Tag: Social Conscious

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.

Palma’s big-hearted paediatrician

Not only does he see up to seventy children a day, the caring Paediatrics also finds time to help some of the poorest children in the world. Find out more.

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.

Me, My Fabulous Life and the Culture of Self Obsession

We used to complain about kids locked away for hours on their PCs. Now parents are just as bad, slaves to a new social media culture of self-obsession, argues Adrienne Cullen.

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.

Eco-friendly Fashion with Style

The environmentally friendly ‘cool-hunter’, Raquel Arañon – originally from Avila and now living in Mallorca – challenges her students’ creativity by promoting the hip fashion trend of using recycled materials. Soledad Bescós finds out more.

Favourite Tipple For Cosmopolitans – Cheers!

We all like to think of ourselves as cosmopolitan – but what good is the cosmo lifestyle unless we maintain a healthy dose of individuality as well, asks Adrienne Cullen?

Time to Spend More Time With the Family

Resigning to spend more time with your family is one of life´s great euphemisms. But maybe now is finally the time to put family first for a change, suggests Adrienne Cullen.

Luxury from obscene to reality

Psychologist Isabella di Carlo examines how the attitude towards luxury is evolving and changing in these challenging times.

First Ladies of Fashion

Yes, glamour is ephemeral, ethereal and perhaps even ineffable – but it’s also a highly sophisticated and profitable marketing exercise, says Adrienne Cullen

Life, Art and Plastic Surgery

Does life imitate art … or does art imitate life? It probably won’t surprise you to learn that that’s a question I spend many the long hour a-pondering.

Designer Labels Really Can Save The World

Designer brands are not an indulgence when you´re pump-priming the economy…and helping the western world spend it´s way out of recession, maintains Adrienne Cullen.

Donde está Gucci?

Becoming a member of the jet set is like being struck by “the curse of Graham Norton” – life loses all meaning, maintains, Adrienne Cullen.