LUX drives the latest iteration of one of the world’s great supercars, the V10 engined, open-topped Huracan Spyder It may look good outside the yacht club… The latest evolution of the…

Has Rosewood’s Sonia Cheng created the best city hotel in the world, with the Rosewood Hong Kong? Darius Sanai revisits, five years after the grand opening The Asaya Kitchen. The Rosewood is…

Alain Servais is an investment banker and collector of art-as-ideas, whose family collection is showcased in The Loft, a repurposed factory in central Brussels. In a conversation moderated by LUX’s…

The Lakeside building of La Réserve Eden au Lac Zurich which dates back to 1909 The venerable Eden au Lac, one of the landmark lakeside hotels in Zürich, was recently taken over by the flamboyant…

LUX recommends our top hotels to check into this year. Compiled by Olivia Cavigioli Glenmorangie House, Ross, Scotland For a retreat into the Scottish Highlands, whisky distiller’s…

A Dream you Dream Alone, by Maryam Eisler, 2021 An elegant, aloof figure lies, sprawled, blanketed in stripes, formed of shadows from a gazebo above. Here’s a glimpse into Chief Contributing…

Marcus Eriksen is at the cutting edge of research and raising awareness about the interaction between natural ocean phenomena with microplastic pollution. Trudy Ross speaks with him about the…

Pioneering entrepreneur and philanthropist Nachson Mimran has a show of his black and white photography at the Leica Gallery in London's Mayfair. Compelling for many reasons, says LUX Editor-in-Chief…

Under the artistic direction of Natasha Ginwala, the recent Colomboscope showed how the Sri Lankan art festival has swiftly become a must-visit not just for aficionados of South Asian art, but for…

Petr Pudil, collector and founder of Kunsthalle Praha A decade ago, an entrepreneur bought a decommissioned power station located in a prime position opposite Prague Castle. Investing some $40M…

Picasso, Miro, Dali, Richter, Braque: supreme Bordeaux Chateau Mouton-Rothschild has had them all, and many more, create its wine label over the decades. Candice Tucker speaks to Julien de…

We drive the ultimate incarnation of Aston Martin's four wheel drive SUV supercar The Aston Martin DBX707 offers a luxury nexus of dynamics, effortless style and performance © Max Earey Not…

We check in to the Principe di Savoia, a palace hotel offering grandeur and glamour for anyone visiting Italy's fashion capital, Milan Le Principe di Savoia is a grand palace building in central…

The Audi TT RS is the last of a line of iconic sports cars We review the last, and most high-performance, iteration of a German design classic. Will it live up to its iconic status among motoring…

A perfectionist car that offers precision engineering, precision steering and immense speed Darius Sanai sets off in a McLaren that promises both rawness and refinement Anyone buying a car like…

The 19th-century building and Foster + Partners extension overlooking the city Darius Sanai checks in at the Dolder Grand, Zurich, for a palatial blend of the old and the new The wow…

A view of the glamorous Baccarat suite at the Baccarat Hotel, New York LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai checks in at the Baccarat Hotel New York for some Midtown glitz Midtown Manhattan,…

The Porsche 718 Cayman GTS' mid-engine layout offers distinct handling characteristics and balance compared to other GTS models In the second of our series on Porsche, a company with a unique place…

The Mercedes AMG SL 43 is a technically innovative entry-level model of the newly developed roadster icon For decades, owning a Mercedes-Benz SL has symbolised understated wealth and style. How…

The Porsche 911 GTS is a sportier addition to the model lineup Porsche has a unique place in the automotive canon. Its history, racing and heritage, combined with a stream of some of the most…

The EQS SUV is a stylish creation by Mercedes chief designer Gorden Wagener, with none of the brashness of some rivals Mercedes-Benz has made an electric luxury SUV quite unlike any other, and we…

A powerful show at one of Europe's most spectacular philanthropic art foundations showcases the works of one of the 20th century's most provocative image-makers A complex comprising a converted…

Polaroids of artworks at home by Hafsa Alkhudairi Contemporary art lead for AlUla, Hafsa Alkhudairi, delves into the lives of the pieces in her family's collections. Writing from the artworks'…

For romance, drama and style, look no further than the latest in high jewellery. Compiled by James Gurney Deco delight: The platinum Claustra necklace was presented this year as part of Cartier's Le…

The hotel has dramatic views all around of one of the world's most spectacular winter sports areas, the Dolomites in northeastern Italy Our recommendation this ski season is for a place that blends…

World leaders gathered in Dubai, UAE for COP28 with the aim of curbing climate change from 30th November to 12th December 2023 German sustainability leader Darius Maleki, co-founder of one of the…

The roof terrace looks out over Notre Dame cathedral Darius Sanai checks in to the newest luxury hotel in Paris. Does it have the substance to match the style? It’s a winter’s afternoon in…

The Woodward, Geneva, a discreet all-suite lakefront hotel in a classical building Darius Sanai checks in at The Woodward, Geneva, where luxury meets discreet elegance The wow factor The Woodward…

Seung-taek Lee's "Earth Play" was first conceived in 1989, but has become all the more relevant today. Photo by Parker Calvert Artists and brothers Clayton and Parker Calvert are the founders of…

The hardback copy of 'Confined Artists - Free Spririts: Portraints and Interviews from Lockdown 2020'. Photo by Maryam Eisler During the lockdown of 2020, Maryam Eisler brought together 164 of the…

A collage of works from Ash Thorp's 'Nascent' series (2022) California-based Ash Thorp is a digital artist who creates complex, conceptual artworks. LUX met him recently at a solo show of his works…

Alpine views from a snug Crans Ambassador terrace In the first installment of our luxury travel views columns, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai checks in at the Hotel Crans Ambassador in…

Works by Aiko Tezuka on display at Asia Now Paris in the Majhi International Art Residency booth The Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation (DBF) continues its mission to bridge the art communities from the…

A view of the Hotel Metropole's grand exterior In the heart of Monaco is a grand yet intimate hotel that offers fantastic dining, a world-class indoor/outdoor pool, one of the best spas in Europe…

Kate MccGwire is a British artist whose childhood on the Norfolk Broads inspired her to create art around landscapes and wildlife. Often collaborating with fashion brands, MccGwire recently produced…

Stacey Gillian Abe, Whispers Of Sorghum, 2023 The renowned British curator behind the hit art show 'In the Black Fantastic', Ekow Eshun, speaks to Candice Tucker about his curatorial process and…

Step into Autumn with an edit from personal shopping service luminaire.com. Compiled by Harriet Quick and Isabel Froemming Elbow roomOpera gloves are the accessory for now, perfectly bringing a touch…

The architectural intricacies of the Parnham House estate, with an almost hidden Stephanie Bolam. Photograph by Maryam Eisler Human, natural and built landscapes, ancient and modern, come together…

The Beach House terrace at the Rosewood Le Guanahani With its gleaming white sands and jet-set visitors, St Barths is known as the most exclusive and extravagant of the Caribbean islands. Candice…

Dana Estates is one of Napa's most prized wineries Dana is a cult collectible among California wines, made in tiny quantities at sky-high prices. Its owners are on a self-declared quest for…

Badrutt's Palace Hotel was first opened in St Moritz in 1896 by Caspar Badrutt There's a fairytale palace high in the Alps where everyone is a Royal - or feels like one Hotel trends come and go.…

Ricky Burrows in a moment of pause © Maryam Eisler Ricky Burrows, the Brooklyn-based artist originally discovered by Rashid Johnson, speaks to LUX's Chief Contributing Editor, Maryam Eisler about…

Millie Jason Foster, co-founder of Gillian Jason Gallery Whilst art has often been perceived as a feminine subject, particularly in schools, men are disproportionately more successful than women in…

There is a vineyard in the heart of Napa Valley that is a legend among wine cognoscenti; and one wine estate above all others that is celebrated for the wines it makes from it. Darius Sanai embarks…

Chef Davide Guidara in the garden of Veuve Clicquot The champagne house Veuve Clicquot hosted a lunch in Paris in which eight chefs, hailing from Switzerland, France, Italy, Japan and the UK…

