Michelle Johnson

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Mar 2020

Mercedes leads the Formula 1 effort to fight COVID-19 as new breathing device is approved by NHS

Mercedes Formula 1 engineers successfully begun production of a new breathing aid for use in hospitals just 100 hours after the first meeting. The Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrain&nb... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Mar 2020

Prestige British watchmaker Bremont offers to help manufacture ventilators

Luxury British brand Bremont has offered to switch its Henley-on-Thames facilities from making prestige watches to the manufacture, assembly and testing of precision parts for ventilators. T... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 23 Mar 2020

LVMH's perfume factories produce 12 metric tons of sanitiser gel in first week to help hospitals fight COVID-19

Three perfume factories owned by the prestigious LVMH Group – Christian Dior, Guerlain and Parfums Givenchy – underwent a dramatic shift in operations on 15 March, to become  mass-pro... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 23 Mar 2020

Editor's letter: a message to our readers

We love London. As a luxury publication based in the capital, the Tempus team would like to share our support for all those affected by the coronavirus, from individuals to businesses, in London and b... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 14 Feb 2020

Amanda Nevill reflects on her 17 years as CEO of the BFI and tells Tempus why cinema is Britain's greatest export

Cinema is changing. That’s the message from the British Film Institute, the charitable body whose mission is to champion and develop a sizeable domestic industry. 20-years ago, British film pale... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 14 Feb 2020

Belle surprise: how Champagne has become this year's most surprising emerging destination

Located just an hour from Paris, the once-royal region of Champagne is synonymous with a sparkling wine so internationally important, no celebration would be complete without a glass. Legend says it w... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 12 Feb 2020

Automobili Pininfarina's design director shares the brand's driving ambition to create the world's first zero-emissions hypercar

Automobili Pininfarina has announed that its flagship vehicle, the fully electric Battista hypercar, is commencing the testing and development phase to mark the 90th anniversary year of Pini... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 03 Feb 2020

Why 120 millionaires are calling for international tax reform since the World Economic Forum

Hosted in the idyllic ski resort of Davos, the World Economic Forum made headlines this year for its overwhelming focus on the climate crisis. Speakers included the Prince of Wales and 17-year-old env... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 17 Jan 2020

Julius Baer launches Global Wealth and Lifestyle Report, finds HNW focus on 'conscious consumption'

Julius Baer International revealed the findings of its inaugural Global Wealth and Lifestyle Report at a presentation at sustainable members club, The Conduit on Tuesday. The private banking firm surv... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 16 Dec 2019

Swiss show jumping champion Martin Fuchs wins the CHI Geneva Grand Prix

European show jumping champion Martin Fuchs won the Concours Hippique International (CHI) Genève's Rolex Grand Prix on Sunday 15 December, in front of an ecstatic home crowd.... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 05 Dec 2019

Gridiron is firing up London's Mayfair with its seasonal menu

Gridiron by COMO is an oasis of warmth beneath Park Lane hotel COMO Metropolitan London. Combining the skills of chefs Richard Turner and Stephen Englefield, this luxurious restaurant is known for its... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 04 Dec 2019

Exclusive: British light-heavyweight champion Joshua Buatsi tells Tempus about stepping out from Anthony Joshua’s shadow

Joshua Buatsi is the definition of today’s gentleman boxer. In the ring, the undefeated, 26-year-old British light-heavyweight champion is a force to be reckoned with; calculated power meeting e... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 27 Nov 2019

Tempus ventures behind the doors of London's most discreet private members' club

Nestled between towering buildings of glass, steel and chrome just a stone’s throw from the Bank of England is a single Queen Anne-style townhouse. This is the home of The Walbrook Club, an excl... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 05 Nov 2019

Take it sloe: Neil Beckett shares his take on the best winter gin cocktails

Premium gin is often considered the quintessential drink of the British summertime, but it is also an under-appreciated tipple in the winter months, according to Kingston Distillers Neil Beckett. Beck... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Oct 2019

The Lyan king: how Ryan Chetiyawardana's new bar Lyaness is reinventing cocktails

Ryan Chetiyawardana never repeats himself. Known as Mr Lyan, Chetiyawardana's multi award-winning cocktail bars have never failed to impress his affluent punters and challenge the norm, from his 2... Read More

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

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