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Destinations

The Hidden Port

Part two of our journey through the mythic beach towns of Mexico’s Pacific coast, exploring the culinary, cultural, and hospitality scenes that are transforming the region.

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Destinations

Sunlight and Agave

Part one of our journey through the mythic beach towns of Mexico’s Pacific coast, exploring the culinary, cultural, and hospitality scenes that are transforming the region.

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Design

Cape Town’s Masterclass in Creative Collaboration

While most might be able to find the second most populous city in South Africa on a map, it is also home to delights that can be a little less obvious to those not in the know.

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Destinations

Wabi-Sabi: An Imperfect Guide to Japan

As we assess all that we’ve taken for granted this year, we found that travel is high on that list. We are dreaming about traveling through Japan but find that it’s also become important to ask how and why. Inspired by the unique Japanese aesthetic of wabi-sabi, we decided to peer into this captivating land through this special lens.

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Originals

Paul Hermanides

A love affair with the city of his birth has driven Paul Hermanides to great heights, both as a hotelier and a creator of culture.

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Architecture

A Modern Take on Modernism

Close your eyes for a moment; conjure an image of Greece—Athens to be precise.

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Further

Alejandra Martínez

With her pioneering Mexico City-based platform Anónimo, Alejandra Martínez is expertly subverting the art-world status quo, concealing authorship until a work is sold in an attempt to free it from preconceptions.

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Design

A Room of Their Own: Artists in Residence

Since the 1900s, artist-in-residency programs have provided space to creative thinkers seeking solitude and inspiration. In Germany, the artists’ colony at Worpswede, a small village near Bremen, was founded in 1889 by creatives such as Heinrich Vogeler and Rainer Maria Rilke, among others.

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Originals

Yuta Oka, Akihiro Matsui, and Takahiro Homma

These three young entrepreneurs are in the business of transforming neighborhoods into communities—gathering spots for creatives and today’s global nomads.

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Destinations

Santorini’s Volcanic Personality

Sun-bleached, low-set houses frame intriguing narrow streets before opening onto breathtaking views that often open—quite suddenly—onto crystal-clear waters…. This is the unique destination of Santorini (officially known as Thera)—an island that today enchants those in search of both adventurous and minimalist living alike.

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Originals

Roy Kalfopoulou

Roy Kalfopoulou has lived and breathed hospitality since birth. Born into a family of Greek hoteliers, her childhood unfolded against a backdrop of hotels, and then her degree in psychology allowed her to approach her “destined” profession with an academically empathic angle—taking her from internships and front-facing positions in London hotels to her own properties in Greece.

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Architecture

Tropical Modernism on the Emerald Coast

The new Aurea resort located in the Hacienda Iguana community in Tolas, Riva, Nicaragua is a lesson in how to minimize environmental impact and maximize connection with nature and the local way of life.

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Further

Borderlands

On a windswept stretch of Texas desert re-envisioned as a minimalist art mecca, Further Marfa set out on an exploration of borderlands: between art and commerce, city and country, Mexico and red-state USA, somewhere and nowhere.

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Design

The Design Diaries — Paola Navone

In her 40-plus years of work, Paola Navone has created a vast body of work that seeks to upgrade everyday objects, often with a side of whimsy.