Meet the Couple Who Won an International Award for Their Maadi Architectural Design

Meet the Couple Who Won an International Award for Their Maadi Architectural Design

  Egypt’s market is anything but mundane or modest. The world of architecture has been witnessing a rise, with designers from all over the country winning international awards. Two young architects who are definitely leaving a different mark in a vast sea of designers are Ahmed Fayad and Malak Rashad.   Co-founders of F&R Partnership […]

7 Reasons Why Minimalism Is Not for Egyptians

7 Reasons Why Minimalism Is Not for Egyptians

by Salma Iraqui

Most of us Egyptians are fond of holding onto things that are absolutely useless, which brings us to my next point: Egyptians can never be minimalists. Here’s why:   Old and damaged childhood toys     Some parents like to keep their kids’ old toys. Actually scratch that, ALL PARENTS. From old Legos that you […]

Minimalism 101: A Challenge to Myself – and My Shopping Addiction

Minimalism 101: A Challenge to Myself – and My Shopping Addiction

By Dania Ghoneim

Every New Year’s Eve, Ramadan, Monday, middle-of-the night breakdown, I vow to make some serious changes in my life. I never actually follow through with anything, but admitting that you have a problem is half the solution. I think. In any case, ever since I realized that I needed to work on my mental stability, […]