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A house of light and history

Villa Tugendhat of Mies van der Rohe

It’s June in Brno and we are outside the Villa Tugendhat, Mies van der Rohe’s modernist house in the leafy neighbourhood of Èerná Pole, not far from the centre of town.

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.

At Home With Mies

Exhibition by Openhouse & USM

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

Van Doesburg Studio-House

Coup de coeur

While relaxing from an intense year of work, Daniëlle van Ark & Thomas Raat immersed themselves into the world of Dutch artists Theo van Doesburg & his wife Nelly van Moorsel, founders of this house turned artistic residency.

At Home With Mies Talks & Dinner

Launch of Issue No. 9

Openhouse celebrated the launch of issue Nº9 with a private dinner and hold a series of talks with great names in architecture, art, and design.

St. Benedictine’s Church

by Dom Hans van der Laan

Dom Hans van der Laan completed the existing abbey in Vaals, which later became the new abbey for his own Benedictine order. 

James Goldstein’s Ever-Expanding World

If there was ever a man acclimated to construction, it’s Goldstein. For forty years, almost half his life, he’s been surrounded by it.

Casa de Vidro

The house of Brazil’s “civilizing architect” Lina Bo Bardi

It makes it difficult to imagine that when architect Lina Bo Bardi bought this piece of land back in 1950, it was then a shaved ground lot from a tea estate, free of any type of tree or construction for miles around and without access to water, gas or electricity networks.

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.

3 Days of Design 2023

Happy Creativity

One of the first ideas that come to mind when I think about the last edition of 3 Days of Design is that one of the key ingredients of its success is precisely its location.

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.

ICELAND

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.

PATRICK VAN RIEMSDIJK

A Zen way of living and creating

Patrick Van Riemsdijk finds inspiration and peace in solitude, creating unique art that conveys tranquility.

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.

Order, play and chaos

The Live Editorial of Charlotte Taylor at Side Gallery

This is the first 'live editorial' by Openhouse. An installation by Charlotte Taylor that reinterprets what we call home in an imposing setting: Side Gallery.

Living Places

Simon Architecture Prize

Simon opens the call for the Third Edition of “Living Places, Simon Architecture Prize”.

Schloss Hollenegg

Mixing Heritage

The beautiful courtyard that opens the view onto stairs and round arches with medieval gangways covered in ivy exceeds all expectations.

The Play and Plan of Casa Stella

Casa Stella seems to be a kind of negotiation, or invitation, between effort and release, perhaps originating in the formative “play and plan” of Ivan and Alberto.

The timeless horizons of design, from tradition to future

The event hosted in Espacio Betty, Madrid was the way to introduce &Tradition in Madrid.

Invitation at Desert’s Edge

AZ West

Staying in a one-room cabin at the edge of the Mojave Desert in California is not a retreat; it is an opportunity to consider assumptions about how to live, instead.

UNDER A DOME

at Cadogan Contemporary Gallery

‘Under a Dome’ is a first for artists Lorenzo Brinati and Leonardo Anker with Cadogan Contemporary, curated by Martino di Napoli Rampolla.

NEW DIRECTIONS

Cadogan Contemporary

The work of the gallery is changing, but it is still key in the art industry.

Many Lives Under One Roof

Richard Neutra’s VDL House

Being handed the keys to a Modernist architectural icon is no easy feat for any mustering design enthusiast.

In the Air

Ira Kurlander House

The architect Ira Kurlander calls his home an “Airship” because the site was 20’ in the air on a 1908 building to take 2 more flats.

GOTA

Naked wines, small plates & records

“Naked wines, small plates, records” are the three pillars that sustain GOTA’s essence, and they are exactly what the customer should expect when coming in.

Biennale Architettura 2023: The Laboratory of the Future

Re-telling the story of architecture

The 18th International Architecture Exhibition was inaugurated on May 20th and will be open to the public until November 26th 2023.

Louisiana Museum

A capsule of modernity

Blended into the immaculate Danish landscape and sitting in between the tall trees that hide it as if it were shy, lies the Louisiana Museum.

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.

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.

Karak

The balance between order and chaos

KARAK Tiles has found the way to plan the unplanned, and this is through the conservation of traditional Japanese craftsmanship. 

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.

VILLA RA

A Modern Approach to Rural Dwelling

Atop the rugged cliff sides of the Calabrian coast, a contemporary structure roots firmly to the sun-baked dirt.

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.

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.

Finding Beauty In The Unadorned Wall

John Pawson

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

Visiting the Louise Amstrong House Museum

January 18, 2021

The empty rooms are quietly composed; still, soundless. In the elegant living room, modernist geometries of furnishings. Luxuriously silver-threaded draperies organize proportions of gracious repose.

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.

Zucchetti and Kos

Ways of Water

“Ways of Water” is a large installation in the heart of Brera district that can be visited during the whole week.

NOMAD Capri

Sea, cliffs and art

NOMAD chose Certosa di San Giacomo as its venue for its 12th edition to keep exploring and getting lost in this historic stamp.

At Vespertine with Chef Jordan Kahn

Vespertine is an ensemble built out of artistic respect and trust, at a specific moment in time. The uniqueness of the result could never be replicated.

Daylesford Longhouse

Living with a Light Touch

An alternative living experiment to stimulate the senses and nourish the soul.

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.

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.

Tijara Fort

The Palace of the Winds

The uncompleted fort whose construction came to a standstill in 1845 when its owner Maharaja Balwant Singh was murdered, lives a new life.

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.

