Made in Portugal

Chances are that if you own a piece of clothing by a European brand that cares about sustainability and quality its label says ‘Made in Portugal’. The country has long been known for its manufacturing tradition, but over the past decade Portugal has started to make a name for itself in the design industry thanks to the work of emerging … Read More

Studio Visit: Ex Industria Argentina

Carolina Fernández is the founder of Ex Industria Argentina, a letterpress business in the Abasto neighbourhood in Buenos Aires. Carolina’s studio and workshop are located in her home, a 1930s building that she shares with her painter husband. Our contributing photographer, Andrea Fernández, visited Ex Industria Argentina on her last trip to Buenos Aires and interviewed Carolina about her love … Read More

The Jaunt, art and travel

The Jaunt is a project by Jeroen Smeets sending artists all over the world to find inspiration and create a new artwork which is printed in a limited edition. Before the trip, you can purchase the print sight unseen only knowing about the artist and their destination – a place they’ve never visited before. During the trip, you can follow … Read More

Openhouse Magazine

Founded by Andrew Trotter and Mari Luz Vidal, Openhouse is a biannual magazine dedicated to creative people around the world that open their homes or private spaces to the public to organise different events and activities related to gastronomy, art and design. We chatted with Andrew about the beginnings of the magazine, opening his house to other people and how … Read More

The Future of UK’s Independent Ceramic Industry

The UK has always been associated with ceramics and pottery and, over the past few years, the country’s ceramic industry has gone through a revival thanks to independent makers and designers celebrating craftsmanship and using social media to connect with their customers. According to data, the sector grew 45% between 2009 and 2013, and since 2013 the employment in this … Read More