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Alex Carro when  hobby turns to success

Alex Carro when hobby turns to success

Tell me a bit about yourself and your background? I grew up in London, and I worked for a long time in museum and exhibition design. I suppose it combined my creative side with my nerdy fascination for research and obsessive archiving. I’d done an aromatherapy course while at uni, and at home I catalogued essential oils and plant and herb extracts like a museum archivist would.  All my life I had wanted to relocate to Spain - I spent my childhood summers at my grandmother’s place in Galicia - and finally I left London for Barcelona to dive full...

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Tiffany Jeans the woman behind Curionoir

Tiffany Jeans the woman behind Curionoir

Tiffany Jeans has lived a unique life. Born into a family of strong, creative women, and an uncle she believed was a warrior, she grew up immersed in Maori culture. Her memories are of taonga celebrated for their simplicity as much as their complexity, and the discovery of a rich heritage that looked beyond the mundane. As a young adult, she realised her uncle was a bone carver, not a warrior. She learnt that her Nana, her aunties and her mother were skilled craftswomen as well as cherished protectors. But she has always retained a fascination for the wonder and...

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Octaevo

Octaevo

  OCTAEVO is designed to Inspire. They are the perfect products to use on your desk and in your home. Produced in harmony with nature using the highest quality of materials, we are constantly searching for new Mediterranean inspiration to suit your taste.       Graphic Designer and Art Director from Zurich, Marcel Baer, found inspiration to start OCTAEVO as he browsed through his father and grandmother's trip around the Mediterranean back in the 60's. His products are made to be held close and built to last.    

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