Issue 10

Brick by Red Brick

Gutshaus Rensow

With the aid of animals and friends alike, Knut and Christina cook up a storm in the tiny village of Rensow, changing the world in the process, brick by red brick.

A Modernist Masterpiece Opens Up

The Margaret Esherick House was built by an American master, and its splendor cannot be understated. A recent renovation and gracious new owners have once again made it a welcome destination.

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.

Going Local at Mil Centro

Shining a Light on the Future of Peruvian Food

Driven by an ancient agricultural community whose knowledge goes back centuries, Virgilio Martínez's Mil Centro is set to make lost ingredients and ancient techniques part of the vernacular again.

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.

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.

George Nakashima Woodworkers

The Soul of a Woodshop

George Nakashima, the preeminent American designer and master craftsman, made furniture out of a philosophical and spiritual reverence for trees.

César Manrique

An Uneasy Nature

In the conviction of beauty’s power and the importance of aesthetics in the social cultures, his art interventions represented a whole new turning point on Lanzarote.

The Iron Lady

Aging=Beauty

Dutch artist Birgitta de Vos transformed an old dry bulk carrier into a unique houseboat, a place to reflect, an art gallery and a work of art in itself.

Gata, A Sheer Masterpiece

Expormim

Gata unites all the values that Miguel and Gonzalo Milà seek in good design: resistance, low weight, timeless appeal, versatility and visual harmony.

Le Bois Basalte

Four Friends in Search of Wisdom

Bois Basalte is indeed a “back to roots” project for two young people brought up in Auvergne who took onboard two other friends to carry a common life project.

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.

By The Hands of Men

Issue 10 Editor's Letter

I’ve always had a bone to pick with myself of why I don’t use my hands more. It seems like a new year’s resolution, that each December I realize I still haven’t done.