Online shopping for Marrakech products

Online shopping if you can’t get to Marrakech

Try Etsy for exotic Moroccan finds Etsy (www.etsy.com) is a huge online marketplace. If you’ve not heard of it, as we hadn’t until recently, think of it as a kind of fashionable ebay without the auction element. It’s full of arts and crafts inspired items and is a colourful way to shop online whether you’re

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Popham Design – Marrakech-Morocco-inspired

American designers Caitlin and Samuel Dowe-Sandes live in Marrakech and own the Moroccan tile company Popham Design. Inspired by the traditional style of Moroccan cement tiles, all the tiles they create have been carefully made by hand by skilled artisans in their Marrakech factory. The designers say that they are inspired by everyday life in

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Al Nour – textiles – artisans in Marrakesh

We recently found out about a small company called Al Nour who produce beautiful, hand-embroidery which has been created by disabled female artisans in Marrakech. Al Nour is a social enterprise which, along with the retail arm, includes a day care centre and a professional training centre. By shopping at Al Nour your dirhams go

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Sissimorocco

Recognisable from their stylish camel branding, Sissimorocco are well known to style aficionados in Morocco and worldwide. With products that expertly capture the atmosphere of Morocco, their cushions, lampshades, curtains, dishes often feature subtle Moroccan themes from palm trees and donkeys to oriental headdresses. Colours tend to either be the bright, sun-soaked colours we all

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Zid Zid Kids

We are all aglow over these colourful, well-designed and handmade children’s toys. Zid Zid Kids began in Marrakech in the spring of 2003 where the directors were inspired by how children play. Just recently the business shifted to Tangiers, but in between that time Zid Zid Kids have won awards in France at Maison &

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Yahya Creation – exquisite lamps

Yahya Rouach’s client list may now include Harrods and Saudi princes, but don’t let that put you off. His lanterns and screens may be highly sought-after but given the amount of work that goes into each and every one, they are worth every dirham. The arcade outlet in Guèliz is more of a showroom than

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Kulchi – home accessories interior design store in Marrakesh

While we thoroughly recommend getting into the souk and shopping for your own carefully sourced rug, we have to admit that we are rather taken with Kulchi, an Australian-owned company who have a showroom in Marrakech (appointment only, +212 (0) 639 221 259). Owned by Cassandra Karinsky, who has lived and experienced Morocco over the

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Kids in Style

Everyone loves a kaftan – they are perfect for throwing on in the heat. They cover you and keep you cool, are brilliantly colourful and are always easy to wear. They also come in all sizes, even miniature ones! We have long-admired Mini Maroc, a children’s clothing company with an ethical edge that was born

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Colourful Boucherouite Rugs from Morocco

Post by Melanie Haddad of El Ramla Hamra I love neutrals, whites and blacks but sometimes you also need some colour in your life. thats why I love the Moroccan Boucherouite rugs. The rugs are made from recycled materials such as cotton, nylon and wool textiles. Each rug has a beautiful unique pattern. For our

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Online Store with Great Products from Marrakech

A sensation of spaciousness and light …. I was so excited to get Melanie’s blogpost on her new online store showing all the lovely things she sourced in Marrakech http://www.elramlahamra.nl/ Melanie stayed in one of our riads, Riad Chi-Chi, on her buying trip. So if you can’t make it to Marrakech, purchase from her online

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