The Fairmont Tazi Palace Tangier pool LUX checks in for a resplendent yet restful stay at the Fairmont Tazi Palace, Tangier in Morocco What drew us there? The hotel is a super impressive,…

Filmmaker and artist Charlotte Colbert's latest exhibition, "Dreamland Sirens," is set to take over Fitzrovia Chapel in Pearson Square. The show curated by Simon de Pury, marks UTA Artist Space's…

'Crushed Love'. Courtesy of Ammann Aallery. © Gimhongsok PAD London, the renowned international design fair, reopens celebrating its 15th anniversary this Frieze week in Mayfair's Berkeley…

The exterior of Albion Jeune gallery with installations from I Want to Believe by Esben Weile Kjær Lucca Hue-Williams has opened Fitzrovia's newest gallery, Albion Jeune. Here, LUX speaks to the…

The Hepworth Wakefield Museum which will acquire the work of the winner of the second edition of the Spirit Now London Acquisition Prize, supporting young female artists Now in its second year, the…

Team Captains Luke Donald of England and Zach Johnson of The United States with the Ryder Cup Trophy at the Colosseum in Rome Guy Kinnings is the Deputy CEO, Ryder Cup Director & Chief…

Sundaram Tagore. Photo by Paul Terrie. Photo courtesy of Sundaram Tagore Gallery Art and culture is part of gallerist Sundaram Tagore's DNA, coming from one of India's leading creative families.…

Dilara Begum Jolly, Parables of the Womb. Image courtesy of the Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation Barrister A B M Hamidul Mishbah, who specialises in Intellectual Property (Copyright & Visual Art)…

LUX check in to a spectacularly remastered resort hotel on the edge of Zurich, with a rich rock music history and a deliciously gastronomic and partying present Sometimes first impressions are…

Every watch collector knows you can't just walk into a luxury boutique and expect to buy an in-demand timepiece, any more than you can walk into a gallery and pick up the latest Richard Prince. The…

Bond Street's finest. Photo by Gary Knight LUX selects the best fine - and high - jewellery pieces that are as big on style as they are on bling. Compiled by James Gurney Eyes on you: An alfresco…

The spacious garden and pool at the St Regis Mardavall, Mallorca In the fifth installment of our luxury travel views columns, LUX's Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai checks in at the St Regis Mardavall…

Alessia Caruso Fendi The doyenne of the Rome fashion family Alessia Fendi speaks to LUX about Cleopatra, Mick Jagger, her insider tips, and her latest venture in the city Why Rome is the eternal…

The Lexus NX 450 on the road In the third part of our Great Drives series, Darius Sanai travels, in a Lexus NX 450, from the Lake Zurich, Switzerland to the Tuscany Coast, Italy, ending his trip on…

The Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino is the first of the hotel group's properties in Greece Looking to extend your summer in the sun? Getting weary of your guests on your yacht? Drop by the brand…

Glorious exteriors at the Como Castello del Nero, Tuscany In the fourth part of our luxury travel views column from the Spring/Summer 2023 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai checks in at…

The Aston takes in the Clos de la Roche vineyards in Burgundy, France In the second part of our Great Drives series, Darius Sanai travels, in an Aston Martin DB11 V8 Coupe, from the Jura Mountains,…

Photo by Louise Jasper Alasdair Harris founded Blue Ventures, an ocean conservation enterprise supporting local fishing communities. Here, he speaks to Trudy Ross about the work they do across the…

Camp Xakanaxa, on the Khwai River bank Ella Johnson travels through Botswana on an eco-safari, where the highlight is encountering more hippos than humans – in a landscape owned by wild creatures…

Courtesy of Porsche In the third part of our Super Powers series from the Spring/Summer 2023 issue, LUX’s car reviewer gets behind the wheel of a Porsche 911 Carrera GTS The Porsche 911 is an…

Mercedes E53 AMG, a highly enjoyable tourer In the first part of our Great Drives series from the Spring/Summer 2023 issue, Darius Sanai travels from Santa Monica to Napa Valley in a Mercedes E53…

Syed Muhammad Zakir working on his exhibition, Maya Bangladeshi artist Syed Muhammad Zakir’s works typically focus on environmental issues and their impact on the public. His latest exhibition,…

Looking over Marina Bay from the Club Lounge, Ritz-Carlton Millenia, Singapore In the third part of our luxury travel views column from the Spring/Summer 2023 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius…

Ferrari Roma In the second part of our Super Powers series from the Spring/Summer 2023 issue, LUX’s car reviewer gets behind the wheel of a Ferrari Roma Creating an association with Roma from…

Lucrezia Grazioli's design on the runway Istituto Marangoni unveiled the collections of its ten most outstanding designers in their graduate showcase this month. Trudy Ross spoke to School Director…

Belle Époque meets contemporary at the Royal-Riviera, Côte d'Azur In the second part of our luxury travel views column from the Spring/Summer 2023 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai…

LUX attends an exclusive masterclass with Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon, Cellar Master at Louis Roederer, to try the never tasted before cuvées of Collection 244 Louis Roederer was very quick to notice…

Couple of Sip, 2014 Bangladeshi contemporary artist Shimul Saha experiments with a broad range of unique mediums. Here, Charlie Sokol explores how Saha shows concepts of health, political and…

The Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel is the first golf resort on the island This month we head to Mallorca for a stay with a view of the mountains, ten minutes from the thriving capital…

The Fairmont Pacific Rim was designed by James KM Cheng Architects Luxury, comfort and convenience come together at the Fairmont Pacific Rim in Vancouver. The perfect place for a stopover before…

Oliver Wenden, Vice President & CEO of the Prince Albert II Foundation standing with artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar next to his specially created human-sized enamel sculpture. Photo by David M.…

Black Rabbit Projects perform during the Golden Vines Awards Ceremony and Closing Gala Dinner. Photo by Pietro S. D'Aprano British businessman Lewis Chester created the most glamorous event in the…

Fisherman at rest, 2012, Rafiqun Nabi Bangladeshi artist Rafiqun Nabi's diverse artworks provide a thought-provoking glimpse into social issues and the lives of the working classes in Bangladesh.…

The Lamborghini Huracán STO In the first part of our Super Powers series from the Spring/Summer 2023 issue, LUX’s car reviewer gets behind the wheel of a Lamborghini Huracán STO In the car…

Moorish styling at the One&Only The Palm, Dubai In the first part of our luxury travel views column from the Spring/Summer 2023 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai checks in at the…

Dia Anitska, Daniela de Jesus Cosio, Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar, Ali Jassim, Jak Bueno and guest A glamorous art-fashion crowd gathered in Berkeley Square, London, for a preview of Sassan…

Summer at the Kulm Hotel, St Moritz The hotel that invented the winter holiday also offers an escape from over-sultry summers – as well as some of the most thoughtful luxury in the world As…

Iris Study No.7 18 x 26cm Oil on Canvas Artist, W.K. Lyhne speaks to Maryam Eisler about her latest body of work, Stabat Mater, where she explores  the treatment of the female body throughout…

Shezad Dawood, Night in the Garden of Love, 2023. VR environment, duration variable, produced by UBIK Productions, co-commissioned by WIELS, Brussels and Aga Khan Museum, Toronto. Courtesy of UBIK…

Vik Muniz, Woman of Algiers, after Pablo Picasso (Surfaces), 2022 Brazilian artist and photographer Vik Muniz's most recent series Surfaces is currently on display in the FOTOCUBISMO exhibition at…

LUX visits the largest residence in 9 Millbank’s ‘Heritage Collection’, The Astor, recently unveiled by St Edward. A stone’s throw from The Palace of Westminster, Banqueting House and…

Ava Doherty reports on Tumi and McLaren's collaboration on a limited-edition luggage collection titled ‘Unpack Tomorrow’, appreciating the history of the British motorsport brand through…

Red Dahlias by Cig Harvey Graham Nash, of legendary music trio Crosby Stills and Nash, is a major collector of modern photography. As this year’s Photo London fair gets underway, we speak with…

Lexus Design Awards 2023 was presented in the Tortona district during Milan Design Week Against the backdrop of the vibrant and bustling Milan Design Week, Lexus presented the four winners of their…

