The Spirit of the Algarve – farmhouse chic

Located in Portugal’s stunning coastal Algarve region, Vila Monte is a boho-chic 55-room farmhouse-style hotel spread across nine hectares of beautifully landscaped gardens.

Vila Monte’s Vera Iachia-designed interiors use fresh whites and natural woods to create bright, airy spaces that are as welcoming as they are contemporary.

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Concept store : The Lisbon Walker, Lisbon – Shoes & Wine

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The Lisbon Walker – Flagship Concept Store, a totally new premium concept brand, centrally located in the downtown of Lisbon, is where the very best of Portugal comes together, mainly in the art of men shoes and wine, besides belts, accessories and concept items, entirely designed and produced in Portugal. source : delood

Back to the essential : new range of soaps Portugal

This stand-out packaging by Luís Mendonça in collaboration with  Rui Mendonça for Alkymist’s soap collection is inspired by the typical Portuguese sheepherders. The women pictured on the soaps are the actual women who have collected the fruits (lemon, apple, orange and fig) to give these handcrafted soaps their fruity aromas. Same goes for the milk used to create the soap. There range includes cow, goat, donkey and sheep milk soaps.

These realistic photographs on the packaging create an immediate connection with the brand. via trendland

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Andy Warhol Temporary Exhibit, Lisbon

Andy Warhol Temporary Exhibit, Lisbon

The atrium of the Colombo Shopping Mall in Lisbon was transformed into a temporary exhibition space by the Portuguese practice of LIKE architects earlier this year. The 75 sqm. space was created from 1500 metal paint cans to house ‘Andy Warhol Icons/Psaier Artworks and The Factory’, an exhibition of 32 original pieces by the iconic artist.