Tag Archives: history

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Mad about Mod

This year’s fall trend report headlines read MOD. From Rothko to Go-Go we’ve compiled our favorite vintage snapshots and current runway looks reminiscent of our very own “Color Block” Justine Scallop bag. The recent revival of late 1960s textiles, graphic … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

S’Olivera Chronicles: The Calm Before the Storm

A few years ago, Susan commissioned Regan Bice to give S’Olivera a contemporary relevance while retaining its original soul and spirit. The solution was to adapt the interior so that the very essence of emptiness revealed its purity. To take … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Midsummer Night’s Wedding: The Dress, Part II

On the last post about my wedding dress we saw the inspiration and the process by which it was designed and made — but we didn’t have a good look at the finished piece. Today I’d like to share with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Drawing from the Heart

I have wanted to do a post about my grandmother (iaia Marta) for a long time, as a sort of tribute to her life and work. I first thought of writing this post when I wrote the one about my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments