A Wunderkammer of reinvention, provenance, intuitive revival and an addictive pursuit of hand-made beauty. Creating is at their heart, as is the desire to make something good, animated by time-old techniques, culture and the adoption of lost manufacturing processes in their quest.
We glimpse behind the doors and peer into the treasure pot of one-off brands, rarity and inherited blueprints – each throwing a punch at blandness as the incubators of curiosity, originality and legacy.
Meet the „Passioneurs “of new heritage with these little bastions of craft, culture and talent from mossed glazed ceramics to handmade ‚'Oma‘ hats, to the tales of a herbalist turned skin guru,
Neu heritage is not cool: it never pretends to be, it just is.
Being tactile by nature is something that rocks our boat – so no wonder then that our love of fonts, print and paper stock is part and parcel of what defines The Aficionados.read more
Wittmann’s unique way of working over the four generations with Austrian and international designers and architects from Josef Hoffmann and Friedrich Kiesler to Matteo Thun and Edward B Tuttle.read more
Athens-based ceramist, art and design lab Maru Meleniou creates pieces in both the fields of sculptural artworks in the form of stoneware objects and makes 'everyday' a ceremony in tableware that is anything but ordinary.read more
Known as the 'Queen of print' - Vogue, Mary Katrantzou continually pushes the boundaries of textiles, visual drama and innovation, a pioneer of digital art crossed into fashion.read more
Made from 90% Greek cotton, the socks depict heroes, and each one narrates a story: Kira-Xeni, Fisherman, Sailor, Pappa, Pappa's Girl, Merman,Tsolias (Evzone) and Rempetis.read more
Escapism in the wilderness of Scotland is more accessible than ever, with a raft of design boltholes, boutique crofters’ houses for two and everyone’s-invited country piles offering a redefinition of the luxury Highland experience.read more
For the stylish dog owner and canine-about-town, Maxbone is a one-stop shop of contemporary apparel and accessories.read more
Made in their Athens atelier, Callista's bags are iconic, timeless, and one of a kind, each skillfully handmade using age-old crafts and techniques to incorporate Greek heritageread more
Using simplicity, curiosity, and a deep respect for nature, Maloja is now known for its innovative and highly original skiwear and cycling kit.read more
New York Footwear brand Feit is a counterpoint to consumerism and over-production, instead it is a label where product integrity and sustainability come first, while also emphasizing craftsmanship and individuality.read more
Imagine if you could distil the language of Greek coastline living filled with eternal summer and put it into creative textile design. Well, that's just what the Greek siblings Grigoris and Constantinos Samaras did – the founders of cult brand: SEA YOU SOON.read more
Bringing together unique, artisanal brands from all over the world including Japan, Europe and the US, Trunk opens the door onto a highly stylised shopping experience where you can connect with emerging worldwide designers.read more
A masterclass in minimalist cool, Glein lives and breathes its less-is-more philosophy with organic clothing, leather products and pared-back design wrapped up in a respectful and ethical business model.read more
Boldly British all the way through, family-run Ettinger London has been in the business of creating elegant leather goods for over 80 years, with a Royal Warrant to HRH the Prince of Wales.read more
Polished Polish cool sums up Fashion designer Magda Butrym, whose label launched in Poland back in 2014, causing a fashion wave.read more
Inis Meáin is an oil painting of rough, turbulent seas, labyrinths of stone and carpets of moss and wild flora, all of which are reflected in each design, knit and stitch of the area’s famed ‘fisherman’s sweaters’.read more
Hat maker to the stars, family milliner business Mühlbauer’s designs began over a hundred years ago and now fly from Vienna to top some of the most famous heads in the world.read more
McNutt of Donegal weave tweed and Irish wool on handlooms and has evolved over the years to produce Irish linen, fabric and accessories including wool blankets, throws and scarfs as found at Breac.House.read more
Some design principles are so uncomplicated and understated that they can be found in different iterations, in different corners of the world. The value placed on craftsmanship is one of these; so is the use of natural materials that not only can last a lifetime, but also get more handsome with each passing year.read more
When Daniel Dreifuss decided to change up time for good, he left behind the fast pace of the New York finance world to enter the slowed down lifestyle of Switzerland, where the intricate world of watchmaking occupied him.read more
Ellen von Unwerth's HEIMAT, a photographic ode to her homeland, Bavaria, has the whole world talking, and we can sure see whyread more
Inspired by the works of artist Louise Bourgeois, who strives to recreate the relationship between the human body and the surrounding tangible world, Maison Femme’s collections stand for strength infused with emotion and intelligenceread more
Paris, the most romantic city on earth, and considered by many the most beautiful, too. But if beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then what is in the nose…? The nose is a truth-teller – it knows beauty when it smells it and boy does it smell it at the newly re-opened Le Grand Musée du Parfum.read more
When wandering Mallorcan village streets, a specific type of fabric will catch your eye – the blue & white fabric called Ikat. It bears a characteristic pattern obtained by the process of resist dying, and the island of Mallorca is the only place where you can still visit family-run workshops that have been operating for over 160 years.read more
We all love the touch, feel and look of linen which can add drama to any interior. Over in Mühlviertel in upper Austria, is one of Europe's oldest textile producers, an area that has cultivated flax for centuries.read more
Whisper the names – Rain Cloud, Driftwood, White Smoke and Ink - and already your nose is twitching to find out more. Meet cult Perfumer H, aka Lyn Harris.read more
With a focus on handbags and leather goods, the brand merges the diversity of its founders Tanja Bradaric and Taro Ohmae, of Croatian and Japanese heritage respectively, with a love of Viennese tradition.read more
South Tyrol’s celebrated wool and cashmere fashion house, Moessmer has a client roster that ranges from the royal Habsburgs to the Obamas, demonstrating their seamless and successful fusion of high-end fashion and heritage design.read more
Join the self-confessed foodies, for the love of food, taste and those pioneers of gastro from the flavour hunters to the mavericks who make the humble great.
We love finding a patch of really good design production, architecture and style, when executed well, it’s like walking into a fantastic novel.
Pitstop here for a bucket-list dispatch which jumps off the treadmill of busy on a journey through the Moi realms of wellness, escapism and curation.
Dens of creativity, art and playfulness, each of these hotels plays host to countless cultural events, where boho meets highbrow.