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Travels | La Cave de l’Insolite restaurant in Paris
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Travels | La Cave de l’Insolite restaurant in Paris

Tips in Paris. In the 11th district. Rue Folie Mericourt. My girlfriend introduced me to this place. Organic wines with interesting names. A fireplace and an opened rustic kitchen. Don’t forget to drop by the restrooms. A bit surreal. And of course the food was amazing. Very authentic.     Source: La Cave de l’Insolite Pictures: Camille Guillaud http://www.lefoodarium.com Continue reading »

Music | Interview of Eliz Murad, lead singer and bass guitarist of French Indie Rock Teleferik
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Music | Interview of Eliz Murad, lead singer and bass guitarist of French Indie Rock Teleferik

    www.teleferikband.com www.facebook.com/teleferikband musicteleferik@gmail.com INTERVIEW // Eliz Murad, lead singer of TELEFERIK Let’s start from the very beginning. Where are you from?  I’m from Epernay, France but I grew up in a Lebanese familly. Where do you live and what do you like about it? I have been living in Paris for the past 12 … Continue reading »

Abu Dhabi | The Postcard Initiative by Noor Shamma
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Abu Dhabi | The Postcard Initiative by Noor Shamma

We love this initiative by Noor Shamma, Emirati from Abu Dhabi. We discovered her project through her beautiful instagram. I am slightly obsessed by mailboxes in the UAE so this is a project that quickly got my attention. Who uses postcards these days? Who actually send any letters from UAE mailboxes? Who has a private mailbox in the … Continue reading »

Dubai | Music | Interview with BIG DEAL by The Other Side
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Dubai | Music | Interview with BIG DEAL by The Other Side

The Other Side The Other Side is an indie live music concept in Dubai and a platform for independent bands from the region and abroad. Hear about the next events of The Other Side in Dubai at www.facebook.com/theothersidelivemusic Interview with BIG DEAL by The Other Side from The Other Side on Vimeo. Ray-Ban ‪#‎ITTAKESCOURAGE‬ launch … Continue reading »

Blueys Beach House By Bourne Blue Architecture | HomeAdore
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Blueys Beach House By Bourne Blue Architecture | HomeAdore

Beautiful holiday residence situated in Blueys Beach, Australia, designed by Bourne Blue Architecture. Blueys Beach is a popular holiday destination, on the Mid North Coast of NSW. The original houses in this coastal village are simple fibro or weatherboard structures. They are weather beaten and basic, yet they generally offer a relaxing beach holiday experience. … Continue reading »

Travels | 5 Columns riad in Essaouira, Morocco
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Travels | 5 Columns riad in Essaouira, Morocco

Stunning Riad in Essaouira. Visit: http://5-columns.com Image Credits: Paulina Arcklin Essaouira (Arabic: الصويرة‎), formerly known as Mogador, is a city in the western Moroccan economic region of Marrakesh-Safi, on the Atlantic coast. The modern name means “the little rampart”, a reference to the fortress walls that still enclose part of the city. Source: Paulina Arcklin Photography … Continue reading »

Videos | Hot off the griddle: a fresh stack of Vimeo Originals on Vimeo
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Videos | Hot off the griddle: a fresh stack of Vimeo Originals on Vimeo

We are big fans of Vimeo and web series in general. Stay off YouTube.  Vimeo is the platform for all videos upgrading your brain.   Vimeo has always prided itself as being a creator-led community, focused on elevating up-and-coming talent while offering filmmakers the creative freedom they need — and building the tools they depend on … Continue reading »

Architecture | Casp Project in Barcelona by Kayser Studio 
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Architecture | Casp Project in Barcelona by Kayser Studio 

Another beautiful work by my friend Jorge Kayser. His Architecture Studio GK_Kayserstudio  is based in Barcelona and his projects have been all around the world. He is incredibly talented and dedicated. He never cease to amaze me me with this incredible of way mixing mystery, simplicity, luxury and coziness in all his projects. You can contact his … Continue reading »

Home Decor | Dubai | Mexican Blankets
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Home Decor | Dubai | Mexican Blankets

