Alan Díaz is a self-taught photographer, and he’s also co-founder of Elida C, a contemporary jewellery brand inspired by classic literary characters and nature that he created along with his partner Marc Lago as a loving homage to his grandmother, who was a great jewellery collector.
Born in Barcelona, he’s always feeling homesick for Galicia, where his family comes from. Morriña is the right term, a word used by emigrant Galicians when talking about the motherland they left behind.
Natalia Swarz was born in Cali, Colombia, 27 years ago. Having been raised in a family with an artist mother and a floral designer grandmother, creativity came as something natural. After working for around 10 years in the fashion industry, back in 2015 she launched Hôtel Weekend, a beautifully curated site and shop exploring the contemporary culture of travel: voyage stories, hotel memories, insiders guides and photo diaries.
Always inspired by raw nature and seeking for authenticity and well-being, Natalia shares with us her favourite beauty rituals and ingredients.
Designer and creative director of , Valeria started experimenting with ceramics 10 years ago while working in the fashion industry. She was so mesmerized by the handmade process that she decided to launch her own brand, where she plays with pure geometric shapes, volumes and colours to create sculptural vases and functional objects in natural materials like ceramics, glass and wood.
As a photographer & creative director, her work explores nature in its purest forms — the Mars-like craters of Lanzarote in her native Spain, mossy lava fields of Iceland and lush forests of Sri Lanka. Constantly travelling and in awe of the planet, she feels passionately about sustainability. At ROWSE, Nuria drives the creative vision of the brand and inspires daily a growing and international community of plant lovers.