Inspiration

Making a smart move to Dubai Design District

I moved to Dubai about three weeks ago.

While Xische is preparing our office move to Dubai Design District (d3) – coincidentally also a long-stranding client – my thoughts are around modern design and architecture …

Making a smart move to Dubai Design District

I moved to Dubai about three weeks ago.

While Xische is preparing our office move to Dubai Design District (d3) – coincidentally also a long-stranding client – my thoughts are around modern design and architecture …

Why Jazz is like Hybrid Thinking

When a jazz musician is coming up he divides his free time between two pursuits: memorizing the heads of the standards and transcribing and committing famous solos to memory.

In a genre that celebrates the …

Why Jazz is like Hybrid Thinking

When a jazz musician is coming up he divides his free time between two pursuits: memorizing the heads of the standards and transcribing and committing famous solos to memory.

In a genre that celebrates the …

Joining Hands with BOLDTalks

Once in a while, an event manages to spark imagination, fuel dialog and make a lasting impression. As bystander admirers of BOLDTalks for a few years, this year unraveled a unique partnership with the event. …

Joining Hands with BOLDTalks

Once in a while, an event manages to spark imagination, fuel dialog and make a lasting impression. As bystander admirers of BOLDTalks for a few years, this year unraveled a unique partnership with the event. …

Video: How Xische was founded with $3,339

SMEInfo is one of the definitive SME portals in the Middle East, featuring inspiring entrepreneurial stories of the UAE. Our founder Danish Farhan was invited to join their Business Mentor panel and share his experience …

Video: How Xische was founded with $3,339

SMEInfo is one of the definitive SME portals in the Middle East, featuring inspiring entrepreneurial stories of the UAE. Our founder Danish Farhan was invited to join their Business Mentor panel and share his experience …

The Debate: Philanthropy vs Social Enterprise

Our CEO Danish Farhan was invited to host a panel last night for Acumen Fund–one of the world’s most innovative non-profit venture funds that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty. Entitled …

The Debate: Philanthropy vs Social Enterprise

Our CEO Danish Farhan was invited to host a panel last night for Acumen Fund–one of the world’s most innovative non-profit venture funds that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty. Entitled …

Xische at the UAE Apps Masterclass

Last night, the Shelter hosted an insightful gathering of app-minded individuals in Dubai. Three stories from UAE-based app designers and developers were showcased in pitch sessions of 10 minutes each. On the other side of …

Xische at the UAE Apps Masterclass

Last night, the Shelter hosted an insightful gathering of app-minded individuals in Dubai. Three stories from UAE-based app designers and developers were showcased in pitch sessions of 10 minutes each. On the other side of …

7½ Lessons From Designyatra 2012

(This blog post originally appeared on danishfarhan.com by our CEO).

Back in Dubai after attending Kyoorius Designyatra 2012–an alarmingly inspiring event that bridges the divide between the popular irrelevance of design as a concept, and …

7½ Lessons From Designyatra 2012

(This blog post originally appeared on danishfarhan.com by our CEO).

Back in Dubai after attending Kyoorius Designyatra 2012–an alarmingly inspiring event that bridges the divide between the popular irrelevance of design as a concept, and …

Partnering with Acumen Fund’s Dubai Chapter

As with most parts of the world, the concept of ‘social entrepreneurship’ is grossly misunderstood to be a fancy alternative for a charity. A social venture, of course, is not all that different from a …

Partnering with Acumen Fund’s Dubai Chapter

As with most parts of the world, the concept of ‘social entrepreneurship’ is grossly misunderstood to be a fancy alternative for a charity. A social venture, of course, is not all that different from a …

Mentoring at Startup Weekend Dubai 2011

We’re super excited to have witnessed Dubai’s first Startup Weekend–featuring an incredible bunch of entrepreneurs from the city under one roof for 54-hours. Our CEO Danish was invited to mentor selected teams to define, refine …

Mentoring at Startup Weekend Dubai 2011

We’re super excited to have witnessed Dubai’s first Startup Weekend–featuring an incredible bunch of entrepreneurs from the city under one roof for 54-hours. Our CEO Danish was invited to mentor selected teams to define, refine …

