Design

By Rory FH Smith | 01 Mar 2021

Sweden's Polestar 2 squares up to Silicon Valley

Until now, Elon Musk has had it easy. When the electric car baron launched the Model S in 2013, Musk enjoyed a good five years occupying the luxury electric car market without even a sniff of competit... Read More

By Lauren O'Neill | 01 Mar 2021

Eager to embrace the maximalism trend without risking kitsch? The key is in the fabric

Our home has long been the place we turn to for comfort – it is where the heart is, after all – and it is fair to say that it has never played a more vital role than it has in the pas... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 27 Feb 2021

Time and space: Rolls-Royce launches the limited edition Phantom Tempus Collection

Goodwood-based luxury motor company Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has launched a limited-edition collection of its most famous model, the Phantom. The new Phantom Tempus Collection, limited to just 20 exampl... Read More

By Chantelle Billson | 26 Feb 2021

Dreaming in colour: Dame Zandra Rhodes talks about her latest collaboration with Savoir – and finally finding the time for a good night’s sleep

Renowned British textile and fashion designer Dame Zandra Rhodes is no stranger to royalty or the rich and famous. Appointed her DBE by the Queen in 2014, Rhodes’ diverse clientele has included ... Read More

By Daniel Pembrey | 25 Feb 2021

Snøhetta co-founder Kjetil Trædal Thorsen takes Tempus on a tour of Norway’s untamed landscapes to share his architectural inspiration

Born in the small fishing town Haugesund on Norway’s exposed west coast, Kjetil Trædal Thorsen had little idea his work would come to define Norwegian architecture. In the 1960s, befo... Read More

By Tempus | 23 Feb 2021

Introducing Singita Sabora, Tanzania's newest luxury safari hideaway

If you're looking for the ultimate in isolation and luxury for your first post-lockdown trip, there's a new kid on the block: experience tented camping like never before with Singita... Read More

By Chantelle Billson | 22 Feb 2021

Taking flight: the tourbillon celebrates its 220th birthday

When it comes to modern haute horology, the tourbillon, which turns 220 years old this year, has long been more desirable for its beauty than for its practical uses. The first patented tourbillon... Read More

By Tempus | 22 Feb 2021

Pedal to the metal: the most exciting and controversial cars of 2021

From electric hyper cars to road-legal race cars, futuristic concepts and bold new designs, we gear up for the most hotly anticipated – and controversial – cars coming in 2021.rn... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 19 Feb 2021

Mark Oleynik, creator of the world's first robotic chef, dishes up the remarkable process behind Moley Robotic Kitchen

Mechanical hands hover over the refined preparation station, whipping up a gourmet-style pasta dish. Perfect al dente spaghetti bubbles away on the stove while the dexterous limbs whisk a ho... Read More

By Rachel Roberts | 19 Feb 2021

Warning: a stay here may seriously benefit your wellbeing

Who hasn’t dreamt about running giddily through the marshmallow-soft carpeted corridors of a luxury hotel wearing just their underwear? In my defence, there are some grounds for this particular ... Read More

By Tempus | 18 Feb 2021

Hermès launches new titanium versions of its ultra-thin model

Iconic Parisien watchmaker Hermès has launched two new variants of its Slim d’Hermès Quantieme Perpetual model, incorporating multiple precious metals into the desig... Read More

By Tempus | 17 Feb 2021

The top private jets in the world

In a world newly obsessed with the perks of travelling in total privacy, private jets have become more sought after than ever before, as the world looks forward to jetsetting in a luxurious, Covi... Read More

By Chantelle Billson | 16 Feb 2021

London’s foremost vintage watch specialists tell us why timeless timepieces have seen a revival

A new passion for pre-owned and vintage watches has recently emerged among enthusiasts and collectors alike. Not only do collectors relish rare vintage pieces, perfect for handing down as heirlooms, b... Read More

By Tempus | 15 Feb 2021

TAG Heuer and Porsche join forces for stunning new chronograph

Watchmakers TAG Heuer and car manufacturer Porsche have announced an extensive brand partnership with the launch of a new watch, the TAG Heuer Carrera Porsche Chronograph. This new chronogra... Read More

By Chantelle Billson | 15 Feb 2021

Why The Grand Universe Lucca, Autograph Collection is a must-visit for 2021 

In a time of such uncertainty, it is great to be able to have the security of taking charge of your travel plans and looking forward to the future, and compiling a travel wish-list for 2021&... Read More

By Tempus | 12 Feb 2021

Celebrate the Year of the Ox with these elaborate timepieces honouring the Chinese New Year

When it comes to gift-giving, one can rarely go wrong with haute horology. It’s little wonder that, each year, the watch industry honours Chinese New Year with some of its most magnificent novel... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Feb 2021

Preferred Hotels & Resorts welcomes 18 new additions to its collection for 2021

Independent hotel brand Preferred Hotels & Resorts has announced that it added 18 new member hotels to its global portfolio between 1 September 20... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Feb 2021

Silent Island: saving the planet in style with Silent Yachts

One oft-cited criticism that has consistently followed the rich and famous around for decades is the claim that their holidaying, which can include private jet and yacht ... Read More