Issue 17

Can Feliz

The Beauty of Life on Earth

On the south-eastern tip of Mallorca, between pine forests and the Mediterranean Sea, sits Can Feliz.

Maison Louis Carré

The Spirit of the Fifties and Nature’s Mystique

Designed by Alvar Aalto, Maison Louis Carré seems to appear from nothing, thanks to a skilfully orchestrated staging in space.

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.

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.

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.

Atlas, Album, Place

Introducing Issue Nº17

This issue of Openhouse positions between ‘atlas‘ and ‘album’: ‘A book to stay and one to go.’

Villa André Bloc

Discreet Patterns

André Bloc's personal projects provided his own spaces of experimentation: his holiday house in Almería.