For centuries, Mediterranean cultures have explored the craft of mosaics. Our Greek, Roman and Mesopotamian ancestors used them to decorate their walls, and the fascination towards creating art from these tiny pieces has prevailed until today, with magnificent examples from artists such as Gaudí, Franz Spohn, Pete Manson and Emma Karp. Today, jewellery designer Berta Riera exhibits her special tribute to this craft in the Moitie Aribau collection.
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Mid-afternoon. The sun kissing your skin. Summer clothes, light jewellery and comfortable shoes. A book in your hands and a spot near the sea. Few plans are better on a summer’s day. Rings on your fingers, necklaces around your neck and espadrilles on your feet. Joid’art for jewellery, Castañer for footwear. The Mediterranean vibe is as true as a stroll along the beach.
A full moon and a sky full of stars. Distant planetary orbits trace the outlines of spherical jewels. Tiny lights illuminate the earth. Planetary collections, such as Eclipse and Anais, dazzle in a dance of eternal shadows. A beauty that only shines more brightly as the night draws in.
Congratulations, Mum! Today is your day. Or rather, it’s a day for all of you. Because being a mum is about them too. About your little ones. These tiny little people that turn your world upside down, transform your mornings, evenings and nights, throw your emotions into disarray, change your priorities, clutch at your heartstrings and make you feel unconditionally proud.
To stroll through Barcelona is to lose yourself in a sea of contrasts; a contemplation of contemporaneity and design, past and future, dazzling light and deep shadow, vibrant colour and stone grey. It is to feel the Mediterranean. It is to trace the path marked out by Gaudí to discover its soul, which is precisely what jewellery designer Noemi Eggenschwiler has done…
This Valencia-born, Barcelona-based artist, who is also a new mum, is one of the best illustrators on the international scene. Her unique style and distinctive technique grace the pages of numerous books, are displayed in exhibitions worldwide and form part of major brand campaigns.
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There are secret gardens where life is slower, the air is fresher and the sky looks bluer. They are natural areas where the light gently caresses. And the flowers grow happy. And jewellery designers, like Sara Domènech, tend to their magnolias and create amazing collections of the same name.
Débora Traitè is the ‘culprit’ responsible for styling Joid’art’s recent SS18 campaign. We have been captivated by her sensitivity, her vision of fashion and her ability to tell stories through clothing and accessories.
Coohuco.com creator Inma Soria is the star of this celebration of colour and nature that is our spring editorial. She is pictured wearing pieces from the Tramuntana jewellery collection she has designed for Joid’art. Pieces that transmit a ‘breath of freedom’ and invite us to enjoy the approaching warm days to the full.
We are big fans of Rita Row. It’s no secret. We are blown away by the women’s clothing and swimwear collections this brand, with its slow fashion vibe, delights us with each season and which it produces on the Costa Brava with the Mediterranean Sea lapping at its feet. The new Rita Row SS18 collection is called Maraca and for us it feels like the perfect partner for our summer range of jewellery.