Sleepless in Marrakech

Continue reading Overlooking an emerald tiled courtyard with a grove of banyan, bamboo, orange and palm trees at its centre, Ayron’s patio is her own little paradise. ‘It’s like Brazil downstairs,’ she says, referring to Le Jardin, a restaurant in the Mouassine district of Marrakech’s old city that lies beneath the Pop Up Shop. Its […]

The Berber Cowboy

Continue reading How did you hear about Morocco’s ‘Berber cowboy’? Last spring, my best friend and I wanted to go horse riding. We were looking for a place in Morocco that isn’t very touristy, and a colleague recommended I get in touch with Driss. I called him, we had a cool chat over the phone, […]

Down To Earth

Continue reading ‘Most of my work revisits Moroccan heritage, but there is a clear need to evolve traditional Moroccan art both in its techniques and in its graphic representation,’ Mourabit says. ‘Technically, it can be difficult to achieve my ideas in the traditional method whereas graphically, [my pieces] must adapt to the current taste. Although […]

The Slaughterhouse

Continue reading ‘There is a new underground scene in Morocco, but there are no spaces for artists, street dancers and the musicians of this generation,’ says Dounia Benslimane, a project coordinator at The Slaughterhouse. ‘The idea to reconvert the site into an arts space was a reaction to the lack of spaces in Casablanca,’ she […]

Zelli Man

Continue reading Duret always admired the form. A designer who likes to experiment with different materials and mediums, it was always on his design to-do list to produce his own 3D figure, yet he lacked the means and industrial equipment to do so. Until recently. The designer is now the proud owner of a Replicator […]