October 13 - 19, 2019

BECOME a “MAKER”


This event puts a focus on meeting the creators behind the Marrakech design and stepping in their shoes. From pottery making and painting to basket creating …

  • scouting and sourcing the best addresses in the backstreets of the ancient old medina.

  • personal attention finding the pieces that fit your taste.

  • exploring all areas in and beyond Marrakech.

  • attend a pottery workshop where we get to create our own personal piece of handmade.

  • workshops carpets, lighting...

  • designer meetings.

  • workshop creating your own personal basket.


And more!

  • you can benefit at local prices!

  • October is an excellent month to enjoy Marrakech at its best. Exploring magical settings while wandering the streets of the Medina in their saturation of pink and ochre.

  • we shop the hidden gems that are known by local stylists, trend hunters and the international shops (we source for them so we know ;) ).

  • we get in contact with cooperatives and become a member of our do good community.

  • lunch, dinner sunset drinks at these places you always wanted to be.

  • experience the magic of living in a riad.

  • network on pink rooftops and be mesmerised by the colours in a world where design is all about local materials and tradition.

 

SAVE THE DATES: October 13 - 19, 2019

WHO: everyone who wants to step inside the magic of arts and crafts in Marrakech

the Marrakech climate makes it easy going and feeling like a holiday while you dive into the magic of creation,

we are all talented, yet, we might need to connect again with our creativity. This is exactly where we focus. Rediscovering the natural gift of creating something personal.
While having a well-deserved break with some serious me-time, spa treatments, and relaxing moments,
AND discovering the art, culture and must visit places in Marrakech,

dive with both hands into the clay:

  • discover how simple surrounding produce great artists.

  • learn the art of shaping pottery and the process to get a final product

  • go and experience yourself what it takes to create and pimp your own rattan basket

  • enjoy lunches in uncommon settings

  • have dinners on magical rooftops or lush pallazo gardens….

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Sourcing:

  • introduction to the trends.

  • what to shop and where.

  • different styles to explore.

  • carpets, ceramics, lighting, woodwork...how to define good quality/price.

  • another area around Marrakech, every day.

  • workshops/manufacturers/souks/flee market

 Culture:

  • enjoy the spirit of old Marrakech.

  • visit of the old Medina with the Souk des Tapis (the carpet Souk), Place Jemaa El Fna...

  • learn the art of negotiating while shopping.

  • visit of the most authentic part, the flee market and the many arts and artefacts stores.

When :

  • October 13 - 19 2019

Group size :

  • max 8 people

Host :

  • Marlène Pauly, Morocco resident, interior stylist and architect. founder COCO-Morocco

Cost :

  • 21 000 MAD/pp - 2 persons in double room with bathroom. (booking needs to be made together)

  • 24 000 MAD/pp - single use of a double room with bathroom.

Daily Program:


Sunday, October 13: 

  • Welcome and settling in

  • Walk through the Medina

  • dinner.


October 14 - 18: 

  • breakfast

  • 10.00 - 01.30 Workshops in different parts of Marrakech / visits of different districts for new design and vintage.

  • 1.30 pm lunch somewhere at location.

  • 2.30 - 6.00 time to relax, launch, discover the medina. Either on your own or with me.

  • 6.45 we joinin the hotel for a pre-dinner drink...

  • 7.30 dinner outside of the hotel

Saturday, October 19: 

  • breakfast together

  • 10.00 spa

  • 12.00 lunch

  • retreat ends after lunch


Inclusive:

  • airport transport at arrival

  • transportation to all the places we visit.

  • all workshops, trend coachings, guided visits

  • hotel 6 nights

  • breakfasts 6

  • lunches 6

  • dinners 6

  • spa/hammam treatment

  • materials and workshops

Not inclusive:

  • flights

  • transport to the airport at departure

  • soft drinks

  • alcoholic drinks

  • your personal travel insurance

  • any shopping

  • any other private visit you want to add to your trip

  • tips