Maktabi is the first concept for a GCC-based multinational business centre initiated in Oman. Moreover, the first Business Centre project has an Arabic name, i.e. Maktabi is an Arabic phrase which translates to “My Office” in the English language.
Blue: Carries the blue symbolism of importance, confidence, power, and authority. This degree of Midnight Blue is associated with intelligence, stability, unity, and conservatism. Being very dark, midnight blue can sometimes be a neutral like black, which is also often seen as a conservative and authoritarian colour.
Green: Green is life. Abundant in nature, green signifies growth, renewal, health, and environment. Green is the colour of nature. It symbolizes growth, harmony, freshness, and fertility. Green has strong emotional correspondence with safety. Green has great healing power. It is the most restful colour for the human eye; it can improve vision. Green suggests stability and endurance. In heraldry, green indicates growth and hope.
We Are Number 1
The letter M is the first pronounced and written letter of the brand in English specifically and the same letter pronounced in every other language. However, there is much more to the M of Maktabi. The M of Maktabi has been conceptualized to reflect the pioneer brand; the blue reflected Number 1 combined with the green reflected Number 1, together read the letter M.
Quick Relevant Facts:
- Means the best and the foremost
- Represents unity; i.e. a single entity
- The glyph used today in the Western world to represent the number 1, a vertical line, often with a serif at the top – Maktabi – and sometimes a short horizontal line at the bottom is originally an Arabic numeral.