Utsava Kasera at the Glenfiddich distillery LUX's Contributing Whiskey Editor, Utsava Kasera, shares his six top whiskies to celebrate big or small achievements, raise a toast to milestones or just…

Views of the Tower of London and Tower Bridge surround the residence Our hotel of the month has grandeur, a high-energy Japanese-Chinese restaurant, jazz under an Imperial dome and much more, right…

The exterior of Coworth Park, originally built in 1776 The Dorchester Collection's country hideaway near London combines serenity with spa and some brilliant cuisine Country factor: 15 minutes…

An aerial view of Waldhaus Sils with Lake Sils behind It has long been a source of inspiration to poets, artists and philosophers – and Sils, in the high-altitude valley of Engadine in the Swiss…

Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar, Energy Within, 2023 The French-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar has a solo show opening in Phillips on Berkeley Square. His compelling paintings examine themes of loss,…

The multi-project developer, Red Sea Global has launched two new brands to push forwards its sustainability ethos into one of the world's most regenerative destinations, The Red Sea and…

Bittescombe Lodge and Deer Park is situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park, surrounded by nature and tranquility Hidden in the hills of Somerset lies Bittescombe lodge, now part of Mandarin…

The 2023 edition of Art Dubai will feature 24 Dubai-based galleries, the largest number the fair has ever had, reflecting the continued growth of Dubai’s artistic ecosystem and its increasing…

Left to right: Kamruzzaman Shadin, Salma Moushum, Sangeeta Jindal and Durjoy Rahman The Asia Society India Centre hosted their first in-person event since COVID-19 for the The 2023 Asia Arts Game…

On the border of California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe offers spectacular views, world-class skiing courtesy of the Heavenly region and divine lodging at Edgewood Tahoe Resort. And right now, the snow…

William Rand and Rene Ricard 1988, Rand Studio NYC 1988. Photo by Will Daley © Estate of Will Daley William Rand, has dedicated his latest book, 'Rene' to the life of his friend, tumultuous artist…

Our hotel of the month is a resort on a tropical island, surrounded by lush rainforest. It's also in Singapore, one of the most densely populated places in Asia. Read on to see how The Capella on…

Joel Isaac Black, a.k.a. Hazy Pockets, is the curator of the legendary playlist for Zermatt’s eco-chic hotel CERVO. In the panoramic terrace and restaurant of the hotel, which is decked out…

Ritz-Carlton LA elegance in the Club Lounge In the fourth part of our luxury travel views column from the Autumn/Winter 2022 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai checks in at the Ritz…

In the fourth part of our Driving Force series from the AW 2022/23 issue, LUX’s car reviewer gets behind the wheel of the Maserati Levante Granlusso As the car industry moves into its new phase…

Carrara is situated in one of Courchevel's most iconic luxury hotels, Les Airelles LUX correspondents are based around the world, and our other staff travel on a regular basis. Here are some of our…

In the third part of our Driving Force series from the AW 2022/23 issue, LUX's car reviewer gets behind the wheel of the Porsche Panamera 4S E-Hybrid Mitteleuropa (middle Europe) is a…

The exterior of the Castillo Hotel Son Vida, compete with turret In the third part of our luxury travel views column from the Autumn/Winter 2022 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai checks…

The drama of Lech by night. Main photograph by Isabella Sheherazade Sanai High in the Arlberg ski region, the bijoux village of Lech has attracted royalty and aristocracy to its slopes for a…

During the pandemic, the conventional public and private art spaces closed their doors as it was clear art was not a necessity at this time. Durjoy Rahman realised this but thought there must be a…

In the second part of our Driving Force series from the AW 2022/23 issue, LUX's car reviewer gets behind the wheel of the Audi R8 V10 Spyder. We at LUX are not engineers. We leave analysis of the…

In the second part of our luxury travel views column from the Autumn/Winter 2022 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai checks in at the Four Seasons Napa Valley in California Autumn and…

Andy Warhol's polaroids framed at Bar Nineteen12 at The Beverly Hills Hotel To be a fly on the wall at Studio 54, privy to Hollywood glamour and New York nightlife, during Warhol’s heyday is now…

Crans-Montana sits on a south facing shelf and is one of the one of the sunniest ski resorts in Europe Crans-Montana was one of the destinations for skiers in the 1980s looking for Swiss chic,…

One of the hottest tickets in Rome this month was 'The Art of Conversation' arranged by Deutsche Bank and Frieze with renowned artist, Karin Kneffel The event was hosted amid the baroque opulence…

Aino Grapin is CEO of Winch Design, an international design studio for luxury planes, homes and most famously, yachts. Here, Grapin speaks to Samantha Welsh about the increased focus on…

One of the hotel's garden suites The Jumeirah Carlton Tower is a London legend, recently lovingly refurbished. In an unmatched retail location in Knightsbridge, can it regain its 1960s glamour?…

Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque 2013 Champagne house Perrier-Jouët teamed up with the Rosewood Crillon and legendary chef Pierre Gagnaire in Paris for a series of evenings to remember on its 120th…

Entrepreneurs, historians, politicians and cultural leaders came together at the annual Cliveden Literary Festival, a weekend event that nourishes and inspires the mind, and the importance of…

Andreas Angelidakis, Center for the Critical Appreciation of Antiquity, 2022, Commissioned by Audemars Piguet Contemporary. © Courtesy of the artist and Audemars Piguet Samantha Welsh enjoyed a…

Studio detail with glitter tondo. Photo by Maryam Eisler LUX's Chief Contributing Editor, Maryam Eisler, visits Peter Dayton to photograph and interview the East Hampton-based artist at his studio.…

Missing Home, Adolf Tega in collaboration with Qaqambile Bead Studio Whilst you most likely have heard 1-54 is celebrating its 10th year in London at its flagship event at Somerset House, LUX casts…

Barrha Bar by Yann Le Coadic. Image courtesy of Pouenat After two years online, PAD returns to its home in Mayfair, and with it brings its eternal reverence to craft and tradition, as well as new…

The drawing room One of the grandest residences in London has been created out of the former head offices of a British institution. Samantha Welsh takes a look around and imagines a future inspired…

The Picture, 2002, by Shishir Bhattacharjee. This painting was sent to the exhibition by the Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation following collection from the artist For one of the first times in history,…

Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar LUX is supporting the current private sale at Sotheby's Monaco by Iranian-French artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar. His latest collection of works, Journey Within, involves…

One of Australia's most well-known photographer's Sean Scott is best known for his underwater, sea-life and ocean photography. Here he tells LUX about his draw to the oceans and his new…

Eric Fischl and his painting Sign of the Times. Image courtesy of Maryam Eisler Internationally acclaimed American painter, Eric Fischl is not only creating some of the most iconic and…

Clinique La Prairie has established itself as a leading name in longevity research, offering wellness programmes for over ninety years. For its inaugural escape far away from its traditional Alps and…

Sunil Gupta standing amongst his works from Arrival series, 2022 Photographer, writer, curator and activist Sunil Gupta has explored issues of racism, sexuality, migration and inequality in his…

Temperley children and friends reading Clara and the Magic Circles in Diana’s log cabin. Image courtesy of Maryam Eisler Cavan Mahony, author of Clara and The Magic Circles children's book,…

Interior of the 1955 Ferrari 250 Europa GT Coupé Maarten Ten Holder, Managing Director of Bonhams Motoring, tells LUX his top picks at Bonhams Quail Auction in California, ahead of the sale on…

The artist doing a yoga pose in front of one his own recent paintings © Maryam Eisler Joel Mesler is one of the hottest names on the East Coast art scene right now. LUX's Chief Contributing…

The Bentley Home '2022' collection, shown at the atelier LUX stops off at the new Bentley Home atelier in Milan to check out its latest furniture collections Bentley Home has opened its new…

Exterior of The Lygon Arms Hotel The Arrival Halfway down the high street, no, make that pretty much the only street, in a village on the western edge of England's Cotswold Hills, the Lygon Arms…

LUX stopped off for an al fresco lunch with Fiona Barratt Campbell, founder of her eponymous interior design studio, FBC London and Sol Campbell, English professional football manager and former…

There may be more exclusive places on the islands near Cannes and in the bays around St Tropez and Capri, but summer isn't summer without a little fix at the Monte Carlo Beach Club If you are…

