Author: Blaire Dessent

Blaire Dessent

Blaire Dessent is an art, design and lifestyle writer and the founder of The Vitrine, a project based business with a focus on producing pop up shops, events and editions with contemporary artists and designers.

Passion for the artisan

A deep love of traditional locally sourced handicrafts and antiques forms the foundation of the unique online shop, Sabellar.

A spirit of openness at Openstudio79

There is something immediately inspiring and energising about the Openstudio79 creative space, full of beautiful, handmade objects that sparks one’s inner artist.

A Sóller success story

From the mini-fridges in each room to tiles lining the stair- way everything was found and fixed up for this unique, “veggie” hotel, tucked away on a tranquil side street off the main plaza in Sóller.

A contemporary artist with a conscience

Passionate about life, Lorenzo Quinn (son of Anthony) is a master sculptor who captures the beauty and fragility of our modern world through his art works.

Travel with a difference

Discover textile dying, pottery, farming techniques, archaeology and much more on one of these special trips. Read on to find out more.