Palaces of Self-Discovery, a Series on Libraries by Thibaud Poirier

“Reading is solitude,” Italo Calvino once said, embodying the inspiration behind this series. These temples of cultural worship gather communities, and yet the literary experience, and therefore the experience of a library, remains solitary. Giving groups of scholars and peers glimpses into the past, present and future of humanity, literature offers an unparalleled opportunity to […]

Stunning Minimal Photography by Ludwig Favre

French Photographer Ludwig Favre’s stunning photographs capture the beauty of Copenhagen’s Grundtvig’s Church—one of the most well-known churches in Denmark, and a rare example of expressionist church architecture. Built between 1927 and 1940, the church was designed by architect Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint, who found inspiration in many different architectural movements, building techniques, and materials. His […]

Gucci Osteria, in Gucci Garden in the Italian city of Florence

This glamorous green space is home to Gucci’s new restaurant, Gucci Osteria, in Gucci Garden in the Italian city of Florence. The fashion world is known more for skipping lunches than indulging in them — but it might make an exception for a new restaurant opened by Italian designer Gucci. Gucci Osteria, in the Italian […]