Art, History & Culture
Founder of the design studio Kubik in Beirut’s Mar Mikhael neighborhood, Maria Bahous explores the symbolism behind the tradition of the evil eye.
Practiced across Lebanon, we explore the roots and unique interpretations that have made the dabke more popular than ever.
David Raffoul and Nicolas Moussallem, the duo behind the David/Nicolas design house, established their brand in 2011.
Selim Mouzannar’s eye-catching jewelry blends the opulence of the Ottoman Empire with modern-day Beirut. With a clear focus on creating timeless pieces, Mouzannar opened his first workshop in 1993 in Achrafieh,…
Regarded as a meticulous practice, we explore the intricate art of Arabic calligraphy.
Lebanon is bursting with color! Instagram sensation Rami Rizk shows us just how much.
In search of a good book to read? Culture enthusiast and blogger Nadine Chemali browses the shelves of libraries in Beirut that are open to the public.
Music has always played an integral role in Lebanese culture and the oud is one of the nation’s most beloved instruments, as we discover with celebrated oud maker Fadi Matta.
In Lebanon, backgammon is much more than just a game to pass the time; it’s tied into Lebanese identity. With the support of the Ministry of Tourism, we explore the ritual.
Building boats for the fishermen in Lebanon, one modest workshop in the southern city of Saida continues the ancient traditional practice.