Marrakech has long been sought after by designers for its’ style, beauty and sophistication. A Design Lovers Guided Tour of Marrakech is the is a must-do activity for Interior Designers, Artists, Architects and Fashion Designers looking inspiration, sourcing and networking opportunities within the Marrakech design community. A Marrakech Design Tour will help lay the groundwork for design professionals who are interested in engaging with local artisans, Marrakech designers, and sourcing Moroccan Handmade crafts.
There are a host of well-known expat artists and creative types who have made their business or home in Marrakech and in Morocco. French artistic genius, Pierre Berge and Yves Saint Laurent did so in the 1960s and the result is a collective of three incredible projects, the Yves Saint Laurent Museum, the Majorelle Gardens, and Berber Museum.
Prolific writers such as Paul Bowles, William Burroughs made Tangier their home while French painters Eugene Delacroix and Henry Matisse also spent significant time there.
Today there are a host of new designers on Marrakech’s doorstep who are paving the way in the contemporary design scene. From the latest design trends in Moroccan fashion to innovative Moroccan crafts local artists both expatriates and native Moroccans are making a name for themselves. Designer wares can be seen at Pop Up Shops and Marrakech concept stores across the Marrakech Medina and the new town, Gueliz. There are a wealth of new carpet and weaving cooperatives, Moroccan owned, in rural regions to explore
Marrakech Design Tour Overview:
►Explore the new city of Gueliz and it’s world-renowned Yves Saint Laurent Museum, the Majorelle Gardens, and the Berber Museum.
►Special arrangements are available for a Private, Guided Tour of Villa Oasis, the former home of Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé.