On February 10, Netflix will launch a new original documentary series called “Abstract: The Art of Design“.
The series is produced by Wired’s editor-in-chief Scott Dadich, Morgan Neville and Dave O’Connor. It’s an exploration of eight of the most creative thinkers and imaginative minds in the world of art and design today.
Established in California with the mission to generate balance and wellness in men’s skin, Port Products offers a professional line of products formulated with careful attention to detail and a special focus towards fighting the effects of weather and stress. Port Products develops its products with a special mindset that considers that life is better when we find balance between nature and technology, therefore, their products are created through the union of both elements.
Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart and try to love the question.
–Rainer Maria Rilke
“It seems to me that almost all our sadnesses are moments of tension, which we feel as paralysis,” wrote Rainer Maria Rilke to young Franz Xaver Kappus, with whom he maintained an epistolary correspondence for over five years. “Because we no longer hear our astonished emotions living. Because we are alone with the unfamiliar presence that has entered us.”
Airbnb and Pantone have come together to unveil a transformational experience that will be available to guests from all around the world. The ‘Outside In’ house, hosted by the world-renowned authority on color, Pantone, now open for bookings from January 27 – 30, will provide an antidote to January blues and encourage all those who enter it to embrace 2017 with fresh optimism and excitement.
The Royal Mansour is the result of pure inspiration: a dream made real, and a spectacular recreation of a beautiful way of life. The very soul of Morocco is reflected in the fulfilment of this vision, one that is faithful to architectural tradition, and honours both heritage crafts and contemporary artistic talent. Yet its most memorable aspect is its sense of welcome – that’s where the real magic happens. Guests come away surprised and happy, charged with all the emotions of an exceptional experience.
The cottage holds a special place in contemporary Norwegian culture. A few generations back the majority of the Norwegian people made a living from farming, fishing or lumbering, trades which afforded closeness with nature. In the contemporary and urbanized way of life the cottage is a means maintaining this closeness.
The integration of all aspects of our existence inevitably translates into beauty.
Today we know that the thoughts and emotions we generate release a series of hormones and neurotransmitters that act on our organisms – and their accumulation chisels our bodies as if they were a sculpture in movement generated by chemical processes.
This noble Stockholm luxury residence of arts & crafts pedigree presides over Lärkstaden in the quiet leafy diplomatic quarters of town – the Ett Hem is a delightfully reclusive hotel of style sophistication dressed in a design palette of comfy elegance and wonderful familiarity just a stroll from the vibe of downtown.
The story may sound familiar, but it is new.
You visit somewhere and you fall in love.
And you never want to leave, and not only this; you want everyone to be able to fall in love with this somewhere. And suddenly (a long suddenly lasting some four years) there it is: a different hotel, a restaurant with food the way it should taste, a breathtaking and dramatic landscape (OK;that was always there!), and a host of secret places just waiting to be discovered.
Do you dare to discover it too?
Named Seashore Chapel, the sculptural building provides a small place of worship for Beidaihe, a seaside town east of Beijing. But this proximity to the shoreline meant it had to be raised up on concrete columns. It is the closest building to the sea anywhere in the town, as Vector Architects wanted to create a more spiritual experience for visitors.
The Ukranian pastry chef Dinara Kasko is the master of combining baking with geometric figures and architectural designs. She approaches her desserts as if they were buildings, and creates the most unique edible structures ever.
Tokyo-based studio Do Do has designed this house and studio for a graphic designer and his wife, and created a special elevated pathway for their pet cat. The two-storey residence named House-Is is clad in black corrugated metal and occupies a small plot of land in Tokyo’s Koto-ku district. Do Do was asked to include a studio space, as well as playful additions for the cat, in the couple’s home.
Pana Chocolate is a Melbourne based company that creates raw, vegan cakes and chocolates by hand, using only natural and organic ingredients, and they have The Company You Keep as brand partners, who created a fun and fantastic modular packaging system for their retail outlets.