Atelier 9: A tale of pluck, luck, timing & talent
Starting a new, storefront business is risky at the best of times. But when the opportunity arose in the Autumn of 2020, with a global pandemic and lockdowns underway, it took a special leap of faith to even consider it.
Oak Orchard Edibles: from Garden to Table
ONCE UPON a time in a canton not very far away (Basel, that is) there lived a young man who one day returned from Boy Scout camp to take over his mother’s kitchen. Uninspired by the prospect of boiled salt-water potatoes, Martin fried the uncooked spuds in oil and butter, added salt, pepper, a dash…
At “So Many Queens” a passion for small, independent fashion labels
WALKING into concept store So Many Queens in the picturesque village of Perroy, you know you’ve arrived in an oasis of quality, beauty and good taste that’s reflected first and foremost in the collection of high-quality fashion and accessories on display as well as in the airy, serene space that houses them. Co-owners Katharina…
La Boutique Danoise: Danish Design Deciphered
ONCE you scratch the surface (figuratively, of course) of Danish furniture design there’s just no turning back. Boris Liger, Manager of Geneva’s La Boutique Danoise — for whom Danish design is not just a job, but a passion — explains why it elicits such enthusiasm and the reasons for its enduring appeal.
Creative Journeys: A Q&A Interview with Artist and Teacher Yvonne Morell
THE characters and themes brought to vibrant, colorful life in artist Yvonne Morell’s artworks are familiar and yet strikingly original. Her depictions cast a fresh light on everyday occurrences, habits and objects with an engaging warmth, wit and humanity. In this interview she tells us what inspires her in life and in work. Yvonne, please describe…