I never thought it would get this far, but in spite of all my previous posts about boring beige, I’ve recently quite coming to like it.
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.