Art & Culture

Marcos Palazzi

Portraits of Life

Entering Marcos Palazzi’s studio is, in a way, like entering his home. This Catalan artist, whose greatest virtue is humility, turns everyday things into art.

Lucas & Tyra Morten

The Most Beautiful Flowers Bloom for the Shortest Time

From their atelier in Varberg, on the west coast of Sweden, Lucas and Tyra Morten work in tandem to produce hand-made, limited edition objects.

Valentin Loellmann

Building Utopia

Valentin revitalizes his studio, expressing his precise approach and sensitivity, shaping a vibrant creative community.

3 Days of Design 2024

We are thrilled to be part of 3 Days of Design this year, where we will be curating a couple of exhibitions and events.

Joselu Montojo

The serene depiction of feminine complexity

Joselu Montojo's art reflects his evolution, blending personal experiences, textures, and Mediterranean influences in serene femininity.

Order, play and chaos

The Live Editorial of Charlotte Taylor at Side Gallery

This is the first 'live editorial' by Openhouse. An installation by Charlotte Taylor that reinterprets what we call home in an imposing setting: Side Gallery.

Bijoy Jain & Studio Mumbai

Le souffle de l’architecte

Bijoy Jain has created an exclusive exhibition, Le souffle de l’architecte, at the Fondation Cartier, portraying time, space and silence.

Introducing Issue Nº21

In Praise of Folly

In his essay “Praise of Folly”, first printed in 1511, Erasmus of Rotterdam likened madness to the dawn of a new day, when warmth follows the chill of winter; to spring, when everything takes on a fresh visage, a new hue, and is once again imbued with youth.

News & Coffee amidst the hustle and bustle

Transitioning to Barcelona, a city renowned for its distinct neighborhoods and their unique identities, the concept of newsstands is brought to life with News & Coffee.

The Rudolph Tegner Museum

In covenant with my soul

Almost hidden in the solitude of undulating fields wrapped in deep purple heather, the Rudolph Tegner Museum breaks the otherwise idyllic surroundings seemingly like an impenetrable closed concrete monolith

Eleanor Herbosch

Creating from the origins

Understanding her passion and the value of her distinctive artistic expression, Eleanor Herbosch chose to embrace the pureness of it.

The Object and Its Man

Exhibition by Ewelina Makosa and Jan Garncareck

In their joint exhibition, Ewelina Mąkosa presents abstract oil paintings, multimedia works and installations, while Jan Garncarek exhibits artisanal lamps, tables and censers.

The Life we’ve Shared

20th edition anniversary

With the aim of delving into the concept of shared life, we made an intervention into Side Gallery by the hands of Charlotte Taylor, who designed one life-shared-home where the visitors might reflect into public and private space

Estudio Iturbide

A tower for looking inward

Graciela, a famous Mexican photographer who recently held an exhibition at the Cartier Foundation. Mauricio is an iconic Mexican architect, and Manuel is a well-known sound artist.

Gaston Eysselinck

The reasonable expectations (and reciprocating joys) of a vulnerable house: If you listen

In the decade since it “suddenly” became their house and their project, the Gaston Eysselinck house has revealed the character they noticed on the first day.

Santa & Cole

A dialogue between Sílvia Martínez Palou and Català-Roca

In the exhibition 'Retículas (6 arquetipos)', that can be visited until mid-november in Santa & Cole Gallery, Sílvia Martínez Palou coexists with the portraits that Català-Roca took of the most iconic buildings of Barcelona.

Casa Soleto

Shaping life through architecture

The path to transform the old frame into Casa Soleto was far from straightforward as they faced the twists and turns of the house's natural state.

The long-lasting relationship with one’s landscape

As a child, I savored the mountains and meadows of my Basque Country. Many of my memories are with my aunt, my sister, and my cousins, as we explored small villages or walked along the cliffside routes that border our coast.

Paul Bik

The most personal form of art

Art has always been present in Paul Bik's life, one way or another. However, it has now become an integral part of his reality.

Japan by César Béjar

In search of the anachronism in the image

An example of how architecture and photography complement each other is demonstrated with César’s work.

Louisiana Museum

A capsule of modernity

Blended into the immaculate Danish landscape and sitting in between the tall trees that hide it as if it were shy, lies the Louisiana Museum.

