Art & Culture

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.

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.

We Margiela Bilbao

by Persuade

It was only a question of time for Persuade boutique to pay tribute not just to Martin Margiela but to one of the most important eras in the history of fashion.

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.

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.

Sleeping Beauty

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.

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.

James Goldstein’s Ever-Expanding World

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.

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.

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.

Van Doesburg Studio-House

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.

Transformations in the Clouds

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.

More Than a House

A morning with Xavier Corberó

He lights a cigarette; the smoke is dense and it curls among the sculptures that surround him.

César Manrique

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.

The Iron Lady

Aging=Beauty

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.

Casa Wabi

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.

Bless at the Neutra VDL

Living Together by Design

The Bless residency at the Neutra VDL Studio and Residences is part installation/exhibition, part educational programming and part social experiment.

The Baldwin Gallery

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.

A Modernist Masterpiece Opens Up

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 Varda Artists Residency Program

SS Vallejo

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.

HK Farm

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.

Schloss Hollenegg

Mixing Heritage

The beautiful courtyard that opens the view onto stairs and round arches with medieval gangways covered in ivy exceeds all expectations.

Kyodo House

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.

TAGOMAGO

Collected Life

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.

O Apartamento

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.

LaPenya24

The Stage Makes a Comeback

As the staircase rises, the house becomes a theatre, concert venue, flamenco tablao, or whatever it needs to be.

An Artist’s Life at Villa Lena

The contrasts of Villa Lena are both in its life and its design, serenity and wildness in equal measure, whichever you require.

Field of Vision

Georgia O'Keeffe's Abiquiú Home

American Painter O’Keeffe was an immensely private figure who carefully crafted her persona & shaped a perimeter between her public & private worlds.

A Salon to Call Home

Nes Creative

Where does work life end and home life begin? For Natalie Shirinian and Elizabeth Baudouin there is no answer.