Michelle Johnson

By Michelle Johnson | 18 Sep 2019

Chef Jack Blumenthal shares why he’s taking his guests into the kitchen

The world’s top chefs will often tell you that making it in the restaurant industry takes skill, creativity and a fearless approach to your craft. As a young chef with an already impressive repe... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 17 Sep 2019

Kelly Hoppen shares why she's living on the Edge with her cruise ship designs

Known as the queen of taupe, it’s hard to believe that interior design icon Kelly Hoppen did not, in fact, invent the neutral palette. Her penchant for calm tones paired with lush fabrics has ep... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 04 Sep 2019

J. Sheekey Atlantic Bar’s summer lobster menu redefines theatreland dining

It’s difficult to imagine finding fine dining in the heart of London’s theatreland. Yet, established more than 100 years ago, seafood and shellfish restaurant J. Sheekey, and its sister-re... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Aug 2019

Almost human: The world's first robot artist in her own words

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 cr... 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 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 Michelle Johnson | 07 Aug 2019

Should we still be embracing the digital detox?

The digital detox was one of the true buzzwords of travel in 2018, with resorts around the globe offering retreats to soothe the soul by eschewing social media. For many, these mind-body-soul retreats... 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 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 | 24 Jul 2019

How kitchen design brand Lanserring is revolutionising family life in the home

The kitchen has long been considered the heart of the home, but for bespoke kitchen designers Lanserring, that well-known sentiment is the true north for every interior created for its exclusive clien... 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 Michelle Johnson | 15 Jul 2019

Four-time powerboating world champion Miles Jennings explains why this thrilling sport is no longer just for the elite few

With speeds surpassing 160mph, furious competition from the world’s best racers and the sea as your racetrack, it’s no surprise that offshore powerboat racing is heralded as the Formula 1 ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 Jul 2019

Into the deep: Omega shares the story behind its most extreme diving watch, the Seamaster Planet Ocean Ultra Deep Professional

When it comes to diving watches, Omega's Seamaster series has long been held as one of the most accurate in the industry, pushing innovation with each new evolution. But the brand's latest cha... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Jun 2019

Knightfall star Tom Cullen talks Templar training, on-set injuries and his leading man philosophy

Tom Cullen's historical epic Knightfall has been receiving rave reviews for its dramatic season finale across the pond, but for UK viewers awaiting the second season's premiere on 2 July, all ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 18 Jun 2019

How Breitling's aviation legacy is helping its new timepieces take flight

There are few Swiss watch brands so closely tied to the skies as Breitling. The high-end watch brand was founded by Léon Breitling in 1884, focusing on the creation of simplified chronographs t... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 18 Jun 2019

Electric dream: Lunaz Design is sparking bright new interest in the longevity of classic cars by plugging in to futuristic tech

As the car industry becomes ever more conscious of its impact on the environment, the question of how future generations can enjoy the unique driving experiences of classic cars is more important than... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 12 Jun 2019

Flow Water founder Nicholas Reichenbach on how his health and eco-conscious brand is making waves

It's fair to say that water brands are rarely considered a novelty, but for Nicholas Reichenbach, the founder and CEO of eco-friendly brand Flow, water has been at the pinnacle of his entrepreneur... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 11 Jun 2019

Exclusive: Jodie Kidd on championing British-made brands and giving her competitive side a work out

Jodie Kidd makes no secret of her competitive nature. Her relentless drive and ambition have fuelled her career from early show jumping success to her domination of British fashion in the 1990s, as we... Read More

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