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The old gods and the new

Visiting Ecuador’s capital Quito before the Covid-19 crisis struck, we encountered high hopes, a generation nodding to the past while building a bold future. We fell in love. Our Trip story runs as we had intended, honouring Quiteños’ endeavours at time when they need support

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Summer 2020

Way finder

Graphic design doyenne Margaret Calvert on drawing a successor to her classic alphabet for UK railways

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Summer 2020

Joint force

Gianfranco Frattini’s immaculately crafted 1974 ‘Kyoto’ table proves a natural fit for Poltrona Frau in 2020

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Summer 2020

Lines of vision

Ron Gilad brings fresh perspective to the Molteni Museum

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Summer 2020

Born to run

Allbirds’ eco-minded take on performance footwear

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Summer 2020

Modern family

To celebrate Hauser & Wirth’s new home, we get up close and personal with 14 of its New York-based talents

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May 2020

West Side Story

Designed by Annabelle Selldorf, Hauser & Wirth’s new Chelsea gallery is big, clever and inclusive

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May 2020

WILDEST DREAMS

We’re craving a getaway to this Costa Rican cluster of jungle retreats

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May 2020

Inner calm

Blissful isolation at a richly layered hideaway that’s rooted in its surroundings

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May 2020

Light industry

Amazing glazing and chic shades of grey at Celine’s new Tuscan manufactory

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May 2020

Triple barrel

Mapa makes waves with a monolithic office building for a winery in Chile’s Maipo Alto

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May 2020

Finish line

MDF Italia dips into the rich archives of its latest acquisition, reviving forgotten classics and discovering a new love of lacquer

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May 2020

MEXICO - Natural beauty

A blooming marvel blurs the boundaries between architecture and the landscape

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May 2020

ARIZONA - Hard rock

Embedded in the desert landscape of Arizona, a rugged concrete house prioritises shelter and chic

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May 2020

A bite with Bell & Ross

A trip to restaurant Oxté in Paris with the founders of the watch marque

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May 2020

WATER WORLD

Ontario Place, Toronto’s lake-defying 1971 showpiece, is a modernist marvel with an uncertain future

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April 2020

UNITED FRONT

Discreet and efficient, Nomos Glashütte’s new production facilityreflects its founding values

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April 2020

REFINED COIL

BIG’s watch museum for Audemars Piguet in Switzerland is a poetic glass swirl

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April 2020

OFF GRID

Green roofs, oculi and a maths-inspired layout add up to a unique retreat within a private estate on Greek island Milos

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April 2020

SUPER SENSE

With a new work exploring togetherness through smell, Berlin artist Sissel Tolaas is leading us by the nose

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April 2020

MADE IN AFRICA

Entrepreneur Roo Rogers and designer Peter Mabeo on creating an of-its-place home for the Johannesburg arm of start-up accelerator Founders Factory

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April 2020

LONG STAY

Foster + Partners takes an expansive approach to this Aegean-facing private holiday villa near Bodrum

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April 2020

HIGH LEVEL

Stone, wood and glass combine in a house at one with its natural setting in California’s Napa Valley

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April 2020

Finnish lines

Yrjö Kukkapuro’s studio near Helsinki is a temple to the art of sitting down

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April 2020

Continental shift

Africa’s changing landscapes are beautifully captured by a new generation of home-grown photographers, introduced here and in a new book

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April 2020

Wiggle room

Misha Kahn prepares to unveil his latest shape-shifting works in New York

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March 2020

STAYING POWER

Fashion has long been defined by upheaval, constant change. Now, as the unsoundness of the industry’s fundamental engine – firing up demand for the new and novel – becomes clear, fresh challenges lie ahead. For lessons in resilience and innovation, we look to three brands that have survived and prospered over the decades and are celebrating their half-century

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March 2020

Parallel universe

Inspired by Mars and beyond, experimental and experiential department store SKP-S explores new retail trajectories in Beijing

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March 2020

MOVING MOUNTAINS

Japanese artist Sohei Nishino maps his Everest journey in epic detail

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March 2020

LIP SYNC

Pierre Hardy brings perfect harmony to Hermès’ beauty debut

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March 2020