Thinking out of the box

Cord-Siegfried von Hodenberg, Director of the Königlichen Gartenakademie,on what makes for stylish gardens with character.



Water: A pure pleasure

Whether it’s a swimming pond, a pool or a mini fountain: There are plenty of ways to prepare a stylish staging of refreshing water in your own garden. In a very wide array of forms, integrated into a terraced landscape, or in the heart of endless greenery and off the beaten track.



A gardener of Eden Interview with landscape gardener Maximilian Holzhausen

With his team of ambitious planners, gardeners and technicians, Maximilian Holzhausen carries out premium-sector outdoor projects. They are in the business of turning unique visions for gardens into reality – from exclusive garden landscapes through stylish swimming pools to elegant lighting concepts and harmonious integrated solutions.


Tiles in outdoor areas: The combination of stylish design and functional merits

In the summer months, the home opens up onto the terrace and into the garden. Stylish yet robust porcelain stoneware tiles from Villeroy & Boch extend the living area into the open air and create settings in which to relax and enjoy special moments.


Transcending inside and outside

Interview with the architect Pascal Flammer


VICTORIAN by Mary Katrantzou

A tile collection combining graphic modernism and history


Karim Rashid: The pop star among designers

An interview on the colorfulness of the world and inspiring experiences in space.


The effect of colour

Prof. Dr. Axel Buether on the use of colour and its influence on people


Winemaker Ernst F. Loosen: Wine is enjoyed with all the senses

The star winemaker from the Mosel discloses what makes great wines a multi-sensory experience.


Tiny Houses

Tips on planning and furnishing: How to arrange pure living in the smallest of spaces.



Noble ambience, purest surroundings

A private clinic for plastic aesthetic surgery creates a stylish retreat in a villa dating from 1908.