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Sampling delicacies at Kempinski’s Spiler Beach Club

June 21, 2019

Spiler Beach Club is the tastefully restyled beachside dining venue at the Kempinski Hotel Bahía on the New Golden Mile near Estepona. But it is much more than that, for this is a superbly stylish venue in which to meet, relax with a drink and mesmerising views of the sea, enjoy lunch or dinner, and […]

Manifesto Design at 20th Anniversary Party of Essential Magazine

June 5, 2019

The Manifesto Design team was present at the 20th Anniversary Party of Essential Magazine, held on Friday 24th May at the wonderful Döss Restaurant in Cabopino, Marbella. Though we were among 450 specially invited guests consisting of long-time advertisers, colleagues and contributors of this iconic Marbella magazine, the founding members of Manifesto Design have a […]

Glamour comes to Marbella at the Kempinski Hotel Bahía

May 10, 2019

Already a famous five-star deluxe resort hotel, the recently refurbished Kempinski Hotel Bahía was the perfect venue for one of the most elegant events on the annual Marbella calendar – the second edition of the annual Costa del Sol Beach Polo Cup. Organised by Isabel de Borbon, it is a stylish event that draws not […]

A marriage of Champagne and gourmet food at D.O.Mar

December 18, 2018

On Wednesday 12th December I had the good fortune of being invited to a very select gathering at the exclusive D.O.Mar restaurant on Marbella’s Golden Mile. Entitled ‘5 Estrellas, 4 Manos’, it proved to be a heavenly blend of gourmet cooking by Oscar Velasco and Paolo Casagrande – who between them have five Michelin stars […]

Pop (star) art at the Kempinski Hotel Bahia

November 29, 2018

In keeping with the hotel’s recent makeover, Kempinski Hotel Bahia last week hosted the launch of a very interesting art exhibition with works by two big names from the music world, Brian Travers from UB40 and John Illsley of Dire Straits. The event started with an interview of the two rock legends by Giles Brown, […]

Sixto Rodriguez at the Royal Albert Hall

October 4, 2018

Last week I went to see a concert. Now I’ve seen many in my life, from Queen in Sun City to Duran Duran in Gibraltar and Jamiroquai at the Starlite Festival, not to mention many memorable occasions at the Puente Romano, but this was different. Not only did I have to fly to London to […]

Frankfurt conference 2018

September 6, 2018

Each year I’m invited to the annual Frankfurt conference organised by Grassroots Research and Allianz Global Investors, for whom Manifesto Design carries out international market research projects. The timing tends to schedule throughout the year, so I’ve seen Frankfurt in the spring, snow and summer – and this year it fell upon a warm end […]

Manifesto test drives the latest Rolls-Royce

September 3, 2018

On Thursday the 23rd of August, the Manifesto Design team were exclusively invited for the second time in three years to test drive a new Rolls-Royce car around Marbella, in association with long term business partner Callum Swan Realty. Beginning at the luxury property company’s office on Marbella’s Golden Mile was our director Michel Cruz […]

A Manifesto Design day out at the polo in Sotogrande

August 17, 2018

We were delighted to be invited to the Santa María Polo Club in Sotogrande last week to experience one of the best summer sporting events held each year on the Costa del Sol. Polo ‘The Sport of Kings’ has long been connected to this region of Spain, and the tournament dates in Sotogrande are now […]

Trekking the High Atlas (part III)

July 27, 2018

Next day, our plan was to take a route from Imilchil north to our next stop Azrou, in the Mid Atlas cedar woods, but after driving for an hour we found the road completely cut off by a serious rock fall. The road workers estimated that the boulders would be cleared in 3-4 hours but […]