Original digital art by Mercedes-Benz at Design Essentials IV: The Art of Creating Desire LUX stops off at the Mercedes-Benz Design Centre in Nice to hear about its latest projects – from EVs…

From trash to treasure, these stylish, innovative pieces are crafted by designers with an eye on the environment London jewellery designer Anabela Chan uses laboratory-grown gemstones to create…

This season, look to recycled, upcycled or handmade artisanal details to update your summer wardrobe These playful swim shorts by British designer Paul Smith are cut from a recycled polyester…

L'apartement at Château Voltaire The Arrival We walked into Chateau Voltaire the wrong way, or was it the right way? The hotel is a striking corner building on a side street, Rue St Roch, just…

Köken Ergun and Tashi Lama, Nepali Power, 2022 LUX sends Contributing Editor, Samantha Welsh, to report on the opening ceremony of Garden of Ten Seasons at Savvy Contemporary in Berlin At the 59th…

In 1141, Cistercian nuns from the Tart Abbey acquired the vineyards that later became Clos de Tart Francois Pinault's historic Burgundy estate hosts an evening of music and wine in the vineyards of…

Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar painting the mural, The Journey Iranian-French artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar has launched his latest body of work, The Journey, created in collaboration with philanthropist,…

Gstaad Palace Maarten Ten Holder, Managing Director of Bonhams Motoring, tells LUX his top picks for The Gstaad Sale in Switzerland ahead of the sale on 3rd July 2022. The sale features cars being…

Physicist Laura Aguale New environmental arts charity Platform Earth launched at a star-studded event in London. Jude Law and astronaut Nicole Stott read to the crowd, who bid on works from the likes…

Aberlour, Deanston and Bruichladdich whiskey Launching his new column for LUX, whiskey collector, Utsava Kasera advises on the perfect whiskies to suit your Father's Day plans It is the best of…

A new film – part fiction, part documentary – explores London’s wildly creative and multifaceted East End with a colourful cast of characters. Directed by Oscar-winner Tim Yip, Love Infinity…

Still for VR work Sleepwalking in the Forbidden City, Cai Guo-Qiang, courtesy, Cai Studio, Vive Arts Celina Yeh is the Executive Director of Vive Arts, a platform trying democratise the art world…

Alissa Everett California born, Nairobi based artist, Alissa Everett has visited over 130 countries and since 2003 has been covering and photographing conflict and ethnic issues that still remain…

Shanyan Koder is the founder of HUA gallery and Shanyan Koder Fine Art From a very young age, art has been a fundamental part of Shanyan Koder's life. Here, the founder of Shanyan Koder Fine Art…

Diamond Creek Vineyards was founded in 1968 in Napa, California. Image courtesy of Diamond Creek Diamond Creek is a name that resonates among the most discerning international wine collectors. Its…

Castle View Bedroom Why should I go now? The Scottish capital is at its most glorious in late spring, bathed in light for 18 hours a day. The student population gives it extra life, and the big…

Photograph of the Zermatt valley by Sheherazade Photography The yacht's being refurbished, you've done Ibiza too many times, the Hamptons are too cliquey and Bodrum is so 2021. So where to head…

Black-Figure Chalcidising Eye-Cup, Greek, Attic, circa 520 BC Pottery Diameter: 29.2 cm As the second edition of Eye of the Collector opens its doors tomorrow at London's Two Temple Place, the…

Argonne Aÿ Grand Cru 2013 Ella Johnson visits the oldest family-owned champagne house, Henri Giraud, to taste some of its celebrated cuvées, and hear about the importance of the use of…

Artist Jared Owen during his residency at the World Trade Center. Photo by Josh Katz With the support of Silverstein Properties, Silver Art Projects was founded by Cory Silverstein and Joshua…

Nazy Vassegh photographed in the Grand Hall at Two Temple Place. Photo by Alex Board This May sees the second edition of Eye of the Collector kicking off the summer art season in London. Conceived…

London Technology Club lunch with Alexandre Mars at The Arts Club Konstantin Sidorov founded the London Technology Club to create a space for investors and tech professionals to network and…

VOLTA Art Fair. New York City. Photo: David Willems Kamiar Maleki entered the art world at a young age and quickly became a leading curator and collector. Now Director of Volta Art Fairs, he speaks…

'Tolstoy'. Courtesy of Michel Ghatan Michel Ghatan works with the most difficult type of models. Animals.  Here he speaks to LUX's Chief Contributing Editor, Maryam Eisler, about the importance of…

Keythorpe Hall Private House and Walled Garden, Leicestershire, England Once a Downton Abbey-style aristocratic home, Keythorpe Hall in Central England has reinvented itself as a sustainable…

The library at L'oscar Michel Reybier, owner of La Reserve, has just bought L'oscar, a London luxury boutique hotel. Darius Sanai drops by and looks forward to a new star of the scene I first met…

Idris Khan, 'I Thought We Had More Time', print created to raise funds for Ukraine Sir Lawrence Freedman is one of the world’s foremost scholars of strategy and war. Here he answers our questions…

Our fleet at the foot of the Cervino (Matterhorn) in Cervina, Italy You might associate Lamborghinis with Dubai, Cannes, Los Angeles and London, shooting down city streets or parked outside…

Rowan Pierce, soprano & Peter Manning, Conductor LUX sponsors a charity evening of music by candlelight with some starry guests at a palatial setting in London’s Chelsea.   The Bath…

This finalist team from Kibera came up with a waste recycling system in the largest urban slum in Africa The Earth Prize is one of the many initiatives run by The Earth Foundation. It is a…

Lucinda Childs and Philip Glass first created Dance in 1979. Photograph by Jaime Roque de la Cruz Bringing together a union of three iconic British houses of the arts, Sadler’s Wells, The Royal…

Cameron Diaz on Patio, Mission Santa Barbara, California ©1995 George Holz American photographer George Holz, known for his fashion and celebrity portraiture, was once the assistant to the iconic,…

Málaga might not be the first place that springs to mind as a luxury destination, but the recent opening of sophisticated boutique hotel Palacio Solecio alongside the first international outpost…

Portrait of Henry Lohmeyer by Maryam Eisler American photographer Henry Lohmeyer is not only renowned for his powerful photography but also his use of words to accompany each work of art. Here,…

Artist Shahrzad Ghaffari in front of her work-in-process at Leighton House. Photograph by James Houston Leighton House, the former home and studio of British artist Frederic Leighton, was once a…

Jane Shepherdson is the woman behind the early success of Topshop, the fast fashion behemoth where she served as Chief Brand Officer in the 2000s. After this and her subsequent role as CEO of…

Image by Sterling Davis As the art world's elite flock to Los Angeles for Frieze art fair, Olivia Muniak, founder of catering company La Cura and LA resident, shares her guide on the best places to…

'My path is full of petals- I have not swept it for others.' Image courtesy of Sol Golden Sato Born in Malawi, Sol Golden Sato is a London-based artist who incorporates philosophy into his…

Walking back after dinner. Image by Darius Sanai Paris, the eternal city, never changes. Or perhaps it does. After a two-year hiatus, Darius Sanai notices some interesting happenings during a week…

Proper ceramic coating, after a thorough paintwork correction, is the only way to make your new car look properly new, as LUX discovers with its recently purchased high-performance convertible When…

Richard Curtis, the screenwriter and film director behind Notting Hill, Bridget Jones’s Diary, and Love Actually has launched a new campaign – to ensure people pressure their pension providers…

The Royal Champagne is built into south-facing vineyards on the Montagne de Reims In the final part of our luxury travel views series from the Autumn/Winter 2021 issue, LUX’s Editor-in-Chief…

The Idle Rocks boutique hotel sits on the edge of St Mawes harbour in Cornwall Located on the harbour’s edge of Cornish fishing village St Mawes, The Idle Rocks is a coastal-meets-contemporary…

The Library in the Riverstone Kensington Penny Hughes is the Chairman of Riverstone, a group that is changing the senior living sector. Samantha Welsh speaks to Hughes about why Riverstone is…

tat* by Andy Altmann Some people collect wine or classic cars; others collect coins or stamps. Andy Altmann collects graphic ephemera – or what he calls ‘tat’. Altmann developed his…

