Jashanmal Quarterly issue 2 was the last of its kind, and a shame too, as it was great fun creating and executing both issues. If you never managed to get a hold of the print version, don’t fear, as issue 2 is available in digital form here. Will have issue one up later this week as well.
We have just launched a new news mailout – every morning our subscribers receive a news burst with an edge – what our highly trained team of editors think is worth your time. Read it on your laptop, your phone, your iPad – Our roundup links to the stories we mention, so if you want to dig a little deeper you can. If you are in Dublin and want a headstart on the day’s news – then sign up here.
It’s in the shops, at the very reasonable price of Dh45. For more information on the magazine you can go here and here. Or see above for a list of Dubai stockists. You can also order online here. Edit: Coverage from Art Dubai‘s blog here.
Technology, we are told, is destroying print. The print market is shrinking, ad spend is moving to digital, and in the future, the printing press will be looked upon as a historical curiosity – much like the steam engine or the mullet. Like most conventional thinking, this is wrong. Sort of. Mass-produced, mass-marketed commoditised print products will die – thin, glossy, industry specific titles that are nothing but advertising vehicles will soon see their advertising – and their reason for existing […]
Spent last week on a cruise – that stopped at Cannes, Livorno and Rome – before returning to Barcelona. Will be writing a feature for Open Skies for our water-themed issue in August. In other news, some new projects set to be announced soon. Also check out a review in The National of The Dubai 50.
Yes, we are up at the top of the Burj Khalifa for the Dubai issue of Open Skies. We have created a mobile office over floors 152, 153, and 154 – the highest office space in the world. We are interviewing some of the more interesting residents of the city, blogging, tweeting and filming our experiences there. We are also hosting a cool party next week with Emirates and Emaar. All good fun, and it looks like the issue is […]
Three new projects to be launched in the next two months. Two are print projects, one is web-based – all will change the future of the world make me feel better. For details on the new magazine we are launching, We Are Here, check out a hastily put together Facebook page. A visual clue to the other project above. The third, web-based project, will be about my sordid obsession with books.