• Mohammed Ahmed Al Hebsi - APRIL 2018

    Mohammed Ahmed Al Hebsi - APRIL 2018

    We manage to grab a few minutes with the inspiring thinker at Emirates Literature Festival. Sitting down with Cherrypick, Al Hebsi discusses the environmental differences between the Emirates, his lov...

  • Walid Taher  - APRIL 2018

    Walid Taher - APRIL 2018

    Its Walid Taher, a political and social cartoonist, author and illustrator of numerous childrens books, that first intrigued us......

  • Nathalie Trad - January 2017

    Nathalie Trad - January 2017

    Nathalie Trad divulges on how she sources and creates her eponymous accessories, who she would most like to see clutch one of her creations and how a cherrypicked day for her begins and ends…...

  • Jalal Luqman - JUNE 2016

    Jalal Luqman - JUNE 2016

    Jalal Luqman is a mixed media artist, having shown contemporary exhibits internationally in Beijing, Egypt, Morocco, Kuwait, Tokyo, the Czech Republic, New York and Washington DC. With a soon to be pu...

  • Taher Asad-Bakhtiari - JANUARY 2016

    Taher Asad-Bakhtiari - JANUARY 2016

    Cherrypick talks to the artist about how the city's blend of tradition and modernity makes Dubai the perfect place for his work to thrive......

  • Huda Kattan – JULY 2015

    Huda Kattan – JULY 2015

    Successfully carving out her growing beauty empire, we catch up with world-renowned blogger come business entrepreneur, Huda Kattan, as she dishes on Dubai's best vegan restaurants and who we should b...

  • Hisham Samawi – APRIL 2015

    Hisham Samawi – APRIL 2015

    An integral part of the cultural scene, 37 year-old Jordanian, Hisham Samawi has lived in the city for eight years, having first made a name for himself by launching Ayyam Gallery and more recently Cl...

  • Dubai Art Season – FEBRUARY 2015

    Dubai Art Season – FEBRUARY 2015

    Sikka Art Fair is the place to go if you want to see art by upcoming Emirati and locally based artists. Based in the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood it's quaint buildings provide a labyrinth of exh...

  • SOLE DXB – NOVEMBER 2014

    SOLE DXB – NOVEMBER 2014

    29-year-old Australian Joshua Cox and 34-year-old Brit Hussain Moloobhoy are two of the region's committed trailblazers. If you haven't already heard of them, they are the men behind SOLE DXB, a trade...

  • Nayla Al Khaja – OCTOBER 2014

    Nayla Al Khaja – OCTOBER 2014

    As she begins work on her first feature film, Khaja candidly reveals some of her city's biggest secrets to Cherry Pickers, including where to find the biggest diamond vault in the Middle East and how...

  • Abdulla Al Kaabi – SEPTEMBER 2014

    Abdulla Al Kaabi – SEPTEMBER 2014

    Al Kaabi takes a break from shooting to share his life, world and where he calls home, with Cherrypick readers......

  • Sarah Alagroobi – AUGUST 2014

    Sarah Alagroobi – AUGUST 2014

    Inspired by Dubai's ever-evolving and fast-paced cultural landscape, the bubbly 24-year-old, who has started opening dialogues and conversations about cultural issues through her work, wants to inspir...

  • Mochi – JULY 2014

    Mochi – JULY 2014

    If you follow the region's most stylish Instagram accounts, then you might have recently noticed a trend. Swathes of brightly coloured embroidered jackets, crop tops and A-line skirts have popped up o...

  • Nadine Kanso – APRIL 2014

    Nadine Kanso – APRIL 2014

    The 45-year-old Lebanese artist and jewellery designer, who has been based in Dubai for 13-years, has exhibited her works all over the world, including Dubai's Cuadro Fine Art Gallery, London's Victor...

  • Khalid Mezaina – NOVEMBER 2013

    Khalid Mezaina – NOVEMBER 2013

    The regional art scene has become a significant player for the international art world over the past five years as Art Dubai and Abu Dhabi Art now attract some of the world's biggest and most influent...

  • Dinner Club – APRIL 2013

    Dinner Club – APRIL 2013

    The dynamic Emirati pair, who kick-started the regions's underground dining scene, are a breath of fresh air. Gracious and charming, (but don't be fooled by their delicate demeanor) both are brimming...

  • Art Week – JANUARY 2013

    Art Week – JANUARY 2013

    Dubai's Art Week is upon us and if you've never delved into the UAE's arts scene then this is your perfect introduction. During March the Emirates plays host to a variety of art fairs, exhibitions, ev...