Forget hygge: Uncertain times call for problem-solving the Portuguese way.
Salvation from summer’s stark and sweltering skies.
A short history of the handheld fan.
Isabel & Ruben Toledo
To enter the loft of Isabel and Ruben Toledo is to ascend into a Borgesian sense of infinitude.
From finding beauty in the dryness of data, a business is born.
Memory is selective, so why is minutiae so important?
Relationships in Letters
Letter writing, the endangered species of correspondence, is responsible for nurturing some of history’s most celebrated relationships.
Timely and therefore timeless: Revisiting the words of James Baldwin.
Trust, intimacy, independence and communication.
Language of Flowers
A wordless tongue, understood around the world.
Man's Best Friend
For licking our friends and biting our enemies, we celebrate the endless loyalty of four-legged companions.
At Home With: Roberto Baciocchi
Restrained in his work as an architect, Roberto Baciocchi likes to let loose at home.
Art of Breakfast
A meal inspired by Alexander Calder, Cornelia Parker, Damien Hirst, Yayoi Kusama and Salvador Dalí.
J. du Pré
Prodigal. Dark. Incandescent: A short chronicle of the life of an English cellist.
Jacques Henri Lartigue was a wealthy bon vivant whose photography was guided by the pleasure principle.
The Bin Shabibs
In a preview from our forthcoming book, The Kinfolk Entrepreneur, Pip Usher meets Rashid and Ahmed Bin Shabib.
Miniature objects have little to offer but their charm.
How and why we talk to ourselves.
Lavish covers and literati contributors: the lasting mystique of a 1930s Parisian periodical.
Irving Penn’s Corner
An unassuming studio set-up that painted its guests into a corner.
Excerpt: Hope In The Dark
In her book Hope in the Dark, Rebecca Solnit reminds us that change is never inevitable. It must be fought for.
A young entrepreneur on building a sisterhood.
Code of Silence
Don’t suffer in silence. Own it.
Mover and Shaper
A celebrated sculptor and the matriarch of modern dance: the story of an unlikely power couple.
Kinfolk’s contributing editor Michael Anastassiades is a leading light on the global design scene.
Why Do We Lie?
Harriet Fitch Little examines the difference between telling a “good lie” and being a good liar.
Reasons for raising your glass.