An Undeniable Mediterranean Magnetism: Franciscos Verros, Greek Ambassador to Lebanon

Interviewed by Editor-in-Chief Patricia Bitar Cherfan Photos by Elie Harb In this interview with HOME, his Excellency, Ambassador Verros, gives an overview of Greek-Lebanese relations as well as the striking similarities binding both nations and cultures. Greek and Lebanese culture, history, and tradition have always intertwined, as both nations share a geographic proximity, and have […]

The Art of Cruising on the Med

For those who prefer to travel by sea, Lebanon offers beautiful ports with full-service options for yachters. During the summer season, when many boat owners take their pleasure crafts out in the Mediterranean waters, Lebanon’s harbors become a hive of activity. One such busy marina on Beirut’s iconic coast is Zaitunay Bay. Known officially as […]

Sawaya & Moroni: William Sawaya Worlwide Design Pathfinder

William Sawaya, a Lebanese-global designer, and his business partner Paolo Moroni, design gurus, discuss what it takes to be a designer in the modern world. William Sawaya is undoubtedly the father of Lebanese design and the pathfinder in the design industry. In 1974, Sawaya, armed with an architecture degree from Beirut’s Institute National des Beaux […]