Great People, Great Stories, Great Houses
Join Cabana on an intimate journey through collecting, craftsmanship and curation, discovering some of the world’s most atmospheric places and inspirational people. Welcome to our world; come and escape with us into the sublime.
Musician turned designer, Peter Adler, lives in a joyful, jewel box in London's Notting Hill. The space, much like a grand bazaar, is a glorious expression of everything he holds dear and a rare treat in every way. It overflows with treasures from Peter's travels around the world, including a large collection of antique African flags.
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Bronson Van Wyck
"We need more parties. The world needs more parties. People need to break bread with each other." Step inside the splendid, whimsical apartment of designer and superstar event planner, Bronson Van Wyck, as he talks decorating, hosting and entertaining. Bronson shares his tricks of the trade and tips for creating atmosphere, and shows Cabana Films around his theatrical space in New York.
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A PRIVATE TOUR OF GALERIE KUGEL
Step inside one of the most remarkable galleries in Paris. Housing an extraordinary collection of fine art and antiques, Galerie Kugel - established in 1958 by renowned art dealer, Jacques Kugel - resides within Hôtel Collot, an hôtel particulier on Paris' Left Bank. Your gracious hosts, Nicolas, Alexis and Laura Kugel, represent the fifth and sixth generations of a family of art dealers and collectors.
The Making of Cabana Issue 20
If you’ve ever wondered how Cabana Magazine comes together, you’re in for a real treat. Printed in Italy on the finest paper, each issue undergoes a lengthy and delicate process of creation. Issue 20, with covers by Tiffany & Co., is wrapped in silk toile for the very first time. Enjoy a rare glimpse into this unique production.
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A HOUSE & A HOST
Castle Howard with Nicholas Howard
One of England's most exalted addresses and the setting for the film, Brideshead Revisited, Castle Howard is instantly recognisable the world over. Built at the turn of the 18th century, the Yorkshire castle was designed by titans of English architecture, John Vanbrugh and Nicholas Hawksmoor, and bears all the hallmarks and secrets of their mastery.
WITH ROBERT SACKVILLE-WEST
Join Ashley Hicks as he meets Robert Sackville-West for an intimate private tour of Knole, one of England’s Great Houses. Famously the backdrop for Virginia Woolf’s Orlando, Knole is a ‘calendar house’ and open to the public 353 days of the year. Watch now for a unique tour of the family’s private apartments.
WITH THE MARQUESS OF CHOLMONDELEY
Nestled in the Norfolk countryside among works of art and immaculate walled gardens lies Houghton Hall, one of England’s finest Palladian houses. Rarefied yet humble, opulent yet understated, it is a ‘sleeping beauty’. Watch for a personal tour of Houghton, with the Marquess and Marchioness of Cholmondeley.
PORTRAIT OF A HOME
Step inside the resplendent Milan home of textile designer and muralist, Idarica Gazzoni, a palace of pattern and color, draped with fabrics of her own making.
Michael Trapp guides us through his theatrical, museum-worthy home, sharing his creative process and fascinating story. ‘People think I come from some sophisticated stock,’ he smiles. ‘No one really knows what’s in your past.’
Umberto Pasti has spent a lifetime gathering and curating a truly unique and museum-worthy collection of objects, textiles and art. Umberto's magical home in Tangier holds a great many of them, each with their own story.
British Designer Camilla Guinness shares her elegant, memory-filled villa in Tuscany, reflecting on her own moving story and the joys of Italian living.
Step inside the cherished home of the original Pink Lady, Dame Barbara Cartland, in this exquisite video narrated by Barbara's granddaughter, Charlotte di Carcaci.
with director George Manginis
Join Cabana on a mesmeric journey through thousands of years of Greek art, history and culture, guided by George Manginis, director of the extraordinary Benaki Museum in Athens.
In The StUDIO WITH
T Magazine Editor turned Basket Maker
“I just thought, this is it, this is how I want to live.” Watching a master basket maker at work was a life-changing experience for Deborah Needleman, then Editor-in-Chief of T: The New York Times Style Magazine.
The extraordinary collector behind Seville's Populart
Tucked away on a quiet street in Seville’s historic Santa Cruz neighbourhood, lies an extraordinary repository of antique, vintage and modern ceramics, handicrafts, pieces of pottery and azulejos (tiles).
WORLD OF CABANA
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A Weekend in Mérida
The ancient city of Mérida, in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, is a thriving artistic hub, full of world-class restaurants, bustling craft markets and crumbling haciendas. Susana Ordovas - host of the Prior x Cabana trip to Yucatan - shares her favorite spots in Mérida.
Where there's a Will
Finders Keepers: In this series, antiquarians and collectors share the stories of two extraordinary objects: their greatest find and the piece they'll keep forever. This week, Max Rollitt reveals a huge masterpiece and a humble object that made him cry.
The Evolution of a House
If you enjoy peeking into the lives of others (don’t we all?), then Ned Lambton's engaging, beautifully photographed new book - about his family's storied Tuscan estate, Villa Cetinale: A Memoir of a House in Tuscany - is a great treat, writes Ashley Hicks.
As Museo Salvatore Ferragamo launches a retrospective to mark 100 years since the opening of Ferragamo's first store on Hollywood Boulevard, Francesca Simpson examines the life, legacy and creative genius of the Italian-born designer, fondly known as the 'Shoemaker to the Stars'.