Large Mexican sarape blanket with vibrant pattern of multi-colored stripes. Tribal design perfect for the beach, bohemian home decor, summer festivals, camping, etc. We love the warmth exuded from these southwestern textiles! This one is an especially tight weave of mostly wool with some cotton alternating throughout. It features sewn edges for extra strength and … Continue reading »

Video | Dodsnoventa  / Fixed Gear Bike brand  in Dubai
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Video | Dodsnoventa / Fixed Gear Bike brand in Dubai

DSNV RUNS DUBAI from Dosnoventa on Vimeo. Dosnoventa Dubai Trip December 11th to 16th 2013. A short film about our last trip to DXB. Lots of thanks to Fishtail Rides team for hosting us, and to all the people that somehow made those days an unforgettable experience for Dosnoventa! credits …………………………………………………………………… Juan Guadalajara: Founder & … Continue reading »

“Minerva’s Lilies” Short Film Is A Gorgeous Meditation On Sisterhood and films in Dubai
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“Minerva’s Lilies” Short Film Is A Gorgeous Meditation On Sisterhood and films in Dubai

A recently released short film poetically meditates on the idea of “sisterhood, magic, femininity and heartache.” Minerva’s Lilies is directed by Kenyan filmmaker Amirah Tajdin and produced by her sister, Wafa Tajdin. The sibling duo released the film through their production company, SEVEN THIRTY FILMS. It recently debuted on the South African-based online platform Casimir. … Continue reading »

Lifestyle: Know Your Freedom Trailer, Three Arab girls negotiate dress, headscarves, marriage and even music to pursue their sporting dreams.
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Lifestyle: Know Your Freedom Trailer, Three Arab girls negotiate dress, headscarves, marriage and even music to pursue their sporting dreams.

At The People Of Sand, we support women. Bad ass women. Those who are brave. Kudos to these three women from UAE. Watch the trailer and movie. Share it to show how the UAE is changing and the potential for the next generation of women. Three Arab girls negotiate dress, headscarves, marriage and even music to … Continue reading »

Movies | Speed Sisters | The first all-women race car driving team in the Middle East. They’re bold.
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Movies | Speed Sisters | The first all-women race car driving team in the Middle East. They’re bold.

Here is another side to women in the Middle East… And they are bad ass! We like. Change the perspective of women in the region by sharing it. A still few challenges to overcome but together we will improve gender equality in that part of the world. Let’s keep going. #LeanIn The Speed Sisters are … Continue reading »

Travels | La Co(o)rniche | Hôtel restaurant  la dune du Pilat | France
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Travels | La Co(o)rniche | Hôtel restaurant  la dune du Pilat | France

1930 La corniche La Corniche is an extraordinary place. Figurehead of the Pilat-Plage area, look-out post of the Bassin d’Arcachon and leaning against the highest dune in Europe, suspended between the sea and the sky, implanted between the sand and the pine forest. It is a mythical place which conjures up an idyllic past and … Continue reading »

Studio KO: Olivier Marty & Karl Fournier | 1stdibs Introspective
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Studio KO: Olivier Marty & Karl Fournier | 1stdibs Introspective

Success has meant that the French architectural duo Studio KO is constantly on the go, jetting from project to project in London, Morocco, Gabon, Los Angeles and beyond. Karl Fournier and Olivier Marty, the duo behind the architectural firm Studio KO, are rarely in one place for very long. They have offices in Paris, Marrakech … Continue reading »

Travels | Villa K in Marrakesh Morocco 
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Travels | Villa K in Marrakesh Morocco 

In the heart of the Moroccan countryside, perched in the little Berber village, Tagadert, overlooking the grandiose High Atlas the Villa K offers its beautiful accommodations. This unique place, timeless, is great for nature lovers and for those who want to retreat in peace.   www.villak-maroc.com – contact@villak-maroc.com Continue reading »

Fashion | Rockmafia Bags Collection Winter 2015
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Fashion | Rockmafia Bags Collection Winter 2015

