Loud Art

By  Cannes Swilton. After their groundbreaking success in Khobar in 2012, Loud Art and Nuqat celebrated on the 20th of October 2014 the opening of their exhibition in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The exhibition, taking place at Naila Art Gallery is showcasing sculpture, paintings and installations under the theme “culture shock”….


‘Limited Edition Square’ Paris, a particular fashion boutique: Interview

Interview by Maya Alshabab. Limited Edition Square is an art gallery, vintage shop, and fashion boutique located a minute’s walk away from the banks of the Canal St Martin in the heart of Paris. The concept behind Limited Edition Square revolves around creating a welcoming, warm space where customers can…



Written by Jessica Dameron . Since its opening in September 2013, Kôzy has quickly become a major contributor to the evolution of urban living.  It is, according to its co-founder Antoine Le Vu, an « expansion of home. »  Located on Avenue Bosquet in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, it truly merges…


Art Expo: “Hajj, le Pèlerinage à la Mecque”

By Maya AlShabab. The Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris presents an exposition entitled “Hajj, le pèlerinage à la Mecque” under the patronage of the IMA and King Abdelaziz National Library. The exposition showcases various sides of the historical journey to Mecca and its many social, spiritual and cultural aspects. The…


Qualia ” إدراك “

By Arwa Alotaibi. Friends and good company among some beautiful art pieces are the elements you need to make an event successful. At Qualia “إدراك” an event showcasing the work of the contemporary Saudi artist Ayman Zedani, I came across some beautifully constructed art pieces which spoke to me in many…


Pondichery Bomb

Pondichery Bomb is a French music band that is based in Paris. It will be performing a concert at the famous l’OPA de Bastille on the 5th of June. Crystal Carnival caught up with the guys after their rehearsal to talk to them about their music and inspiration. Interview by Maya AlShabab….

Omar Chennafi

Finding Emotions: Omar Chennafi

By Maya AlShabab. We make our way together down the winding streets of the old Medina Fez, a maze of fabric covered walls and colorful copper work; fragrant herbs envelope the senses. Among the hustle and bustle, Omar Chennafi – photographer – yells back a hello or stops for a quick…

Big Apple Yoga

Big Apple Yoga in Paris

  By Jessica Dameron Since its doors opened last September, Big Apple Yoga has quickly become a sanctuary for the residents of Paris.  The owner, Janelle Watters-Oliel, decided to open the studio after she moved to Paris and realized Parisians could really benefit from the style of yoga she had experienced…


Fantasy photography | Interview with Kadeeja Al-Saeed

By Maya AlShabab. Kadeeja “KD” A-Saeed, is a Saudi-American aspiring photographer who has recently started providing services as a professional photographer. She started as a teen snapping photographs of anything and everything, but it was only in her early twenties that she became concerned with  re-working those photos, and adding her…

Le Petit Moulin Paris

Hôtel Le Petit Moulin

Written by: Marion Megglé Coming to Paris ? There is one place you cannot miss (well, there are plenty of them, but let’s get focused !) : Le Petit Moulin ! In  the trendy neighborhood ‘Le Marais’, a district rich with historic buildings and inhabited by « bobo », a.k.a «bourgeois-bohèmes», trotting down the fashionable streets,…