Openhouse is pleased to present our collaboration with NIMU: the limited edition linen and cotton jacquard towel.
All taking our seats, for those twenty minutes or so that we talked to Nani Marquina and Ilse Crawford, it felt like we were in a quite home, away from the maddening crowd.
After a long drive through the dry fields of grass and olive trees in the smouldering heat of the deep south of Italy, we finally reached our destination.
The streets were so full of cars. The drivers changed lanes, some in the opposite direction, and then there she was: a cow in the middle of everything.
It is so easy to be trapped into the cities and the tourist routes in India, while the most magical moments are passing villages that were worlds in their own.
Where the People Come Together
Thousands of volunteers work here every day, cleaning the white marble or in the kitchen that never stops, feeding 80,000 people a day for free.
A Family Affair
Although El Celler de Can Roca has three Michelin stars and was twice voted into the number one spot by the jury of the Worlds 50 Best, the Roca brothers remain reassuringly down-to-earth, a quality they attribute to never having erred too far from their roots.
The book singed by the Spanish artist Bego Antón talks about her travel to Iceland and the magical world of The Elf School of Reykjavik.
Kissed by the Light of Salento
Antonio Ludovico Scolari and Christian Pizzinini are two eclectic souls brought together by nomadic life and their passion for art and design. Their life is a creative journey made of light and the celebration of beauty.
The Palace of the Winds
The uncompleted fort whose construction came to a standstill in 1845 when its owner Maharaja Balwant Singh was murdered, lives a new life.
In Praise of Simplicity
A minimalist architect’s paradise to unwind and take a break from the fast pace of modern life with other guests, friends and locals.
Staying in a one-room cabin at the edge of the Mojave Desert in California is not a retreat; it is an opportunity to consider assumptions about how to live, instead.
Chandigarh Belongs to Him
It is his cousin that usually takes the credit for this city, but immersing yourself in the life here you realise it is Jeanneret to whom the city really belongs.
If there was ever a man acclimated to construction, it’s Goldstein. For forty years, almost half his life, he’s been surrounded by it.
A. Lange & Söhne
From the moment we wake, there is a quiet rhythm that conducts our every movement. It is the thread that has sewn humanity to the fabric of every era.
Miquel Alzueta welcomes me to his Barcelona home in a white shirt, braces and baggy corduroy trousers, all suggestive of a highly original personality.
Modern Black Totems
Arno Declercq designs seem to possess a certain mythical and totemic quality that departs from the presence of the object in the space.
Ricardo Bofill found this mighty building in 1973 and transformed it into both a family home and the headquarters of the Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura.
Frames by Expormim
Chic, inviting, lightweight and dynamic… Defining the Frames collection by Expormim is tantamount to describing the personality of its designer, Jaime Hayon.
They sit one next to the other, each with the same pattern…and yet different. No two tiles by Huguet are alike. The beauty of these carefully handcrafted tiles lies precisely in their singularity.
Non-Conformism may create something extraordinary out of something very mundane. And if there is a place that is common to all communities, it is the kitchen.
On 10th and 11th of April, we will be launching issue No.11 during Salone del Mobile in Milan.
One, No One and One Hundred Thousand
Andre and myself created Your Lab as a place to slow down, to see everything with new eyes and to become more connected to yourself and the things around you.
Presenting Our New Issue
When we moved office a few months ago, we decided to revisit the tradition that first set the magazine in motion and welcome both old and new friends to join us in our new space for sharing.
The Heart of A Comunity
Steve and Jules Horrell are no ordinary restauranteurs: they farm 1000 acres and still find time to host pumpkin festivals for the kids.
The Margaret Esherick House was built by an American master, and its splendor cannot be understated. A recent renovation and gracious new owners have once again made it a welcome destination.
Coup de coeur
While relaxing from an intense year of work, Daniëlle van Ark & Thomas Raat immersed themselves into the world of Dutch artists Theo van Doesburg & his wife Nelly van Moorsel, founders of this house turned artistic residency.
Shining a Light on the Future of Peruvian Food
Driven by an ancient agricultural community whose knowledge goes back centuries, Virgilio Martínez's Mil Centro is set to make lost ingredients and ancient techniques part of the vernacular again.
Benoit-Pierre Emery’s design quest for silk and space
Creative Director at Hermès, Benoit-Pierre Emery’s love of silk scarves has resulted in a personal collection of over 10,000 vintage pieces.
Saddle Peak House
Nestled on top of the Santa Monica Mountains overlooking the Pacific, Saddle Peak House is a haven for city escapists seeking serenity and transformation.
Tea Time in Brooklyn
Sunday Suppers started six years ago when a few friends gathered at the apartment of Karen and Genieve. From there, their dinners have evolved and expanded beyond their expectations.
Made by Teixidors
Two blankets designed together with Teixidors in the finest ecological, sustainable wool and silk perfect for curling up on the sofa, or to be warn as a shawl on cold winter days.