Forde Visser

Placing Biography

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.

HOTEL MARTEL

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.

Keeping Toward the Light

At Potter's House

Talking with Luciano is itself like being in a garden; there are points that catch one’s imagination and vibrant connections; afterwards, ideas continue to grow.

Respite, Connect and Escape

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.

Georgia O’Keeffe’s Abiquiú Home

Field of Vision

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

Frey House II

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.

I-House

A vision of mutual understanding through cultural exchanges among the people of Japan and the world.

At Vespertine with Chef Jordan Kahn

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.

Invitation at Desert’s Edge

AZ West

Staying in a one-room cabin at the edge of the Mojave Desert in California is not a retreat; it is an opportunity to consider assumptions about how to live, instead.

By The Hands of Men

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.

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.