OKHTEIN: THE YIN AND YANG DUO OF FASHION

Egyptian design duo siblings Aya and Mounaz Abdelraouf launched their brand Okhtein – meaning, appropriately, "sisters" in Arabic – because of their vision to ...

REFORM STUDIO: DESIGN FOR A CAUSE

Founded in Cairo, in 2012 by Hend Riad & Mariam Hazem, two recent graduates, Reform evolved into an internationally awarded lifestyle brand. Its main goal ...

RUMISU: USING SILK AS A DRAWING CANVAS

Turkish sisters Pinar Yeğin and Deniz Yeğin İkiışık are the creative minds behind Rumisu, a joint design project that invites everyone into their “whimsical wo...

RANA EL KALIOUBY: AI VS AFFECTIVA

Rana el Kaliouby is a woman in charge in a field that is still overwhelmingly white and male and a successful entrepreneur that left Egypt for Cambridge, UK an...