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Read story: The Dream Factory
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The Dream Factory

Call up the factory of Ares Design in Modena, Italy, ask to speak to its founder and CEO, Dany Bahar, and you may be surprised at where you are transferred to. “I live in Dubai,” laughs Bahar through his Swiss accent. “I’ve been out here for around six years now with my family, and I go back and forth between Dubai and Italy. At the weekend or for holidays, this is usually where I am.” But there are clear reminders for Bahar all over the city that he has a business to run, to make sure he doesn’t get too relaxed – for example, the Ares Design showroom on Sheikh Zayed Road, with another due to open shortly in DIFC. In fact, with so many different timezones to check in with, he probably doesn’t get much of a break at all. “We’ll be opening shortly in Los Angeles, Miami and Monte Carlo,” Bahar reveals. “But Dubai, Munich and, of course, Modena, are all open already.” Not bad for a coachbuilding company that was only founded in 2014, with January this year marking the official opening of the Modena location.

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By Hot Media
Mar 29, 2018 · 6 min read

Read story: Hand Craft
Sports
Hand Craft

It’s pretty easy to recognize a climber: just look at their hands. Thick. Muscly. Callused and blistered. Fingers always slightly bent – as if begging for something to clamp on to. Looking for further proof? Ask for a handshake. Or, better yet, an arm wrestle. Just don’t plan on winning.

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By Toque Magazine
Aug 15, 2018 · 4 min read

Read story: Community by Design
Home & Garden
Community by Design

Barry Goralnick has been practicing interior design for more than three decades, but recently his firm, Barry Goralnick Architecture & Design, has gone through some changes. While his experience is mostly in residential projects, some potential commercial projects recently came his way, prompting him to seek advice on commercial proposals from a designer he knows through a private group, Designers Collaborative.

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By Array Magazine, Inc
Mar 1, 2018 · 6 min read

Read story: Nicaragua
Travel
Nicaragua

During the winter holiday, our family backpacked around the cities and jungles of Nicaragua. We, my husband Dan and our children, Brodie and Mia, a fifth and third grader, are by nature drawn to the exploration of new lands. Nicaragua appealed to us. Friends who had visited relayed their experience of the natural beauty of the country and its people. We felt that it would be a good educational and cultural experience for our children who have been studying Spanish for years in a Spanish immersion school. So, for winter break, we traded our snowy mountain town of South Lake Tahoe, California, for the jungles of Central America.

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By Wildling Magazine
Jun 28, 2018 · 10 min read

Read story: Dear Music Industry
Arts & Entertainment
Dear Music Industry

When I was young I had the impression I was being followed. Wherever I went, whatever progress I made, a sensation of worry would grab ahold of me. In the days of picking dandelions and coloring outside of the lines, it was easy enough to ignore all this; pushing it back under the bed like a creature from a children’s book. In recent years, with feelings of stress and panic growing prominent and manifesting into physical symptoms, it became necessary to acknowledge the obvious: anxiety was greatly impacting my life.

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By Local Wolves
Dec 11, 2017 · 9 min read

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