I love Copenhagen, it’s such a vibrant, stylish city. With many incredible design brands having their home there, it is no wonder that the hotels, restaurants and shops are the most design led I’ve ever seen. So when former CEO and founder of MENU, Bjarne Hansen took on a new venture, a hotel & concept
A Helsinki-based reader reminded us of Ateljé Finne—housed in the former studio of sculptor Gunnar Finne—after she visited for dinner. We first heard about the cafe from Mjölk‘s Juli and John Baker, who stopped in on their trip through Finland several years ago. The building’s layers are reminiscent of its past life as a simple […]
Niches in the wall that store cut firewood are both practical and beautiful, mixing rusticity with the glossy tile. Note also how essentials are kept at the ready in the small space, like the long-handled pizza peel, held in place by two nails. The taps serve still water, sparkling water, and pilsner; a small rack above keeps a few glasses within easy reach for a pour. The tableware is simple but considered. At each place: little wooden knife stands, made out of pine wood.
A few weeks back we dropped in on Cervo’s, a tiny Portuguese wine bar and restaurant on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Online, we’d seen photos of corners of the space that had us intrigued: shiplap ceilings, a sliver of repurposed marble, and a palette of avocado green, terracotta, and yellow that felt chic and […]
Scrolling through my Instagram feed the other day, I happened across a serene, beautifully balanced image of an antique wooden chair with a wicker seat. Intrigued, I clicked to view the profile, and saw that it was that of Delicate Antique, an antique shop located in Taipei’s Da’an district. Their page showcases a variety of […]