A Sanctuary of Health
The oasis of Terme Berzieri nestles in Parma, a city in the region of Emilia-Romagna in Northern Italy; its thermal baths and spa treatments free the strains of the city life, rely on research to alleviate ailments and mark Parma as a spa town on the map.
A wooden sign that reads “Fundación J. Llorens Artigas”, the foundation created by the sculptor Joan Gardy Artigas as a tribute to his father Josep.
Ever since ARCO first opened its doors, Spanish art has been and remains today a mainstay of the most important art event of the year in Spain.
Avant tout J'ai été un industriel
All Prouvé's work was geared towards a single goal: mass production and the industrialisation of construction so that his designs could reach as many people as possible.
The Act of Experience Art
The 40th annual ARCO fair aims to mark a turning point that will relaunch and reactivate the contemporary art market.
A Disarming Voice
Benjamin places one foot on the stool and removes his sneakers, as if playing such an impressive instrument were a matter of connection where there is no place for barriers of any kind.
In a sepia photograph of a 1950’s building site, a young boy leans his barely contained energy towards the camera, as it in turn captures the rural features of Tokyo.
The Luxury of Time and Material
Atelier Vime is the intertwined journey of the duo Anthony Watson and Benoît Rauzy, whose artistic vision and environmental commitment has, since its creation, fed the project.
The Art in Essence
Pelaires is one of the first modern art galleries in Spain and in Majorca – the island whose strong creative heartbeat is found within it.
Reviving the Colonial Craft
Founded by Ysabela Molini, Casa Alfarera is a ceramics workshop dedicated to the highest expression of the craft in the heart of the Colonial City of Santo Domingo.
The Poetics of Pragmatism
Barragán cultivated his persona as a poet of light and shadow—the image that has come down to use through the decades.
45 days of lockdown from my balcony
The future was so uncertain that the only thing I think I could do was to photograph the past.
Next Generation of Artists
Cadogan Contemporary celebrates its 40th anniversary with the announcement of Laurence Leenaert’s first UK solo exhibition.
by Dom Hans van der Laan
Dom Hans van der Laan completed the existing abbey in Vaals, which later became the new abbey for his own Benedictine order.
At Arm’s Length
It is amazing to see the Brancusi sculptures in situ. These vignettes from an artistic life offer intimate sculptural conversations.
Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo House-Studio Museum
In Mexico City, Juan O'Gorman's 1930s Rivera-Kahlo House-Studio is almost an architectural proposal of how to live apart-together.
Beyond the White Cube
Pioneering and passionate, Christian and Eva have been working with the key players in architecture and art for over fifteen years.
The Conservation of Art
Located at the Weald & Downland Living Museum,The Jerwood Gridshell building is used as a conservation workshop for the museum's extensive artefact collection.
How Profound is the Air
People visiting Chillida Leku can wander about the space, guided by their own intuition and following the fragrance —in the artist’s own words— of the works.
For Enric Mestre, ceramics allow him to delve into three essential dimensions: colour, shape and texture.
The Art of Consideration
Jazz is likely to be the most apt metaphor in relationship to Bijoy Jain’s work. Jazz is interactive and improvised.
At Potter's House
Talking with Luciano is itself like being in a garden; there are points that catch one’s imagination and vibrant connections; afterwards, ideas continue to grow.
Field of Vision
American Painter O’Keeffe was an immensely private figure who carefully crafted her persona & shaped a perimeter between her public & private worlds.
Living with a Light Touch
An alternative living experiment to stimulate the senses and nourish the soul.
A Return to Tradition
Tucked inside a secret valley in one of the last undiscovered corners of Tuscany sits an ancient stone structure.
The Art Manifesto of Axel Vervoordt
Kanaal represents the philosophy that Axel Vervoordt began to develop in the late 1960s and it is an important milestone in his life.
by Dimitrios Antonitsis
The Hydra School Projects showcase the work of up-and-coming, young Greek as well as international artists alongside those already well established.
An ancient Japanese pilgrimage road consisting of a series of sacred routes that put you in touch with the strength of the Shinto nature.
Villa Kultur is a project to make a new kind of home and platform for cultural creators and talents.
From a first floor window of the Palazzo Monti, a brilliant gold square appears out of nowhere, as though suspended from the blue Brescia sky.
The research residency of Oaxaca
During my trip to Mexico, I visited Pocoapoco, the community of artists that Jessica Chrastil hosts in Oaxaca.
As I walked in our courtyard the day after his arrival, our chairs were already getting stacked in different corners of the space, initiating a conversation, just like deers roaming through a park.
A vision of mutual understanding through cultural exchanges among the people of Japan and the world.
