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UAE Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015

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The UAE pavilion created a huge buzz as soon as it opened at this year’s Expo Milano on May 1. Luckily, Inigo Bujedo Aguirre, renowned and internationally published photographer who is represented in the Middle East by aramanstudio in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Egypt, Lebanon, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, was there not only to witness this honourable event, but to also document it through his amazing photos.
The 3-storey pavilion was designed by Foster + Partners, the same architects who developed the 80-storey Index Tower in Dubai Financial Centre and designed the second phase of Dubai Design District, the “hipster district,” to name some of its biggest Dubai architectural developments. In Abu Dhabi, one of its major projects was The Souk, a shopping centre with high-end boutiques in a traditional Arabian-style design located In The World Trade Center Abu Dhabi.

The Fairytale of Galaxy – Silkier

Nelly Karim, Toufic Araman, Galaxy, astudio

Once upon a time, in a far away galaxy, there sat an Egyptian actress and star named Nelly Karim who wished to ride a Ferris wheel overlooking the entire kingdom.

But how is that possible? She lived in the woods with no means to go to the kingdom more so hop on a Ferris wheel.

Then poof! Dubai-based photographer, Toufic Araman, appeared to the rescue with his magic camera in tow.

Indeed, with the help of her fairy godfather, Nelly’s dream came true.

How? We’ll let you in on the secret…

The story began when the masterpiece was conceptualized and fairy godfather/astudio ME Creative Producer and Photographer, Toufic Araman had to go through an exciting adventure to compose an imagery that underwent a lot of stages. It had to be done within a limited amount of time.