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Steven di Renza, Morocco Tastemaker & Creative Director Retail Jardin Majorelle

Stephen Di Renza, Morocco Tastemaker
Stephen Di Renza, Morocco Tastemaker

Special Sections: Interview with Morocco’s leading Tastemakers. Trendsetters in their fields of Art, Design & Cuisine. Fans of all things Quintessentially Moroccan. Hear What they Have to Say!

Morocco Travel Blog with Tastemaker Steven di Renza

Steven di Renza is Creative Director Retail Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech and Owner of Riad n°9 and Restaurant n°7 in Fes.

He is an American who was born in Philadelphia and has lived in Lyon, New York, Paris, Hanoi, London and in Fes and Marrakech in Morocco. Di Renza has always worked in the visual arts coordinating photo production, developing products, as a fashion, then accessories and finally as creative director in the luxury sector.

Morocco Travel Blog:
What are some design, cuisine or artistic trends you foresee for 2016?
Stephen di Renza:
Design: strong mid-century influence continues
Cuisine: clean cuisine with farm-to-table seasonal ingredients
Art: digital and electronic components or influence

Morocco Travel Blog:
What is your personal favorite place to be?
Stephen di Renza:
In bed with my cat Tache

Morocco Travel Blog:
What is the secret equation for the perfect Morocco weekend?
Stephen di Renza:
Plan where to go and how to get there then let things happen by themselves

Morocco Travel Blog:
What was the last picture you took on your phone?
Stephen di Renza:
My friend’s 3-year old in terracotta pot that is taller than me.

Morocco Travel Blog:
What is on your personal bucket list to do or see in 2016?
Stephen di Renza:
The American west (embarrassingly I’ve never been).

Morocco Travel Blog:
What is your favorite lunch spot in Morocco?
Stephen di Renza:
Café de la Grande Poste

Morocco Travel Blog:
What is your greatest achievement?
Stephen di Renza:
Learning the Vietnamese language

Morocco Travel Blog:
What is the last book you read?
Stephen di Renza:
The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide

Morocco Travel Blog:
Name a Moroccan tradition you will never try?
Stephen di Renza:
Circumcision

Morocco Travel Blog:
What is the name of your favorite Moroccan artist, writer or designer?
Stephen di Renza:
Emerging photographer Laila Hida

Morocco Travel Blog:
What is your greatest indulgence?
Stephen di Renza:
Too much fine chocolate

Morocco Travel Blog:
Is there anything I should know?
Stephen di Renza:
Are you good at keeping secrets?

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