The Cotton House Hotel stands imposingly on the site of the former headquarters of the Cotton Textile Foundation “Fundación Textil Algodonera”, an emblematic 19th-century building in the neoclassical style which is a landmark in the city of Barcelona.
Shot by London based photographer John Short, these two beautiful interiors spreads for Wallpaper* sweep us into surrealist velvet ventures inspired by vintage references. Born in the early 20’s along the motorway connections of the American West Coast, motels have often benefit from an inglorious reputation through the cinema. Deviating from this image, Wallpaper* has…
Guardian design and architecture critic Oliver Wainwright delivers his album of travel pictures after a summer trip in Pyongyang, North Korea and it’s quite different from the idea that we have of this city, overhung by a depressing atmosphere.
Finnish designer Elina Ulvio creates reversible home decor and furnishings in praise of practicality. Her double-duty designs include a fliptop table, pendant light, a mirror and a tray that were inspired by the reflections on the water and redefine everyday spaces with the manipulations of light.
Housed atop a hill in the center of Lisbon, Santa Clara 1728 which belong to hotelier João Rodrigues, is one of the most romantic and quiet place of the city, surrounded by monuments and a park offering a breathtaking view of the river.
Bitossi Home designs a graphic collection of tableware, where set-ups can be constantly modified with one, smart movement. Cutlery inspired by retro shapes, placemats available in a wide range of patterns and shades, coloured glass accessories – the mix of Bitossi products is pretty eclectic.
Lianne Nixon is an illustrator based in Haarlem in the Netherlands. Her stark illustrations of various interiors were inspired by a purchase of an iconic DAW chair by Charles Eames.