Mari Luz Vidal

Iker Ochotorena

Perfect emptiness

The simple – but not banal – look of OOAA’s projects is a clear reflection of this Basque architect’s character.

The Vitality with Bruno Sitton

Inner Tradition

If there was a picture next to the definition of vitality, it could very well be a portrait of Bruno Sitton.

The Nourishment with Claus Sendlinger

Inner Tradition

Food is at the heart of Claus Sendlinger's contemporary lifestyle perspective.

Casa Josephine

What the heart decides

Casa Josephine has turned into a business spanning many other aspects. The most important activity is the interior design studio.

The Awake with Fahrani Pawaka Empel

Inner Tradition

You would think that Fahrani Pawaka Empel would struggle with maintaining energy and focus, however the truth is quite the opposite.

The Cloud of Colours

Weekend Max Mara

The Fall Winter collection 2022 by Weekend Max Mara has been inspired by the central role that colors play in people’s everyday life.

The Calm with Andrew Trotter

Inner Tradition

Calm is a common theme of Andrew Trotter's work. It’s something he strives for not just in his professional practice, but also in his personal life.

Inner Tradition

My INNER HEALTH Club

My INNER HEALTH Club has structured their message to the world: a project with the commitment of preserving our mental and physical health.

Dimorestudio

Nothing is known, everything is imagined

The Dimorestudio universe is constructed as if it were an image taken from a dream.

Aesop

Nothing is known, everything is imagined

From among the distinctive features of the space, Emiliano underlines the importance of the large ceiling light set on a slight tilt and with a printed underside to create a quasi-clinical effect, and a window design that, despite the products, also conceals the sink and the more functional part.

Bea Mombaers

The inner life of every item

The new Brussels home of the renowned interior stylist and designer installed exclusively for Openhouse.

Villa Benkemoun

A seventies icon defined by light

Villa Benkemoun is still a place to live in, but it is also a laboratory for artistic experimentation.

Enric Miralles

The enfant terrible of Spanish architecture

Known as an architect with a great creativity, Enric Miralles was defined as the enfant terrible of Spanish architecture.

Piet Oudolf’s Gardens

Stars and flowers

Walking through this garden with Oudolf is an exercise in looking and not knowing where to start.

In Praise of Light

Fondation Maeght

Built on the ruins of a Romanesque chapel, Fondation Maeght is actually a mausoleum.

Time Standing Still

At Dalí’s house in Portlligat

Time stood still and the domestic staff kept it just as it was until the Dalí Foundation set it up as a museum in 1997.

Pablo Picasso

A timeless love with Barcelona

Picasso had a multifaceted relationship with ceramics from the beginning.

Introducing MOR Design

3 days of design

Last edition of 3 Days of Design was a special one for the brand MOR Design.

A Hymn to Freedom

Weekend Max Mara

In this house, which played host to huge concerts in the 50s, 60s and 70s, today you can hear only birdsong.

Es Bec d’Àguila

Contemporary Tradition

The story of Es Bec d’Aguila began in the 19th century when a family of Menorcan traders built their weekend getaway high up on a hill surrounded by rural landscape.

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.

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.

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.

Atelier Brancusi

At Arm’s Length

It is amazing to see the Brancusi sculptures in situ. These vignettes from an artistic life offer intimate sculptural conversations.

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 GALLERY LIVING

Amaryllis Jacobs and Kwinten Lavigne are the founders of the Belgian gallery Maniera, which displays furniture in the privacy of their own home.

Paulin Paulin Paulin

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.

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.

Axel Vervoordt

How the Story of a Style Evolves

We share a weekend with Axel Vervoordt to discuss travel, collecting and style.

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.

Kumano Kodo

An ancient Japanese pilgrimage road consisting of a series of sacred routes that put you in touch with the strength of the Shinto nature.

Memoirs of a Moment

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.

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.

Finding Beauty In The Unadorned Wall

John Pawson

Minimalism is a term that is often misconstrued in this day and age.

El Celler de Can Roca

A Family Affair

Although El Celler de Can Roca has three Michelin stars and was twice voted into the number one spot by the jury of the Worlds 50 Best, the Roca brothers remain reassuringly down-to-earth, a quality they attribute to never having erred too far from their roots.

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.

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.

Squaring Light and Colour

Benoit-Pierre Emery’s design quest for silk and space

Creative Director at Hermès, Benoit-Pierre Emery’s love of silk scarves has resulted in a personal collection of over 10,000 vintage pieces.

Openhouse Blankets

Made by Teixidors

Two blankets designed together with Teixidors in the finest ecological, sustainable wool and silk perfect for curling up on the sofa, or to be warn as a shawl on cold winter days.

24 Hours of Unlimited Facets

An A. Lange & Söhne event by Openhouse

In October, Openhouse organised an event to launch the new DATOGRAPH UP/DOWN “Lumen” by German fine watchmaker A. Lange & Söhne.

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.

From Art to Alchemy

Alex Carro

There’s one woman who has been a true inspiration to me since the first day we met: entrepreneur Alexandra Nodes.

Els Comellars

John Pawson and Claudio Silvestrin

A towering and meditative villa nesting amongst the trees yet striking in contrast to the backdrop of the sky, it was designed and built by John Pawson and Claudio Silvestrin.

Nature’s palette

Dining with Alexandre Gauthier

An elegant sixteenth century farmhouse on the edge of a quiet river lined with aromatic plants and centenarian trees.

Making Magic

Francesca Sarti & Food

Francesca has developed forms of experimentation that push and blur the boundaries of food design since she founded Arabeschi di Latte.

Rosa Orrantia

An avant-garde heritage

Rosa Orrantia is the owner of Persuade, one of the world’s top fashion boutiques located in Bilbao.

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.

At Home With Mies

Exhibition by Openhouse & USM

Openhouse together with USM transformed the Barcelona Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe into a house.

The Rebirth of Plants

Hida

Hida is an area known for its master carpenters, the Hida-takumi, whose distinctive and impeccable technique made them highly sought after throughout history.

Commitment in its purest form

Teixidors

The community is at the heart of Teixidors, improving the economic independence and social integration for people with learning difficulties.

A Touch of Class

Brand Editorial Issue 9

Selected pieces of Hermès, Loewe, Mykita and Ochre among others.

Reality and Desire

Casa de Blas by Campo Baeza

Two opposing elements, a glass box resting on a concrete volume, both parts blend seamlessly into the landscape.

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.

Oneiric Brutalism

Brand Editorial Issue 6

Selected pieces from Enea, Zuzunaga, Lobster's Day, Marset, Teixidors, Carl Hansen & Søn, Gebrüeder Thonet Vienna and Usm.

Rooftop Smokehouse

The Many Flavours of Smoke

It started in Barcelona, when a group of friends who missed the food from their home countries, began to cook.

At Home With Shukri & Viveca

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.

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.

NIKI ROBINSON

Her home, her Work, her Parties

Niki and her boyfriend Joe have a wonderful house in Raval, that regularly rents out rooms, but this is no ordinary stay.

In residence at Can Lis

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.

Yanira

The Beautiful Lady Of The Sea

Take charge of a wooden sailboat would entail a great responsibility. I wanted to pick up the phone and calling home, but I refrained.

Palau de Casavells

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.