The Salzburg resident from Maria Alm has a laid-back and likeable demeanour, and he’s younger than you might expect. You wouldn’t think at first glance that Josef Schwaiger, also known as Sepp, runs three hotels and a concept store, but he does, and he does it with immense passion, even more creativity and huge success.
Category Archive: 2022 / Issue 01 – the new spirituality
Discover the spring issue of THE Stylemate 2021 | Issue 01 – the new spirituality
In the pandemic era, concepts like “security” and “control” have become a thing of the past. They’re feelings that the lucky among us are still able to remember, but which we’re only able to experience to a limited extent. The first lockdown saw them evolve into a massive cloud of longing that hung somewhere overhead.
Did they disappear into the world of transcendence? Is it because of this that our need for spirituality in our lives has grown?
Bartenders are thought to be good listeners, but is that really the case? We spoke to Oliver Polster from Bar Novum at the Alpenstern Panoramahotel in Damüls.
Yoga, meditation, positive affirmations, ancient rituals and shamans – the new spirituality is the religion of our time. But what are we searching for and what will we find?
What’s it like having a hotel for a home? To grow up among guests and employees? “For us, it was totally normal,” say siblings Sebastian and Sophia Moigg. The pair spent their childhood in Mayrhofen, where today they give their guests at the ElisabethHotel a very warm welcome.
The story of the ancient city of Sogmatar in eastern Turkey, where seven circular structures were placed around a sacred hill in 200 AD to represent seven planets, inspired the creations by designer Şule Koç …
Not only their minimalist design and the multitude of possible combinations in terms of color, shape and size make WIRO a true multi-talent …
The ornate, playful vases and vessels from design studio mpgmb are perfect for floral messages or solo a design eye-catcher.
With Bottled Cocktails from Drinks At Home, your own living room becomes a new favorite bar that has more to offer than gin and tonic …
Do you know what your totem guide is? Is it perhaps a salmon, a hawk, a beaver or a deer? We didn’t know about ours until now, either. But since seeing the chic apartment by STUDIOTAMAT, we haven’t just wanted to know about our spirit animal, we’ve mainly wanted to go to Rome. …
3D printing meets Viennese modernism. The young jewelry label My Magpie reinterprets the aesthetics of Viennese Art Nouveau.
Design meets spirituality: Water bottle by Yunuén Hernández | Mexico City // World Wide Things Collection
Created by designer Yunuén Hernández, Botijo is a reinterpretation of traditional Mexican jarrito earthenware jugs …
Helder Suffenplan describes how a scent can influence our mood and which fragrances already make use of this knowledge …
Perched atop a sunny hill just outside Camaiore in Tuscany, the Locanda al Colle guesthouse is a renovated farmhouse that now boasts 12 tastefully designed rooms and suites. But that’s not all: it also has its very own art collection. We spoke to owner Riccardo Barsottelli about the importance of sharing these pieces with his guests.
Escape the daily routine for a few days, soothe the soul and really relax – this is the goal of many people when they go on holiday. The four-star Alpin Juwel hotel in Saalbach-Hinterglemm has a spa especially for those looking to unwind, with an area of more than 1,000 square metres playing host to several saunas, pools and traditional massages, plus a range of Ayurvedic treatments. Spa manager Carolina reveals five tips on how to relax sustainably on holiday ….
Purple Mantra is an olfactory experience designed to bring the pleasant feeling of inner peace to everyday life.
Some places inspire us. They get the best out of us the opportunity to look deep into ourselves and to recognise who we are. THE Stylemate has discovered three places that modern spiritual seekers absolutely must visit …
Design meets spirituality: Candlesticks by Stefanie Hödlmoser | Graz // World Wide Things Collection
Sustainability meets modern simplicity. The design products of Stefanie Hödlmoser’s “Almost Gone” series are made from cuttings from the production of Corian furniture.