Art & Culture

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Varda Artists Residency Program

S.S. 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.

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.

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.

At Home With Mies Talks & Dinner

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.

Luca Longobardi and the House Concert

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.

A Home for all in the Heart of Oxford

In 2007, a group of Oxford University students launched Student Hubs Oxford, a charity that enables students to volunteer and make a difference.

Valerie Traan Gallery

Collecting subjects and objects

In what used to be an old convent in Antwerps historical centre, Valerie Traan Gallery is constantly exploring the boundaries of art, design & architecture.

Casa Canvas

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.

Thread, Senegal

Threading Cultural Bridges

Thread was set up as a dynamic artist residency program where International and Senegalese artists can meet, exchange and create.