In collaboration with Cadillac, we travel to Istanbul to speak with Alex Varlik, founder of Georges, a boutique hotel housed in the city’s most historic building in the Galata district.
In collaboration with Cadillac, we travel to Cairo to speak with the founders of Studio Zafir. A concept store that offers quirky homegrown products, it was set up by Nada Abdel Salam, Noha Zayed and Ahmed Kamel. The store also stock the founders’ T-shirt brand, Zafir which come in witty slogans referencing Egyptian pop culture and social…
In association with Cadillac, we travel to Istanbul to speak with restaurateur Murat Bozok. Soon after graduating from business school, Bozok pursued his dream and travelled to the States to study gastronomy. After working with the likes of Gordon Ramsay and Joel Robuchon, he returned to his homeland and opened his restaurant, Mimolett, in 2009.…
In association with Cadillac, we travel to Istanbul to speak with Gregers Tang Thomsen and Selva Gurdogan. They are a new wave of urban architects and the driving force behind Superpool – an architectural studio in Istanbul that uses good design to solve social issues.
In association with Cadillac, we travel to Doha to speak to social entrepreneur Aysha Al Mudehki. She is the executive-director of INJAZ Qatar – a non profit organisation in Qatar to prepare students to become business savvy leaders. When she is not busy with her day job, her time is spent pursuing personal interests. She…
In collaboration with Samsung and Freej animation creator Mohammed Saeed Harib, this video introduces the Galaxy Note Canvas:Collective initiative.
In the region-wide Samsung Galaxy Note initiative Canvas:Collective, launched in collaboration with Freej animation creator Mohammed Saeed Harib, regional creatives were invited to express themselves through art and design. The results are in and they’re bold. Brownbook produced the video in collaboration with Samsung and Mohammed Saeed Harib.
In association with Cadillac, we travel to Marrakech to speak with French-born Redha Moali. After quitting his job as a banker at the BNP Paribas in Geneva, he founded Dar Al Mamun - an international residency center for artists and literary translators that also features an exhibition space and a social sciences library.
In association with Cadillac, we travel to Cairo to speak with Grammy award-winning musician Fathy Salama. He has established himself as an influential force in the Egyptian music scene and gained popularity for his ability to bridge modern and traditional styles of music. This includes performances with artists from different countries such as American jazz musician,…
In our latest collaboration with Samsung, we interviewed Mohammed Saeed Harib, the creator of the Middle East’s first 3D animated series Freej and several Dubai-based individuals from various sectors such as public relations, performing arts and sports. They tell us how the Samsung Galaxy Note II inspires them to be creative in their daily lives.