JOURNAL

AMÉLIE DU CHALARD: BRINGING ART HOME
“I've always lived in places surrounded by works of art without it ever being intimidating, so our way of doing things is natural and simple. The idea is really to welcome everyone”
QUIET STUDIOS: INTERIORS THAT RESONATE
“Antiques bring a unique poetry we can hardly reproduce.”
PASSA AO FUTURO: COLLABORATING ON A CRAFT FUTURE
“I am most proud of the positive impact that some of our projects have had in some artisans’ lives.”
SARA MARTINSEN ON THE ORIGIN OF THINGS
“I am deeply interested in the origins of things, how they were made and what we can learn from them.”
FELIPA ALMEIDA AT LISBON DESIGN WEEK
“It is really one of the aspects of my work that I love the most: to imagine a theme and then see it unfold in so many interesting ways by the hands of the artists.”
MINH T: CREATING PLACE
“I studied architecture because I was just really interested in the idea of placemaking, and photography has a very similar approach: making a place, creating a storyline.”
BEHIND THE SCENES: DE LA ESPADA ATELIER
“When I design or think about things, of course I want them to be beautiful, but I also want them to be humble and…honest.”
TOGETHER AT THE LONDON LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY CENTRE
”My main ambitions for the space were that it was flexible...Creating a space that the community feels they can take ownership of, make changes to, and make completely their own."
SIMONE BOSSI: PHOTO ESSAY & INTERVIEW
“Most of the time I do experience space and I try to reveal a feeling through photography as a medium: it’s a reaction”
PAPI: GLOBAL NEIGHBOURHOOD RESTAURANT
Located in Paris’ 9th arrondissement, Papi is a neighbourhood restaurant with an international view, offering Italian cuisine fused with Japanese and French influences.
VIÚVA LAMEGO TILES
The traditional hand craft of Portuguese tiles endures thanks to the approach of Viúva Lamego, who embrace traditional production methods while continuing to innovate.
AT HOME IN THE WORLD
In honour of summer, of freedom, of home, and of familiar territory left unexplored, we embarked on a road trip to explore the beauty of Portugal and to reimagine the concept of home.
RESIDENCY AT PALÁCIO DO COMÉRCIO
Palácio do Comércio lives as a shining example of the best of Portuguese architecture and craftsmanship.
A CONVERSATION WITH MARGARIDA ADÓNIS OF FABRICAAL
“Over the last 25 years there was only one factory, only 4 weavers that have been doing every Manta Alentejana we know.”
MANUEL AIRES MATEUS ON SÃO MAMEDE HOUSE
“The idea was to understand what the place was asking for and try to learn from the pre-existing conditions to design.” 
A CONVERSATION WITH ABOIM INGLEZ ARQUITECTOS
Their design process involves carefully analysing the property “the landscape, the place, the environment” and working to reinforce it.
ECO DESIGN: A CONVERSATION WITH EMMA OLBERS
“I feel a strong feeling for the environment and doing the right thing for that.”
A CONVERSATION WITH JASON MILLER
“I wanted to make work that has the comfort of the old and the freshness of the new.”
A CONVERSATION WITH JOÃO MENDES RIBEIRO
The architecture of João Mendes Ribeiro is where everything intersects: time, where the historic merges with modernity; space, where the landscape and the building are one; and movement, where the inhabitant’s experience is central.
A CONVERSATION WITH MANUEL AIRES MATEUS
“Architecture is about life. It’s about all the possibilities of life. And everything about life could be connected to architecture.”
A CONVERSATION WITH MATTHEW HILTON
“I like the mark of age on things. Things you allow to get a bit worn are much easier to live with and I think they gain some value somehow, just by their being around a long time."