Designs from the SoShiro collection, filmed by Omar Barchetta

Episode Five

Why Go Bespoke

with Shiro Muchiri

Adriana joins architect and designer Shiro Muchiri in her Marylebone gallery. In this episode, they discuss the human side behind bespoke objects and experiences, Shiro’s role as a broker and the rich process of connecting cultures through contemporary design. Adriana and Shiro also look at the wider impact of commissioning, including how to foster meaningful connections with younger audiences who want to consume better. Together, they trace the beautiful stories that live on beyond a piece and what they may lead to in the future.

Episode Five

Why Go Bespoke

with Shiro Muchiri

Designs from the SoShiro collection, filmed by Omar Barchetta

Adriana joins architect and designer Shiro Muchiri in her Marylebone gallery. In this episode, they discuss the human side behind bespoke objects and experiences, Shiro’s role as a broker and the rich process of connecting cultures through contemporary design. Adriana and Shiro also look at the wider impact of commissioning, including how to foster meaningful connections with younger audiences who want to consume better. Together, they trace the beautiful stories that live on beyond a piece and what they may lead to in the future.

“That’s the big draw to bespoke: the relationships that develop and how we learn about each other as a community… discovering, learning, and journeying together to create something which has amazing human story.”

Shiro Muchiri, Founder and Creative Director, SoShiro

Our Guest

Shiro Muchiri

Founder & Creative Director, SoShiro

Shiro is the Founder and Creative Director of SoShiro, a 360° cultural hub founded on the principles of conversation and collaboration. Trained in Milan, as an interior designer, her practice has taken her all over the world. For the past 20 years, Shiro has been designing working and living environments that create a progressive depth of engagement between the space created and its users.

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