Monday 17th April

| BY 10 Magazine

Top Ten: Marques’Almeida’s Favourite Things


Marta. Paulo. She’s a Portu-gal and he’s a Portu-geezer. Together they are the founders and design duo behind Marques’ Almeida. Here are their favourite things. Which we reckon you can read quicker than it would take us to count to 10 in Portuguese.

1. LISTEN UP! We know that you love music as much as we do. Name 10 great tunes on your iPod now.

1. Ain’t Got No (I Got Life) by Nina Simone
2. Red Alert by Basement Jaxx
3. Hold Up by Beyoncé
4. I Speak Because I Can by Laura Marling
5. Don’t Touch My Hair by Solange
6. Me and Bobby McGee by Janis Joplin
7. Left Alone by Fiona Apple
8. The Garden by Cut Chemist
9. Bachelorette by Björk
10. Our Day Will Come by Amy Winehouse

2. We LOVE TV/film/theatre. What are your 10 most fabulous things to watch?

1. Will & Grace
2. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
3. Planet Earth
4. Family Guy
5. The news
6. Any documentary about people
7. Little Miss Sunshine
8. Random stuff on TV
9. Contemporary dance
10. Documentaries about architecture

3. What would we do without them? What are your 10 LOVELY WORDS? Food, sex and money are ours.

1. Friends
2. Cool
3. Family
4. Baby
5. Food
6. Rest
7. Work
8. Girls
9. Mood
10. Love

4. Yum yum. What do you like TO EAT? What dishes, desserts, savouries or sweets?

1. Bread and butter
2. Ice cream
3. A roast
4. Burgers
5. Mashed potatoes
6. Baileys
7. Homemade food from Portugal
8. Coffee in the morning
9. Cheese
10. Mayonnaise

5. L.O.V.E.What 10 things do you LOVE? We work in fashion, remember, we love everything…

1. Family
2. Our baby
3. Girls
4. Fashion
5. Being around a lot of people and things
6. Being in the countryside
7. Travelling
8. Our home
9. Being by the sea
10. Friends

6. H.A.T.E. What 10 things do you HATE? We work in fashion, remember, we hate everything…

1. Conventions
2. Rules
3. The process of travelling
4. Networking
5. Not having time
6. Cats
7. Bitter almonds
8. Too much noise
9. Too much stillness and quiet
10. Depressing music

7. Pooh! What are rocking your nasal world right now? Nothing rude now – well, you can if you want…

1. Smoky fireplaces
2. Cold fresh air
3. Home cooking
4. Infusion de Vétiver by Prada
5. Vetiver candle by (Malin+Goetz)
6. Cinnamon stuff
7. Bio Oil

8. Un-put-downable! What 10 READS couldn’t you live without? 10, of course.

1. Go-Sees by Juergen Teller
2. NW by Zadie Smith
3. We Should All Be Feminists
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
4. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
5. Anything by Haruki Murakami
6. The World of Charles and Ray Eames
by Catherine Ince and Lotte Johnson
7. The Modern House by Jonathan Bell
8. The Poetry of Architecture: Poems Giotto and His Works in Padua
9. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

9. Such INSPIRATION! Who are your 10 heroes? Superman, Mother Teresa, God?

1. Paulo
2. Marta
3. Mum
4. Helmut Lang
5. Rei Kawakubo
6. Dad
7. Charles and Ray Eames

10. HERE, THERE, EVERYWHERE. Where are your 10 favourite places? What bus stop, what view, what beach?

1. Paulo’s parents’ country house in Portugal
2. Marta’s parents’ country house in Portugal
3. Our flat in London
4. East London
5. The mountains
6. The beach in Alentejo, Portugal
7. The studio
8. Jervis Bay, NSW, Australia
9. Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal
10. Our old house and studio

Taken from Issue 58 of 10 Magazine, ANGELS PLEASURE FLUID on newsstands now…