We let the images speak for themselves here. Think picture books, if they featured the best design concepts and architecture worldwide.
Although we might not all be jumping on a plane right now and slathering on our SPF, the nostalgic memory of vacations is definitely lingering.
We spoke to a couple leading the charge in the redevelopment of historic districts of the Dominican Republic. Have a read of our conversation, covering all bases from arches to development philosophy.
Sometimes, staying at home proves much more fruitful. Have a read of the top UK staycations, and our reasons for their inclusion. We’ve covered all corners of our island, to bring the very best.
We sat down to speak to Project Ö pioneer, Aleksi Hautamäki to learn more about his inspiration. Have a look through what drove his aesthetic, his favourite designers, and other exciting plans.
In a dramatic release, Portugal was listed as one of the 12 countries placed on the green list. The UK Government allows travel here, without the need for quarantine when returning. Check our top 3 stays to get your holiday fix.
Nothing sounds more appealing right now than being beachside, inside old wine tanks and with crystal clear waters footsteps away. We chatted to Nikos Karaflos,
We spoke with the founders of Koto Cabins, Johnathon, Zoe and Theo. Koto design, build and deliver beautiful modular homes, cabins and sculptural small buildings
We recently had the pleasure of speaking to Alessandro Aquilina who’s the Founder of swimwear brand Marané. The brand takes its name from a Guarani
Kobu sat down for a virtual chat with forward-thinking property developers Berrow Projects, whose latest restoration project the Canoneta Townhouse is well underway in the
In a renovated townhouse in the centre of historic Antwerp, Ilse Cornelissens and Tim Van Geloven have lovingly crafted a philosophy on sustainable living –
Walking into Brion Cemetery I instantly got goose pimples. Not so far from Treviso and about an hour from the city centre of Venice, in
Kobu’s design director Helen Stroud reminisces on pre-covid adventures discovering one of Europes most intriguing islands. Here’s her top 5 beaches, from little coves to
Nestled between gently swaying palm trees on Sri Lanka’s south coast is a unique jungle hideout. Turn off the winding road and you’re greeted by
Escape to the picturesque village of Bruton in Somerset this weekend to see Swiss artist Not Vital’s immersive outdoor sculptures at Hauser & Wirth gallery. The
Los Angeles-based architect Marc Whipple is adept at designing houses with some drama. On Los Tilos road in the Hollywood Hills, one of his modern
In London’s Soho, the newly opened Paradise restaurant combines Sri Lankan family recipes with influences of Portuguese, Malay, South Indian and Dutch cuisines. The fiery
A former 1980s motel in the Los Angeles neighbourhood of Silver Lake has reopened after renovation into an easy-going hipster hotel. Inspired by its history
With the New Year celebrations over and the festive decorations packed away, it’s time to think about yourself again and recover after what can be quite
In the era of social media, design lovers have more inspiration at their fingertips than ever before. Our feeds are full of artful photography of
Hollywood hard-man Jason Statham’s stunning Malibu beach house is on the market. Tucked away in one of the world’s most exclusive enclaves, the Malibu Colony,
Masseria Dagilupi is a former oil mill surrounded by ancient olive trees. In 2018, after many years of diligent work in France, their natural passion
Upon entering this fantastic apartment, situated in Calatrava, a leafy and historic pocket of Palma, you will find an authentic combination of old and new.
Casa Cook aspires to connect a new tribe of travellers – foodies, creators, trekkers, soul searchers, beach buffs, dancers, dreamers – individuals bound together by
Built by the Morei family in the early 16th century, this historic building is now transitioning into nine luxury residences, four apartments and five penthouses.
How about, this year, instead of leaving it until the 28th of December, waiting for one of your mates to announce a poorly planned last-minute
Here’s a playlist for you… Film & TV Favorites by Spotify Tarantino’s ultra-cool, crime – cum – thriller – cum – martial-arts – cum –
This. This is what it’s like. Too Many Zooz – Bedford – 3.33am, Brooklyn, NYC
Berlin-based start-up Pentatonic are doing mad things. Crazy things. Inventive things. They’re taking upcycling to a whole new level, turning old cell phones into glassware;
Anyone with an eye for the aesthetic would agree that ‘saying no to ugliness’ is a decent strategy when it comes to designing buildings. Well,
When it comes to architecture, the great American Frank Lloyd Wright sits apart. His oeuvre, which encompassed over 1000 structural designs, was all about creating
The tiny home movement is one of our absolute favourite movements, and not much gets us going like a treehouse. So this article, focusing on
Just when you thought Uber Pool was the final frontier in transportation, an electric jet comes along and changes everything. Lilium are a German start
Once upon a time, people wouldn’t dare to even cross big bad London Fields unless travelling in a mob. But times have gone and changed
The Italians are renowned for rustling up some of the most delicious dishes the world has the pleasure of experiencing – and no city does
Following coffee-cup-gate on the set of Game of Thrones, fans were also surprised this week to see a ‘For Sale’ sign on one of the
In a past life, she was a slum baby, a seamstress, an industrial fire survivor. But in this life, she is Jay Fai, a 70
Valencia, an architectural juxtaposition of tradition and the ultra-modern, could have jumped straight out of a sci-fi novel. Put the labyrinth of meandering streets and
Purity. Clarity. Calmness. Abundance. New beginnings. Water has its own special significance in every culture worldwide. It’s long been used in the design and architecture
The classic transit destination, Singapore is a common stopover for those travelling from Europe and America to ‘The East’. But it’s rarely seen as a
New York to London in 3 hours and 15 minutes. This is the kind of speed Boom’s Supersonic airliner promises. It’s a prospect that’s got
Is it the freedom of being closer to nature which draws us to cabin life? Or perhaps that we find joy in non-conformity? Whatever your
There’s a square by the fish market in Ghent called Sint-Veerleplein, which is also known to locals as Death Square. It is where the executions
Scents evoke memories, transport you to another time, another environment, another feeling that you can’t quite place. You live and engage through smell and natural
The jagged peaks and violent coastline of the Isle of Skye are now contrasted with the ultra-modern, ultra-minimal architecture which has emerged over the last
This is, naturally, a pretty important thing when buying a boat. As a way of example, take a former narrowboat neighbour of ours. In the
Over the past 12 years, Bristol has had a population increase of nearly 46,000 residents. So what is it about this riverside city that’s calling
We’ve spoken to a lot of people in the industry. Flight attendants. Pilots. Frequent travellers. And they all say the same thing: air travel isn’t
To counter the ever-increasing challenges of global issues like water, food and land shortages, RegenVillages have a simple fix. They’re taking a few steps back