Creator of iconic Lego figure dead at 78

Sunday, 23 February 2020

Jens Nygaard Knudsen, who designed the iconic Lego minifigure with interchangeable legs and torsos, ......

IN PICTURES: Saudi Design Week back in Riyadh with display of color and dynamism

Sunday, 14 October 2018

Saudi Design Week is back in its fifth consecutive edition, welcoming an estimated 18,000 attendees ......

Saudi Eman Joharjy designs abayas for freer lifestyles

Thursday, 28 June 2018

When Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving ended on Sunday, fashion designer Eman Joharjy and ......

Worn by Beyonce and Egypt’s First Lady, these ‘Okhtein’ bags are one to watch

Saturday, 09 December 2017

Mounaz and Aya Abdel Raoul who founded luxury brand Okhtein, Arabic for “two sisters,” ......

American urban to Middle Eastern styles, designers shine during LA Fashion Week

Monday, 20 March 2017

Some of the industry’s youngest designers got to show their ideas during Los Angeles’ ......

Melania Trump wears dress by Lebanese immigrant designer

Saturday, 21 January 2017

US First Lady Melania Trump wore a dress made by an immigrant designer at a dinner at ......

Exploring Turkey’s unique ‘underground’ mosque

Tuesday, 27 December 2016

Mosque architecture is changing over time and an example of a more modern approach is one dubbed ......

‘Made in UAE’ label design contest launched

Monday, 05 December 2016

The UAE Ministry of Economy announced on Sunday the launch of a competition to design the ......

In photos: 8 Arab designers who ruled the runway at Fashion Forward Dubai

Monday, 24 October 2016

One of the Middle East’s biggest fashion events, Fashion Forward, has just come to a close ......

Want to succeed in today’s fashion world? Learn to code

Sunday, 03 July 2016

Only knowing how to sketch, cut and sew is no longer enough for today’s fashion students, ......

Meet the UAE designer dressing the likes of Megan Fox and Nicole Richie

Monday, 13 June 2016

Madiyah al-Sharqi - business owner, fashion designer and Fujairah-born Emirati princess - is leading ......

The creative space as a new urban ressource activator?

Saturday, 23 April 2016

Greek philosophers like Plato did not believe in the concept of creativity but favoured the idea of ......

Life lessons from Dame Zaha Hadid

Saturday, 02 April 2016

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Zaha Hadid: One of Iraq’s greatest citizens

Saturday, 02 April 2016

Abdulrahman al-Rashed is the Chairman of Al Arabiya's Editorial Board and former General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel. A veteran and internationally acclaimed journalist, he is a former editor-in-chief of the London-based leading Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat, where he still regularly writes a political column. He has also served as the editor of Asharq al-Awsat’s sister publication, al-Majalla. Throughout his career, Rashed has interviewed several world leaders, with his articles garnering worldwide recognition, and he has successfully led Al Arabiya to the highly regarded, thriving and influential position it is in today. He tweets @aalrashed.