Philosophy of Space
Design is about storytelling. Spaces, big or small, are
moulded by connections to personal and collective
histories, function and a unique spirit.
In Philosophy of Space, we seek to articulate such spirit, celebrating the philosophies of gifted architects and designers both near and far. We identify the birthplace of ideas and the process of creation. We explore creativity as a social act; an act borne through sociality, culture and the influence of place. How is a living space created? How does today’s design bear the mark of its time? How does it speak of times before it?
We speak to Iva Foschia, founder of IF Architecture, about the importance of context in her craft and the tenets of a good home.
We converse with Koichi Suzuno, co-founder of Torafu Architects, about his architectural philosophy and the blurring of creative boundaries.
As astrology month ends and the festive season comes upon us, we seek to revisit the core of our exploration by looking for objects that can infuse our daily rituals with a greater sense of meaning. Like astrology, what are some simple practices that can nourish us by adding a sense of mystery, cohesion and magic to our everyday?
hat does it mean to live mindfully, meaningfully, well? Cosmic advice from astrologer and modern mystic, Natalia Benson.
Arizona-bred and now based in Los Angeles, Natalia Benson fuses esoteric wisdom with practical modern tools in order to teach others how to live a more peaceful, conscious and balanced life.
Horoscopes are astrological diagrams that represent the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets and astrological aspects at the time of an event, such as one's birth.
“Self-reflection is the key to self-actualization,” she says. “This allows you to come into any situation, personal or professional, and know exactly what you can offer the room and what you will need from them in return.”
Co—Star’s hyperpersonalised readings of “who you are, how you love, and what you fear” provide a lens through which we can re-explore our sense of self. More importantly, the app arms us with a new language for relating meaningfully to others
In understanding that nothing – even our convictions – stays the same, perhaps we can then find value in the daily undressing of the mind, in the practice of re-learning who we are, scars and all, in the present moment.
Situated in a reimagined furniture showroom, this rustic assemblage of brick, timber and concrete permeates a warmth and approachability matched only by the uncomplicated flair of its year-round menu.