The Design Practices Issue highlights the work of a selection of established and emerging graphic designers. The book aims to deliver to the public a directory and guide to the portfolio of creative figures from Kuwait. It is a collective of some of the most influential independent players in the field of Graphic Design in Kuwait. Its an attempt to shed light on the innovative ways designers are finding to employ their talents. We have selected designers who are notable for work that creates resonance in society, for practices that develop the discourse of design, challenge established (mis) conceptions, and who offer services that run the gamut from identity design to designed objects, from publication and production to finding innovative channels of marketing and distribution, contemporary designers are redefining their role in society, and reexamining their potentials in our entrepreneurial economy.