NOMAD Capri

Sea, cliffs and art

NOMAD chose Certosa di San Giacomo as its venue for its 12th edition to keep exploring and getting lost in this historic stamp.

Elegance and Eclecticism

The Home of Carlo Mollino

Perched on the banks of the River Po in the city of Turin, is the perfectly preserved Casa Mollino.

Ileana Moro

Giving birth to the unseen

Her diverse artworks create a place for the spectator to reflect on the uninhabited as well as spirituality: a fascination for the mysteries of and beyond life.

Biennale Architettura 2023: The Laboratory of the Future

Re-telling the story of architecture

The 18th International Architecture Exhibition was inaugurated on May 20th and will be open to the public until November 26th 2023.

Roberto Badin

The fascinating aesthetic of everyday life

Inspired by the landscape of the Basque coast that has become his home, this book is the demonstration that one’s daily surroundings can always be rediscovered.

Dumb Boxes and Entangled Objects

Seventh House at the Danziger Studio-Residence

The Seventh House project is a gallery dedicated to early 20th century deco, postmodern and contemporary design.

The Cold Press

Home is where the art is

It’s also home to The Cold Press, a gallery, printmaking studio and artist’s residence that advocates a slower way of making and viewing art.

Vasto and Mesura

Symbolic Landscape

The personalities of both the Mesura architectural studio and that of the Vasto art gallery permeate this project and bring distinction to their respective brands.

Rocío Santa Cruz

The Language of Art

Rocío Santa Cruz first started to delve into the art world, scouring the work of friends and strangers and falling in love with unique talents.

Las Insólitas

An unusual approach at Mas Pla Roig

The ‘Las Insólitas’ project was born from the desire to reconnect with our essence, with that unprecedented thing that makes us unique.

Palácio do Grilo

A dream within a dream

Palácio do Grilo is open to everyone—an inspired and inventive home for the arts and everyone who chooses to enter this world of wonders.

The Grège Gallery

Craving Authentic Art

The Grège Gallery is set to open its doors in the heart of Brussels with a unique concept that sets it apart from other galleries.

Romain Laprade

Distances book

After publishing the Volume I at the end of 2019, in 2022 Romain Laprade makes a comeback with Distances Volume II.

Finn Juhl

A house in total harmony

Finn Juhl’s own home provides an exceptional opportunity to get close to him and understand the unique qualities of his talent.

The Château de la Haute Borde

An artistic haven in the Loire Valley

Located in the Loire Valley, renowned for its vineyards and landscapes, the result is the Château de la Haute Borde.

The Schneiberg Museum

From the Forbidden City to the City of Magic

The largest collection of imperial carpets from the Qing dynasty has recently found a new home at the Schneiberg Museum.

Surveying a Secret

Georg Kolbe Museum

In a city known for its burgeoning art scene, the Georg Kolbe Museum flies surprisingly under the radar.

Earthrise Studio

Jack Harries & Alice Aedy

‘Earthrise Studio’ is the name of the multimedia storytelling studio under which Jack and Alice publish interviews and reportages for sustainability and culture.

Jaume Roig

Synthesized nature

Clay has always been a part of Jaume Roig’s life. Born and raised in Mallorca, his mother became a potter to support her two young sons.

Landy Rakoto

The daily exceptional

Ceramist and potter Landy Rakoto works at the top floor of an 18th century house adjacent to the Chateau de Brissac.

Fondazione Prada

A stairway to contemporary art

Fondazione Prada is a pilgrimage site for enthusiasts and professionals alike in the world of art and architecture.

Pla-Narbona

Drawing Identity

In the first phase, that of the waxing moon, a young Josep takes refuge in drawing to become Pla-Narbona.

Thinking in Pictures

Luigi Ghirri as seen by Adele Ghirri

Adele Ghirri looks out of the ground-floor window of her studio in Roncocesi – that houses the Luigi Ghirri Archive.

Robert Rieger

A Language To Tell A Thousand Stories

Robert Rieger speaks a language that is his, only, but that he shares, image by image, with the world.

Can Feliz

The Beauty of Life on Earth

On the south-eastern tip of Mallorca, between pine forests and the Mediterranean Sea, sits Can Feliz.

