Journal

Travel, stories, styling and all the latest from Tigmi to inspire and enrich our daily lives.

  • Coup de Coeur | An exuberant escape in Comporta Portugal

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      “My ideas come from gut feelings – first about locus genii, then architectural stru...
  • Tête-à-tête | The important work of Artisan Links

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    Imagine that your work helped hundreds, and at times thousands of refugee women each day - this is the important work of Artisan Links. Artisan Li...
  • Tête-à-tête | Woven colour, in conversation with Belgian artist Charlotte Culot

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    Creativity is rooted deep in the life of Charlotte Culot. Born in Belgium to a family of artists, her parents shared their creative worlds with he...
  • Virtual Exhibition | Charlotte Culot

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    INTRODUCING 'MAISON RHIZOMES' by CHARLOTTE CULOT SHOP COLLECTION
  • Tête-à-tête | Ceramic Art Series

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    In the next instalment of our Tigmi Art Series, we present our first ceramic art show, that showcases the unique and beautiful work of four talent...
  • DESIGN FOCUS: Tigmi's Top 12 Iconic Sofas

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    A great sofa is integral to every living space. Whether your decision is purely based on aesthetics or selected for ultimate comfort, the humble s...
  • Tête-à-tête | Parley for the Oceans

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    We all need to talk about Parley! Parley for the Oceans are a new form of environmental organisation that uses collaboration as their greatest res...
  • Coup de Coeur | An escape in the South of France by India Mahdavi

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      “He wanted light and colour and freshness,” India Mahdavi says. “I think that’s why...
  • Atop of Ain Leuh: The Artists of Dar Youk

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    “This collection is particularly special to me, as it holds true to the essence of why we began Tigmi - that is honouring and preserving tradition...
  • Introducing RILIEVO

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    An ode to the beauty of brutalist form. The pure balance of hard and soft, light and shadow - where architecture and nature meet in harmony. We a...
  • Coup de Coeur | Stahl House by Pierre Koenig

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    “It’s our home. We were all so comfortable growing up here. It did not feel like we were in the pressure of Los Angeles. It’s a quiet and pe...
  • Tête-à-tête | The Sunseeker

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    Byron Bay has long been a meeting place for like-minded creatives to congregate and cultivate their best ideas. The local spirt has always called ...
  • Coup de Coeur | 'Pescetrullo' by Gaetano Pesce

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    “The house is an actual portrait of the Venetian couple that commissioned me to make it, so it bears a likeness to their faces.” — Gaetano P...
  • Coup de Coeur | Villa RA by MORQ

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    “It is typical of a Mediterranean dwelling, where the understanding of a relationship with the place has a central role in the conception an...
  • DESIGN FOCUS: Pierre Jeanneret in Chandigarh

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    DESIGN FOCUS: Pierre Jeanneret in Chandigarh In the 1950’s India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru had an ambition to propel his country i...
  • Coup de Coeur | Fernando Higuera 'Rascainfierno'

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        “This idea saved my life thirty-odd years ago, when my friend Francisco Nieva read my tarot, and saw me in three years buried undergrou...
  • Coup de Coeur | Maison Verley the 'Plant House'

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    “There is a very great freedom of family life, the freedom to meet or to be isolated, to be together or each for himself.” - Pierre Székély ...
  • Coup de Coeur | Les Maisons Sculptures de Jacques Couelle

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    “My houses are living beings, they have a nervous system, a stomach, intestines, a heart” - Jacques Couelle       As a tribute to ...
  • Tête-à-tête | Design duo Flayou on delivering through the medium of fun

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    Hella El Khiari and Thomas Egoumenides met at the National School of Architecture in Paris before forming their multidisciplinary design studio se...
  • 10 lighting designs we're coveting right now

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    For some, choosing lighting for a space is an afterthought - for us it is a bit of an obsession. Not only do the lighting choices we make in each ...
  • Coup de Coeur | Casa Tabarelli

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    “An open, free, very spacious house, in which nature, sun and light enter.”         In the North of Italy, not f...
  • Tête-à-tête | Cappelen Dimyr on creating with a conscience

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    Scandinavian design collective Cappelen Dimyr is the result of four friends combining forces to create the ultimate sustainable and artisanal rug ...
  • Tigmi's Top 10 Coffee Table Designs

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    A coffee table could be considered the heart of a living room. A gathering place that works as an impromptu dining table, a convenient drink holde...
  • Coup de Coeur | Casa das Canoas - The family house of Oscar Niemeyer

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      "Straight angles do not attract me. Neither does the straight, hard, inflexible lines drawn by men. I am attr...
  • Tête-à-tête | Marta Bonilla

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    Marta Bonilla's organic shaped ceramics prove that functionality can be fun. Playful and voluptuous, her designs have a biomorphic quality that ca...
  • Tigmi's top 10 Italian design masters

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    These iconic Italian design masters will forever be immortalised by their innovative designs and their unique creative discipline that challenged...
  • Using art to uphold the time honoured skills of the female weaver, One Square Meter at a time…..

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    “Buried deep within the fibres of wool that twist and turn coming together to form the body of the rug, is a story, a reflection of collective dre...
  • 10 of our favourite iconic chair designs

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    A beautifully designed chair can transform and bring an essence of sculpture to a space. We have always been inspired by designers who perfectly b...
  • Rug Story | Behind the Beni

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    While there are a flood of imitations and copies of  the traditional ‘Berber’ rug - nothing beats the subtle details and layered history that are ...
  • Rug Story | Rhodes Talsint

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    Meet 'Rhodes', a 40 year old Talsint rug that we discovered in one of the most remote regions of Morocco. As Talsint rugs are no longer being prod...
  • The Jeanneret Chair

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    Commissioned to design the government offices of Chandigarh India in the 1950s, Swiss architect Pierre Jeanneret’s collection of teak and cane cha...
  • Marrakech: Visiting the home of Beldi glass

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     "This is the traditional glass of Morocco.It's the symbol of Morocco; all Moroccan people use this glass for tea." Milouda - La Verre Beldi Marr...