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Street art from Valparaiso in Chile

Street art from Valparaiso in Chile

Valparaiso is a Unesco World Heritage Site famous for it’s street art among other things. As we promised in our recent article here’s a follow-up with some colorful and lively street art images.
The unique world heritage site Valparaiso

The unique world heritage site Valparaiso

Last autumn David Report was invited to visit Chile and speak at the Bienal de Diseno. At the program was a one day visit to the unique World Heritage Site Valparaiso. Always a magnet for European immigrants, Valparaíso mushroomed during its golden age, when the city was known by international sailors as “Little San Francisco”...
San Francisco snapshots

San Francisco snapshots

San Francisco is the least American, most charming city in the US. Not as big as NY, not as crowded as Chicago, small enough to get around on feet. Its greatest appeal is actually the lack of must-sees. The Golden Gate and Alcatraz are alive in your memory, to an extent that feels déjà vu...
A contemporary spa inspired by Turkish traditions

A contemporary spa inspired by Turkish traditions

Hirsch Bedner Associates’ (HBA) recently completed design for the much-anticipated ESPA spa located in the Istanbul EDITION hotel. HBA London’s Inge Moore and Nathan Hutchins created a contemporary spa inspired largely by Turkish traditions, with design elements that echo the Hammam customs and atmospheric elements of Istanbul. This juxtaposition of the old with the new...
Chez Vrony alpine hangout above Zermatt

Chez Vrony alpine hangout above Zermatt

Chez Vrony is one of our favourite alpine hangouts, situated in Findeln above Zermatt. Above all you have a very nice view of the Matterhorn. Below are some snapshots from our last visit there.  
Skovshoved hotel outside Copenhagen

Skovshoved hotel outside Copenhagen

Skovshoved hotel is situated along the beautiful coast line north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It’s well worth a trip, Skovshovet hotel was just named one of the world’s hippest small hotels by travel magazine Conde Nast. The snapshots below are from a recent stay.
In the footsteps of the great explorers

In the footsteps of the great explorers

Leica Explorers set out in the footsteps of the great explorers. They will all bring a Leica V-LUX 2 digital compact camera and keep us up to date on their adventures with an exclusive travel diary of pictures and reports. Marcus Werner from Berlin will be following in the footsteps of Ferdinand Magellan on his...
The Restaurant at the Royal Academy of Arts

The Restaurant at the Royal Academy of Arts

Interior design practice, Design Research Studio, under the direction of Tom Dixon, have created the interior for the new restaurant at the Royal Academy of Arts. This is the latest project for renowned restaurateur Oliver Peyton of Peyton and Byrne. The 150 cover restaurant opened to the public 19th January 2011. The 250 m2 refurbishment...
Snapshots from Taiwan

Snapshots from Taiwan

I was in Taipei in Taiwan some weeks ago as a speaker at the ICCCD 2010, International Conference on Culture and Creativity Developement. As I always bring my camera everywhere and take loads of snapshots I will hereby share some images with you. They are, according to me, capturing a nice soul of Taipei. Away...
Nobis hotel by Claesson Koivisto Rune

Nobis hotel by Claesson Koivisto Rune

Housed in two strikingly refurbished historical buildings on Stockholm’s finest square, the 201-room Nobis Hotel designed by Swedish architects and designers Claesson Koivisto Rune combines tradition with a contemporary Scandinavian aesthetic. The result is an understated luxury that welcomes visitors and locals alike. “Old classic hotels always have their own special ambiance that is usually...