Beech Hall: Inspired by Egypt

The new artist collective creates homeware, jewelry and even original paintings, tied together by a single theme

Two’s a company, and three’s an art collective for the newly formed Beech Hall. Former art school dormmates Danielle Kroll (illustrator and textile designer), Bev Beaulieu (jewelry and 3D CAD designer) and Wade Keller (art director and product designer) combine their honed strengths and talents in a unique way. Together, they’ve taken up the creative challenge of designing a contemporary collection of homeware, jewelry, ceramics …

Word of Mouth: Cairo

Sailing, cocktails and watching the sun set between the pyramids in the metropolis on the Nile

by Laila Gohar While Egypt continues to make headlines for a revolution which led to the ouster of a nearly 30-year-old political regime, the sprawling megacity has a thriving underground scene that beats and buzzes with energy around the clock. The city—once a cultural hub for the region—is a marriage of old a new, with pharaonic treasures and ancient world heritage sites existing alongside medieval …

The Tale of Peter Rabbit: Hieroglyph Edition

If you're an aspiring Egyptologist or just trying to learn Hieroglyphic script, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit Hieroglyph Edition," might be a good place to start. The complete text from the famous story was transcribed word for word to script from Egypt around the time of the Middle Kingdom. As with any language, some of the words are hard to translate directly, but Richard Parkinson …