London Design Festival, idyllic getaways and cycling in nature
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29 September 2023
In this episode we explore health rituals and the lost practice of bathing in whey. We also drop in at the London Design Festival to hear about artists using offcuts to create beautiful, innovative designs, journey to the foothills of the mountain of Pelion and discuss the therapeutic value of cycling in nature.
29 September 2023
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Spas are increasingly embracing materials from the natural world so we explore the phenomenon of whey bathing, which is seeing a resurgence. We speak to Maximilian Schnorr, founder of the Swiss clean beauty brand LediBelle and with Christie Pearson, an architect researching communal bathing cultures.
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Description: Bespoke timber flooring company Solid Floor collaborated with East London designers on a unique project. Each artist was given a brief to create a new object from waste timber, with diverse and beautiful results.
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Hotelier Jill Sleeman cottoned on to the beauty of the mountain of Pelion almost four decades ago, opening her hotel The Old Silk Store there. While winding up the Greek coastline, Paige Reynolds caught a glimpse of the region’s magic and stopped by.
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