Inma Buendía

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.

Chasing the Horizon

Weekend Max Mara

Dressed in my favourite Weekend Max Mara garments, I feel the salt caress my shirt while my skirt performs a contemporary dance.

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.

Signature Design by MOR

MOR is a Portuguese brand that aims to become a leading international name in the design of furniture, lighting accessories and décor through the creation of elegant, long-lasting products.

Tres Outdoor Collection

nanimarquina

With the Tres Outdoor, we go out into the open air to enjoy the warm breeze, kicking off our shoes and revelling in the soft woven fabric of a rug able to withstand the elements.

A Decisive Time for Design

R+D.LAB

For Jay Vosoghi, the main challenge during this period was to carry the project through, ensuring the necessary quality and the collaboration of the artisans who helped to bring it to fruition.

Feeling at home with knives designed by Hast

Hast's knives have a simple yet carefully thought out design, with none of the seriousness that is often associated with top-quality kitchen utensils.

The Time Accuracy by NOMOS Glashütte

Founded by Roland Schwertner in January 1990, just two months after the fall of the Berlin Wall, NOMOS Glashütte is today a leading example of the ‘Made in Germany’ label.

SHON MOTT

Shades of White

The fashion film of the 2021 Spring-Summer collection was shot in black and white, using an analogue camera to convey a profounder, more emotional message.

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. 

The Promise of a New Time

Weekend Max Mara

With the Pasticcino Bag as luggage in each escape, this travel companion must contain everything necessary for living beyond any limits.

The Charm of the Imperfect

Telares by nanimarquina

Artisanal weavers cross the threads in an intuitive way and, through these movements, their work comes to reflect their state of mind.

A Refuge at Morro Chico

This ranch founded more than 130 years ago seeks to preserve its ancestral natural, social and economic heritage by adapting it to the present of Patagonia.

Openhouse Studio

In the path of designing our new 'open house', we’ve worked with brands that have strengthened bonds with the magazine over time.

Functional, Rationalist and Elegant

R+D.LAB

Contrary to the design sector’s current voracious consumer trends, R+D.LAB advocates select sober looks, with no unnecessary frills, focusing instead on functional, rationalist, elegant designs

Matière Première

Lambert & Fils

The Lambert & Fils team strive to create and build objects that are not just useful, but also poetic and meaningful.

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.

Maniera & Studio Mumbai

Beyond the Usual Practice

Maniera gallery commissioned Studio Mumbai to develop furniture and objects for use offering them an excursion beyond their usual practice.

LOK6

The Culinary Studio of Julia Heifer

Should gastronomy be considered an art? For Julia Heifer, the answer is yes.

SHE SHE RETREATS

A place to start a interior journey and discover ourselves through movement, mediation, breath work, exploring creativity in Deià, Majorca.

3 Days of Design

All the Design in Just One City

We visited the last edition of 3 Days of Design, Denmark’s Annual Design Event, to discover and experience new ideas within the realm of lifestyle.

LIVING IN

Modern Masterpieces of Residential Architecture

Our first book, edited in collaboration with gestalten, is the outcome of curatorial research into thirty homes with architecture typified by its strong emotional appeal.

Living Places

Simon Architecture Prize

Simon opens the call for the Third Edition of “Living Places, Simon Architecture Prize”.

Laying on the Eaves

The new chapter in the design history of MENU is written by Norm Architects and the Eave Collection is the main character.

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.

Brutal Honesty

Habitación 116

An interior architecture and furniture design studio, seeking to create perfect interiors by questioning uses and habits.

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.

One Tradition for a Prosperous Future

Expormim

Expormim has built on a close-knit combination of personal and professional experience, guided by an ethical, social and cultural commitment.

Mendi Argia

From a Clear Height

The water had gone cold and my fingertips were furrowed with tiny wrinkles. Even so, I lingered in the bathtub gazing at the endless myriad of colours.

Flowing Lines

Silhouette by nanimarquina

Silhouette stands out for its highly original, bold, carefree, flowing design.

The Androgyne Table, Disputing Gender

Menu

Menu’s new collection is inspired by the harmony and balance of combinations that we tend to describe as opposites.

Villa Kultur

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

Pocoapoco

The research residency of Oaxaca

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

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.

The Pebble and the Round Pond

Fernando Caruncho

As I walk, I heed the spherical pattern traced on the ground…my mind is engrossed in circular trains of thought…

ICELAND

A Caravan, Caterina and Me

We spent hours and hours in silence, watching the wind drawing new and constantly changing tracks over the stony terrain from the shelter of our caravan.

A Rhythmic Dynamic Dance

Teixidors + Faye Toogood

Faye Toogood’s new collection for Teixidors is based on a unique mix of structures, proportions and finer details.

The Future of Design

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.

With the Wind in Your Sails

The sea can be choppy or calm, it can carry you safely home or sweep you straight into the eye of a hurricane.

Ethics and Aesthetics

by Reform

According to various different studies, Denmark holds first place in the world rankings of something as intangible as happiness.

Walking Barefoot

It was the strong personality of the Gràcia district of Barcelona with its squares, its markets...

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 Rebellious Spirit

Frames by Expormim

Chic, inviting, lightweight and dynamic… Defining the Frames collection by Expormim is tantamount to describing the personality of its designer, Jaime Hayon.

An Ode to Singularity

Huguet

They sit one next to the other, each with the same pattern…and yet different. No two tiles by Huguet are alike. The beauty of these carefully handcrafted tiles lies precisely in their singularity.

Non-Conformist Design

Reform

Non-Conformism may create something extraordinary out of something very mundane. And if there is a place that is common to all communities, it is the kitchen.

A New Take On Tradition

Presenting Our New Issue

When we moved office a few months ago, we decided to revisit the tradition that first set the magazine in motion and welcome both old and new friends to join us in our new space for sharing.

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.

Gata, A Sheer Masterpiece

Gata unites all the values that Miguel and Gonzalo Milà seek in good design: resistance, low weight, timeless appeal, versatility and visual harmony.

Folch Studio

Building Together a New Identity

We spoke with Camilo and Allie, designers of both digital and printed identity of Openhouse, about the process of working on this new stage.

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.

Breaking the Boundaries of Convention

Solo Office

Ideas are intangible. They have led us to design cities and establish ways of life from the beginning of time.

Joana Biarnés

A Keen Photographic Eye

Truly great people tend to stand out for their humility. At least that is the case of Joana Biarnés, Spain’s first female photojournalist.

Iberital

Forward-looking vision

This Catalan brand does not aspire to follow market trends but to set them, and the creation of a healthy eco-friendly coffee-maker forms part of this goal.

Quality, perfection & timeless elegance

There's a type of knowledge that can only be acquired through experience and wholehearted devotion to a practice.

Nido

A Collection of Precise Proportions

The balance between restfulness and stylish elegance in the precise proportions that Javier Pastor seeks to attain in each of his projects.

Total Internal Reflection

For Stefan Díez, the starting point for the creation of the Guise lighting collection was to explore the link between luminosity and transparency.

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.