Introducing Issue Nº16
In this issue of Openhouse, “view” seems to appear over and over: 10AM Lofts scan a multi-millennial horizon, while Fondation Maeght’s view is closely focused through the lens of objects.
Weekend Max Mara
In this house, which played host to huge concerts in the 50s, 60s and 70s, today you can hear only birdsong.
Openhouse will be at one of the most interesting design events in Europe presenting MOR Design and nanimarquina.
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.
Emphasizing the Natural
With an emphasis on natural materials, simple geometries, and uncompromising quality, Frama's work connects the imaginative with the practical, resulting in a uniquely warm and honest aesthetic.
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.
The Poetics of Pragmatism
Barragán cultivated his persona as a poet of light and shadow—the image that has come down to use through the decades.
We gather the stories in this issue with the theme of “heritage”: a word built on concepts of ownership and value that distracts us with its implication of lineage and authority.
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 Emotional Life of Architecture
This house does not have an intellectual effort; it is the emotional effort. This house, it is all about emotions.
Weekend Max Mara
With the Pasticcino Bag as luggage in each escape, this travel companion must contain everything necessary for living beyond any limits.
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.
A House of the Simplest Form
Crafted by Andrew Trotter, this modern-day villa was made to blend with the nuances of Puglia’s idyllic landscape and pay homage to the culture that envelopes it.
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.
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.
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.
A. Lange & Söhne
From the moment we are each ushered into this life, we are groomed to seek out a sense of balance.
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.
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.
Openhouse + Nimu
The Nimu + Openhouse beach towel is inspired by the Mediterranean light and the tiles that were used at Masseria Moroseta.
Kissed by the Light of Salento
Antonio Ludovico Scolari and Christian Pizzinini are two eclectic souls brought together by nomadic life and their passion for art and design. Their life is a creative journey made of light and the celebration of beauty.
Ricardo Bofill found this mighty building in 1973 and transformed it into both a family home and the headquarters of the Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura.
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.
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.
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.
For Stefan Díez, the starting point for the creation of the Guise lighting collection was to explore the link between luminosity and transparency.
In the Kitchen with Mónica and Ricky
One cold winter morning in Barceloneta, almost 15 years ago, Mónica and Ricky decided to devote themselves entirely to gastronomy.
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.
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.
Designed by architect Antonio Bonet Castellana, disciple and collaborator of José Luis Sert and Le Corbusier, for Agnes Bertrand and Ricardo Gomis.