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Anne Claire Schumacher
Fire, Gods and Broken Bowls: Behind the Scenes at the Ariana Museum

The chief curator of Switzerland’s only museum of ceramics and glass explains how these art forms can connect us to the earth, history and more.

aspern Seestadt
Verdant Vienna, The Truly Smart City

Vienna is taking a unique approach to the Smart City concept, and its efforts are paying off: it is the world’s best city to live in for the ninth consecutive year.

Brianda Fitz James Stuart
Multifaceted Madrilena: An Interview with Designer Brianda Fitz-James Stuart

The Madrid-based illustrator, fashion designer, DJ, and aristocrat shares where to shop, dance and gallery hop in Spain’s capital.

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Four Portraits of Porto Through the Architecture of Álvaro Siza Vieira

Every building tells a story about its city. And architect Alvaro Siza Vieira’s works illustrate a lot about his hometown of Porto, Portugal.

The Tyranny of Choice: An Interview with Slovenian Philosopher Renata Salecl

Living under communism, Renata Salecl became aware of how ideology affects our “perception of reality”. Does capitalism do the same thing?

Tea de Parfum: How to Turn a Perfume into an Afternoon Tea

Taste and smell are intimately linked. But can you really eat a BVLGARI scent? InterContinental Amstel’s executive chef Rogér Rassin explains how.