of historical poetry of Abdurahim Alireza, whose life work will endure and shall fondly be remembered. Abdurahim Alireza manifested his insight for the mundane into something everyone could relate to, caricatures. He seemed to understand that introspection into any societies’ tribulations can be relayed through […]

  • Qusai

    Qusai

    Qusai, aka don legends, the first Saudi hip-hop artist member of the the group Jeddah legends has launched his second cd with hit song THE JOB. “When design first sat with Qusai it was apparent from his mellow attitude the he was a humble artist not living the wild life of rappers as people might […]

  • Samandal

    Samandal

    What is Samandal? Much like the dual Habitats of amphibious creatures, Samandal Comics, thrives between two worlds, the word and the image , thr traditional and the experimental. It hopes to reach out across borders and languages with a bit of comic on their mind. The contributors hail from various reaches of the globe. The […]