karen madi

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Karen Madi is a freelance art director, designer, photographer, and set stylist based in Dubai. Her portfolio includes projects with luxury fashion brands and magazines such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Givenchy, and Elle Arabia.

She holds a Bachelor of Architecture with a minor in Studio Arts from the American University in Beirut. Over the years, Karen has had experiences in the visual & spatial worlds of architecture, art, and fashion that culminated a passion for crafting multi-sensory experiences. She presently combines these fields into her work by transforming spaces and creating unique visuals filled with life and color that go hand in hand with the brand and its identity.

The scope of the work she has done over the years covers a wide array of subjects:

as a creative:
- mood boards & concepts
- production & prop scouting
- set design & styling
- photography for editorials, lookbooks, products & magazine campaigns
- post-production & retouching

as a gallery assistant:
- gallery exhibitions
- public relations, communication, & marketing
- client relationship & sales
- inventory management & documentation
- administration, gallery management, & archiving
- website development
- content creation & social media
- workshops & guided tours

as an architect:
- research and surveying sites
- managing and implementing installations
- designing product and furniture
- 3D modeling and prototyping
- as-built drawings and detailing


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