Xische Leads With 3 Wins and 9 Nominations at Internet Awards 2011

(Update: We’re thrilled to have won 3 awards! Details indicated below and on the organizer’s website)

It’s always nice to see our clients shine in the glory of work we had a little something to …

Xische Leads With 3 Wins and 9 Nominations at Internet Awards 2011

(Update: We’re thrilled to have won 3 awards! Details indicated below and on the organizer’s website)

It’s always nice to see our clients shine in the glory of work we had a little something to …

TEDxRamallah – The Digital Story of Hope in a Social Media World

Xische and TEDxRamallah joined forces almost a year ago and itʼs been an extremely thrilling experience right from the start. TED, the event, is well-known for itʼs inspirational overtones and sense of purpose. TEDxRamallah inspired …

TEDxRamallah – The Digital Story of Hope in a Social Media World

Xische and TEDxRamallah joined forces almost a year ago and itʼs been an extremely thrilling experience right from the start. TED, the event, is well-known for itʼs inspirational overtones and sense of purpose. TEDxRamallah inspired …

A Brand Invented By Kids, Locked Down By The Crowds

This morning, Xische attempted something completely untried in the design thinking process. Here’s how the story goes: Our friends at Alchemy Films ran a project last week with the students of GEMS World Academy in …

A Brand Invented By Kids, Locked Down By The Crowds

This morning, Xische attempted something completely untried in the design thinking process. Here’s how the story goes: Our friends at Alchemy Films ran a project last week with the students of GEMS World Academy in …

30 Mins in 60 Secs at Xische

So there’s two reasons to do this timelapse video of our offices in Dubai. 1) Ever wonder what 30 minutes at Xische’s Dubai Media City office look like? Well you need wonder no more. 2) …

30 Mins in 60 Secs at Xische

So there’s two reasons to do this timelapse video of our offices in Dubai. 1) Ever wonder what 30 minutes at Xische’s Dubai Media City office look like? Well you need wonder no more. 2) …

XBENCH: Crowdsourced Art For Benches In Dubai

We were invited by one of Dubai’s eclectic boutiques called S*uce to participate in a cool thought-provoking initiative to push for more benches in Dubai. We took the opportunity to involve the crowd to be …

XBENCH: Crowdsourced Art For Benches In Dubai

We were invited by one of Dubai’s eclectic boutiques called S*uce to participate in a cool thought-provoking initiative to push for more benches in Dubai. We took the opportunity to involve the crowd to be …

TEDxDubai Now Rebooted

We are incredibly excited to be able to announce our collaboration with the definitive event of the year — TEDxDubai 2010. Those of you who attended the first-ever edition last year know exactly what we’re …

TEDxDubai Now Rebooted

We are incredibly excited to be able to announce our collaboration with the definitive event of the year — TEDxDubai 2010. Those of you who attended the first-ever edition last year know exactly what we’re …

Who Dares Wins: 4Men Magazine features Danish Farhan on Entrepreneurship

The latest issue of Dubai’s lifestyle magazine 4Men carries a feature by ace wordsmith Hisham Wyne profiling our CEO Danish Farhan as one of the Dubai’s rising young entrepreneurs.

“Entrepreneurs and the businesses they engender …

Who Dares Wins: 4Men Magazine features Danish Farhan on Entrepreneurship

The latest issue of Dubai’s lifestyle magazine 4Men carries a feature by ace wordsmith Hisham Wyne profiling our CEO Danish Farhan as one of the Dubai’s rising young entrepreneurs.

“Entrepreneurs and the businesses they engender …

Short Film: The Last Advertising Agency On Earth

An inspiring short film about what the future of advertising might look like. Produced by Saatchi & Saatchi Canada, Tool, Pirate, Rooster and Lunch. We’ve just posted this on our Facebook Page too.…

Short Film: The Last Advertising Agency On Earth

An inspiring short film about what the future of advertising might look like. Produced by Saatchi & Saatchi Canada, Tool, Pirate, Rooster and Lunch. We’ve just posted this on our Facebook Page too.…