Category Archives: Morocco

Morocco: Notes on Design

December 30th, 2020 Today we’re pressing pause on our virtual travel through Morocco to learn about a foundational aspect of the country’s art, design and architecture: Islamic Geometric Design. Islamic Geometric Design is found around the world and once you understand some of the basics, you’ll be better able to understand its value and complexity, while also being able to

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Into the Tanneries of Fez, Morocco

Travelling, one accepts everything; indignation stays at home. One looks, one listens, one is roused to enthusiasm by the most dreadful things because they are new. Good travellers are heartless. ~Elias Canetti, The Voices of Marrakech Death hangs constantly in front of us as we visit the Chaouwara tanneries in Fez. In the West, we rarely see where our food

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