Exploring Antwerp with Locals

EXPLORING ANTWERP WITH LOCALS   Antwerp was our first ever City Guide and we decided to return to this Belgian city to see what's new and discover it from a different perspective, asking local creatives to take us around their favourite spots. Furniture designer Axelle Vertommen, flower stylist Loes van Look and bag designer Lies Mertens were our hosts and ... Read More

A visit to IED Innovation Lab in Carabanchel, Madrid

We recently visited the new space of Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in the up-and-coming neighbourhood of Carabanchel, Madrid. IED Innovation Lab is conceived as a design playground for transformation projects – whether it is exploring new food possibilities with a Michelin-starred chef or engaging with local businesses and neighbours. IED Innovation Lab provides new design experiences and tools for companies, … Read More

Safomasi

Sarah Fotheringham and Maninder Singh are the founders of Safomasi, a textile design studio in New Delhi handcrafting home textiles and accessories inspired by their travels all around the world. We spoke with Sarah and Maninder to find out more about what made them start Safomasi, the artisans they work with and their plans for the upcoming months. www.safomasi.com Can you … Read More

Amélie Freyche

Amélie Freyche is a designer and co-founder of Swiss collective collectif Galta currently living in Paris. Using wood as her preferred material, Amélie explores design and its different paths. We chatted with her to find out more about her background, the different disciplines she works across and her favourite projects. www.a-la-freyche.com www.collectifgalta.ch Can you introduce yourself and tell us about … Read More

The New Mediterranean

A shared love for plants, handmade products, natural materials, Henri Matisse and the organic shapes found in the Mediterranean architecture and landscapes are just some of the elements that connect a new wave of Barcelona-based creatives and collaborators who are influencing current fashion and art trends. We’ve selected some clothing and accessories brands, shoemakers, illustrators and jewellery labels that represent … Read More