There is something about San Francisco, a Mecca for surfers, a sea lion reserve and the headquarters of cutting-edge technology, that makes the world see it as a standard-bearer of individual freedom, design and the good life. There are hundreds of reasons to love it, and at Lifestyle by Porcelanosa we have chosen 20 that define its style and spirit.
The multinational launches a digital platform using cities such as New York, London and Milan as a backdrop for virtual displays of its new collections.
A Gothic church resurrected as a bookshop, a ceramic workshop in a tree house, Elvis’ former home converted into a concept store, or a clothing store-cum-art gallery.
Architects have done more than change the way we construct and inhabit cities: they’ve changed how we live in them too. We can see evidence of such transformations in their works, many of which have defined the history of contemporary architecture.