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The Craft And The Makers

We have always tried to help get a word out and promote small manufacturers that focus on craftsmanship and aim to create quality products that last and have their own histories. A new book called The Craft and the Makers showcases savvy businesses that have chosen to focus on craftsmanship and are creating things with a soul, every page is a testament to the products created with heart by these artisans, and profiles the small companies as well as the individuals that drive them.

Get it in Europe here




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MANDARIN HOTEL IN BARCELONA

Mandarin Oriental in Barcelona has a superb address on the city’s famous Passeig de Gràcia, near the Casa Batlló by Gaudi with its fabulous façade. The luxury hotel is situated in an elegant mid 20th century building, recreated with a highly stylised contemporary interior designed by Spanish-born Milano-based architect, Patricia Urquiola....
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MADE BY HAND

We have a great interest in handmade products, and love environmentally sensitive, longer-lasting, and unique alternatives to mass-produced goods. This book is right down our alley, Made by Hand is an illustrated survey of some of the finest hand makers operating today, revealing their deep commitment to their discipline, and to its materials, tools, and techniques. Available for purchase in Europe here...
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CARRY ON COCKTAIL KIT

If you can´t afford business class but feel like an Old Fashioned mid-flight, you can now pack this awesome pocket-sized cocktail kit. When you get on the plane, simply order a mini-bottle of bourbon and mix on! everything else you need is in the box. The Carry On Cocktail Kit provides a custom combination bar spoon/muddler to mix in the included cane sugar and small-batch bitters, plus a recipe card and a linen coaster. The kit is FAA-compliant, you´ll make it trou...
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