August 2017

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EDITORIAL

Growing pains


LEADERS

Refining the economy

Lebanese design deserves a national strategy

COVER STORY

Questions of design

Measuring the economic impact of design

Beirut, a fashion capital

Renowned Lebanese designers shed light on working out of Beirut

Georges Chakra

A rise to the top

Abed Mahfouz

The Lebanese way

Sandra Mansour

Artistic creations

Jean Louis Sabaji

Is it in the genes?

Rami Kadi

A perfect fusion

Hussain Bazaza

The reluctant success

When two passions merge

Creative Space Beirut combines social justice with fashion design education

ECONOMICS & POLICY 

Missed opportunities in Lebanon’s industrial sector

Economic complexity indicators show export potential

The rumors were true

US targets Hezbollah finances with new sanctions law

Moving parts

Mayor Jamal Itani discusses Beirut’s future

The oil & gas waiting game

Can Lebanon or Israel replicate the success of Cyprus’ third offshore licensing round?

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Outside of the Silicon Valley bubble

Endeavor CEO sees global potential

LAST WORD

Keeping it in the family

The role of family businesses in the hoped-for upswing of the Lebanese economy

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