Available now for the United Arab Emirates on our concept store: http://www.thepeopleofsand.com/collections/rockmafia-bags-collection Rockmafia was at first sold at Colette and Merci in Paris, but also in the designers’ corner of the Galeries Lafayette Haussmann. All  bags are made of 100% leather and match the quality and style of well known French brands such as Gerard Darel, … Continue reading »

Music | Indie Folk Concert in Dubai with the band Postcards at The Other Side
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Music | Indie Folk Concert in Dubai with the band Postcards at The Other Side

The Other Side is an indie live music concept that was launched in July 2015 by the People Of Sand founder (Audrey Soler) and former Electric Days nights co-founder (Dania Ismail).  This will be their 8th event after hosting bands like The Wanton Bishops, Bosaina II, Zeid & The Wings, SAFAR, Hollie Cook, … Each event is … Continue reading »

Archictecture | San Francisco Loft by EDMONDS + LEE ARCHITECTS
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Archictecture | San Francisco Loft by EDMONDS + LEE ARCHITECTS

This project located in the historic Oriental Warehouse Loft Building in the South Beach neighborhood of San Francisco, is a complete reconfiguration and renovation of an existing loft apartment. In order to maximize the spatial experience of the loft, traditional notions of domestic privacy were abandoned in favor of open and transparent relationships. Opaque guardrails … Continue reading »

Travels | Spain – A Vintage Apartment in Barcelona
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Travels | Spain – A Vintage Apartment in Barcelona

Absolutely stunning. This is the massive vintage style apartment in Barcelona of my friend Georgius Kayser. And the one I share when living in Spain. I get the right wing. The guys get the left one. Same entrance. Pure awesomeness. View his work and Architect Studio at: http://www.kayserstudio.com Two Vintage Style Design Apartments in the centre of Barcelona, right … Continue reading »

Music | The Other Side: New Live Music Concept in Dubai
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Music | The Other Side: New Live Music Concept in Dubai

The Other Side is a new music concept in Dubai inspired by the live music scenes of Williamsburg Brooklyn, SXSW Austin, Shoreditch London, New Orleans, and others. This new night is the brain child of Dania Ismail (co-founder of awarded music night Electric Days) and Audrey Soler (founder of the Concept Store www.thepeopleofsand.com) two people looking … Continue reading »

Music | Zeid And The Wings, Loopstache interview by The Other Side in Dubai
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Music | Zeid And The Wings, Loopstache interview by The Other Side in Dubai

Interview with Zeid And The Wings and Loopstache by The Other Side from The Other Side on Vimeo. About Zeid and The Wings: Zeid and the Wings is a project by Zeid Hamdan; singer, songwriter, musician, and pioneer of the underground music scene. Zeid is most known for previous projects including Soapkills, and The New … Continue reading »

Architecture | Loft  180 m² in Montréal
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Architecture | Loft 180 m² in Montréal

Avis aux Montréalais et aux Français qui rêvent du Canada. Sayeh et Frédéric qui ont répondu à mes questions en mars, viennent de mettre en vente leur loft. L’occasion de redécouvrir ce très chouette espace de 180 m² au travers des photos de l’agence immobilière qui s’occupe de la vente. Source: Loft de 180 m² … Continue reading »

Music | Interview with The Wanton Bishops by The Other Side | Dubai | Music
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Music | Interview with The Wanton Bishops by The Other Side | Dubai | Music

What an exciting new venture. I co-founded with my friend Dania The Other Side. The Other Side is a new music concept in Dubai inspired by the live music scenes of Williamsburg Brooklyn, SXSW Austin, Shoredtich London, New Orleans, and others. We want to recreate the magic of live music as experienced in intimate settings and … Continue reading »

Travels | Istanbul Turkey – Cool Airbnb spots
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Travels | Istanbul Turkey – Cool Airbnb spots

Some of you are looking for tips to travel during Eid or just over the weekend. Istanbul is just the place.  Check out on our blog a few posts related to Istanbul to find some tips. Here are some pics of places we spotted on Airbnb site.   https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/5865327?s=0YG1 https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/2957073?s=0YG1 https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/3884401?s=0YG1 https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1690627?s=0YG1 https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1083488?s=0YG1 https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/5645397?s=0YG1 https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/6087645?s=7V8 https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/646784?s=4ucc … Continue reading »

