Art

By Rachel Ingram | 16 Aug 2019

Moritz Grossmann is reinventing the art of German watchmaking

The birthplace of German watchmaking is not in a major city, as you might expect, but instead a small town an hour’s drive outside Dresden, nestled in the countryside not far from the Czech bord... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 15 Aug 2019

Beauty industry magnate Didier Guillon on why his Valmont Foundation for the arts is his most important challenge yet

"The best place to buy art is Venice. This isn’t a city where artists sell their work, especially during the Biennale – you don’t see the price of a piece anywhere in the Giardi... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 15 Aug 2019

Kaape Interiors shows that when it comes to interior architecture, the Scandi way is best

Never utter the word ‘IKEA’ to a Scandinavian designer – this is what I learnt when I sat down with Kirsti Prestmarken, designer-in-charge of Norway’s leading design studio, Ka... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 Aug 2019

Art ex Machina: Meet the AI challenging everything we know about art and ethics

Artificial intelligence has become commonplace. No longer a futuristic novelty, the impact of learning machines is now being felt in everything from the way we do business to how we interact with our ... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 07 Aug 2019

Inside the intriguing world of Grant Macdonald London, Britain’s finest silversmiths

Grant Macdonald jokes that he wasn’t born with a silver spoon in his mouth, so he learned to make one. It’s this drive, creativity and, some could say, stubbornness that’s made Macdo... Read More

By Adam Hay-Nicholls | 06 Aug 2019

Take a tour of Ferrari's spectacular dream factory in northern Italy

Approaching Maranello in northern Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, we could be in any modestly sized pastel-coloured industrial town. Yet, once you reach the perimeter road around Ferrari’s ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 06 Aug 2019

These are the young designers ready to create a "better tomorrow" with their prototypes

The Lexus Design Awards Milan Design Week is far more than a furniture fair. As the interior design world descends upon the northern Italian city each April to delve into future trends, luxury automot... Read More

By Oli Ross | 05 Aug 2019

Elegance and eccentricity combine at Bob Bob Cité

Upon entering Bob Bob Ricard's new City-based establishment, Bob Bob Cité, you get pleasantly smacked in the face with an icy blast of new age Art Deco elegance, a mix of garish acrylics an... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 25 Jul 2019

The inspiration behind Ritz-Carlton Berlin's €40m Art Deco renovation

The Ritz-Carlton Berlin has dominated the city's Potsdamer Platz for decades, with the 303-room hotel inviting guests to enjoy the city's rich history in entirely modern comfort. The five-star... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 23 Jul 2019

Chakra Kensington aims to heal from within with its elegant Indian cuisine

It's an unfair stereotype, but Indian food is often considered more accessible than it is elegant, thanks to the wealth of the brilliant mid-range restaurants that London has to offer. Enter Chakr... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 15 Jul 2019

With revolutionary nanotechnology and otherworldly materials, the Senturion Key could be the most unique supercar accessory in the universe

In a modern era where we can pay for bills with our phones and unlock devices with our faces, the physical act of carrying car keys seems an unnecessary obligation. Car keys are one of the last mechan... Read More

By Rose Adams | 04 Jul 2019

How Palm Beach is boosting Florida’s luxury tourism market

If you’re planning a trip to Florida for your next escape – and with it's tropical climate and abundance of beautiful beaches why wouldn't you? – forget popula... Read More

By Tempus | 07 Jun 2019

The world's first robot artist announces solo exhibition at Oxford University

Named after Ada Lovelace, the pioneering 19th century mathematician, and featuring a hyper realistic humanoid head and facial features, it's easy to see why robot artist Ai-Da is creating such a v... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 06 Jun 2019

Scott's opens its doors to the world's most 'expensive restaurant interior' with its new dining room

Legendary Mayfair establishment Scott’s is set to take fine dining to a new level with the launch this week of an exclusive private dining room, billed as “the most expensive restaurant in... Read More

By Tempus | 03 Jun 2019

Acclaimed Athenian bar The Clumsies hits London for a five-day residency

When we think of destinations revered for their mixology skills, the Mediterranean does not immediately spring to mind, but over the last few years, Athens has become something of a cocktail hive, wit... Read More

By Tempus | 24 May 2019

The Alexander's Hayk Sahakyan on why Armenia is the next big luxury destination

With its historic status as one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities, and its economic transformation in the early 2000s, it's little wonder that Yerevan, Armenia is emerging as... Read More

By Ross Forbes | 20 May 2019

Thai break: from eco-living in Koh Samui to cultural immersion in the capital

The Kingdom of Thailand is known for its fine cuisine, sandy beaches and rich cultural heritage. But what efforts is this hot-spot making when it comes to luxury travel? From my experience hopping fro... Read More

By Tempus | 09 May 2019

Chinese artist Li Tianbing brings conflict and colour to Mayfair

Chinese artist Li Tianbing is best known for his politically charged and boldly abstract paintings, reflecting the conflict and tension of his subject matter through a clash of realism and expressioni... Read More

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