In 2003 on holiday in Morocco I first discovered Tadelakt plaster. I was instantly enchanted by its beauty, the unique combination of natural aesthetics with practicality and versatility. I immediately saw its potential, as there is nothing quite like this in Europe. I vowed to return, learn the skills, and bring them to the UK.
There is very little written about the production and application of tadelakt – the ancient, traditional practice is passed on today through word of mouth, from artisan to artisan. Soon after my initial inspiring visit to the Atlas region I returned to the city of Marrakech to train with a master craftsman in this beautiful, magical, ancient finish.