“Dreamweavers,” the stunning cover story for our October issue, followed writer Edward Readicker-Henderson on his quest for the perfect Turkish carpet. The accompanying images, shot by photographer Dustin Aksland, highlighted the delicate and intricate design that threads its way through Istanbul—from the famous carpets to the architecture. We took a look at some of the outtakes that were too good to keep to ourselves and featured them on our Instagram account, @afarmedia. See the full collection of outtakes below—and be sure to check out @afarmedia for more outtakes and behind-the-scenes features with #afarouttakes.
Photo by Dustin Aksland
Carpets of all sizes can be spotted around Istanbul—even at teatime.