People

Colin King

Compelling from Commonplace

Colin King is considered the leading interior stylist for the world’s most prominent brands and publications, but what sets his projects apart is antithetical to the conventions that tend to come with such titles.

Pierre Yovanovitch

Craftsmanship and contemporary art transform an historic estate

In 2009, French designer and interior architect Pierre Yovanovitch purchased Château Fabrègues, an historic estate in Provence, set in a secluded region in the southern region of the Alps.

Valentin Loellmann

Building Utopia

Valentin revitalizes his studio, expressing his precise approach and sensitivity, shaping a vibrant creative community.

Joselu Montojo

The serene depiction of feminine complexity

Joselu Montojo's art reflects his evolution, blending personal experiences, textures, and Mediterranean influences in serene femininity.

Palacete Soares Mendes

Unfrightened approach towards respectful renovation

João Pombeiro used his taste to design Soares Mendes Palacete for himself by bringing back its soul and reinstating the details.

Delphine Cordie, “Utopia”

The irony of wall jewels

Imagine creating jewelry that you can admire every day. Jewelry that is very much precious, but that you can see in your daily life, while still taking care of it.

The Nakashima Process Book

Reflect on the fundamentals of creation

This coming home in book form integrates fragments of Nakashima's family history, as well as original sketches by George.

Selected by Azamit

Spanning many categories and continents, Azamit’s collection consists of the things she has picked up along the way.

Charlie Borrow

Letting the material talk

Progressively, Charlie Borrow developed a brand identity and refined his leather skills through Jason Amsbury, an ex-John Lobb shoemaker.

Misera

To the Artist’s Life and the Chef

Too early for my appointment with Nicolas Misera, owner and chef of the eponymous restaurant, I decide to wander around to kill time.

Eleanor Herbosch

Creating from the origins

Understanding her passion and the value of her distinctive artistic expression, Eleanor Herbosch chose to embrace the pureness of it.

The Object and Its Man

Exhibition by Ewelina Makosa and Jan Garncareck

In their joint exhibition, Ewelina Mąkosa presents abstract oil paintings, multimedia works and installations, while Jan Garncarek exhibits artisanal lamps, tables and censers.

Thinking Mu Pop-up Store by Isern Serra

A multidisciplinary love of art

For their first pop-up store, and for the rest that will be following all over Europe, Thinking Mu has put their trust in the well renowned architect Isern Serra.

Façades of Brooklyn Heights by Robert Rieger

A snapshot of the old-world charm

Robert Rieger has managed to capture to the core in his new photography book called Façades of Brooklyn Heights.

Marcos Palazzi

Portraits of Life

Entering Marcos Palazzi’s studio is, in a way, like entering his home. This Catalan artist, whose greatest virtue is humility, turns everyday things into art.

Variations of Colin King x The Future Perfect

‘Variations’ is a meditation on contemporary design emergent from the dialogue between Colin King and The Future Perfect gallery Founder David Alhadeff.

Paul Bik

The most personal form of art

Art has always been present in Paul Bik's life, one way or another. However, it has now become an integral part of his reality.

Ileana Moro

Giving birth to the unseen

Her diverse artworks create a place for the spectator to reflect on the uninhabited as well as spirituality: a fascination for the mysteries of and beyond life.

Roberto Badin

The fascinating aesthetic of everyday life

Inspired by the landscape of the Basque coast that has become his home, this book is the demonstration that one’s daily surroundings can always be rediscovered.

Rosa Park

Rosa Park, Director of Francis Gallery, has an intimate understanding of objects - an intuition for materials and meaning that presents itself in subtle and affecting ways.

Ingegerd Råman for Örum 119

Turning breakfast into a work of art

It’s a way of life that has translated into Råman’s latest collection. A five-piece porcelain tableware set made in collaboration with Örum 119, a boutique hotel in Löderup, Sweden.

Cédric Etienne

Building meaning through silence

Belgian designer Cédric Etienne has built a concept based on equal parts architecture and philosophy. In a 19th century listed maritime building in the harbor of Antwerp.

Six N. Five

Materiality and abstraction

Ezequiel founded Six N. Five in 2014. A few years later, just after moving to Barcelona, he began to explore his own style, and he experimented with the 3D design.

South West Solace

Merlin Labron-Johnson

For those who ‘have appetite, will travel’, Merlin Labron-Johnson’s endeavours are putting Bruton on the map above all else.

“Within reach” at Casa Ponis

The Touching Proxemics of Alberto Ponis’ Architectural Practice

Alberto Ponis’ extensive project on Sardinia began early in his career, in 1963, and stretched over the next decades.

Henry Timi

Silent homage to the Italian history of art

HENRYTIMI aims to be harmonious in space, furnishing not only elements but also the voids in which to breathe.

A Sanctuary Full of Symbolism

The Brion Tomb

Symbolism plays an important role in Scarpa’s architecture, particularly in one of his most significant works: the Brion Tomb.

Rocío Santa Cruz

The Language of Art

Rocío Santa Cruz first started to delve into the art world, scouring the work of friends and strangers and falling in love with unique talents.

