Barwa Bank Reveals New Name and Logo Design

Barwa Bank, a leading Qatari bank, has announced it is rebranding to “Dukhan Bank”, effective immediately. The rebranding announcement comes nearly a year after the official completion of the legal merger between Barwa Bank and the International Bank of Qatar (IBQ). The merger, said to be the first ever in Qatar’s history, brought two of […]
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Qatar 2022 Football World Cup Logo Revealed

The official logo of the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar has been revealed in the capital city of Doha. As well as making allusions to the game of football, the design is claimed to feature elements of local and regional Arab culture. “The swooping curves of the emblem represent the undulations of desert dunes […]
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Parker Williams Redesigns Green Gate

London-based branding agency Parker Williams has redesigned the logo and new packaging for food brand Green Gate. Founded by raw food chef Innessa Bauer, Green Gate makes and sells a variety of meal replacement shakes that combine over 50 organic or natural grown super foods that are said to help replenish enzymes in the body […]
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Identity Design for an Arabic-Mexican Taco Shop – ‘Habibis’

Habibis is an Arabic-Mexican fusion taqueria located in San Pedro Garza García, a city enriched by the culinary arts of its third generation Arab immigrants. Previously a humble taco stand, Habibis approached Mexican branding consultancy Anagrama with the task of creating an identity that would communicate the foods’ mixed background and quality without losing its […]
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Branding for a New Tea House – ‘Darcha’

Darcha, a new tea house in Bahrain, has been established by the coming together of two business partners: One from Bahrain and the other from Hong Kong. London design agency Interabang was commissioned to create a brand – encompassing signage, packaging and interiors – that would reflect this unique fusion of cultures and speak simultaneously to both […]
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Confectionery Branding: Al Sultan Sweets

Al Sultan is a confectionery brand in Saudi Arabia that makes and sells sweet confections such as halwa. The company recently commissioned Bahrainian creative agency Skrill to develop its new identity. The designers set out to combine Arabic typography with some of the images typically associated with the word “sultan”; the latter being a type […]
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Hotel Branding: The Sultan

Manic Design is one of the foremost creative agencies in southeast Asia. This brand identity project was completed for The Sultan, a boutique hotel located in the Kampong Glam district of Singapore. Consisting of ten carefully restored shop-houses, The Sultan sits in a historic conservation spot that is also known as the “Muslim Quarter” owing to […]
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