• Nathalie Trad - January 2017

    Nathalie Trad - January 2017

    Internationally acclaimed accessories designer, 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 ch...

  • Jalal Luqman - JUNE 2016

    Jalal Luqman - JUNE 2016

    Labeled as one of the Emirates’ most provocative creatives and a pioneer of Emirati art; Jalal Luqman is a mixed media artist, having shown contemporary exhibits internationally in Beijing, Egypt, Mor...

  • Taher Asad-Bakhtiari - JANUARY 2016

    Taher Asad-Bakhtiari - JANUARY 2016

    Iranian artist Taher Asad-Bakhtiari has become a name to know in Middle Eastern art and design, marrying the traditional craft of carpet weaving set for modern day life. Cherrypick talks to the artist...

  • Huda Kattan – JULY 2015

    Huda Kattan – JULY 2015

    Successfully carving out her growing beauty empire, both regionally and internationally, we catch up with world-renowned blogger come business entrepreneur, Huda Kattan, as she dishes on Dubai's best...

  • 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 Cli...

  • 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

    Vibrant Emirati film-maker Nayla Al Khaja, is someone who enjoys luxury but prefers to hang out in less polished surrounds. As she begins work on her first feature film, Khaja candidly reveals some of...

  • Abdulla Al Kaabi – SEPTEMBER 2014

    Abdulla Al Kaabi – SEPTEMBER 2014

    Emirati film-maker Abdulla Al Kaabi, is due to break onto the scene as his debut film Koshk premiers at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival. Born and raised in Fujairah, the 28-year-old, has recently returned...

  • 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

    Nadine Kanso has become an integral part of Dubai's developing scene and not least because of her stand out style. The 45-year-old Lebanese artist and jewellery designer, who has been based in Dubai f...

  • Khalid Mezaina – NOVEMBER 2013

    Khalid Mezaina – NOVEMBER 2013

    The regional art scene has become somewhat 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...

  • Dinner Club – APRIL 2013

    Dinner Club – APRIL 2013

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

  • 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...