1938 Bugatti Type 57 C Stelvio Cabriolet Maarten Ten Holder, Managing Director of Bonhams Motoring, tells LUX his top picks at Les Grandes Marques du Monde in Paris, ahead of the sale on Thursday…

A botanical themed wedding designed by Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar Iranian-born designer Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar does everything from interiors and architectural design to weddings and luxury parties. Here, he…

Four Seasons Private Residences New Orleans Four Seasons is not only world renowned for its luxurious hotels but also its private residences. Here, LUX speaks to Paul White, President of…

Iran Issa-Khan Born in Tehran, Iran Issa-Khan moved to New York in the 1970’s, and became one of the world’s most celebrated fashion photographers and a favourite of celebrities and political…

Ferrari F8 Spider. Photo by Max Earey In the second part of our supercar series, LUX's car reviewer gets behind the wheel of Ferrari F8 Tributo and the F8 Spider That’s it, folks. Ferrari fans,…

Celebration for the 400th anniversary and Shakespeare Live, 2016. Photo by Lucy Barriball The mass closure of theatres in recent years has signified the loss of a vital creative touchpoint for…

Richard Leakey (Left) Geoffrey Kent (Right) Richard Leakey FRS passed away at the age of 77 on the 2nd January 2022. His old friend, Geoffrey Kent, founder, co-chairman and CEO of Abercrombie &…

The Splendido with its legendary pool and restaurants, above Portofino. Image courtesy of Belmond/Mattia Aquila In the third part of our luxury travel views column from the Autumn 2021 issue,…

After the unexpected success of his first two books, Amish Tripathi resigned from his career in financial services and became a full-time writer of spiritual fiction. Twelve years on, he has sold…

The living space of a three bedroom apartment at 101 on Cleveland, designed by Bergman & Mar. Image by Taran Wilkuhu London-based interior design studio Bergman & Mar has developed a…

The Mercedes-AMG G 63 is part limousine, part sports car and part SUV, with its lavishly appointed interior, sheer pace and rugged details such as the extended wheel arches From supercar to supreme…

Nayla Al Khaja Nayla Al Khaja is the first female filmmaker in the United Arab Emirates and a pioneer of Middle Eastern film on the global stage. Here, she speaks to LUX Contributing Editor,…

Photograph by Jennifer Sosa As Christmas fast approaches, Los Angeles-based chef and entrepreneur Olivia Muniak shares her tips on curating a successful festive party for family and friends For…

With recycled materials and artisanal craft, being at home never felt so stylish or so responsible Inspired by natural forms and imperfections, Carolina de Barros employs traditional craft methods,…

Chef Alain Ducasse, who currently holds twenty-one Michelin stars, has teamed up with Dom Pérignon and renowned chefs Albert Adrià (one Michelin star), Romain Meder (3 Michelin stars) and Jessica…

© Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer In the second part of our luxury travel views column from the Autumn 2021 issue, LUX's Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai discovers a new side to Monaco at the…

Eugenia Koh, Head of impact and sustainable investing at Standard Chartered Eugenia Koh believes that while philanthropic support is essential, capital markets must help to close the funding gap…

The Club Dauphin pool at the Grand-Hotel In the first of our four part luxury travel views column from our Autumn 2021 issue, LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai experiences a taste of old world…

Get into the seasonal hues and get out into nature with a clear conscience with these sustainably made treasures De Beers has been increasing its efforts to support responsible practices that are…

Chelsea Barracks, with spatial layout and interior design by Elicyon. Photo Michael Sinclair An architect by training and an interior designer by trade, Charu Gandhi cites her multicultural…

Todd Gray, Sumptuous Memories of Plundering Kings, 2021. Courtesy the artist and David Lewis. Magali Arriola As Art Basel Miami Beach returns for its first in-person iteration since 2019 this…

Harnessing renewable energy from sources like hydro electric power is essential for investing in the future Jessica Hodges From renewable energy to alternative food products, biotech to…

One of Molori’s recent and largest projects is this 2,100 sq m home in California, remodelled as a resort Molori Designs takes the concept of bespoke to a whole new level. Answering all your…

The OWO by Raffles, Whitehall, London Jeff Tisdall The Old War Office was the centre of operations for the UK war effort. Three quarters of a century later, The OWO has once again become a…

Left to right: Catherine Lampert, Kate Gordon, Idris Khan, Georgina Cohen & Gregor Muir. Bottom: Sigrid Kirk & Maryam Eisler LUX's Chief Contributing Editor Maryam Eisler's latest…

One of La Cura's intimate supper clubs hosted by Olivia Muniak in Los Angeles In her first column for LUX, Los Angeles-based chef and entrepreneur Olivia Muniak traces the historical and modern…

This is the season for classic style with just a touch of whimsy and gold to brighten the days This 70s-inspired shirt by Gucci is made from lightweight organic silk with an oversized collar and…

The kitchen of a Cologne family designed for socialising, with Gaggenau equipment including a 200 series oven, a 400 series cooktop and discreetly hidden fridge-freezer and dishwasher. The impact…

An impression of the ‘Tiger’s Eye’ bespoke decorative scheme for one of the Chedi Gems, a series of penthouses in The Chedi Andermatt hotel A major hotel, property and infrastructure…

Why should I go now? In the lead up to Christmas London really comes into its own. With sparkling light displays, artisanal markets and towering Christmas trees, it's one of the best places to…

In 2019, German embroidery artist Jess de Wahls had her works removed from the Royal Academy gift shop after a blogpost - in which she outlined her views on gender identity politics - was deemed…

Lauber’s Hotel CERVO uses recycled materials and geothermal heat. Photograph by Darius Sanai As COP26 brings together world leaders to discuss climate change, Daniel Lauber, owner of the CERVO…

Durjoy Rahman with Kiefer's Cell (Diptych) (1999) by Atul Dodiya. Courtesy of Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation Bangladeshi entrepreneur and art collector Durjoy Rahman is on a mission to make the world…

The new Rolls-Royce Boat Tail was unveiled at Concorso d’Eleganza, Villa d’Este, Lake Como Rolls-Royce unveiled the world’s most expensive new car at a glamorous event on the shore of Lake…

Philip Colbert. Air-Ink on recycled A2 Paper Eco-art organisation Platform Earth is creating an exhibition of works by leading artists made from air pollution, at Frieze London. The aim of CARBON…

Gordon & MacPhail's Generations 80-Years-Old from Glenlivet Distillery with decanter and case designed by David Adjaye On the 3rd February 1940 John Urquhart and his son, George, created a…

Ebinehita Iyere, founder of charitable youth organisation Milk Honey Bees Milk Honey Bees celebrates and empowers Black girls and young women by providing a safe space for creative expression and…

Over a century after Vincent van Gogh moved to the Provençal city of Arles with the intention of setting up an artists' commune, Maja Hoffmann, Swiss art collector and founder of the city's…

Didier Guillon with his son Maxence who will take over leadership of Fondation Valmont in 2022 artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf speaks with the founder of the Valmont group and one of the…

Jörg Neuner, Head of Gaggenau's brand centre in Lipsheim, France Jörg Neuner, Head of the Gaggenau Brand Centre, speaks to LUX about heritage, handwork, and embracing a hybrid design…

Torrance golf course at the Fairmont St Andrews Located on the east coast of Fife in Scotland, the Fairmont St Andrews is a grand resort hotel with a championship golf course, spa and multiple…

von Bartha's flagship gallery behind a gas station in Basel. Photo by Ben Koechlin. Stefan von Bartha. Photo by Simon Schwyzer Swiss gallery von Bartha recently announced the opening of a new…

Suite "Antonia" features the building's original high-vaulted stone ceilings Occupying a restored masseria - farmhouse - on a quiet street in the historic town of Lecce, Puglia, La Fiermontina…

The Lamborghini section of the visitors’ car park featured classic and modern Last weekend saw the return of one of the world's most glamorous classic car festivals, at one of the most…

Enjoy luxury with a conscience with pieces that keep the sustainable and ethical sourcing of materials in mind Alighieri prides itself on its sustainable approach to every aspect of its jewellery…

