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The twins at the heart of comic culture in Cairo
Take a look at this gallery of illustrations created by Egyptian identical brothers who work under the name Twins Cartoon.
Twins Cartoon is the pseudonym of Cairo-based identical twin cartoonist Mohamed and Haitham El-seht.
Low-income district on the banks of the Nile set for revival by Foster + Partners
Egyptian government selects Foster + Partners to design the rundown Maspero Triangle District on the banks of the river Nile in downtown Cairo.
Guy Martin captures the turmoil of the Egyptian revolt
World-renowned photographer Guy Martin documented the beauty, violence and pride that accompanied the 2011 Egyptian uprising.
Egyptian students design honey-spun band-aids for diabetics
Egyptian students designed a new silver and honey-laced material to accelerate the healing speed of diabetics’ wounds.
Egyptian teenager designs the next generation of biofuel
Teenager Azza Faiad is pioneering an inexpensive way to turn plastic waste into biofuel.
Hand Over: Radwa Rostom's answer to Egypt's slum problem
The Hand Over initiative aims to rid Cairo of its slums using eco-friendly, human-centred design.
Egyptians discover new, low-cost desalination technology
Researchers at the University of Alexandria in Egypt have created a low-cost desalinate technology that filters salty water, making it drinkable in minutes.
Egyptian studio designs contemporary furniture from handmade, recycled material
With a belief that design can solve problems, Reform Studio developed a material from reused plastic bags, which now forms the basis of its designs.
Ali Ali: Unconventional Advertising
Ali Ali, film director and founder of Egyptian agency Elephant, explains how small, unconventional agencies can leave the bigger advertising agencies behind.
"Garage" is a new comic magazine from a collective of Arabic artists
Egyptian twin-artists Haitham and Mohamed Raafat El-seht are releasing a comic magazine created by an Arabic-comics' collective.
Darb 1718: A place of exchange for Egypt’s artists
Reem Hatem fills us in on Darb 1718, the Cairo centre that is fostering the North African country’s art scene.
Egyptian twins bring comic love to Cairo
Since the Arab Spring comic book artists in Egypt have undergone a revolution of their own, say cartoonists Haitham and Mohamed Raafat El-seht.
Creative collectives in Africa
"Africa Is Now 2015", a Design Indaba project, introduces five groups in Angola, Egypt, Senegal and Kenya producing some of the most exciting work in Africa.
Architect Daniel Dendra created a table in which the surface modulation translates the soundscape of Cairo into a 3D landscape.
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