Design

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 James Bannister | 02 Aug 2019

Meet the Scottish firm producing the world’s finest automotive leather

When seeking craftsmanship in the automotive world, we tend to look to the past. The weathered hands of third- and fourth-generation artisans tell the stories of a continuing legacy which is so rarely... Read More

By Tempus | 30 Jul 2019

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition raises €700,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation

Bentley Motors auctioned a brand new Flying Spur First Edition at Sir Elton John's Midsummer Gala on 25 July, raising €700,000 for the singer's Elton John AIDS Foundation. An anonymous bi... 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 | 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 Rachel Ingram | 08 Jul 2019

Prince Albert of Monaco: 'the future of the planet lies with the sea'

With sustainability at the forefront of conversations about the luxury industry, people are calling for more than token green initiatives, but changes from the ground up. This is what Yacht Club de Mo... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 24 Jun 2019

Princess Yachts launches a ‘supercar for the waves'

Seldom do the words superyacht and speedboat come together, unless you’re talking of taking a tender from boat to shore. Boatbuilders tend to stick to what they’re known for – in Pri... Read More

By Gareth Herincx | 18 Jun 2019

Bugatti president Stephan Winkelmann tells Tempus how the marque is standing the test of time

When Ettore Bugatti created his first car in 1909, he could never have imagined that his company would evolve into one of world’s most desirable luxury brands. Bugatti has had its challenge... 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 | 06 Jun 2019

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

Automobili Pininfarina makes its UK debut of its flagship vehicle, the fully electric Battista hypercar, which will be displayed at the British Library from 6-9 June in partnership with the&... Read More

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