Lifestyle

 

Lifestyle refers to the way we live, our taste in leisure activities, or how we work. It connects people while setting them apart from the mass. One way oranother it is more than simply a style: it is about enjoyment and an attitude toward life.

Bild/Picture Königliche Porzellan-Manufaktur

Königliche Porzellan-Manufaktur

The Royal Porcelain Manufactory where great German artists and architects designed porcelain is a national treasure that still exists thanks to Jörg Woltmann – and his gut feeling. Continue »

Bild/Picture Faye

Faye's Wonderland – Studio Toogood

«Everything I do should always be brave and extraordinary in some way, and I don't want it to look like anything else that you've seen before.» Continue »

Bild/Picture Jewelry by Alex Monroe – Handmade in the UK

Jewelry by Alex Monroe – Handmade in the UK

«You have a certain personality, determining whether you choose to throw yourself into something or sit around and watch television all day.» Continue »

Bild/Picture Orlando Bassi – The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up

Orlando Bassi – The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up

Making it look like child’s play, the special effects makeup artist ended up creating his own small film industry in Bali. Continue »

Bild/Picture Classicon: A Podium for Design Objects

Classicon: A Podium for Design Objects

Ten years ago, Oliver Holy started managing the brand that has come to stand for exclusive furniture design worldwide. Continue »

Bild/Picture Heurtault – The Passionate Umbrella-Maker

Heurtault – The Passionate Umbrella-Maker

Originally from the south of France, Michel Heurtault restores, reconstructs and manufactures luxury umbrellas in his little atelier in Paris. Continue »

Bild/Picture Shang Xia: The Pinnacle of Chinese Lifestyle

Shang Xia: The Pinnacle of Chinese Lifestyle

Artist Jiang Qiong Er takes "Design – Made in China" to unheard-of heights. Continue »

Bild/Picture Mykita – When the Crew

Mykita – When the Crew's Happy, the Ship Stays on Course

Founded ten years ago by the four friends Philipp and Daniel Haffman, Moritz Krueger and Harald Gottschling, the Berlin eyewear manufacturer Mykita has been on the road to success from day one. Continue »

Bild/Picture Tossa – A Brand in Flux

Tossa – A Brand in Flux

Sonia Loosli and Beat Hübscher gradually established their furniture brand on the banks of the river Töss over the course of time. Today, the brand is poised for the next transition. Continue »

Bild/Picture hOmE – the explorers

hOmE – the explorers

Evan and Oliver Haslegrave combine craftsmanship and architecture to discover something unexpected every single day. Continue »

Bild/Picture Garance Doré ‒ the girl next door who became a brand

Garance Doré ‒ the girl next door who became a brand

In June 2006, Garance Doré posted her first entry on her web log. In the meantime, she has become the most famous female fashion blogger in France, maybe even in the world. Continue »

Bild/Picture Le Labo - Revolutionizing Perfume

Le Labo - Revolutionizing Perfume

Fabrice Penot challenges commercial perfumes with his bold concept. Continue »

Bild/Picture The Reklus Cars: From a Boy

The Reklus Cars: From a Boy's Dream to a Grown-up Brand

"We love cars. Nobody works with us just for the money," says Reklus founder Gustavo Mancardo. Continue »

Bild/Picture TREE — Because naturally, you wood!

TREE — Because naturally, you wood!

Kate Babington, a Hong Kong citizen who makes new furniture out of reclaimed wood. Continue »

Bild/Picture One bar, one man, one brand – Schumann’s

One bar, one man, one brand – Schumann’s

Germany’s best-known barkeeper has become a living brand along with his premises on Munich’s Odeonsplatz. Continue »

Bild/Picture Horgenglarus – where a chair is not just a chair

Horgenglarus – where a chair is not just a chair

Why a small factory in Glarus produces the best chairs in the world Continue »

Bild/Picture Simon Jacomet – highflier against the odds

Simon Jacomet – highflier against the odds

Zai, the company with the perfectly formed skis, and its founder: A source of wonder to the design world – and a source of despair to the competition. Continue »

Bild/Picture Pedrazzini – Boat design that reflects glamorous sophistication

Pedrazzini – Boat design that reflects glamorous sophistication

Claudio Pedrazzini merges Italian elegance with Swiss boatbuilding craftsmanship to create the perfect motorboat. Continue »

Bild/Picture Beauty – a double-edged sword

Beauty – a double-edged sword

Xenia Tchoumitcheva’s quest for the whole deal Continue »


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