The Colorful Crew comprises Nina Greif-Reitzenstein and her team. As the creative brain behind the brand, Nina talked to us about her love of paper and fashion, where she finds inspiration for her designs and what zest for life means to her…
Far from being able to be identified with a single aesthetic language, the furniture by KENNETHCOBONPUE oscillates between extremes, but always within the brand’s recognizable trait.
HafenCity Hamburg is an urban quarter fit for the future. Its eco cherry on the top is the “Null-Emissionshaus” (Zero Emissions Building), which is completely carbon-neutral – and can be dismantled like a Lego house.
Autumn is upon us and brings with it not just brightly coloured leaves and spectacular opportunities for sundowners, but also cosy evenings at home with friends. And on those occasions, an autumnal drink is a must…
Even more so at the Bergwiesenglück. Slow living. Breathtaking views. Unwinding. That’s exactly what you’ll find at the retreat in the heart of the Tyrolean Alps. Not far from Ischgl and Kappl, this boutique hotel is the ultimate haven of tranquillity. Rudolf Schuchter told us all about it.
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A rare and fascinating story that began when Sumba’s ancestors, the “Marapu,” landed on the remote beach centuries ago …
The “golden city” is breathing new life into the embankment of the river Vltava: long-standing revitalization plans are now progressing. Thanks to the creations of Petr Janda, Prague can enjoy some attractive new highlights.
VERA CALDEIRA and PEDRO FERRAZ are childhood friends. A trip to India in 2017 inspired them to start their own fashion label, and in 2018 they released their first collection…
Nestled between the cascading mountains of the Sierra Madres and Mexico’s glittering Pacific, lies a new beachfront destination spanning 165 acres of Arcadian jungle and one mile stretch of pristine, untouched coastline. MUSA is for those who live in pursuit of their dreams, by those who dare to dream it. It’s more than a community; it’s an ever-evolving collaboration between cultures, disciplines and art forms that inspire better ways of living.
Autumn is finally here and winter’s just around the corner. It’s getting dark earlier, it’s cold and misty outside and we’re spending more time within our own four walls. It’s the perfect time to rearrange your home a little, redecorate and make yourself comfortable – until spring comes back around, at least…
Treedom, the world’s first digital platform for planting and giving away trees, whose real-life cultivation and care by resident smallholders in locally managed agroforestry projects can be tracked online, has been active in Kenya since 2014
What is the right way to live? Everyone wants to be a King – balanced, calm and relaxed. But is that possible? The world is full of mice that gnaw at roots and toads that block the water to fountains. Our society is based on performance, so anyone that doesn’t work has no value. On top of that, there’s the irritating temptation of the world of commodities. But you don’t have to own everything in order to be considered successful or happy. If a fairy godmother were to appear and offer to grant three wishes, very few people would be able to decide which ones. Then there’s the constant angst-inducing news reports: coronavirus, war, climate change. Life is not easy. How much energy is expended just to find the best energy provider alone?
A design “grandmaster” was chosen by the Persian Gulf emirate to create an institution that celebrates its cultural heritage and landscape: the National Museum of Qatar in Doha. For this project, Pritzker prize-winner Jean Nouvel produced an avant-garde building inspired by the desert rose, an ornate formation of crystal clusters with overlapping discs primarily found in dry desert regions. And architect Koichi Takada continued this analogy with nature for the interior design of the gift shop.
The MAGDALENA’S made in Tyrol range of skincare products draws its power from nature. Containing vegan and regional ingredients, the products don’t just pamper guests at the Gradonna****s Mountain Resort (the home of the beauty brand), they’re also available to visitors to the magdalenas.tirol online shop.
Timber construction can be decidedly high-tech, as illustrated by the head office built for SR Bank in Stavanger, Norway. Bjergsted Financial Park offers workplaces that are fit for the future, and it is among Europe’s largest engineered timber buildings.