A sculpture by Sean Scully at Newlands House Gallery. Photograph by James Houston When it comes to contemporary art, Petworth in West Sussex isn't a destination that immediately springs to mind,…

The BMW M5 Competition may retain the conservative form of the 5 Series, but the car’s capabilities say otherwise In the final part of our Fast & Luxurious car series from the Summer 2021…

The El Mirador swimming pool at the Ritz-Carlton, Abama. Photograph by Gary Schmid. Seclusion, service, tropical weather, Michelin-starred dining, multiple pools, golf, gardens and sports: The…

Exterior of Pace Gallery in Geneva Gallery. Photograph by Annik Wetter. Courtesy Pace Gallery. Leading art gallery Pace has long pioneered digital innovations in the art world, and recently…

Tunji Adeniyi Jones. Courtesy White Cube Gallery From prints and paintings to photography and NFTs, the diversity and scale of art world can be daunting to first-time collectors, but it doesn't…

Image by Mark Fagelson Photography In the third part of our Fast & Luxurious car series from the Summer 2021 issue, LUX's car reviewer gets behind the wheel of Porsche’s powerful SUV: the…

The Park Avenue entrance to Waldorf Astoria New York’s luxury residences, The Towers Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel and resort brand of Hilton Worldwide, recently…

Image courtesy of Moët & Chandon LUX joins Moët & Chandon's cellar master Benoît Gouez, over Zoom, at Château de Saran for an exclusive tasting of the champagne house's latest vintage…

Dievole is surrounded by the endless green and gold hills of Tuscan legend. Photograph by Marco Badiani The second half of our journey through Tuscany takes us to Dievole, a luxurious wine resort…

Safari in Kenya. Image courtesy of Cottar's Safari Fifth generation family business Cottar's Safaris offers a more meaningful kind of luxury experience. With three camps based in the Masai Mara,…

The Castello Banfi wine resort. Photograph by I. Franchini. Staying at two wine estates at opposite ends of the region, LUX experiences fine wines, history, cuisine and the spiritual tranquillity…

The Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupé transforms a sports car into a high-performance saloon In the second part of our Fast & Luxurious car series from the Summer 2021 issue, LUX’s car reviewer…

A seafront villa at the Ritz-Carlton residences in Bodrum, Turkey The concept of the branded residence was born in New York in 1927 when The Sherry Netherland Hotel began offering privately owned…

Maslina Resort sits within a former olive grove on the edge of Maslinica bay. Photograph by James Houston Why should I go now? For endless blue skies, crystal clear water, and the slow, seductive…

Photograph by Anne Emmanuelle Thion In the final part of our luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief Darius Sanai discovers the subtle grandeur of Domaine Les…

Simon Hodges photographed by Matt Porteous Life coach Simon Hodges has transformed the lives of royalty, entrepreneurs, billionaires and their families. In this month's column, he reflects on his…

The Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet. Courtesy of Switzerland Tourism/André Meier. In the latest iteration of our Fast & Luxurious car series, LUX’s car reviewer tries out four new versions…

Pablo Picasso's painting Fillette au béret (1964) is the first artwork to be tokenised. Image by Seraina Wirz / © Succession Picasso / 2021, ProLitteris, Zürich Have you ever dreamt of owning…

An aerial view of Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa and, to the right, the parkland of the Lichtentaler Allee In the third edition of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021…

Santiago Calatrava. Portrait by Jacqueline Roberts The beauty and purity of form of Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava’s buildings around the world belie the marvels of engineering that he…

Carl Gerges. Photograph by Charbel Abou Zeidan The Lebanese architect and co-founder of the country’s biggest indie rock band Mashrou’ Leila on his beautiful homeland and what it’s like to…

The whisky trail in the Scottish Highlands Tod Bradbury is head of rare and collectable whiskies at the renowned fine wine and spirits merchants Justerini & Brooks, London. Here, he tells LUX…

The Dolder Grand hotel with the city of Zurich beyond. Photograph by David Biedert In the second edition of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief…

Harlan Estate's vineyards in Napa Valley, California Will Harlan is the second-generation managing director of California’s iconic Harlan Estate, maker of some of the most expensive and desirable…

The Bouquet Light designed by Tord Boontje for Habitat in 2014 For product designer Tord Boontje, material is all. Whether made from upcycled blankets or crystals, his designs for anything from…

Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon, chef de cave of Champagne Louis Roederer. Image by MKB. Louis Roederer’s Cristal is one of the world’s most glorious wines. Rich, powerful and full-bodied, yet…

Dancers in the British Ballet Charity Gala at the Royal Albert Hall. Image by Isabella Sheherazade Sanai On Thursday 3 June, eight leading British ballet companies shared the stage at the Royal…

Auctioneer Oliver Barker directing Sotheby's global e-auctions. Courtesy of Sotheby's. Following the announcement of Sotheby's Cologne office, artnet’s Vice President and LUX columnist Sophie…

Inspired by the vibrant colours and laid-back lifestyle of the island of Capri, fashion designer Catherine Prevost’s latest collection was celebrated with an in-store exhibition of artworks by…

Inside the new Castiglione wing of the Hôtel Costes. Image by Alex Profit. The legendary celebrity magnet Hôtel Costes in Paris is reopening with 38 spectacular new rooms and suites in a new…

Suvretta House overlooks the Upper Engadine valley. Image courtesy of Suvretta House.  High in the Swiss Alps, LUX indulges in a gastronomic tour like no other, all under the auspices of one…

Robilant + Voena at Masterpiece London 2019, photography Ben Fisher, Courtesy Masterpiece London In his final column for LUX, art collector, advisor and chairman of Masterpiece London Philip…

Ice Garden by David Sinclair Over the course of his career, David Sinclair has photographed some of our planet's wildest landscapes and led numerous polar expeditions, working closely with local…

Photograph by Valentin Luthiger It's not just the breathtaking alpine landscapes that are attracting visitors to Andermatt Swiss Alp's golf course, but also its notable commitment to sustainability…

The view from the terrace of the Royal Penthouse suite at the Mandarin Oriental Geneva In the first of our four part luxury travel views column from our Summer 2021 issue, LUX editor-in-chief…

The 2019 Mille Miglia The Mille Miglia, once the world’s most challenging road race, is now a historical recreation with the original cars and their avid collectors. On the eve of 2021’s race, we…

Andermatt in summer As well as making it a world-class ski resort, the development of the Swiss village of Andermatt has from the very start aimed to attract people who want to live there…

Spearheaded by collector and patron Kamiar Maleki, Present the Future is a hybrid artist residency, that brings together British musician Tinie Tempah and French-Iranian artist Sassan…

Brunello Cucinelli in his study Brunello Cucinelli has built a multibillion-euro clothing empire out of nothing and revived an impoverished community in central Italy. The king of cashmere speaks…

Installation by teamLab, Flowers and People, Cannot be Controlled but Live Together – Transcending Boundaries, A Whole Year per Hour (2017). Courtesy of Superblue Blue-blooded art dealer Mollie…

The Badrutt’s Palace hotel’s grand frontage and its iconic tower. High in St Moritz, the grandest hotel in the Alps has just been revitalised. There’s nowhere better to take the summer air…

Markus Neff in the kitchen at Gütsch. Image by Valentin Luthiger At the top of the 2,300 metre-high Gütsch-Express mountain station in the Swiss ski resort of Andermatt resides Markus Neff's…

Simon Hodges photographed by Matt Porteous This month, LUX columnist and life coach Simon Hodges reflects on the difficulties of the past year, and the lessons we've learnt As we all start to…

Lucy and Anthony Carroll's farm in Northumberland Artisanal growers may be small scale but their care for the land and their produce is making a big impact on how we eat and drink. Torri Mundell…

Georgia O'Keeffe in New Mexico with one of her landscape paintings As a new solo show of Georgia O'Keeffe's work opens in Madrid, artnet’s Vice President and LUX columnist Sophie Neuendorf…

Maria-Theresia Mathisen, Jill Mulleady and Cornelia Mensdorff-Pouilly (clockwise from top left) in the grand hall Each summer at her family’s fairy-tale castle above the Côte d’Azur, curator…