Travels | Simple Rusticity in Coastal Trancoso, Brazil
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Travels | Simple Rusticity in Coastal Trancoso, Brazil

Beach houses inspiration. 21 hours flight from Dubai. Brazil! Situated on the palm-fringed coast of Brazil’s Bahia state, Trancoso still looks like the hippie getaway that first made the town popular 20 years ago, with its uneven cobblestone streets and dirt roads. […] Read more: http://www.nytimes.com Trancoso is a district in the municipality of Porto Seguro in the state … Continue reading »

TPOS | A Saturday In The Garden – Movie
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TPOS | A Saturday In The Garden – Movie

A Saturday In The Garden from The People Of Sand on Vimeo. A Saturday In The Garden. Dubai. April 2015. A short film that narrates a simple lifestyle, family & friends and authentic food. Private event organised by The People Of Sand Online Concept Store. Filmed in Dubai by Kamil Roxas, Winner of The Reel … Continue reading »

Lifestyle | The quest to lo­cate the hip­sters of Casablanca – Morocco
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Lifestyle | The quest to lo­cate the hip­sters of Casablanca – Morocco

The quest to lo­cate the hip­sters of Casablanca began from afar. In Eu­rope, it’s a real ob­ses­sion: hip­sters are al­ready hated. Some peo­ple are so fright­ened of being la­belled a hip­ster that if they are caught wear­ing a tar­tan shirt or a pair of All­stars, they im­me­di­ately dis­as­so­ci­ate them­selves from the mous­ta­chioed fash­ion­istas. Some time … Continue reading »

Travels | A Guide Istanbul’s Hip Neighborhoods
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Travels | A Guide Istanbul’s Hip Neighborhoods

If I had only 24 hours to explore Istanbul I would: Start the day with breakfast amidst a modern setting at Backyard in Etiler, or Sade Kahve in Rumelihisarı if you’d like a more traditional Turkish breakfast. After breakfast, walk along the Bosphorus from Rumelihisarı to Bebek. If you don’t want to walk, tour the strait with any kind of sea transportation … Continue reading »

Lifestyle | Shelter Co
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Lifestyle | Shelter Co

Shelter Co. is a California based luxury camping company. The idea was born out of a love for California and it’s diverse landscape mixed with nostalgia for the days of summer camp. Shelter Co. provides fully furnished European style canvas tents and all necessary amenities for group camping trips, weddings, family reunions, corporate retreats, and … Continue reading »

Interior Design|  An LA Mom-and-Pop: Ostrich Farm in Echo Park: Remodelista
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Interior Design| An LA Mom-and-Pop: Ostrich Farm in Echo Park: Remodelista

Chef Jaime Turrey recently stepped up from manning the Monsieur Egg pushcart to running his own first restaurant—with help from his wife, Brooke Fruchtman. Formerly an associate vice president at LACMA, she’s the one who came up with the homemade design that grabbed our attention. Source: An LA Mom-and-Pop: Ostrich Farm in Echo Park: Remodelista Continue reading »

Interior Design|  Darlene and Lizzy’s Bright Urban Cabana — House Tour | Apartment Therapy
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Interior Design| Darlene and Lizzy’s Bright Urban Cabana — House Tour | Apartment Therapy

Name: Darlene and Lizzy Okpo (pronounced Oh-Poe) Location: Bedford-Stuyvesant; Brooklyn, New York Size: Approximately 875 square feet Years lived in: 3 years On any given Sunday afternoon, the Okpo home is fluttering with activity while the two sisters, native New Yorkers and close in age, are busy wearing many hats. In addition to being partners … Continue reading »

Interior Design|  In Minneapolis, Crafting a Space for Home and Work | Design*Sponge
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Interior Design| In Minneapolis, Crafting a Space for Home and Work | Design*Sponge

Linda Aldredge, the owner and creative director of Lulu Organics, has grown up and lived all over the country. For the past two years, she has called the top floor of a sprawling Victorian in Minneapolis her home. When her friends bought the 4600 square-foot, six car garage space, she thought, “Wow! They really overbought!”. … Continue reading »