Lydia Konotey-Ahulu

Lydia’s Distance Travelled is a space to connect, make and share stories. The artists homes we feature and the trips we organise, serve as inspiration for creative travellers.

Nana’s Place

Interior Designer and African Art Collector, Nana Amu, is the owner of the most stylish bed and breakfast in Accra. Her art training and extensive travel inform her unique signature ascetic.

Virginia Ryan

Virginia Ryan is an Australian~Italian binational artist working in Italy and in West Africa. She has worked internationally within multiple disciplines.

Hormazd Narielwalla

Hormazd Narielwalla is a London artist who creates vibrant geometric collages from retooled tailoring and sewing patterns, earning the attention of critics and collectors.

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Marta Carrascosa

Marta combines her work as a Cultural Consultant with her work as a designer. Her nomadic life inspires her to create objects that never fail to surprise with their mix of styles and influences.

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Gemma Hannah

Owner of ‘Sage House’ – London and Berlin, Gemma Hannah encourages guests to explore life’s transitions through story telling workshops and invigorating natural skincare courses.

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Mick Lindberg

Looking at Mick Lindberg’s fabric portraits, you would find it difficult to imagine that someone so expert with fabrics and threads, could display equal mastery in both photography and fashion.

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Essaouira (Berber: as-Ṣawīra) means ‘the wall’, a reference to the fortress walls that originally enclosed the city perched on the tip of North Africa on the Atlantic coast.

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