Good morning!


Welcome to the fourth edition of Monday Memo. A diary of fun things: new openings I’m excited about, exhibitions I like to go to, products I love, initiatives that caught my eye, news I want to share and much more. All related to hotspots, design and travel of course. Every two weeks 10 things, so let’s go!


If you’re working on your itinerary for the London Design Festival already, make sure to stop at Labour and Wait’s BROWN pop up store. For nine days only you can find them at Calvert Avenue on Shoreditch, a close walk to their original store on Redchurch Street.


Find more recommendations in The London Guide 



In Los Angeles Hotel June recently opened its doors, close to LAX. Perfect if you have an early morning or late night flight.


(Image by Hotel June)



Soho House member and longing for the beach? Go to Mykonos where Soho Roc House just opened its doors.


(Image by Soho House)



Dutch design studio The Other Season, who also designed Strandhotel Zoomers, is organizing an outdoor cinema event in Noord-Holland in September, but you can now already book your tickets.


(Image via Instagram The Other Season)



Modiste Studio, the design studio behind Heroine Restaurant & Bar and Bonanza in Kreuzberg, just finished the design of a new, smaller Bonanza coffee cafe in Mitte.


(Image by Eva Peters)



You can stay one night at Zoku, but they also offer long stay apartments with a design-forward and clever design. New is the Zoku Summer Edition to promote staycations in the city. Go for the Zoku Positivity Retreat, a 3- or 4-day retreat with yoga from Delight Yoga, bootcamp sessions, a scent experience and healthy cooked meals by Zoku’s chef.


Find more recommendations in The Amsterdam Guide



Last week I went to The Hague to find some new places for The Netherlands Guide. It almost felt like I was in France when I saw this yellow building, home to restaurant n.



I’m still in shock of what happened in Beirut. My thoughts go out to designers like Pslab (who created this beautiful chandelier at The Jane in Antwerp), The Slow by Frama and Papercupstore, among others.




Meanwhile I’m working on the brand new magazine -> coming soon!


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