Gaze into the fictitious, mythological spectacles created by the exuberant Jessie Makinson and you'll be ensnared by a disruptive narrative of femininity. Seeming disarrayed at a glance, when studied in depth the poetic structure on display begins to reveal itself. The figures in her work have you guessing, creating a mirror effect that deflects from the maker or viewer's gape. Read more
A Brutalist structural beauty that feels like a time capsule of the Mexican lifestyle and tradition, this home is fitting that sculptor Pedro Reyes and his wife Carla Fernández, a fashion designer. Doubling as a space for their home and their work studios, both are strongly committed to preserving and advancing native cultural traditions, crafts, and arts. Discover this masterpiece in Mexico City. Read more
One of the world's most sustainable materials is being used in ever more innovative ways to provide alternative to architecture and construction. Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen of Norm Architects explores wood’s superiority as a sustainable architectural material for the future in Out of the Woods.
The Yorkshire Dales were magical grounds for exploration and grasping the possibilities of hiking and freedom. Alex Roddie, co-author of Wanderlust Europe, takes some time to talk to us about the journey of making a book and reflects on the majestic trails of the continent. Read more
Too many surfing is a modern revelation created by a group of white men during the the 20th-century, a story forged by generations of mass media narratives. However, this isn't an honest portrayal of the sport. The role of women was almost erased, but surfer and journalist Rhea Cortado is helping to change that perception. Read more
In the heart of the Brera district of Milan, high above the bustling cafés, high fashion boutiques, and a towering Renaissance castle, architecture and design studio Piuarch has planted a garden. Unsurprisingly for a studio known for its collaborations with fashion houses like Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Fendi, and Givenchy, as well as its participation in the Venice Biennale of Architecture, their approach to the garden has been one of innovation, discovery, and imagination. Read more