Category Archives: Design

Peace Road Designs – beautiful bags celebrate Egypt, and give back to community

Peace Road Designs are made in Dahab, South Sinai. Finding good quality souvenirs is not easy in Egypt, as I mentioned in a previous post, and I promised to follow up with some better examples of Egyptian or made in … Continue reading

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Design exhibition looks to the future, with inspiration from Egyptian heritage

If you are interested in the future of design and in Egyptian cultural traditions, the exhibition Design Is a Verb! is an essential experience. Opened in Alexandria this week, Design Is A Verb! continues to 4 August so if you … Continue reading

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Egyptian design moves forward, with respect for the past

People come to Egypt to see the antiquities, to sail on the Nile, for pilgrimage, and many more reasons connected to the past and history. But some of the most exciting things to see in Egypt are about Egypt NOW. … Continue reading

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IKEA versus Siwa style

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Ikea is opening in Cairo in 2012, but I can’t wait that long for a desk -typing for hours while sitting on the bed or floor is not great on the back; also, I wanted to have locally made furniture … Continue reading

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