The 2016 Ghosties Awards: Best #Snapchat Artist of the Year is Lebanese Georgio Bassil

The Ghosties Awards were organized yesterday in the W Hotel Leicester Square in London and Lebanese Georgio Bassil won the Snapchat Artist of the Year award. The Ghosties, organized by Snaphappen, is the World's first Snapchat Awards "highlighting the biggest and best in the Snapchat game, from storytellers, news reporters to the brands using the platform as a marketing tool". The Ghosties are not endorsed or affiliated by Snapchat but it's still a pretty cool…

First Arabic TAG Heuer Digital Watch Face Designed by Lebanese Yazan Halwani

Lebanese graffiti and street artist Yazan Halawani has been commissioned by Swiss luxury watchmaker Tag Heuer to design the first ever Arabic face for its Connected watch. The Arabic watch-face design was launched last week in Dubai and will only be available for sale in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. Its price will range from $1,500 to $10,000. Here's what Yazan said about his calligraphic design for Tag Heuer, which came in muted shades of…
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Cirque Du Soleil is Coming to Beirut: A Magical Show Not To Be Missed!

3 weeks ago
I remember first hearing about Cirque du Soleil a few years back when they came to Beirut but I didn’t give it much attention or bothered to check it out online. Earlier this year, I ...
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Architecture

Aishti by the Sea Featured On NY Times’ List of Coolest, Most Cultured New Malls

1 month ago
The New York Times published a list on the World’s coolest, Most Cultured New Malls and featured the new Aishti contemporary museum that opened back in October 2015. I’ve been to that new complex a ...
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Texas A&M University To Honor Lebanese Jean-Claude Kalache, DOP at Pixar Studios

1 month ago
Photo Credits: [VentureBeat] Jean-Claude Kalache traveled to the US in 1990 to continue his studies and earned a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree in 1993 and a Master of Science in Visualization degree in 1997. ...
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A Bullet Resistant Kefiyyeh (Head Scarf) by Beirut-Based Architect Salim al-Kadi

2 months ago
A Beirut-based architect has created a bullet resistant Kefiyyeh made out of “para-aramid synthetic fibre – otherwise known as Kevlar – which is used in body armor like bulletproof vests to help guard the wearer ...
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The Story of Beirut: A Spectacular Start To The Beirut Cultural Festival

4 months ago
The Story of Beirut was the centerpiece of the May 17-22 Beirut Cultural Festival and the best possible way to kick off the first edition of these festivals. Using Nejmeh Square’s iconic clock tower as ...
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Beirut Cultural Festivals Kick off Tonight With A Massive Visual & Musical Tribute to Beirut

4 months ago
The Beirut Cultural Festivals will be held for the first time this year from May 17th till May 22nd at Beirut’s waterfront area. The festival will kick off tonight with a tribute to Beirut itself, ...
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When Eden Park Asks You To Redesign Their Famous Bow tie

4 months ago
Eden Park were celebrating yesterday their 15th anniversary in Lebanon, and I was asked along with 8 of the country’s top artists, designers and bloggers to redesign Eden Park’s famous Pink Bow Tie, the brand’s ...
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The Virtual National Museum of Modern Art: The First of Its Kind In Lebanon

4 months ago
The Ministry of Culture officially launched on Wednesday the Virtual National Museum of Modern Art in Lebanon. This is the first museum of its kind in Lebanon and will feature over 800 artworks including paintings ...
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