All taking our seats, for those twenty minutes or so that we talked to Nani Marquina and Ilse Crawford, it felt like we were in a quite home, away from the maddening crowd.
After a long drive through the dry fields of grass and olive trees in the smouldering heat of the deep south of Italy, we finally reached our destination.
The streets were so full of cars. The drivers changed lanes, some in the opposite direction, and then there she was: a cow in the middle of everything.
It is so easy to be trapped into the cities and the tourist routes in India, while the most magical moments are passing villages that were worlds in their own.
Where the People Come Together
Thousands of volunteers work here every day, cleaning the white marble or in the kitchen that never stops, feeding 80,000 people a day for free.
The Palace of the Winds
The uncompleted fort whose construction came to a standstill in 1845 when its owner Maharaja Balwant Singh was murdered, lives a new life.
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.
Issue No.10 editorial
For our issue No.10 editorial we visit Palau de Casavells in Girona, where design pieces meet fashion, all with a tint of darkness.
Issue 10 Editor's Letter
I’ve always had a bone to pick with myself of why I don’t use my hands more. It seems like a new year’s resolution, that each December I realize I still haven’t done.
If you think Shukri and Viveca's shop is beautiful, wait until you see their studio/home. It is a haven for designers and makers with a light that streams through the windows and a great view of the sea.
There’s one woman who has been a true inspiration to me since the first day we met: entrepreneur Alexandra Nodes.
Toni & Ester
Product and interior designer Antoni Arola, together with partner Ester Rovira, took us on a tour of what used to be a large open warehouse.
A Hands-on Touch
At Openhouse we have a love for quality, that is why we knew we had to work with Jason Gregory, the driving force behind MAKR.
At home with Mira Schröder
I first knew about Bless in London many years ago, but it wasn’t until I was working in Persuade in Bilbao that I understood the complexity of their work.
Brand Editorial Issue 6
Selected pieces from Enea, Zuzunaga, Lobster's Day, Marset, Teixidors, Carl Hansen & Søn, Gebrüeder Thonet Vienna and Usm.
Hida is an area known for its master carpenters, the Hida-takumi, whose distinctive and impeccable technique made them highly sought after throughout history.
Editing Design from Barcelona
The first instinct of Santa & Cole founders was to explore the usual structures of the book industry and apply them to the world of design.
Interview to Luis and Jacobo
They met three years ago through common friends, and soon after decided to set up a business that joined their different interests together.
Sharing the local traditions and Italian passion for simple living and quality of life.
Building houses with Christian Bourdais
We drove for two hours through the grape vines that surround either side of the highway down to Tarragona, ascending the the mountain range and the Parc Natural Els Ports.
Her home, her Work, her Parties, her Airbnb
Niki and her boyfriend Joe have a wonderful house in Raval, that regularly rents out rooms, but this is no ordinary stay.
The home of Architect Jørn Utzon
This building is modern, yet had the feeling of a roman bath house, ancient, and set to its cliff top position.
Designed by architect Antonio Bonet Castellana, disciple and collaborator of José Luis Sert and Le Corbusier, for Agnes Bertrand and Ricardo Gomis.
Brand Editorial Issue 9
Selected pieces of Hermès, Loewe, Mykita and Ochre among others.