Rashid Johnson in the studio with a work from his series Anxious Red Paintings. Photograph by Sheree Hovsepian Rashid Johnson is a cult superstar among contemporary artists, inexorably leading the…

Installation view of A History Untold curated by Lisa Anderson at Signature African Art London. Photo © Mora Ltd Lisa Anderson is an independent curator and the founder of the Instagram account…

Minster Mill sits on the edge of the River Windrush in the Cotswolds Why should I go now? Bluebells, blossom, and undulating greenness rolling into the distance. So long as the weather plays ball,…

Nina Mae Fowler, Love VI. Copyright the artist, courtesy of COB Gallery The Stand is a new digital art platform that raises money for charitable causes through curated online auctions, featuring…

Opera Gallery at Masterpiece London 2019. Photograph by Ben Fisher. Courtesy of Masterpiece London In his second column for LUX, art collector, advisor and chairman of Masterpiece London Philip…

Orlanda Broom in her studio in Hampshire British artist Orlanda Broom paints lush, saturated landscapes that celebrate the beauty and wilderness of nature. Candice Tucker visited the artist at…

Axel Heinz is a winemaker and the estate director of Ornellaia and Masseto Axel Heinz is Italy's most celebrated winemaker, responsible for star Super Tuscan wines Masseto and Ornellaia, among…

Before founding J.J. Corry Irish Whiskey in 2015, Louise McGuane worked at LVMH, Diageo and Pernod Ricard in New York, London, Singapore and Paris. She is now based back on her family farm in…

Cristal is the champagne of champagnes, and the new vintage is both brilliant and biodynamic. Give yourself a home-made health cure by buying and sampling, says Darius Sanai Beetroot Kombucha.…

Matteo Lunelli, CEO & President of Ferrari Trento Italian sparkling wine producer Ferrari Trento was founded in 1902 and is now under the leadership of the third generation of the Lunelli…

Andermatt's newest apartment building Altera features twelve luxury residences Andermatt Swiss Alps is the hottest destination in Switzerland right now. The sustainable ski/golf/mountain living…

Iranian artist Arghavan Khosravi In our ongoing online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Mathisen profiles rising contemporary artists to watch in 2021. Here, she speaks to New…

Spottswoode wine estate in Napa Valley, California Spottswoode Estate is Napa valley wine aristocracy. Its wines, selling for hundreds of dollars a bottle, are in demand from collectors globally.…

Pace Gallery's new space in Palm Beach, Florida As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf discusses the cultural shifts caused by the pandemic and…

Masterpiece London, 2019. Photograph by Ben Fisher. Courtesy of Masterpiece In his first column for LUX, art collector, advisor and chairman of Masterpiece London Philip Hewat-Jaboor discusses the…

Simon Hodges photographed by Matt Porteous This month, LUX columnist and life coach Simon Hodges concludes his 'how to thrive in uncertainty' series by sharing some practical advice on how to…

The Garden Room at The Lanesborough hotel, Knightsbridge The Garden Room at the Lanesborough hotel is one of the world's most glamorous cocktail destinations. Darius Sanai celebrates the end of…

Amélie Buecher, winemaker at Vignoble des 2 Lunes LUX tries an at-home wine tasting experience with VIVANT, and discovers a group of women who are committed to producing and promoting organic…

Goossens' flagship London boutique in Mayfair Parisian couture jewellery house GOOSSENS opens the doors to its first London boutique in Burlington Gardens, Mayfair French jeweller Robert Goossens…

Founder of Xupes, Joe McKenzie Joe McKenzie and his father Frank founded Xupes in 2009, selling a handful of pre-owned Cartier watches from their home in Bishop's Stortford. The company now sells…

A bold new series of paintings by Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar are inspired by the artist's childhood memories of fields of flowers in the mountains of north Tehran. To Behnam-Bakhtiar, these flowers are…

Iceberg Between Paulet Island and the Shetland Islands, Antarctica, 2005 by Sebastiao Salgado As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf discusses how…

Simon Hodges photographed by Matt Porteous LUX columnist and life coach Simon Hodges continues to explore how we can move away from a survival-based way of thinking and towards a mindset which will…

Kevin Pinsembert, Sans Titre (Décor +), 2020. Acrylic on cotton. © Kevin Pinsembert, 2020Image courtesy of Saatchi Yates Phoebe Saatchi Yates is the daughter of art world titan Charles Saatchi…

Portrait of Maxwell Alexandre 2020. Copyright the artist. Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner In our ongoing online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Pongracz profiles rising…

Chin Cheng-Te, Lee Chia-Hung, Lin Chuan-Kai, and Chen Yi-Chun, still image from Making Friends/ Fire, 2020, mixed media installation, dimensions variable. Videographer: Lee Chia-Hung. Independent…

Tamara de Łempicka, Young Lady with Gloves (1930) As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf outlines a brief history of women artists, and discusses…

Culture A's hospitality projects include London's new wellness hotel Inhabit, which will open this summer. Image courtesy of Inhabit Hotels Anne T. Rogers is the founder of Amsterdam-based art…

What happens when you combine a brutal lockdown, a prima ballerina from the Matthew Bourne company, an alternative fashion designer, and a creative photographer? You get Michela Meazza dancing on…

Restaurant Markus Neff and The Japanese at the top of Gütsch in Andermatt Two of our favourite mountain restaurants have just received Michelin stars. You can’t get in there right now because of…

Simon Hodges photographed by Matt Porteous Over the next few months, LUX columnist and life coach Simon Hodges will be drawing on his own personal experiences and case studies to explore how we…

Antony Micallef in his London home turned studio. Photograph by Maryam Eisler British artist Antony Micallef's practice blurs the boundaries between painting and sculpture. His textural artworks…

Auctioneer Oliver Barker directing Sotheby's global e-auctions. Courtesy of Sotheby's. As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Sophie…

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante In the final part of our supercar review series, LUX takes the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante for a test drive What is a sports car? In an era of AI…

Bentley Continental GT V8 Convertible In the third part of our supercar review series, LUX gets behind the wheel of the Bentley Continental GT V8 Convertible Certain cars have visual drama. Other…

Looking down onto the Bad Moos Dolomites Spa Resort in the Drei Zinnen Dolomites The little-known area of Drei Zinnen, in the German-speaking Italian Dolomites, offers a cultural, culinary and…

Lamborghini Huracán EVO RWD In the second part of our supercar series, LUX drives the new and improved Lamborghini Huracán EVO RWD Amid the current debate about cultural appropriation, we have a…

Simon Hodges photographed by Matt Porteous Last month, life coach Simon Hodges discussed why healthy dynamics often deteriorate and offered practical tools to help break out of old destructive…

Ferrari 812 Superfast In the first of our supercar review series, LUX enjoys an exhilarating drive in the Ferrari 812 Superfast Ferrari is regularly voted the world’s most powerful luxury brand,…

Artist Clara Hastrup in her studio at the Royal Academy of Arts in London Danish artist Clara Hastrup graduated from the Royal Academy of Arts in 2020, and is one of the selected artists in this…

Jonathan Riss has designed a collection of bags exclusively for One&Only Belgium-born designer Jonathan Riss is the founder of JAH AHR, a luxury brand which transforms authenticated vintage…

Sofia Mitsola (Portrait). Courtesy of the artist and Pilar Corrias, London. Photo: Mark Blower. In our new online series, renowned art consultant Maria-Theresia Pongracz profiles rising…

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

Life coach Simon Hodges. Photograph by Matt Porteous This Christmas LUX is partnering with transformational life coach Simon Hodges for a high value giveaway Life coach Simon Hodges has worked…

Triumph of Death (1562), Pietr Bruegl the Elder In the second edition of her monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Sophie Neuendorf looks back on the…

An artwork by Minjung Kim installed over the fireplace in the residential side entrance lounge of the Waldorf Astoria LUX Contributing Editor Simon de Pury is also an auctioneer, art dealer,…

Simon Hodges. Photograph by Matt Porteous In last month's column, life coach Simon Hodges explained how and why problems arise in familial relationships. Here, he shares his top tips for breaking…

Still from Within, directed and choreographed by Benjamin Millepied with music by Thomas Roussel. Photograph by Melissa Roldan To celebrate the launch of their latest timepiece, Richard Mille…

