Architecture

By Tempus | 07 Jan 2021

Heartfelt minimalism: Tempus takes an exclusive look inside Amman Villa

For Staffan Tollgård, former filmmaker turned designer, "heartfelt minimalism" became the tagline for Amman Villa, the home recently completed in collaboration with award-winning Leban... Read More

By Tempus | 04 Jan 2021

7 iconic novels set in must-visit destinations around the world

If not one, but two lockdowns have had a silver lining, it’s that people across the UK are rediscovering the pleasure of reading. According to publishing house Bloomsbury, both print book and co... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 22 Dec 2020

How a luxurious staycation at the Casterton Grange Estate became a place to call our own

When we hear about the latest travel trends, all too often we’re inundated with contradictions. Holidaymakers should be looking for sustainable options but in untouched locales; search for authe... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 16 Dec 2020

The eternal allure of Venice, according to gemologist Alberto Nardi

Gemologist Alberto Nardi is the epitome of the Venetian man about town as he strides athletically across the myriad small bridges that crisscross the city’s canals, greeting fellow res... Read More

By Chantelle Billson | 16 Nov 2020

Lodha UK sells its No.1 Grosvenor Square penthouse for £140m ahead of its completion

The jewel in an unrivalled aristocratic property crown, No.1 Grosvenor Square, situated in the desirable W1K postcode and formerly the US Embassy, will bring 44 new residences to Mayfair when it compl... Read More

By Lauren Jade Hill | 13 Nov 2020

CULTURE SHOCK: Tempus explore the most significant new landmarks taking shape around the world

THE MUSEUM OF UNDERWATER ART | QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA The first two of four sites making up The Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA) — Ocean Siren and Coral Greenhouse, both in Townsville — made... Read More

By Ross Forbes | 21 Sep 2020

Bulgari draws inspiration from classical history for new luxury Rome hotel

Bulgari is opening a new ultra-luxurious hotel in the picturesque Italian city of Rome, and they are drawing influence from the Roman empire to provide guests with the ultimate experience. Bulgari hot... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 20 Aug 2020

Rolls-Royce’s colour and trim designer shares the secrets of elegant automotive interiors

Often, when we review a car, our focus is on the speed, performance and exterior look. But, according to Sina Eggl, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars colour and trim designer, the interior of a luxury ... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 08 Jul 2020

London’s historic Somerset House will reopen part of its arts centre to visitors

Somerset House, London’s working arts centre, is reopening part of its site to visitors on Thursday 16 July after a period of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. The areas that will be open... Read More

By Tempus | 03 Jul 2020

The best spots around the world where you can now indulge in al fresco dining

As pubs, bars and restaurants get ready to reopen in the UK this Saturday, the vast majority of central London is set to be transformed into continental-style outdoor dining. While beer gardens and an... Read More

By Tempus | 02 Jul 2020

Dive Palm Springs owner and GM Abdi Manavi shows us a different side to traditional Hollywood glamour

In this exclusive online series, Tempus speaks to hospitality experts from around the world to find out their top tips – and unique advice – to get the most out of the destinatio... Read More

By Tempus | 09 Jun 2020

Dominique Chenot on bringing five-star wellness into our homes

As Swiss health and wellness retreat Chenot Palace Weggis prepares to open its door to those seeking the health benefits of Alpine air on 11 June, the hotel group’s founder, Dominique ... Read More

By Tempus | 25 May 2020

7 of the world's most famous hotels share their secrets

From the invention of red velvet cake and secret underground railway lines, to accidental architecture and unsuccessful royal dating, these surprising facts will shed a new light on some of the world&... Read More

By Tempus | 19 May 2020

This antiques expert shares her tips on finding rare and vintage pieces for classic interior style

Holly Johnson Antiques has been supplying valuable antiques to her high-profile clients in the UK and America – including the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Janet Jackson, chef... Read More

By Tempus | 11 May 2020

Five of the best US virtual museum tours for your international culture fix

Continued efforts to lockdown against Covid-19 might have put all our travel plans on hold for the foreseeable future, but thanks to these American museums there’s nothing to stop a virtual hop ... Read More

By Lauren Jade Hill | 25 Mar 2020

Castles made of sand: the desert design trend you'll want to explore in the winter

CASTLES MADE OF SAND  Innovative architecture in inhospitable landscapes has become one of the most aspirational trends of the moment. We explore the dramatic debuts reflecting otherworldly ... Read More

By Georgia Peck | 11 Mar 2020

Can Malaysia’s contemporary luxury hotels live up to perfect memories of the nation’s historic hospitality?

Malaysia is a place I have always held close to my heart; the fond memories I have of a month spent in the country many moons ago are ones I have romanticised endlessly, that have shaped my life signi... Read More

By Daniel Pembrey | 27 Feb 2020

Explore the ever-growing appeal of Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s master of modern architecture

Initially, Liliane Kaufmann had reservations about Fallingwater, the unique home that architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed for her and business mogul husband Edgar in 1935. The couple owned Kaufmann&... Read More