Ricardo Bofill represents the last dreamers of modernity, he encapsulates for all the virtues, the fulfilled dreams, and grand ambitions that the following generation has not been able to have. Apartamento magazine’s creative director Nacho Alegre reflects on the legacy of a fellow Catalonian. Read more
A select few are inscribed in history as pioneers of modern Italian design and architecture, Gio Ponti was undoubtedly one of them. A designer in the truest definition, today he is known as the ‘Father of Italian Modernist’ design. Read more
Japan has long been wedded to the natural elements of wood in both design and architecture. Wood as materiality played a salient role in the cultural and ritual identities of the country, and again is becoming the component of choice. Discover three archetype from this growing movement. Read more
The start of the year signaled a resurgence in print media, but the events of the year may have moved the needle. To understand how this year's developments affected the resurgence, we spoke to Ulrich Dombrowsky of Buchhandlung Dombrowsky and Ines Sutter of BUCHSTÄBCHEN about their journey so far and the challenges 2020 presented them. Read more
Using concrete as a modern material influenced Robert Mallet-Stevens and Jan and Joël Martel to collaborate on Hotel Martel. Shortly after meeting, they opted to a two-family townhouse with a collaborative sculpture studio in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. Delve into a masterpiece from Living In.
All over Germany, bookstores and literature fanatics sought new and innovative solutions to the problems that the pandemic presented them. From book parcels summoned for window collections to the boundless possibilities of digital storytelling, the book industry had to get creative to bring people together in 2020. To celebrate reading and those who have kept their doors open to the community, we shine the light on three German retailers as featured in Do You Read Me?. Read more