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Michel’s book presented at DOM3 event

May 20, 2019

The book authored by our director, Michel Cruz, and co-produced with photographer Wayne Chasan and architect Luiyo Vázquez, was presented at the DOM3 Forum on Friday 26th May. The DOM3 Forum is a bi-annual event that brings together leading figures from the luxury real estate sector in the region to discuss the latest developments, analyse […]

How technology has changed our lives

May 13, 2019

When Essential Magazine was launched we stood at the threshold of a new millennium, and how things have changed since then! The ever-increasing pace of technological development is making us more and more accepting of its growing role in our lives – to the point where we seldom take stock of just how much it […]

Brisas 48 – a special project

April 8, 2019

Through his boutique property development firm, Lifestyle Villas, Pierre Doyle creates beautiful one-off villa projects in and around Marbella. Some time ago we produced an architectural book for him that chronicled the development of one of his first villa projects, following it from the initial concept and construction phases through to completion. It was a […]

Managing the stages of a project

April 1, 2019

For a marketing agency such as ourselves many a project begins through an exploratory meeting with an existing or new potential client. This is the briefing stage, when the client explains their project, aims and requirements, and gives us a chance to ask the questions that give us a clear picture of what it is […]

Market Reports

March 25, 2019

The fact that Manifesto Design is far from just a classic marketing-PR or advertising agency is borne out by the marketing and analytical skills we have in-house. Thanks to his background in economics and product development, as well as many years running a marketing company, founding partner Michel Cruz has the ability to analyse and […]

18 years working in partnership with Essential Marbella Magazine

February 8, 2019

I remember the launch of Essential Marbella Magazine; it was a grand affair at the original Bora Bora beach resort in San Pedro Alcántara – a fittingly fantastic introduction party for what has become one of this town’s enduring icons. By Michel Cruz Magazines have come and gone in Marbella like the waves that wash […]

Frank Gehry, ‘Starchitect’ of the modern era

January 11, 2019

The man who gave Spain – and the world – the Guggenheim Museum is a master moulder of shapes, using new materials and technologies to usher in a fluid 21st century definition of architecture. Think Gehry and you picture the iconic Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, but of course this celebrated ‘starchitect’ who helped to define […]

Bo Concept – Celebrating Danish Design in Marbella

November 23, 2018

Bo Concept brings timeless, innovative Danish design to our part of the world. Having done so in Mijas and on Marbella’s Golden Mile for some time now, and helped to shape homes across southern Spain, the brand now has a presence at El Corte Inglés in Marbella. Scandinavian design is a concept that carries weight […]

Case study: web content for Bridge Help

November 9, 2018

This autumn we were contracted to provide written content for the web pages of Bridge Help, a London-based firm that is a specialist in short-term bridging loans. The client provided a brief, along with a structure of the website and background information, but also relied on our ability to quickly grasp not only their business […]

4Ocean – cleaning our seas

September 5, 2018

We know decades of dumping has created entire islands of plastic in the oceans. With no initiatives forthcoming from governments and big business, we as ordinary citizens feel angered and powerless. Thankfully, organisations such as 4Ocean are stepping up, seizing the initiative and taking it upon themselves to begin the task of cleaning our seas. […]