The Space as a Personal Affair

10am lofts

Set in the heart of Gazi, ‘10AM Lofts’ aims to become an “open creative window with views to Athens”

Introducing MOR Design

3 days of design

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

Galopina Casa Silvestre

Yucatán Pride

For Elisa and Guillaume, owners of Casa Galopina, this place is not just a hotel: “It’s a home. A family project."

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True character

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Vince Skelly

Honoring the Past

Vince Skelly combines artistic processes that include collective memory and materials to create wooden sculptures inspired in ancient dolmen structures.

La Metropolitana

Ciudad padre!

La Metropolitana applies business intelligence in its decision-making in a visionary way throughout its production chain.

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.

Design with a Positive Impact

Ihana Lamp

Produced by Marset, the Ihana lamp is a modular lighting system that allows you to add up to fourteen screens.

Life in its purest sense

Eva Natasa

It was in Bali, in 2013, that Eva Natasa’s devotion to design as a means of creating spaces in careful harmony.

Maniera Gallery

Contemporary Design Piece

The PAD was the first design fair in the world and after 23 editions remains today the leading event for international design collectors.

Margaret Howell

Dressed in Feeling

Howell is a hands-on designer; references to nature meld with descriptions of fabric frequently.

A Burst of Happiness

Tina Frey Designs

A halo of spirituality and social responsibility surrounds everything Tina Frey touches.

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.

A Dialogue with Álvaro Siza

MOR Design

Alcântara has been defined by Siza as “a comfortable, restful armchair, though not as comfortable as a sofa.

AGORA OF DESIGN

Studio Fenice

Studio Fenice represents ceramicists and rug weavers, stone carvers and makers of Murano glass.

An Urban Tropical Oasis

About Villa Arce

One of the other main elements that makes Villa Arce unique, is the mural created by artist Elvira Solana.

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.

Homage to Montecito

Tina Frey Designs

TF Design Montecito features the first and only comprehensive collection of Tina Frey Designs.

Saulo Studio

Root Values

Saulo expresses his vision through design, painting, photography and creative direction.

Ricardo Fasanello

In the name of authentic craftsmanship

Ricardo Fasanello’s free-spirited imagination was boosted by his genuinely artisanal creative process.

James Plumb

The Lightest Touch

Shortly before the pandemic took its hold, the pair found themselves in need of recalibration, a pause to exhale, and so scaled down.

Natural Sophistication

MOR Design

Creative director and partner of MOR, Pedro Sottomayor and Keiji Takeuchi are just two of the creators behind the MOR brand's designs. Alvaro Siza, Daniel Schofield, Julien Renault, Depping & Jørgensen, Hugo Passos and Marta Cruz have also created their signature pieces.

Trial Without Error

Hernán Cortes

The architect Hernán Cortés has begun to take on his own renovation projects where he manages all their different stages: from the acquisition of a space to its complete refurbishment.

Une folie entre deux

SHON MOTT

The Mediterranean sea, the greenish blue hues born from the dialogue of colour between the water and the sky, its misty humidity and northern wind, are part of the creative journey of SHON MOTT.

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.

Times are changing

Tina Frey Designs

For Tina Frey, using her hands and being in direct contact with the product are key when creating her pieces.

In the Mood for Cask

Expormim & Norm Architects

Norm Architects wanted to strengthen the iconic presence of each piece so they together will stand as one collection but would be also free as singular icons.

Fondazione Prada

When fashion is fashion

Fondazione Prada is a pilgrimage site for enthusiasts and professionals alike in the world of art and architecture.

Openhouse at 3 DAYS OF DESIGN

Openhouse will be at one of the most interesting design events in Europe presenting MOR Design and nanimarquina.

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.

M Y K I T A

The Pioneering Spirit

Mykita is an international eyewear label that strives to set new standards in design and manufacturing with purposeful products that combine handcraft and high technology. 

Atelier Vime

The Luxury of Time and Material

Atelier Vime is the intertwined journey of the duo Anthony Watson and Benoît Rauzy, whose artistic vision and environmental commitment has, since its creation, fed the project. 

Design by Frama

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.

Carl Hansen & Søn

A seamless visual coexistence with Corberó

Within this labyrinthic work of art, Carl Hansen & Søn and Hans J. Wegner’s vision, craftsmanship and everlasting design dialogue with Corberó’s universe in an almost metaphysical visual stunt.

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.

Charlotte Taylor Editorial

From the real to imagined

Although Charlotte interests are ever changing and adapting, something rather constant in her work is the amalgamation of materials, forms and eras of design.

Huis Sonneveld

More Than a Machine to Live In

Sonneveld built it in accordance with Le Corbusier's statement 'A house is a machine to live in', a style that considered ornamentation to be 'criminal'.

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.

ITEMS & INTERIORS

By Bea Mombaers

Two words that exemplify how Bea Mombaers world is formed by her innate fascination for objects that tell an extraordinary story.

One Design Hidden Gem

Terme Luigi Zoja

Built in the 1960s to a design by Albini-Helg architecture studio, this spa showcases the democratisation of the well-being on the post-war economic boom.

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.

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.

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.

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.