THE CHÂTEAU DE LA HAUTE BORDE

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France – Rilly-sur-Loire  In the heart of the village of Rilly-sur-Loire, in the Loir-et-Cher region, nestles the Château de la Haute Borde. Part guest house, part artistic residence, this former 19th-century residence has been brought up to date by artistic directors Cécile Simon and Céline Barrière. Private tour.  Inside the five bedrooms of the building […]

LES BALADEURS, THE OTHERS NATURE PODCAST 

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True nature enthusiasts, Thomas Firh, Nicolas Legras and Baptiste Picard-Deyme founded Les Others Magazine in 2012. A few years after its creation, the trio wanted to launch a podcast similar to Transfert – an original creation by Slate audio. They came up with a brilliant idea: to create a “Transfert de l’aventure”.  With the help […]

CHOCHO, RAW TALENT 

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Francia – Parigi We first noticed him on Top Chef Season 12, with his original, colourful dishes and his precise, work-of-art-style preparation.  Freed from this television straitjacket, the prodigy Thomas Chisholm has opened his restaurant Chocho to offer us bold, reasoned cuisine in a warm setting.  Large wooden tables, an open kitchen, fermenting jars of […]

JONES, ITALIAN CUISINE WITH A ROCK’N’ROLL TWIST 

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France – Paris Formerly Bones, this place has reopened under the name Jones, retaining some of its identity with its unfinished walls, marble counters and high wooden tables.  Just a stone’s throw from the Voltaire metro station, Jones offers a generous, rustic welcome to the talented Riccardo Ferrante’s cuisine in a soft, bright atmosphere.  The […]

AGLIO ET OLIO: AN ITALIAN TREASURE IN PARIS AGLIO ET OLIO: 

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France – Paris Indoors or out on the terrace, this Italian restaurant with its warm, chic setting offers an exceptional moment, whether you’re dining for two or more.  In Paris, Italian restaurants tend to resemble one another. And yet, it’s sometimes enough to venture into uncharted territory to discover some real hidden treasures. This is […]

PETER PHILIPS

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A WORLD OF GRAPHIC DESIGN AND AVANT-GARDE Belgium – Antwerp Peter Philips was born in Antwerp, Belgium. After studying graphic design in Brussels, he turned to haute couture at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. After graduating, he discovered the art of make-up backstage at the biggest fashion shows. Later, he developed his […]

K-STUDIO CELEBRATES GREEK VINEYARDS

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Greece – Vourliotes Head for the island of Samos, known for its long and rich winegrowing tradition. Metaxa, creator of the iconic amber spirit, wanted to embrace its history by reconnecting the brand to its roots through a project designed by K-Studio. And to tell that story, the ideal location was the ancient vineyard where […]

ENSO II OR ARCHITECTURE IN HARMONY WITH GUANAJUATO

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Mexico – Morelia Located in the heart of Mexico, Enso II is a building full of character, just like the capital of its namesake state, Guanajuato.  Indeed, there are few places in Mexico with as strong an identity as Guanajuato. This character is clearly reflected not only in its architecture, but also in its traditional […]

FLOW, DAISUKE YAMAMOTO’S TRIBUTE TO ENZO MARI 

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Japan – Tokyo Tokyo-based designer Daisuke Yamamoto offers an alternative approach to architecture and product design. His aim? To question the obvious, through different ways of researching and developing.   Through this innovative approach, Yamamoto integrates diverse materials and know-how into his design based on stories hidden beneath the surface, combining functionality with environmental awareness. […]

NIKO KORONIS

CREATOR OF “SMALL ARCHITECTURAL ENTITIES” Italie – Milan  Niko Koronis was born in 1973 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He left Greece to explore and study architecture at the Welsh School of Architecture in Cardiff. After architecture, he moved on to design at the Domus Academy in Milan, Italy, where he later taught for a year. He […]