在 18 世紀老屋,搭建懸浮於空的睡夢小築: House of the Flying Beds

以赤道為名的厄瓜多,國境內有三座海拔 5000 公尺以上的高山,終年積雪。山脈以東,熱帶雨林氣候濕熱,生態詭譎,鮮有人居,唯厄瓜多原住民居於此地;達爾文群島則奇妙生態猶在,是加拉巴哥象龜、加拉巴哥陸鬣蜥及加拉巴哥企鵝的棲地;南安地斯山脈以西的太平洋沿海地區則盛產香蕉及漁貨,厄國第一大城暨最大商港惠夜基市(Guayaquil)、世界最大香蕉與海蝦出口港馬恰拉(Machala)皆位在此地,商旅往來繁盛。

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用香港的霓虹街道,構築一場華麗中國夢:獻給好萊塢的月下浮華,MISS WONG 餐館

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女巫的魅惑,凝結 400 年的中古世紀悲歌與羅曼:The Witchery by the Castle

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一杯咖啡,一次小聚,一座城市裡的秘境花園:曼谷 Small Talk Cafe

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舌尖上的味覺實驗:香港咖啡學者 The Coffee Academïcs

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粗獷裡的簡潔優雅:神戶咖啡館 Voice of Coffee

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一頂帽子,從一個男孩的黑色電影夢開始織起:芝加哥百年消防場的製帽工坊,OPTIMO

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Photography/ Tom Rossiter & Tom Fowler & AJ Trela .
All Images Courtesy of SOM.

OPTIMO,也許你對這名字有些陌生,其手工訂製帽的魅力席捲美國,從 20 世紀極具影響力的藍調傳奇歌手 John Lee Hooker,再到當代性格演員 Johnny Depp 在電影《頭號公敵》(Public Enemies)都戴著它。歷時 25 年的男士手工帽品牌 OPTIMO,在時光的洪流中擁有一份對美國好萊塢黃金時代的緬懷,它是傳統工藝的傳承,亦是手工訂製帽的最高榮譽,還是一個男孩心中的黑色電影夢(Film noir)。

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自城市中心發芽,建築上的小樹之歌:House for Trees

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喝一杯調酒?不,喝一組經典歌單:醉倒在叢林異境的法蘭克辛納屈,雅典酒吧 Drunk Sinatra &Rehab

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邊界之上,游過藍天與浮世:The Wall House

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