Author: mar

10 habits I built on my sabbatical

October 1st, 2017 marked the end of my sabbatical year. It was also the chosen date for the Catalan Referendum. After living in Catalonia for the past 10 years, the situation was heart-wrenching. Many...

So what are you doing in NYC?

I’ve lived in NYC for 5 months already, and I’ve loved every single day here. I’m still on sabbatical, which to me means I don’t have any obligations: every day I wake up and...

#whorunNYad: Rachel Wolff

One of the reasons why I volunteered at Innovation Congress was to meet people like Rachel: talented folks in the digital ad business. She was part of the production team and we shared check-ins, breaks and...

Who made my Zubi: responsible bags made in Spain

Zubi bags are 100% Instagram material – maybe even more literally than one can imagine at first glance. The beautiful, hip bags are crafted from quality textiles printed with their creators’ photography. The brand...

#whorunNYad: Elisa Tan

After interviewing June, she connected me with Elisa. I was supposed to meet her for tea at her beloved Bosie, but on my way there I run into Geronimo Ballons’ installation for Squarespace and had...

#whorunNYad: Javier Ortiz

On one of my first weekends in NY, I met Antonio for drinks in Brooklyn. He said a friend of his, another Spaniard working in advertising, would join us later. “He’s quite popular on...