But lately, the capital city of Amman has been buzzing with an outburst of creative talent—with art galleries and emerging labels popping up every week and making a name for themselves in the region.
For anyone looking to keep up with everything the city has to offer, MILLE rounds up our favourite Instagram accounts.
My.Kali is a MENA regional Queer and feminist online platform based between Amman, Tunis and Beirut– founded (and named after) Jordanian activist Khalid Abdel-Hadi.
The Jordanian label is a must-follow. Keep up with their upcoming collections and watch their stories for snippets of their happenings in and out of Amman.
For art enthusiasts, following this Amman-based design studio should be a no-brainer.
Eyen design is an Art collective made of Youssef Abedrabbo and Omar Al-Zo’bi. The duo’s primary medium is graphic design, and their page is full of their stunning works.
If you’re ever in Amman, a visit to contemporary art gallery, Wadi Finan, is a must. In the meantime though, you can keep up with their exhibitions through their IG.
Tania Ghaddad’s instagram is a reflection of her pastel-drenched label Tania George. The designer’s feed is full of snaps of her life in Amman, with the occasional preview of pieces from her label.