Konfekt Korner

Ski style, Alpine architecture and snowy mornings

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30 December 2021

Episode 11

60 minutes


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This month’s episode of ‘Konfekt Korner’ is a celebration of the mountains. We learn about the modernist alpine architecture of Charlotte Perriand; meet Sophie Lacoste of French skiwear brand Fusalp; head to the town of Brixen in the Dolomites; and muse on what waking up in the mountains does for your wellbeing. Plus: we meet Icelandic pianist and composer Eydís Evensen.

30 December 2021

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Chapter 1

13 minutes


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Chapter 1

Charlotte Perriand

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We discuss the work of Charlotte Perriand, who is best known for designing the ski resort Les Arcs and whose progressive philosophy changed how we think about accessible leisure. Sophie Grove is joined by Jacques Barsac, who co-runs the Perriand archive, and Mary McLeod, editor of ‘Charlotte Perriand: An Art of Living’.

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Chapter 2

10 minutes


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Fusalp

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Sophie Lacoste, co-chair of French skiwear brand Fusalp, discusses the history of the company, style on the slopes and dressing Olympians.

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Fusalp

Chapter 3

4 minutes


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Chapter 3

Eydís Evensen

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Eydís Evensen is an Icelandic composer and pianist. Paige Reynolds meets her at Greenhouse Studios in Reykjavík to discuss her latest album, ‘Bylur’.

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Eydís Evensen

Chapter 4

6 minutes


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Chapter 4

Hotel Elephant, Brixen

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Brixen, South Tyrol, has welcomed many esteemed visitors over the centuries, including a young Mozart in the late 18th century. Before that, however, the city hosted an even more unusual guest. David Plaisant visits the atmospheric Hotel Elephant and speaks to owner Michael Falk.

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Hotel Elephant, Brixen

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