Passing along the tradition of boatbuilding
Nurturing the craft of wooden boat building and located on the waterside of Newport, is The International Yacht Restoration School, or IYRS.
The second day of the RCR Summer Workshop begins with a project review to a group of outstanding experts: Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta.
Nestled in the midst of vibrant Raval neighborhood, Colombian artist Armando Mesías’ studio is a haven of peace inside the bustling streets of Barcelona center.
A place is but a place, yet home is wherever we feel like it to be.
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.
On the Verge of Plunging into the Blue Yonder
After several months coordinating my visit to Casa Poli, I meet up with Mauricio Pezo and Sofía Von Ellrichshausen at Casa Cien, where they live and work.
The Soul of a Woodshop
George Nakashima, the preeminent American designer and master craftsman, made furniture out of a philosophical and spiritual reverence for trees.
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.
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.
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.
Unifying Past and Present
There has never been such a place in Florence where artists and visitors have flowed in and out of the cradle of the Renaissance.
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.
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.
An Uneasy Nature
In the conviction of beauty’s power and the importance of aesthetics in the social cultures, his art interventions represented a whole new turning point on Lanzarote.
Dutch artist Birgitta de Vos transformed an old dry bulk carrier into a unique houseboat, a place to reflect, an art gallery and a work of art in itself.
Creating Meaningful Collaborations and Conversations
The Baldwin isn’t merely a commercial gallery in an elegant apartment in Blackheath, London. It is more than that.
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.
The beautiful courtyard that opens the view onto stairs and round arches with medieval gangways covered in ivy exceeds all expectations.
Where does work life end and home life begin? For Natalie Shirinian and Elizabeth Baudouin there is no answer.
The Stage Makes a Comeback
As the staircase rises, the house becomes a theatre, concert venue, flamenco tablao, or whatever it needs to be.
The Art of Living
In a Tokyo suburb this Kohei Nawa-inspired family home is a living statement on art, environmentalism, and a return to Japan's communitarian values.
Launch of Issue No. 9
Openhouse celebrated the launch of issue Nº9 with a private dinner and hold a series of talks with great names in architecture, art, and design.
The group turned into an audience by the simple fact of sharing the wait for the music, winds up exchanging opinions, drinking and reading short stories.
In 2007, a group of Oxford University students launched Student Hubs Oxford, a charity that enables students to volunteer and make a difference.
We are open
Thayse Viegas & Maurizio Bergo decided to turn their private home into a innovative art gallery & design studio aiming at promoting emerging talents.
Threading Cultural Bridges
Thread was set up as a dynamic artist residency program where International and Senegalese artists can meet, exchange and create.
A Way of Love
In Cambridge, close to the University, four tiny cottages were meld together in 1957 by painter H.S. Jim Ede and turned into a beautiful house-art gallery.
House of Toogood resides on a once neglected corner plot, where now this home has taken root as a place of nurturing under the care of a very special design family.
With the aid of animals and friends alike, Knut and Christina cook up a storm in the tiny village of Rensow, changing the world in the process, brick by red brick.
A Keen Photographic Eye
Truly great people tend to stand out for their humility. At least that is the case of Joana Biarnés, Spain’s first female photojournalist.
Carla, Tolo, and their cat, Tora Prince Rama, host this program at the S.S. Vallejo, a floating incubator for the radical ideas of Ginsberg and Kerouac at the height of the counterculture hippie movement of the 60s.
A morning with Xavier Corberó
He lights a cigarette; the smoke is dense and it curls among the sculptures that surround him.
Far from dogmatism, Valérie and Vincenç's home is a true reflection on what is a collection, what it serves, and how to bring it to life.
Too Close Is Never Close Enough
A place where artists from anywhere in the world, who wish to know Lisbon better, come to stay and share the city from this unique point of view.
A wall uniting art and community
A line drawn across a piece of paper turned Casa Wabi into a reality when Tadao Ando first sketched.
Farming Wildness at Hong Kong
The passion for nature of Michael Leung reminded me that there are things we are obliged to care about as humans.
The contrasts of Villa Lena are both in its life and its design, serenity and wildness in equal measure, whichever you require.
A Home from Home
After months dealing with fear of the new and the unknown, I decided to allocate the spare room I had o accommodate travellers.
Catching a film with Attilio and Paola
Apart form the orange sign above the door you wouldn’t think at all that is a cinema.
Her home, her Work, her Parties
Niki and her boyfriend Joe have a wonderful house in Raval, that regularly rents out rooms, but this is no ordinary stay.
Happa in Nakameguro
This Japanese architect set up the space named Happa in Nakameguro, Tokyo, where he has his own studio and very special shares mates.