Simple tips to make your rug purchase a good one. How your carpet can become a beautiful vintage family piece.
When Jamal from Souk it Up showed me his recently discovered Boujaad rug, I immediately noticed this was not just any Boujaad rug. There was a story to it!
When it comes to adding Moroccan handmade to any design I deeply honour
"conscious buying and slow design"
A quote used by Author of Lagom: Not Too Little, Not Too Much: The Swedish Art of Living a Balanced Happy Life, Niki Brantmark that I've always lived by.
Moroccan rugs and sizes…as with many things in life ( and about the rugs I can be sure ;) ) size is not the determinating factor. Style and attitude is…have a look!
Stories about people being ripped off while shopping in the souks! It happens...
How come we let it happen to us?
In this article, I'll be looking into how preparing for a fun souk experience.
Before you come to Morocco, and once you're here. MAKE SURE IT FEELS LIKE FUN!
“What’s your name?” The Shop assistant asked her.
I could read her thoughts, thinking this had nothing to do with her wanting to know the price of that pompon blanket.
We love beautiful places that reflect a raw and unrefined beauty. Saturated with pure materials and old traditions in craftsmanship. Places that have a clear vision and manage to capture this vision in their Instagram account.
Shopping in Morocco. If it’s your first time in the Arabic culture, this might be …a nightmare? I remember my first times, trying to get good deals on cement tiles that I would have to transport to Europe.
In our newsletter (which is going to go deeper into design trends in Marrakech and Africa, as of the next one)
"Basic handcrafted tribal objects help us connect with and answer a need within us to simplify things without compromising on style and personality"...
Morocco , although Africa, is firmly rooted with one leg in Europe. Balancing between to continents and several cultures, we don't realise how many souvenirs that we find here already have travelled a long distance from way South in mamma Africa.
M Avenue, scheduled to open in late 2019, is a new 500-metre-long “Garden Avenue” located in the heart of Marrakech. This unique development, which is adjacent to the
, will create a new and exciting city centre that will revitalise the city and will offer an innovative mix of properties including Four Seasons Private Residences, the Pestana CR7 hotel (the Cristiano Ronaldo hotel as we call it) shops, restaurants, cafes, offices, art galleries and exhibition venues. The vision is to become an international lifestyle destination for design, fashion, food, recreation and culture.....
If there is something that 'might' reveal what's hidden behind the walls in the medina than it must be the door. Often the only element exposed in the pink walls of the centre. The magic and surprise when they open and they reveal a spacious inner garden or a modest home.