The nuance of hue, rye Basel bread and gong baths
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31 March 2023
Photo: Philip Frowein
This episode is the kind of fresh, zesty, plucky injection of colour that’s often enough to revive you from the torpor of winter. We talk to colour consultant Anna Von Ketteler, meet colourist Cassandra Ellis and add gong baths to our wellness toolbox. Plus: we sample some tasty loaves in Zürich’s Bread.Love bakery and visit shop owner Carmen Atiyah de Baets in her Amsterdam canal store.
31 March 2023
Photo: Ricardo Wiesinger
The arrival of Spring is often accompanied by an urge to declutter and perhaps even give a fresh lick of paint to our homes but how do you go about finding that perfect palette? This is where colour consultant Anna Von Ketteler comes in. She not only runs the luxury paint brand Anna von Mangoldt Farben but also a consultancy to help guide homeowners in their quest for the perfect shade.
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Photo: Philip Frowein
Whether it’s your ultimate comfort food or not, it’s impossible to resist the scent of fresh bread. For Swiss film director turned bakery owner Christian Aeby, a loaf of bread was always synonymous with his hometown of Basel. Konfekt’s Myriam Zumbühl visited his newly opened Bread.Love bakery by the Limmat river in Zürich to find out more.
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A good fashion outlet should do more than provide its punters with a great new outfit: it should be a place to chat, confide and build confidence. Complete with a delectable kitchen and a cosy guesthouse, Carmen Atiyah de Baets’ homonymous canal house store in Amsterdam does precisely this. Konfekt’s deputy editor Chiara Rimella finds out more about de Baets’ retail project, philosophy and buying choices.
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The practice of sound healing is an ancient form of sound therapy that is said to boost creativity, alleviate stress and leave you in a deep state of relaxation. So, is it time to consider incorporating sound therapy into our wellness toolbox? And how does it all work? To find out more about this transformative practice, Monocle’s Laura Kramer went to The Other House in London’s South Kensington to try their OM experience and interview resident sound healer, Leo Cosendai.
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