The importance of kind manners

A couple of months ago, the former Butan’s Education Minister Thakur S. Powdyel gave a conference at Artchimboldi. He has been a teacher for many years. I had the chance to share three days with him and by listening to his thoughts I drew many interesting reflections. Observing his manners I realized he is kind +


Maria Montessori inspires us

Maria Montessori was an Italian doctor who totally renewed the teaching methods of the early twentieth century. Her philosophy and her method have been very inspiring for me as a mother, but also at business! She used to give glasses and glass jars to children convinced that this was the way they’d learn to be +


Chia meringue with mango

This is one of the recipes that Elka from Lala Kitchen designed for us. We didn’t know much about chia seeds, as they’re not so common here. Providing many health benefits, it’s an easy element to incorporate in our diet and it’s delicious! Ingredients: 250ml almond milk ½ a lemon peel ¼ tsp cinnamon ¼ +

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Space influences us

The original idea for Artchimboldi arises from the concept that an environment influences us. In other words, if this environment is comforting, it can help us feel better and as a consequence, it will help us think more creatively. Ilse Crawford, one of UK’s most respected designers confirmed what I had sensed and experimented with +

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De- construcción

Empiezan los derribos en el viejo piso. Qué difícil es elegir qué se salva de la demolición… todo es precioso pero hay que encontrar un equilibrio entre belleza y practicismo, historia y modernidad. El confort es fundamental, no pasar frío ni calor. Después de investigar cómo resolver este tema alejándonos de los splits y los +