journal

sit less. stand more.

  In today's world of ongoing technological advances, an average of 70% of people sit for most of the working day. More technology inevitably means more work enabled by computer, and less manual, physical work necessary to get us out of our chairs.   However, the effects of a sedentary lifesty...

sunday guide to // san francisco

  San Francisco has had many nicknames during its rich history; 'Fog City', 'The City by the Bay' or even 'The City that Knows How'. These days it's mostly known for tech start-ups, the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz, but none of this goes even halfway to accounting for its charm or authentic fe...

in a world of black, white, and colour.

We look at the work of photographer Julian Schulze. Focused on geometric abstraction and minimalistic compositions, this particular series captures the interplay of colour in a world of black and white. Fluctuating between abstract and concrete architecture, Schulze's series also challenges our ...

5 ways to use 5 extra minutes

  No matter how thorough the planning and organisation, our daily life involves wait time. The inevitable late train, heavy traffic or delayed meetings could leave you twiddling your thumbs for 5 minutes here and there, but, it need not be time wasted. We share 5 ways to make the most of your wai...

minimalist lighting collection, by michael anastassiades

  Today's post looks at some of interior designer Michael Anastassiades's work. Starting out with his first studio in 1994, Anastassiades was interested in using his art and design skills to create thought and discussion. Still today, his eponymous brand succeeds in drawing those around into his ...

top 5 island retreats

  As our day to day lives seem get gradually busier and busier, there’s often nothing better than packing a bag and escaping from it all for a couple of weeks. Although slow city breaks and relaxing road trips can be great, sometimes only an isolated island retreat will do. We’ve pulled together ...

mahabis journal // the house of the infinite

  Alberto Campo Baeza is a Spanish architect and professor, whose works have been widely recognised. Inspired by his innovative designs, we decided to look at one of our favourites from his collection, known as 'house of the infinite'. Built in the earthly paradise that is Cádiz, this particular...

mahabis visuals // abstract architecture, by johnny kerr

  We look at the work of fine art photographer Johnny Kerr, who has been interested in the world of art since he was a child. Now, it is his interest in graphic and minimalist design that greatly influences his photography.  We've picked a few of our favourites from his project 'Abstract Architec...
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