Test Drive: 2018 Maserati Levante

We put the luxury SUV to the test in the desert of the UAE

Until a couple of years ago, crossing the Sharjah desert in a Maserati would have been impossible. But in the Italian sportscar maker’s new sport utility vehicle, it’s both possible and pleasing. Maserati’s first-ever SUV, the Levante, went on sale in 2016 and quickly rose to the top of the brand’s stable, outperforming the Quattroporte and Ghibli in annual sales. Yet Maserati continues to tweak …

Inside the Brand New Louvre Abu Dhabi

From Da Vinci to Ai Wei Wei, in a stunning Jean Nouvel building that embraces the sea and sky

While in Dubai for Design Week, we took the opportunity to take a quick tour of the new Louvre Abu Dhabi, possibly the most anticipated architectural opening of the year. The museum, designed by architect Jean Nouvel, welcomed their first guests just a few days ago. It was 10 years in the making and it covers an area of 87 thousand square-meters, divided in 55 …

Dubai Design Week: Interview with Cyril Zammit

The inaugural UAE event aims to highlight local and global designers to become a fair of discovery

There’s not exactly a shortage of design weeks and festivals in the world, with more and more cities launching them to showcase local talent. Milan and Paris, London and New York—with their long backgrounds of innovative design—are obvious hotspots for those who want to see the latest from designers, but increasingly, it’s the newcomers we’re most excited about. The latest city to launch a design …