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Embaixada: Concept Store on Steroids

Embaixada: Concept Store on Steroids

Embaixada is a concept store on steroids. I visited this shopping gallery in Lisbon last June and I have to say I was duly impressed. It’s housed in an iconic neo-Arabian villa, has more concept stores than you can shake a stick at, it has one of those vintage elevators that you only thought existed in Wes Anderson movies AND it has ... Read More »

Inside the Boca do Lobo Suite

Inside the Boca do Lobo Suite

The Hotel Infante Sagres in Porto is decorated like a living room that has been updated through the decades with extraordinary pieces and rare trouvailles. The finishing touch comes courtesy of Boca do Lobo, the Portuguese furniture brand that recently did a complete restyling of the hotel. The company’s instantly recognizable style does not limit itself to the lobby. In ... Read More »

Hotel Infante Sagres – Small Luxury, Great Character

Hotel Infante Sagres – Small Luxury, Great Character

The vintage box letters all hang slightly askew on the front of the marquee, the wooden staircase cracks with every step and the leaded glass has a little hole in it. The Infante Sagres in Porto is not the umpteenth branch of an anonymous hotel chain – it’s small luxury with great character. You can find a Dutch version of ... Read More »

Springtime is here – not that I have time for it!

Springtime is here – not that I have time for it!

Spring can really hang you up the most – remember that song? I never really got it. I mean, what’s not to like this time of year? The days get longer, you can sit outside again and of course you can start jogging (I’m still plucking up the courage but I’ll get there). The thing is though, you need to have time ... Read More »

Delightfull to interview you, Nuno Corte Real!

Delightfull to interview you, Nuno Corte Real!

“YES! YES! YES! I realize I sound a bit like Meg Ryan in that restaurant scene from When Harry Met Sally, but I’m sure you’ll forgive me once you take a look at these ultracool new Delightfull Graphic Lamps.” That’s what I wrote on Interiorator.com almost two years ago when I first saw the Delighfull Graphic Collection. You can imagine ... Read More »

Charlotte Posenenske Prototype Series B Relief – and me!

Charlotte Posenenske Prototype Series B Relief – and me!

Heh! Now here’s an interesting story – what if you’re an artist and you decide your work has no value other than its material cost? I started reading up on Charlotte Posenenske this morning after falling madly, deeply in love with her Prototype Series B Relief that I saw at the Serralves museum in Porto this summer. If Posenenske were ... Read More »

El Mercado de San Miguel and more Iberian tips

El Mercado de San Miguel and more Iberian tips

Oy vey! Did you notice the twelve-hour Interiorator blackout yesterday? It was frustrating to no end and made me feel like this all day. Anyhow, I’m back and I have some more weird and wonderful travel tips for you in case you’re going to Spain or Portugal – like the Mercado de San Miguel! Oh and by the way, in ... Read More »

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