Pernille Vest

For the interior stylist Pernille Vest, one thing has always led to another: fashion design to interiors, commercial work and editorial projects.

Romain Laprade

Distances book

After publishing the Volume I at the end of 2019, in 2022 Romain Laprade makes a comeback with Distances Volume II.

Connections

by Linde Freya Tangelder

The DESTROYERS / BUILDERS studio is the base from which Linde makes her mark as an artist.

Caring for the Space Within

My INNER HEALTH Club

Removing the pressures to become, achieve and pretend, My Inner Health Club offers something as radical as it is simple.

Iker Ochotorena

Perfect emptiness

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

Earthrise Studio

Jack Harries & Alice Aedy

‘Earthrise Studio’ is the name of the multimedia storytelling studio under which Jack and Alice publish interviews and reportages for sustainability and culture.

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.

Jaume Roig

Synthesized nature

Clay has always been a part of Jaume Roig’s life. Born and raised in Mallorca, his mother became a potter to support her two young sons.

The Nourishment with Claus Sendlinger

Inner Tradition

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

La Musa de las Flores

A cultivating dialogue

Gabriela Salazar ‘La Musa de las Flores’ began designing with flowers that mesmerized her while studying interior architecture in London.

Landy Rakoto

The daily exceptional

Ceramist and potter Landy Rakoto works at the top floor of an 18th century house adjacent to the Chateau de Brissac.

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.

Margaret Howell celebrates Isokon

Margaret Howell is pleased to announce an exhibition celebrating the history and work of plywood furniture company Isokon.  

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.

Quincoces-Dragò

David Quincoces and Fanny Dragò have been advocating the commandments of design for more than a decade, but without letting themselves be carried away by trends.

Pla-Narbona

Drawing Identity

In the first phase, that of the waxing moon, a young Josep takes refuge in drawing to become Pla-Narbona.

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.

Thinking in Pictures

Luigi Ghirri as seen by Adele Ghirri

Adele Ghirri looks out of the ground-floor window of her studio in Roncocesi – that houses the Luigi Ghirri Archive.

Dimorestudio

Nothing is known, everything is imagined

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

Robert Rieger

A Language To Tell A Thousand Stories

Robert Rieger speaks a language that is his, only, but that he shares, image by image, with the world.

The Freewheelin’ Ileana Moro

Ileana Moro tells me how she adores those dark colors, how they are like the universe when other things light it up.

Margaret Howell

Dressed in Feeling

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

Bea Mombaers

The inner life of every item

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

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.

Finding Pani

Searching for a house of Mario Pani in Mexico City

For Mario Pani, the beauty of architecture was in the details.

Elvira Solana

A revolution in the form of a work of art

Elvira began to understand that her training as an architect was not entirely unrelated to her approach to murals.

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.

Pablo Picasso

A timeless love with Barcelona

Picasso had a multifaceted relationship with ceramics from the beginning.

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.

Vincenzo de Cotiis

The essence of time

“All homes convey feelings,” the De Cotiises explain, “and the ones we choose to live in are places where we get a feeling of well-being.”

Thresholds

by Frida Escobedo

Frida Escobedo has always lived between boundaries, either temporarily or permanently.

Jean Prouvé

Avant tout J'ai été un industriel

All Prouvé's work was geared towards a single goal: mass production and the industrialisation of construction so that his designs could reach as many people as possible.

Benjamin Clementine

A Disarming Voice

Benjamin places one foot on the stool and removes his sneakers, as if playing such an impressive instrument were a matter of connection where there is no place for barriers of any kind.

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.

Héctor Barroso

From the secluded to the urban

Héctor generates proposals anchored in their surroundings using the resources specific to each place, whether they be the play of light and shade, vegetation or geographic features.

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.

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.

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.

Max Cetto

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.

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.

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.

Axel Vervoordt

How the Story of a Style Evolves

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

NUMEROVENTI IN RESIDENCE

Cary Fagan

As I walked in our courtyard the day after his arrival, our chairs were already getting stacked in different corners of the space, initiating a conversation, just like deers roaming through a park.

House of Spirits

As Merle pours a cup of tea, I walk over to the cabinet of curiosities on the other side of the room; at a closer glance, I realise those curiosities are her own bottled perfumes, Lingua Planta.

Finding Beauty In The Unadorned Wall

John Pawson

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

Golden Hour at Armando Mesías’ Studio

Nestled in the midst of vibrant Raval neighborhood, Colombian artist Armando Mesías’ studio is a haven of peace inside the bustling streets of Barcelona center.

The Pebble and the Round Pond

Fernando Caruncho

As I walk, I heed the spherical pattern traced on the ground…my mind is engrossed in circular trains of thought…

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.

Arno Declercq

Modern Black Totems

Arno Declercq designs seem to possess a certain mythical and totemic quality that departs from the presence of the object in the space.

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.

Rosa Orrantia

An avant-garde heritage

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

Joana Biarnés

A Keen Photographic Eye

Truly great people tend to stand out for their humility. At least that is the case of Joana Biarnés, Spain’s first female photojournalist.

The home of Philip Johnson

The Glass House

The property and the décor capture the original design, including the daybed designed by Mies Van Der Rohe.