Espacio Micus

The Indispensable

The German artist Eduard Micus visited Ibiza for the first time in 1968, but it was not until 1972 that he chose it as the location that would allow him to dedicate all his time to living and creating.

Rewilding the Wild Atlantic Way

Foragers of the Ballinskelligs

Tidal patterns, coastal paths, edible flora and bountiful shellfish, all in days work foraging in Ballinskelligs.

Ethics and Aesthetics

by Reform

According to various different studies, Denmark holds first place in the world rankings of something as intangible as happiness.

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…

Folch Studio

Building Together a New Identity

We spoke with Camilo and Allie, designers of both digital and printed identity of Openhouse, about the process of working on this new stage.

Youkobo Art Space

Overlapping Tendencies

In a sepia photograph of a 1950’s building site, a young boy leans his barely contained energy towards the camera, as it in turn captures the rural features of Tokyo.

Our lingering images

Introducing Issue Nº19

Intimate and personal, haptic and intellectual, the stories and images collected in this issue form a kind of imagitorium.

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.

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.

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.

Sheltering the Imagination

The Olive Houses

The Olive Houses capture our imagination, even through their images circulating in the architecture ethernet.

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.

Bijoy Jain & Studio Mumbai

Le souffle de l’architecte

Bijoy Jain has created an exclusive exhibition, Le souffle de l’architecte, at the Fondation Cartier, portraying time, space and silence.

Casa Vagantes

We Are Moments

It’s five o’clock on a Sunday afternoon as we return from visiting the ruins of Uxmal with Fernando Gómez Vivas, architect and, together with Gina Góngora, co-founder of Casa Vagantes.

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.

Cabeça da Cabra

In Praise of Simplicity

A minimalist architect’s paradise to unwind and take a break from the fast pace of modern life with other guests, friends and locals.

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.

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.

Hydra Art School

by Dimitrios Antonitsis

The Hydra School Projects showcase the work of up-and-coming, young Greek as well as international artists alongside those already well established.

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.

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.

Maison Brummell Majorelle

A major journey

Christian narrates the process that resulted in Barcelona’s hotel Brummell.

Introducing Issue Nº21

In Praise of Folly

In his essay “Praise of Folly”, first printed in 1511, Erasmus of Rotterdam likened madness to the dawn of a new day, when warmth follows the chill of winter; to spring, when everything takes on a fresh visage, a new hue, and is once again imbued with youth.

OLEPANGI FARM

A soulful, special place in the foothills of Mt Kenya

Olepangi is a farm of animals and vegetables and flowers and fruits but, above all else, of ideas.

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.

News & Coffee

News and Coffee has brought back to life a piece of our cities which little by little has been disappearing: The Newsstand.

Taking in the View

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.

Little Beach House

A polished pearl

On the last day of August, around a hundred guests met at the Little Beach House in order to celebrate the club’s 5th anniversary.

Monoware

Elevating the Everyday

Isn’t every meal a celebration? That is exactly Monoware’s ethos. The British tableware brand was born as a response to Daniel Baer’s (the founder's) struggle to find modern tabletop essentials for the everyday.

Connections

by Linde Freya Tangelder

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

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.

Casa Covarrubias

Unforgotten City

“They were ‘modernizing’ as far as they were concerned,” says Rafael Rivera, co-founder, along with his partner Javier Claverie, of Habitación 116.

Cap Moderne

The Life of Eileen Gray

Between Monaco and Menton, Cap Moderne has witnessed the complicated relationships of several seminal figures in the history of architecture.

SHE SHE RETREATS

A place to start a interior journey and discover ourselves through movement, mediation, breath work, exploring creativity in Deià, Majorca.

Rosa Orrantia

An avant-garde heritage

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

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. 

The Accidental Perfectionism of Wolfgat

A meal at Wolfgat still has an innovative, almost accidental, and unscripted charm that is hard to describe.

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.

Villa Empain

East, West, Time Machine

The gardener and I greet each other. The leaves that he prunes fall on top of and in between the pebbles. Many times before, he has seen the impressive beauty of Villa Empain.

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.

valerie_objects

Five Years of Design

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

The Simplicity

Introducing Issue Nº18

In this issue we dive into the stories of people who have taken a step back into their lives and practices with sterling results.

Relics of a Bygone Era

The Story Behind Jamb

After building a reputation with the world’s leading architects and designers, Jamb is now synonymous with the English Country House style.

Galería Albarrán Bourdais

Beyond the White Cube

Pioneering and passionate, Christian and Eva have been working with the key players in architecture and art for over fifteen years. 

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.

Behind the Design

Tina Frey

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

Casa Privata

A Private Paradise on the Amalfi Coast

Hidden from the madding crowds but still within easy reach of Amalfi Coast’s many attractions lies a private paradise: Ca’ Pa’.

Respite, Connect and Escape

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.

27 87 Per sē

No Scent like the Present

The piece curated by 2787 with the aim of evoking the soul of its latest fragrance, reflects about time delving into the ephemeral nature of the present moment. 

HK Farm

Farming Wildness at Hong Kong

The passion for nature of Michael Leung reminded me that there are things we are obliged to care about as humans.

The Act of Sharing

Introducing Issue Nº20

Openhouse magazine's No. 1 was born with a slogan: The Life we Share. A phrase that describes, almost literally, what Andrew Trotter and Mari Luz Vidal, founders of the magazine, were doing at that time in their own home.

Japan by César Béjar

In search of the anachronism in the image

An example of how architecture and photography complement each other is demonstrated with César’s work.

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.

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.

Chaos and Calm

The streets were so full of cars. The drivers changed lanes, some in the opposite direction, and then there she was: a cow in the middle of everything.