For the autumn issue, we delve deeply into the nature of home, exploring what’s hidden, overlooked, unseen, mysterious and sensual.
Three decades since his death, Canadian pianist Glenn Gould’s inner life endures with as much legend as his recordings.
With its clean lines, high ceilings and ample use of natural materials, Emmanuel de Bayser’s apartment is the epitome of modernist living.
French architect Joseph Dirand acquired his first Prouvé chair at the tender age of 17 and has favored function over form ever since.
Sally Mann writes intimately of her relationship with Cy Twombly and the photographs she made of his studio before his death in 2011.
What happens when modernism becomes monstrous? The home in a classic Jacques Tati film explores how functional design can lead to domestic dysfunction.
A visitor who arrives for dinner, paints the walls and stays for 11 years is unlikely to receive another warm welcome—unless that visitor is artist Jean Cocteau.
For the summer edition, we draw attention not only to far-flung locations but also to those who stay local and see their surroundings anew.
After four decades of pushing the boundaries of her creativity in New York, Anita Calero is following the call back home to her native Colombia.
We examine how Le Corbusier’s early travels had a lasting influence on his iconic 20th-century architecture.
From bussing tables to performing at the White House in just under two years, musician Leon Bridges has no plans to part ways with his humble beginnings.
If home is wherever we lay our hats, then travel presents the perfect opportunity to change into a new one.
There’s something transcendental about train travel: The speeding carriages not only take us from A to B, but also from era to era.
It’s said that the journey matters more than the destination, but what if that passage involves the decimation of your personal space at 35,000 feet?
Our spring edition explores our relationship with adrenaline and its vital contribution to our quality of life. After all, finding joy in knuckle-whitening moments can be enlivening, not immobilizing.
Whether it’s a hotel, gallery or a public space, Mexican architect Frida Escobedo’s work carries energy without adhering to one specific style.
From creating outlandish fashion shows to drumming in several bands, Henrik Vibskov keeps things unpredictable with his freestyle approach.
To even the playing field and invoke mirth for your co-workers, arrive at the office early to set up some of these dastardly deeds.
With a rigorous sense of aesthetics and a dynamic motivation to succeed, Parisian designer Camille Tanoh makes footwear for the city’s creative strivers.
In this new column about time, we learn how slipping off our watches makes us feel like deadline-damning renegades.
The effects of adrenaline are positively pulse-pounding, but the physical whoosh we feel in our bodies actually starts in our brains.
These are 48 hours to call it how you like. It’s a judgment-free zone to be as still, active, solo or social as you please.
When nature lowers the dial on sunlight and heat, our moods can easily sink in unison. Winter is when Danish folks savor their tradition of hygge.
For our winter edition, we explore the relationship between community and design. How can good design improve our quality of life?
Architect and professor Avi Friedman considers how social patterns are altering the designs of our homes and the ways we live in them.
City planners may shape streets and devise green spaces, but building community really starts where the pavement ends.
From baseball’s diamonds and snooker’s triangles to the goal lines we protect and the running tracks we circle, we take a closer look at the graphic patterns inherent in the athletic field.
We spoke to the co-founders of Berlin-based New Tendency about the importance of collaboration when designing timeless objects.
It’s one of design’s chicken-and-egg questions: Is current home design changing the way we live, or is the way we live changing current home design?
The friends behind this Copenhagen-based design studio discuss positive cooperation and how every idea is worth putting up on the wall.
The Kinfolk Home welcomes readers into 35 homes around the world that reflect some of the key principles of slow living.
Miquel Alzueta’s fascination with the 1950s style of functional furnishings permeates every aspect of his home.
Yvonne Koné and Rasmus Juul moved to the Copenhagen suburb of Vesterbro because they were inspired by its rich history and historic atmosphere.
Geraldine Cleary’s home achieves the perfect balance between the inside and outside realms, the private and public territories.
The autumn edition of Kinfolk explores the relationships we have with our nearest and dearest, in all of their iterations.
Regardless of what kind of family you were born into, you can keep adding characters to your clan, whether or not you’re related.
We spent a day with Afteroom founders Hung-Ming Chen and Chen-Yen Wei to learn about their working process, their home life and how their folks influenced their careers.
Holybelly is raising the bar for quality food and coffee in the 10th arrondissement.
An interview with Colby Barr, the café’s co-owner and green coffee buyer.
Heide Museum of Modern Art combines contemporary art, architecture, gardens and coffee into what is a lovely way to whittle away your afternoon.
An interview with Janaki Larsen, who runs this lovely shop and café in the Riley Park neighborhood of Vancouver, BC.
An interview with Dai Hughes, who owns Astro Coffee with his wife, Jess Hughes.
A chat with Rasmus Damsbo, who runs the popular café Kompa’ 9 and Kaf’ Bar 9 with his business partners Tobias Helweg and Mikkel Bang.
We talk to Klaus Thomsen, a cofounder of one of our favorite coffee shops in the Danish capital.
We chat with Joanna Alm, the sweet and hospitable co-owner of Drop Coffee, about Swedish coffee culture and life in Stockholm.
We visit the revered espresso bar and micro-roastery Tim Wendelboe in the Grünerløkka neighborhood.
We’d have espresso and waffles at this snug little café every day if we could.
We head to North Melbourne for a visit with Andrew Kelly, owner of the much-loved café Auction Rooms.
Freese Coffee Company is a noteworthy new coffee shop in the Finnish capitol.
Bike’s got a flat? Head here to get some quality coffee and baked goods while you get your flat fixed (or buy a new handmade bike)!
Don’t leave Melbourne without a visit to café and roastery Seven Seeds.
A leading specialty café in the competitive Nordic coffee city.
We interview Oliver Oxfeldt, owner of this specialty coffee shop inside the Copenhagen Main Library.
An excellent coffee roastery and café in Grünerløkka.
An interview with Good Life Coffee’s Lauri Pipinen.
We interviewed Danny Hanlon of Seattle’s Analog Coffee, a neighborhood gem in Capitol Hill.
We interviewed Andrew Milstead, the owner of Seattle’s excellent multiroaster coffee shop Milstead & Co.
Enjoy an espresso at this sleek new Ballard coffee shop.
Enjoy a perfect cappuccino at this minimalist coffee shop.
Spotlight on five of our favorite coffee shops across Tokyo.
A popular coffee shop and roastery in the heart of Portland.