alpine resort

The little-known area of Drei Zinnen, in the German-speaking Italian Dolomites, offers a cultural, culinary and slopeside experience like no…

red sportscar

In the first of our supercar review series, LUX enjoys an exhilarating drive in the Ferrari 812 Superfast Ferrari is…

luxury hotel bedroom

In the final edition of our luxury travel views series, LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai enjoys the Parisian elegance and ease…

hotel suite drawing room

In the third edition of our luxury travel views series, LUX Editor-in-Chief returns to Villa Kennedy, a Rocco Forte hotel…

interior restaurant

In the second of our four part luxury travels view column, our editor-in-chief Darius Sanai discovers the elegant alpine charm…

Artistic, playful and utterly spoiling, The Alpina Gstaad may just be the best hotel anywhere in Europe. So why don’t…

man outside in shirt and tie

Abdullah Ibrahim was discovered by Duke Ellington, fought against apartheid, and played at Nelson Mandela’s inauguration. The South African jazz…

women on the red carpet

Chopard’s Artistic Director Caroline Scheufele speaks to Torri Mundell about the Swiss company’s new Magical Setting range, aimed at creating…

hotel lounge area

In the first of our four part luxury travels view column, our editor-in-chief Darius Sanai recalls the breathtaking views and…

aquarium

Through his Oceano Azul Foundation and game-changing Oceanário de Lisboa, Portuguese business leader and activist José Soares dos Santos is…

submarine

Once the sea casts its spell, it holds you in its net of wonder forever. So said the legendary Jacques…

river in forest

Can the power of the financial markets be harnessed to address environmental issues such as ocean conservation? LUX talks to…

contemporary art

British artist Petroc Sesti has worked together with the likes of NASA and Sir David Attenborough to create striking artworks…

bird flying over sharks

Douglas McCauley directs the Benioff Ocean Initiative, the philanthropic organisation created by billionaire Salesforce founder Marc Benioff and his wife…

cityscape

Dynamic leadership and entrepreneurial thinking are required to help the global economy recover. We speak to seven leaders in the…

singer wearing glitter dress

As the fashion industry comes under scrutiny for its environmental credentials in an age of sustainability, one young designer is…

Woman standing amongst tyres

Is Canadian singer-songwriter Ruth B. the new Tracy Chapman? She has a soulful voice, thoughtful and concerned lyrics, and a…

wine estate

For the cosmopolitan Prince Robert de Luxembourg, owning one of the world’s most celebrated wine estates, Château Haut-Brion, was not…

woman wearing black dress and diamonds

Penélope Cruz brings her renowned energy to philanthropic and charitable work – and now she is designing jewellery for Swarovski….

sunken terrace

Iranian-born designer Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar does it all – interiors, architectural design, weddings. Whether large-scale events or private homes, a converted…

woman dancing

Tamara Rojo has spent the past two decades wowing spectators at the Royal Ballet and now at the English National…

black woman shouting

At the heart of Deutsche Bank’s worldwide art programme is one of the most interesting and diverse corporate contemporary art…

protest painting

From his sculpture for Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth to his recent guerrilla monument to replace the toppled bronze of a…

Millie Walton speaks to four design leaders – Bentley’s Stefan Sielaff, Gaggenau’s Sven Baacke, Tom Dixon and Cristina Celestino –…

The art of the handmade, and the appreciation of high-quality, low-volume makers, are having a resurgence. With the help of…

designer at work

The exclusive Chelsea Barracks residential development in London aims to be the epitome of contemporary luxury living. It also draws…

crystal star installation

Austrian crystal-maker Swarovski celebrates its 125th anniversary this year with a new creative director in charge. Operating in sectors from…

contemporary apartment

The transformation of the village of Andermatt in the Swiss Alps into a place for permanent residence or seasonal getaways…

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