I have always been attracted to domestic spaces that make use of large open-plan and communal areas. It is perhaps the airiness and unencumbered space which gives a sense of effortless living that I really enjoy. Casa Meco, designed by Lisbon-based Atelier Rua, exemplifies this idea of effortlessnes
Back in 2006 one of the most inspiring exhibitions I came across was Jasper Morrison and Naoto Fukasawa’s Super Normal exhibition. It seems like light years ago, but I think this was a tipping point for many of us designers who were already feeling sick of the throwaway culture taking place at
Designer, photographer and former stylist Annett Bourquin takes inspiration from her time spent in Japan and years of travelling the world to craft simple and considered objects. A particular fascination for Annett are hanging mobiles and kinetic sculpture that spark a sense of joy thanks to the nat
Nuno Andrade is a Portuguese photographer whose goal is to create powerful and timeless imagery using striking architectural angles that are very bold and modern.
It’s always inspiring to see creatives starting new companies, especially in this climate where a lot of businesses are floundering. One thing that’s great about creativity is that it doesn’t cost you anything, as long as you have a passion for something you can make a go of it and come up wit
Alongside some of the handcrafted goods that we talk about on the site, I also like to mix in manufactured or commercial goods from time to time, there's just one caveat, each project has to have a strong emphasis on functionality and simplicity. One company that instantly caught my attention throu
I don't know if anyone has noticed within our format but I've slowly been trying to learn more about architects who operate in warmer climates. Previously I brought across work from Brazil and today we visit Portugal through this house by architect John Cassian Santos. The minimalistic home seen abo