Not long ago, Dubai Chronicle has published an exclusive interview with Mr. Santosh Kothari, founder of Mira Fashion and Mondecor retail multi-stores. The simplicity and clarity of his aesthetic vision can be truly inspirational for entrepreneurs and creative professionals. It seems there is no need of heavy books with guidelines or costly training courses to develop an unique test. Here is the transcript of our interview:
Q.: Running retail businesses, largely dependent on individual’s taste and vision suggests that you are Aesthete by nature. What is your personal style? Read more
While obtaining an exclusive interview with Sylvia, the young entrepreneur who recently started her business in Dubai Media City, we noticed that she also possesses exquisite style and an aesthetic vision, that could be inspirational to many of DubaiChornicle.com readers. Therefore, we continued the conversation introducing to it a different focus.
Q.: Artistic and creative people are usually aesthetes, and many possess a great taste. Do you consider yourself an Aesthete?
A.: Over the years, I have further developed my artistic skills starting from painting, design, and photography. Even, I enrolled into fashion design course 10 years ago. I cherish all fine things in life, being a striking piece of furniture, unique piece of art, enjoying a delicious meal in an exclusive restaurant, or traveling to an exotic destination.
Q.: Who inspires your personal style?
A.: Audrey Hepburn, with her style, grace and beauty. I have pictures of her in my studio too. Read more
Dimo Valev works as Marketing Manager at Media Cast in Dubai Media City. He is born in Bulgaria, in the early seventies, where he has completed the Academy of Art in Sofia. As many Bulgarian people, Dimo is fluent in few languages, in particular: English, French, Bulgarian and Russian. Apart from his job, he enjoys cooking, traveling, painting, playing chess and spending time with his family. As he is an interesting and inspirational resident of Dubai, Dubai Chronicle would like to reveal some details of his personal life. The exclusive interview for Dubai Chronicle continues from Part 1. Read more
Q.: What was the last thing that you have bought, and you love it?
A.: A handbag from Grafika by Mahin Hussain, a very talented accessory designer from Pakistan. The bag is made of leather and is full of bright colors, so whenever I wear it I feel good and colorful. Read more
Hailed as the first Emirati digital artist, Sumayyah Al Suwaidi started her artistic journey back in 2001 with a series of digital paintings inspired by the late Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan.
In 2007, she established career for herself as an art curator and since then went on to curate many shows as the annual artistic event “Ramadan Art Bazaar”.
Sumayyah Al Suwaidi is also a successful business woman, as she owns the very famous multi-brand fashion stores in Abu Dhabi “Grafika”. She supports established and emerging fashion designers by providing them space to showcase and sell their creations.
Gergana Mineva of Dubai Chronicle had the opportunity to interview the artistic entrepreneur ahead of the 2011 Arab Woman of the Year Award that will be held in Abu Dhabi.
Part one of the exclusive interview reveals an only fraction of a life journey. Read more
Dimo Valev works as Marketing Manager at Media Cast in Dubai Media City. He is born in Bulgaria, in the early seventies, where he has completed the Academy of Art in Sofia. As many Bulgarian people, Dimo is fluent in few languages, in particular: English, French, Bulgarian and Russian. Apart from his job, he enjoys cooking, traveling, painting, playing chess and spending time with his family. As he is an interesting and inspirational resident of Dubai, Dubai Chronicle would like to reveal some details of his personal life.
Q. What is your personal style signifier?
We live in an extremely dynamic world where everything changes day by day. In this environment it is not easy and not right to be bound to only one style or philosophy, or form, or even culture! We have to be flexible, evolve, and always look for more so this is what I am. I will try all techniques in painting, all styles in poetry, all practises in cuisine, same is valid for my music preferences – completely cosmopolitan. I am a real citizen of Dubai, am I not? Read more