Olivetti Showroom in Venice by Carlo Scarpa. Photo by George X. Lin | Yellowtrace

Olivetti Showroom in Venice by Carlo Scarpa.

Overlooking Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy, peaking out from the cloisters and watching the hustle and bustle of passers by, is Carlo Scarpa’s Olivetti Showroom. Typically Scarpa, typically Venetian and beautifully Italian, in...
Frida Kahlo's Casa Azul in Coyoacán, Mexico | Yellowtrace

Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul in Coyoacán, Mexico.

What a privilege it is to write about Casa Azul, where the great artist Frida Kahlo was born and lived out her remarkable existence. It will come as little surprise to any to learn that this house was as magical in design as it is in...