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Winter’s Coming | Time to Cozy up Your Home!

Winter’s  Coming | Time to Cozy up Your Home! There’s that nip in the air again.   It’s still lurking in the shadows most of the time, but it’s definitely there, not far away and heading straight for us. Winter is coming!   If you’ve never watched Game of Thrones (go watch it now, this article can wait!) and are reading this article from… Read more »

Seven Creative Tips to Make Your Home Decor Look Fabulous

Seven Creative Tips to Make Your Home Decor Look Fabulous Designing your home is something that takes a lot of time and careful consideration. There is just so much home decor ideas to consider: space planning, colors, materials, creative elements and the overall atmosphere that you want to live in. Planning one aspect at a time easily feels doable but when you consider the bigger… Read more »


Feathers in the wind…of fashion

Feathers in the wind…of fashion Feathers are the accessory of the moment. I’m delighted by this latest fad as I love their grace, their elegance, their fragility and the almost infinite variety of their shapes and colours. But beyond their obvious esthetic beauty, I’m also intrigued by the symbolic role they play in American Indian culture and I wanted to… Read more »

A small tribute to creative minds

A small tribute to creative minds In these barbaric times, artists and creators of all disciplines are a blessing. It’s already been almost a year since I embarked on the Akii Kollections adventure, and if during that time I continued to confront the dreaded blank page of my sketchbook, I also spent a great deal of time exploring the obscure meanderings… Read more »

A Journey to the Land of the Spirits

A Journey to the Land of the Spirits   The American Indian culture is to me a source of fascination.   Beyond the evident beauty of the indians’ arts and crafts, I am inspired and intrigued by the spirituality present in all that surrounds them and by the unique bond their members share with nature and its elements.   Our western world’s imaginations… Read more »

Marrakech, My City, My Souk

Marrakech, My City, My Souk Marrakech, my city, my Souk. I’m sure many of you know Marrakech and its medina (old city). I lived there for 17 years, much of which in the immediate vicinity of the souks, immersed amongst the bustling community of merchants and artisans with whom I shared countless anecdotes, ranging from outright hilarious to truly infuriating,… Read more »

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