Welcome to our lifestyle page.
It’s all about our passions and pillars.
Through artistic vision, creativity and art we want to take you on a journey to discover what inspires us here at Al Mana. By creating visual boards through social networks and other interactive mediums, allow us to reveal all that brings sways and sparks to the way we work. Here you can get a glimpse of what makes us tick and the best of our brands. From key catwalk pieces, to the finest in design and innovation, the brands represented by Al Mana have a visual voice on our boards. Have fun, follow us and be inspired!
In Zen there are seven aesthetic principles for achieving Wabi-Sabi: Fukinsei: asymmetry, irregularity; Kanso: simplicity; Koko: basic, weathered; Shizen: without pretense, natural; Yugen: subtly profound grace, not obvious; Datsuzoku: unbounded by convention, free; Seijaku: tranquility.
Found on estiloydeco.com
Hermès: La Maison, Milan 2011
The much-anticipated Hermès debut in Milan’s 2011 furniture fair was a revelation to the interior design world. The Hermès space at La Pelota, in Via Palermo was designed by Shigeru Ban and Jean de Gastines and contained the seductive creations of Enzo Mari, Antonio Citterio and RDAI Studio.
Found on yatzer.com
A Grand Architectural Archway, Built With Nothing But Pure Light
Invoking the tradition of stained glass, the design firm Troika creates an immaterial arcade of hyperbolic arches.
an immaterial arcade of hyperbolic arches: Arcades by Troika (Buda Island, Kortrijk, Belgium)
Found on fastcodesign.com
Tin Mal (also Tinmel) (Amazigh: ⵜⵉⵏ ⵎⴰⵍ) is a small mountain village in the High Atlas 100 km from Marrakech, Morocco. It is considered the cradle of the Almohad empire,from where the Almohads started their military campaigns against the Almoravids in the early 12th century. The Tin Mal mosque was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List on July 1, 1995 in the Cultural category.
Found on thelane.com
During the decades they spent holidaying in Morocco, Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé became captivated by the culture of the native Berber, or Amazigh, tribe, which has inhabited North Africa for 9,000 years. The extensive collection of Berber art and artifacts the couple acquired from the ’60s until Saint Laurent’s death in 2008 is now housed at the Musée Berbère at the duo’s Jardin Majorelle studio villa in Marrakesh.
Found on tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com
The Best Street Style From Fashion Month
You know Fashion Month is a cornucopia of outlandish, outrageous and out-of-this-world clothes, but for all of the glamour that makes its way down the catwalks, there is almost as much stop-you-in-your-tracks style on the streets. Inspired by the sartorial madness seen throughout New York City, Lond..
Found on thezoereport.com
Hooked On Rock’n’Roll: Studio Buster+Punch Explores The Darker Side Of Design
If it were a smell, it would be whiskey and gasoline. If it were a texture, burnt rubber of a Harley. Massimo Buster Minale’s new design studio ‘Buster+Punch’ creates objects and interior design solutions inspired by the lifestyle of 1980’s rock stars and custom-made motorcycles.
Found on yatzer.com