by Frida Escobedo
Frida Escobedo has always lived between boundaries, either temporarily or permanently.
The work of the gallery is changing, but it is still key in the art industry.
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.
An Experiment In Ecological Integration
In the outer woodlands of Melbourne, Australia, a crystalline structure sits camouflaged amid the timeworn bush.
On Top of Kamakura Mountain
Tetsuhiro Hattori and Kyoko Ide, founders of Yaeca, found a hidden gem on the top of Kamakura mountain.
and its multidisciplinary workings
Even before Milan Design Week was cancelled, the founders of Studiopepe were already working on a digital project for the occasion.
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.
For Enric Mestre, ceramics allow him to delve into three essential dimensions: colour, shape and texture.
A Recomposition of Place
In the Yucatán Peninsula of southeastern Mexico, an age-old hacienda sits hidden within the confines of the sprawling jungle.
Economies of Art and Life
Hotel Martel has been restored and conserved by its owner, Eric Touchaleaume, being the most complete example of Mallet-Stevens’ residential work.
A Modern Approach to Rural Dwelling
Atop the rugged cliff sides of the Calabrian coast, a contemporary structure roots firmly to the sun-baked dirt.
A Sanctuary and a Refuge —a Place Where Time Stands Still
Like a physician swearing the Hippocratic Oath, architect Vincent Van Duysen takes his role in creating spaces very seriously.
The Krane, a one-room hotel and spa in Copenhagen’s Nordhavn, epitomises the concept of a hideaway.
Thinking on the Ledge
In the shadowed interior, barely visible as an irregularly curved silhouette, but instantly recognizable, is the iconic rock, around which the house was built.
A Return to Tradition
Tucked inside a secret valley in one of the last undiscovered corners of Tuscany sits an ancient stone structure.
Home is more than a place that provides shelter. It’s a private space where life finds its personal expression.
Vladimir Ossipoff and Hawaiian Modernism
Chris Mottalini traveled to Honolulu to shoot the work of Vladimir Ossipoff, the foremost practitioner of Hawaiian Modernism, and visited the architect’s most celebrated buildings.
Quintessence of the Brazilian House
Late morning of October. Blue sky and sweaty weather typical of the beginning of the summer in Rio de Janeiro.
Iyo Aalto, designed by Maurizio Lai
IYO AALTO has been designed by Maurizio Lai, one of Italy’s most interesting contemporary architects and designers with the key contribution of Poliform.
Life of the Rocks
By 1949, Max Cetto had become famous in Mexico and was known affectionately as “El Hombre del Pedregal”. He had built and lived in the first house in Pedregal.
Dedicate one’s life for the sake of Pierre Paulin’s utopias
While both Benjamin and Alice had initially very different passions in life, the adventure of Pierre Paulin’s design overtook everything.
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.
An interior architecture and furniture design studio, seeking to create perfect interiors by questioning uses and habits.
How the Story of a Style Evolves
We share a weekend with Axel Vervoordt to discuss travel, collecting and style.
The making of a food family
Jordi grew up in Canada, but the holidays were for La Torre de l’Espanyol – a tiny village in Southern Catalonia surrounded by fertile lands lush with olive groves and vineyards.
Where Time Takes its Own Pace
As the Tunisian sun baths ochre-hued terrace with flares of sunlight, in stunning contrast to the subtle gold of the dunes in the distance, you fall into a meditative trance.
Menu’s new collection is inspired by the harmony and balance of combinations that we tend to describe as opposites.
An ancient Japanese pilgrimage road consisting of a series of sacred routes that put you in touch with the strength of the Shinto nature.
Introducing Issue Nº13
At this moment we can take time to reflect on what it is to be home, to take care of our loved ones, and to really appreciate what we have.
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.
An Endemic Marker in the Landscape
A journey to Chile's Chiloé Archipelago to discover the wonderful project of Guillermo Acuña in Isla Lebe.
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.
East, West, Time Machine
The gardener and I greet each other. The leaves that he prunes fall on top of and in between the pebbles. Many times before, he has seen the impressive beauty of Villa Empain.
As Merle pours a cup of tea, I walk over to the cabinet of curiosities on the other side of the room; at a closer glance, I realise those curiosities are her own bottled perfumes, Lingua Planta.
Man has sought refuge below ground throughout history, from prehistoric caves as protection from the dangers of the natural world.
The East German town of Dessau seems unassuming at first glance.
With the invention of the concept of a house and studio, a new approach to indoor living emerged.
A Conversation with Vincent Van Duysen
It was no weather for a wool shirt, but August’s chapel-turned-into-a-bar kept me cool enough.
Vespertine is an ensemble built out of artistic respect and trust, at a specific moment in time. The uniqueness of the result could never be replicated.
Minimalism is a term that is often misconstrued in this day and age.
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.
As I walk, I heed the spherical pattern traced on the ground…my mind is engrossed in circular trains of thought…
Not far from Barcelona, by the Catalan village of Sant Feliu de Codines, a unique family home lies
over ancient hills and pine tree forests.
Teixidors + Faye Toogood
Faye Toogood’s new collection for Teixidors is based on a unique mix of structures, proportions and finer details.
at The Audo
The future of design is called The Audo, an experimental house with a strong sensory appeal, where design companies from all four corners of the world can engage in enriching dialogue.
The sea can be choppy or calm, it can carry you safely home or sweep you straight into the eye of a hurricane.
According to various different studies, Denmark holds first place in the world rankings of something as intangible as happiness.
It was the strong personality of the Gràcia district of Barcelona with its squares, its markets...
Introducing Issue 12
In these stories, we are grateful to those whose practices clear for us spaces of reflection, unhurry us with deeper sensory attention...
A place is but a place, yet home is wherever we feel like it to be.
Richard Neutra’s VDL House
Being handed the keys to a Modernist architectural icon is no easy feat for any mustering design enthusiast.
Rose Seidler House
He was only twenty-five when Harry Seidler built his first house, bringing Bauhaus modernism to Sydney’s North Shore.
Lea, and Rob's home in Fiskars
It is by the river bank that you will find the home of designer Lea Sarasjoki and first mate Robert Dreakman.