Studio IMA

Presence and Present

Bettina has reinvented the concept of a showroom: IMA is a mix of a cultural venue, art gallery and design studio located in her apartment home in Mexico City.

Weekend Max Mara

The Promise of a New Time

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

Tezontle Studio

Mexican Semiotics

Tezontle work on the Mexican semiotics mixes geological elements with the keys to the form-related construction of the Aztec country’s mental and physical identity.

CASA ATIBAIA

In the Shadow of Bo Bardi

A virtual house that sits between this delicate and airy essence and a more brutal and primitive aspect.

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.

YAECA

On Top of Kamakura Mountain

Tetsuhiro Hattori and Kyoko Ide, founders of Yaeca, found a hidden gem on the top of Kamakura mountain.

Studiopepe

and its multidisciplinary workings

Even before Milan Design Week was cancelled, the founders of Studiopepe were already working on a digital project for the occasion.

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.

VOO Store

Going Back to Local

Proudly in its 10th year, Voo Store has decided on an in-house redesign of its Kreuzberg concept store.

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.

ARCHIPRODUCTS

The Design Award

The Archiproducts Design Awards has announced this year’s Winners within an edition that was launched with even more enthusiasm than ever.

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.

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.

Perception and Change

Numeroventi

After spending so much time focused on international artists, we need to look at our local resources—at our own community.

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.

VVD II RESIDENCE

A Sanctuary and a Refuge —a Place Where Time Stands Still

Like a physician swearing the Hippocratic Oath, architect Vincent Van Duysen takes his role in creating spaces very seriously.

Behind the Design

Tina Frey

TF Design is a California based design and fabrication company dedicated to timeless designs and craftsmanship.

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.

Ystudio

And the Weight of Words

Through writing to our friends and family, we find the touching feelings, love, and tranquility between the lines, showing them our most sincere feelings and finding back the culture of writing.

MARSET

Chasing the Light

Behind an object, especially those concerned with light, there is a clear intention to attempt to improve the quality of life of the user and take care of the space in which the light is found.

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.

valerie_objects

Five Years of Design

After five years, valerie_objetcs mission has remained the same: blend everyday objects with unique signature styles.

Brutal Honesty

Habitación 116

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

Pedro Reyes & Carla Fernández

A Space to be Read

Seen from the street, the house of fashion designer Carla Fernández and artist-architect Pedro Reyes appears to have descended from the skies.

Agape

Passion and Traditional Care

The new Agape Outdoor Collection blurs the boundaries from the traditionally functional definitions of the environment.

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.

The Pursuit of Balance

A. Lange & Söhne

From the moment we are each ushered into this life, we are groomed to seek out a sense of balance.

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.

August

A Conversation with Vincent Van Duysen

It was no weather for a wool shirt, but August’s chapel-turned-into-a-bar kept me cool enough.

Refreshing Glance for a Contemporary Paradise

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 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...

Nurturing the Soul

Openhouse + Nimu

The Nimu + Openhouse beach towel is inspired by the Mediterranean light and the tiles that were used at Masseria Moroseta.

A Morning With Nani and Ilse

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.

Sleeping Beauty

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.

Frugal Luxury at La Fábrica

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.

The Art of Waiting

From the moment we wake, there is a quiet rhythm that conducts our every movement. It is the thread that has sewn humanity to the fabric of every era.

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.

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.

Gabriel Hendifar

Behind the Veil

Gabriel Hendifar and Jeremy Anderson have turned Apparatus into one of the world’s most feted interiors brands. We visit their New York studio, where they still make all their designs, to find out what makes them tick.

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 The Darkness

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.

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.

MAKR + Openhouse

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.

Curated with Kindness

Going with our instinct, we simply went ahead and filled the store with all our favourite things and follow our true personal style because, well really, where’s the fun in that?

Valerie Traan Gallery

Collecting subjects and objects

In what used to be an old convent in Antwerps historical centre, Valerie Traan Gallery is constantly exploring the boundaries of art, design & architecture.

House of Toogood

Faye Toogood

House of Toogood resides on a once neglected corner plot, where now this home has taken root as a place of nurturing under the care of a very special design family.

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.

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.

Kirasagi

Surrounded by the Northern Alps, the mountainous Hida region of the Gifu Prefecture is in the centre of the archipelago, 90 percent of which is forested.

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.

Quality, perfection & timeless elegance

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

Tradition Through Time

There is poetry in the ancient crafts that makes its home within artists who work by hand to synergise tradition with modern methods.

A Touch of Class

Brand Editorial Issue 9

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

Passion for Classics

Few objects bring together excellence from the fields of art and science the way that cars and watches do.

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.

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.

Passion Never Sleeps

The daily rise and set of the sun was used to create the notion of days, reminding our ancestors when to get up, work, eat and go to sleep, leading to the invention of weeks, months and years.

Oneiric Brutalism

Brand Editorial Issue 6

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

Oficio Studio

Leather, love, etc.

The story of Melia Carranza and David Iglesias is like an screenplay: a girl goes to fix her bike at boy’s workshop and so begins a love story.

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.

Santa & Cole

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.

At Home With Toni Arola

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.

Bless Home Shop

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.

Reflections on light

Marset

‘Reflections on light’ is part of a series of conversations with architects, designers and artists who work with and think about light every day.

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.