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Berlin: Andreas Murkudis

During his 15 years directing Berlin’s Museum of Things, Andreas Murkudis has established himself in the city’s art scene. He opened his first store in a backyard in Mitte in 2003 (always seeking creative and unassigned surroundings), moved to Schöneberg in 2011 and...

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Berlin: of/Berlin

After two successful pop-up stores, of/Berlin has opened a concept store in Bergmannkiez (Kreuzberg); it’s a curated selection of renowned Berlin designers and manufacturers. Designed by Fundamental Berlin, The Rainbow Vase is handmade from heavy crystal and then...

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Berlin: Gorki Apartments

Perhaps no neighbourhood has borne witness to Berlin’s turbulent past more than Mitte. In the heart of this historic city – straddling the border of East and West – where post-war Berlin has been rebuilt from the ground up. Housed in an inconspicuous turn-of-the-19th...

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Berlin: Das Stue Hotel

A demographic, economic, and aesthetic shift has quietly taken place in Berlin and the capital has a hotel that transcends the über-hipness of the city’s eastern districts. Das Stue (living room in Danish) is bringing back the concept of the drawing room with a sense...

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Montreal: Lambert et Fils

Based in Montreal, Lambert & Fils (the French Lambert & Sons) is a collaborative lighting design studio founded in 2010 by Samuel Lambert. After a career in the visual arts and film editing, Lambert chose design and craftsmanship as a sort of nod to his own childhood...

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Toronto: Lebel & Bouliane – House Relmar

An empty-nester couple made the decision to downsize, knowing they wanted a low-maintenance, age-in-place home, as well as an architectural showpiece. Their adult son – a builder – encouraged them to push beyond their traditional aesthetic and create a custom,...

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Newfoundland / Labrador – Fogo Island Inn & Furniture

Opened in the spring of 2013, the Fogo Island Inn combines luxury accommodation with sustainability to create a unique geo-tourism destination. While the four-storey Inn presents a silhouette that matches the drama of its Atlantic Ocean backdrop, it intuitively...

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Zürich – Rolf Sachs

The work of Rolf Sachs (b. 1955 in Lausanne, Switzerland) moves freely between art and design, always aiming to surprise audiences through an inquisitive and conceptual approach. He searches for the unconventional and the unexpected, a philosophy reflected in the...

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Zürich – Waldhaus Flims – Spa

Built in 1877 and reopened in December 2016 after extensive renovation, the Waldhaus Flims hotel combines the inviting charm of the Belle Epoque with the latest comfort on 3 000 square metres in the Swiss Alps. At the European Health & Spa Awards 2017, Waldhaus Spa...

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Zürich – Karin Briefer – Selected Interiors

The Türalihus is a stately home in the village centre of Valendas in the Swiss Alps. Its core construction goes back to the year 1485, making it one of the most historically valuable of buildings and thus under monument protection. Karin Briefer from Selected...

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Zürich – SUPERLIFE

The philosophy of SUPERLIFE is: ‘Do not do like the others’. This young Swiss furniture house constantly seeks to offer improved objects: better thought out, more functional, more durable and able to significantly improve everyday life. The collective SUPERLIFE was...

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Madrid & Valencia – Patricia Urguiola for Cassina

‘The inspiration? As always, the idea is the result of small short-circuits in my mind. . . a cross between memories of travelling in the middle of the ocean in Greenland, a bit of Böcklin’s The Island of the Living and lots of other little things. . .’ – Patricia...

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Madrid & Valencia – GAN Rugs designed by Patricia Urquiola

Launched at Salon del Mobile, Milan, Garden Layers once again showcases Urquiola’s masterly design skills. Her creativity in interpreting other worlds and transporting the appraiser to them through her very particular language is evident. Patricia Urquiola travelled...

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Madrid & Valencia – Jaime Hayon Studio & Wittmann

With the Wittman Hayon workshop, a new style has been born: eclectic, exciting, Mediterranean – baroque and yet timeless. It was created through the playful collaboration between the hyper-creative Spanish artist / designer, Jaime Hayon and the Austrian manufacturer,...

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