An Urban Tropical Oasis

About Villa Arce

One of the other main elements that makes Villa Arce unique, is the mural created by artist Elvira Solana.

In Praise of Light

Fondation Maeght

Built on the ruins of a Romanesque chapel, Fondation Maeght is actually a mausoleum.

Time Standing Still

At Dalí’s house in Portlligat

Time stood still and the domestic staff kept it just as it was until the Dalí Foundation set it up as a museum in 1997.

Villa Magnan

A Divine Idyll

The whimsical feel of Villa Magnan begins with the Neo-Romantic gateway in the style of an ancient ruin.

Saulo Studio

Root Values

Saulo expresses his vision through design, painting, photography and creative direction.

Pablo Picasso

A timeless love with Barcelona

Picasso had a multifaceted relationship with ceramics from the beginning.

Espacio Micus

The Indispensable

The German artist Eduard Micus visited Ibiza for the first time in 1968, but it was not until 1972 that he chose it as the location that would allow him to dedicate all his time to living and creating.

Visiting the Louise Amstrong House Museum

January 18, 2021

The empty rooms are quietly composed; still, soundless. In the elegant living room, modernist geometries of furnishings. Luxuriously silver-threaded draperies organize proportions of gracious repose.

NEW DIRECTIONS

Cadogan Contemporary

The work of the gallery is changing, but it is still key in the art industry.

UNDER A DOME

at Cadogan Contemporary Gallery

‘Under a Dome’ is a first for artists Lorenzo Brinati and Leonardo Anker with Cadogan Contemporary, curated by Martino di Napoli Rampolla.

Memories of ARCO 2021

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.

In the Core of Artigas Family

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.

Terme Berzieri

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.

Jean Prouvé

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.

ARCO

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.

Benjamin Clementine

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.

Youkobo Art Space

Overlapping Tendencies

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.

Atelier Vime

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. 

Galería Pelaires

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.

Casa Alfarera

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.

Luis Barragán

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.

PrimeroTercera

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.

CADOGAN CONTEMPORARY

Next Generation of Artists

Cadogan Contemporary celebrates its 40th anniversary with the announcement of Laurence Leenaert’s first UK solo exhibition.

St. Benedictine’s Church

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. 

Atelier Brancusi

At Arm’s Length

It is amazing to see the Brancusi sculptures in situ. These vignettes from an artistic life offer intimate sculptural conversations.

Placing Biography

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.

Galería Albarrán Bourdais

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. 

JERWOOD GRIDSHELL

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.

Chillida Leku

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.

ENRIC MESTRE

Touch Ceramics

For Enric Mestre, ceramics allow him to delve into three essential dimensions: colour, shape and texture.

Studio Mumbai

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.

Keeping Toward the Light

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.

Georgia O’Keeffe’s Abiquiú Home

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.

Daylesford Longhouse

Living with a Light Touch

An alternative living experiment to stimulate the senses and nourish the soul.

Castello di Potentino

A Return to Tradition

Tucked inside a secret valley in one of the last undiscovered corners of Tuscany sits an ancient stone structure.

Kanaal

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.

Hydra Art School

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.

Kumano Kodo

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

Villa Kultur is a project to make a new kind of home and platform for cultural creators and talents.

Palazzo Monti

Classically Contemporary

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.

Pocoapoco

The research residency of Oaxaca

During my trip to Mexico, I visited Pocoapoco, the community of artists that Jessica Chrastil hosts in Oaxaca.

NUMEROVENTI IN RESIDENCE

Cary Fagan

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.

I-House

A vision of mutual understanding through cultural exchanges among the people of Japan and the world.

Wooden Craft

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.

A Summer Afternoon in the Pavilion of Dreams

RCR

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.

Golden Hour at Armando Mesías’ Studio

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.

Casa di Marco

A place is but a place, yet home is wherever we feel like it to be.

The Earth is Only a Little Dust Under Your Feet

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.

Casa Poli

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.

George Nakashima Woodworkers

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.

Pierre Jeanneret

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

Rationalist Passion

Miquel Alzueta welcomes me to his Barcelona home in a white shirt, braces and baggy corduroy trousers, all suggestive of a highly original personality.

Arno Declercq

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.

Your Lab

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.