Tag: Artisan

The 4 ‘must-do’ local markets on Mallorca

It doesn’t get more local than at a traditional Mallorcan food market. Find out the top four that include artisan products made on the island.

Mediterranean furniture made on Mallorca

Designer Marlene Albadalejo from La Pecera in Mallorca creates stylish furniture designs that can be found all over the world.

Hand-made Baskets from Mallorca

Elisabeth Colom has created a timeless, sustainable and quality item. SANTAPALMA is not just a brand, but a philosophy of life dedicated to responsable consumption.

Creating a buzz on Mallorca

Biel and Pau reveal their story of turning beekeeping, an almost extinct profession on Mallorca, into a succes with Mel Vici, their pure Mallorcan artisan honey.

Tatiana Loona on magical design

Designer Tatiana Loona talks over her collection of princess dresses, teepees and giant beanbags amongst other products that children on Mallorca love.

4 Palma Food Markets You Need to Know About

Palma offers a selection of food markets where you can go for lunch or dinner, all of which guarantee a buzzy Spanish atmosphere and local produce.

Ceramics made on Mallorca

Discover the story behind the artisan ceramic label Vimbi Vimbi and how restorers Ana Nadal and Natalia de Nicolás set-up their business.

East meets West in Santa Catalina

The Santa Catalina-based Oma Project offers an unusual art concept with a mix of Eastern and Western styles that is unique on Mallorca.

The art of Mallorcan weaving

Tomeu Perelló is passionate about keeping the art of Mallorcan weaving alive through organising projects and seminars on his finca.

Textile, clay & big dreams

A German-American couple quit their jobs in New York to start from scratch in Santa Catalina – with hand-dyed fabrics and ceramics.

Margarita Payeras’ sustainable swimwear

Designer Margarita Payeras’ Suro is a swimwear brand that uses recycled fabrics from nylon fishing nets lost at sea to create luxury swimwear and bikinis.

“The future looks bright”

Mauricio Obarrio and Juan Peralta from Contain on Mallorca explain the ethos behind their sustainable lighting studio and their unique designs.

Giving Something Back to the Island

Marc Kuenzle from furniture store Casa Lima explains how his collection ‘Made in Mallorca’ consists of only sustainable materials.

Casa Lima: artisanal design for beautiful homes

Uniqueness. This is the magic ingredient most of us desire in our homes. We want to surround ourselves with objects that delight, that spark joy, that make us happy because they reflect…

Modern-day plan to save the magic of Son Moragues

An irresistible tale of history, fable and age-old farming traditions, Son Moragues is a 700 year-old estate in Valldemossa being preserved for the future.

Jouells: jewellery set in Mallorcan tradition

María José Castellví collects, repurposes, and recreates contemporary takes on traditional Mallorcan jewellery. Book ahead to visit her showroom in Palma.

Mallorca’s premium artisanal cheese

There are only three cow cheese producers on Mallorca and of those Formatges Burguera is the only one making cheese using milk from their own cows.

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.

Island gems by Jouells

Jouells is the new company for hand-made jewellery that reinvents the typical Mallorcan ‘botón de oro y plata’ to offer unique one-of-a-kind pieces.

Probably the best beer in Mallorca?

In a region better known for its wine, one determined Belgian has constructed a temple to artisan beer. A successful architect, a licensed farmer and a passionate beer maker; Emily Benet meets the driving force behind Toutatis.

Alma Lopez: A Jewel Worn by the Crown

The ‘Jewel Fan’ is La Morenita’s most emblematic piece. We finds out about this highly coveted accessory created by Alma López – which is a favourite of Queen Sofia of Spain.

Mallorcan glass artist Raquel Pou

The glass artist Raquel Pou, with a sincere dedication to the philosophy of slow design, loves to transform everyday things into unique pieces.

Slow fashion by Maria Trepat

Consciously consuming is a global trend worth noting. Fashion designer Maria Trepat is changing the rules producing an eco- clothing line of just 30 pieces.

Living ‘slow design’

A new movement making an impact is Slow Design, inspired by the Slow Food- and Slow City-movements – it is more than a choice, it’s a way of life.

Dr. Helen Cummins is a lifestyle editor, publisher and successful entrepreneur, who has lived and worked in Palma de Mallorca for the past 20 years. She started abcMallorca.com in 2003 which has grown into one of the island’s largest websites with over 6 million visits per annum.

Her website helencummins.com is a compilation of all the things she values since moving to the island, running hc/ Digital Media and creating an idyllic life in Son Vida with her husband Georg and daughter Eva.

Slow Luxury Living is what sits at the heart of the hc/ website, which aims to inspire people to slow down and appreciate the Mediterranean lifestyle. Alongside her editorial team, Helen handpicks businesses and places that adhere to SLOW: Sustainable, Local, Organic and made with Love.

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