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A Holiday in Menorca

  Guest Post by Mary Robertson What a pleasure for my husband Jim and me to visit Menorca and drop in on the life Susan Unger has made for herself there.  I first met Susan on Menorca 20 years ago … Continue reading

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Modern Classics

In a world of fast (and disposable) fashion that values trends over quality, one company has decided to do things differently. Sabah shoes produce quality leather slip-ons in limited quantities, and are the perfect, bright outfit maker for city dwellers. … Continue reading

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Not Your Typical Kilim

I believe that what makes a project “great” is the designers’ ability to take a good concept and give it shape with an original design, solid quality and a sustainable production. Fellow designers and dear friends of ours, Ivana Blaž and … Continue reading

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A Bedding Story

I finally have the time to sit down and write a proper post. We’ve been so busy lately working on different BiniChic projects, that it’s been hard to find the time to tell you all about them. We have some … Continue reading

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A Breath of Fresh (Island) Air

Refined and traditional, yet eclectic, sensual and contemporary; our bags are easy to live with.  Like good art or wine, they are timeless. For this new collection — the Solivera — we wanted to capture the tones and textures of … Continue reading

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Moroccan Rugs: The Vernacular Becomes Art

Our Southern Mediterranean neighbor Morocco is comprised of a unique blend of Arab, African, and European influences. The coastal country is known for its breathtaking dunes, exotic animals, and most recently in the eyes of interior design world, their one-of-a-kind … Continue reading

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Understated Luxury Created to Keep

It is always exhilarating when you hit on something that reflects who you are — a phrase that rings true to your philosophy. That’s exactly how Susan and I felt when we came up with our tagline: Understated Luxury Created to … Continue reading

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BiniChic Bags: Prints with a Story

As some of you may know, earlier this year we launched our line of BiniChic Bags. We created the collection as a way to extend the BiniChic lifestyle into wearable goods — or in this case, exquisite bags — inspired by … Continue reading

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Pretty Printed

It is always exciting for designers like us to be involved in collaborative projects with other brands. We recently had the pleasure to work alongside renown Menorcan shoe company Pretty Ballerinas in the creation of a hand silk-screened edition of … Continue reading

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Gravity and Grace

On a recent trip to New York, my friend Alana introduced me to the amazing work of renown artist El Anatsui. Expressive and elegant, the mix of colors and textures of his opulent wall hangings capture the imagination of the … Continue reading

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