The Jackie O. Suite at the Villa Kennedy In the third edition of our luxury travel views series, LUX Editor-in-Chief returns to Villa Kennedy, a Rocco Forte hotel in the centre of Frankfurt, to…

A ring design by Katherine James Collector and dealer of modern, vintage and antique fine jewellery Katherine James runs her eponymous brand from her home in London. Here she talks to Abigail…

Hive restaurant is located on the third floor of Selfridges, London Tomorrow, Hive restaurant officially opens its doors on the third floor of Selfridges with a creative honey-based menu For…

Pink Floyd's David Gilmour at Château de Chantilly outside Paris. Photograph by Gavin Elder Filmmaker Gavin Elder has created films for the likes David Lynch, Mark Ronson, Duran Duran, ACDC and…

La Muña restaurant at La Réserve Eden au Lac Zurich. In the second of our four part luxury travels view column, our editor-in-chief Darius Sanai discovers the elegant alpine charm of La Réserve…

The vineyards of Château Mouton Rothschild. Photo © Studio Goodday. Courtesy Château Mouton Rothschild This morning, Château Mouton Rothschild revealed its latest artistic collaboration with…

The Circular Fairisle Sweater from Connolly's Autumn/Winter collection. Photograph by Robbie Lawrence  Practical design does not have to mean dull looks. What about these subtle and…

Nets 5 – Pumbley Cove (2019), Shezad Dawood, acrylic and wool on linen, 80 x 100 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Timothy Taylor, London. British artist Shezad Dawood's interdisciplinary practice…

FLOCK (shown here in the deTour 2020 virtual space) is an interactive artwork by Whatever Inc. and one of Shin Wong's favourites from this year's festival Born in Taipei and raised in New…

Palermo poncho by Aessai London-based sustainable knitwear label Aessai was founded by Argentinian designer Rebecca Kramer in 2017 to celebrate and support South American craftsmanship. The brand…

The Alpina Gstaad’s main building and gardens, which opened in 2012. © The Alpina Gstaad Artistic, playful and utterly spoiling, The Alpina Gstaad may just be the best hotel anywhere in Europe.…

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

Caroline Scheufele (left) and actress Julianne Moore at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival wearing Chopard.Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images Chopard’s Artistic Director Caroline Scheufele…

The reception area at The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore In the first of our four part luxury travel views column, our editor-in-chief Darius Sanai recalls the breathtaking views and chic ambience…

Afshin Naghouni in his studio. Photograph by Maryam Eisler Born in Iran, visual artist Afshin Naghouni immigrated to London in his mid-twenties where he began to establish a reputation for his…

Jimi Hendrix, London, 1967, Gered Mankowitz With many national lockdowns reinstated across the globe, the majority of this year's festive shopping is  taking place online. Launching her new…

Life coach Simon Hodges with his family. Photograph by Matt Porteous Life coach Simon Hodges has transformed the lives of royalty, entrepreneurs, billionaires and their families. In the first of…

The Spirit of the Rose pink diamond, will be auctioned by Sotheby's on 11 November In celebration of an upcoming sale of an ultra-rare Russian pink diamond known as The Spirit of the Rose,…

Sophie Toh represents several luxury brands, including House of Garrard (pictured above) Sophie Toh began her career in London's luxury PR industry before moving to the United Arab Emirates where…

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An underwater photographer wearing the Blancpain Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph. Image by Harald Hois Swiss watch brand Blancpain has long championed the exploration and conservation of our oceans…

As the days get shorter and the light begins to fade, mark the seasonal changes with these warm-toned essentials Founded by sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, The Row is renowned for…

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Build your autumn wardrobe from the collections of ethically and environmentally minded designers Mara Hoffman’s Catalina jacket evokes a tropical mood in a vivid red hue with lightly…

OceanX’s sub Deep Rover filming for ‘Blue Planet II’ in Cocos Island in the Pacific Ocean, 2015. Image by Ian Kellett. Once the sea casts its spell, it holds you in its net of wonder forever.…

The Power Of Black And White, Dennis Osakue, Acrylic & Collage on Canvas, 150cm x 150cm, 2020 Signature African Art, one of Nigeria's leading contemporary art galleries, opened its first…

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The Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, located off the coast of California. Image by NOAA/Mark Norder Douglas McCauley directs the Benioff Ocean Initiative, the philanthropic organisation…

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Nur-Sultan, the capital city of Kazakhstan with landmark Baiterek tower. Image by cosmopol. Dynamic leadership and entrepreneurial thinking are required to help the global economy recover. We speak…

The Lisbon Oceanarium, Europe’s largest informational and educational space on the oceans, is operated by a foundation launched by Portugal’s Dos Santos family. Image by Paulo Maxim Claudio de…

Installation view of Looking Up, Helaine Blumenfeld's exhibition at Canary Wharf 2020. Photo © Sean Pollock Helaine Blumenfeld OBE is best known for her large-scale public sculptures whose…

Fashion designer Kevin Germanier. Image by Alexandre Haefeli As the fashion industry comes under scrutiny for its environmental credentials in an age of sustainability, one young designer is…

The Respected by Gaggenau initiative recognises excellence in the categories of food, wine and design German luxury appliance maker Gaggenau begins its search for three extraordinary makers and…

Marie-Claire Daveu with Elodie Brunstein of ecological engineers Solicaz in French Guiana. Image by Magneto. The Kering group, owner of Gucci and Bottega Veneta, led the luxury industry by…

Ruth B. photographed during making of her video for the single ‘Dirty Nikes’, 2020. Image by Gabriel LN. Is Canadian singer-songwriter Ruth B. the new Tracy Chapman? She has a soulful voice,…

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Mahi photographed by Annie Guttridge A new generation of photographer-activists are raising awareness of the beauty under the sea, and creating a call to action to save the oceans DEUTSCHE BANK…

Château La Mission Haut-Brion. Courtesy of Domaine Clarence Dillon For the cosmopolitan Prince Robert de Luxembourg, owning one of the world’s most celebrated wine estates, Château Haut-Brion,…

Penélope Cruz at the 2018 Cannes festival wearing Atelier Swarovski jewellery. Courtesy Swarovski.  Penélope Cruz brings her renowned energy to philanthropic and charitable work – and now she…

Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar. Image by Marko Delbello Ocepek. Iranian-born designer Ali Behnam-Bakhtiar does it all – interiors, architectural design, weddings. Whether large-scale events or private…

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Aquajenne in Paradise II Elevator Girls (1996) by Miwa Yanagi. Courtesy Deutsche Bank Collection At the heart of Deutsche Bank’s worldwide art programme is one of the most interesting and diverse…

This 1995 Ferrari F512M Coupé will be on sale at the Bonhams auction in Zoute, Belgium on October 11 Modern classic cars, desirable machines from the 1980s onwards, are hotter than ever, with…

Marc Quinn in his studio with his work Viral Painting. A Man Tapes Himself to the Colorado Soldiers Monument, Artnet (2020) From his sculpture for Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth to his recent…

Tom Dixon's Fat chairs, Beat pendant lights and Tube table. Image by Peer Lindgreen. Millie Walton speaks to four design leaders – Bentley’s Stefan Sielaff, Gaggenau’s Sven Baacke, Tom Dixon…

Truffle hunting has been in severe decline since the early 20th century, but is once again on the rise as a craft and is currently highlighted by the Respected by Gaggenau campaign The art of the…

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A look from Area’s AW16 collection, incorporating an official collaboration with Swarovski. © Swarovski Corporate Archive Austrian crystal-maker Swarovski celebrates its 125th anniversary this…

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Untitled drawing by Hugo Wilson made with charcoal, black chalk, sandpaper and a sanding machine, paper mounted on aluminium. Photograph by Maryam Eisler London-based artist Hugo Wilson works with…

'La marea bajita' from Diango Hernández's Instopia Instagram project Dusseldorf-based, Cuban artist Diango Hernández has been blurring the lines between the virtual and physical since 2015 with…

Loquet's London shop located at 73 Elizabeth Street, SW1W 9PJ London-based jewellery brand Loquet is renewing the concept of a keepsake locket with sustainable, modern designs that consumers can…

Soul Healing by Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar This Friday will see the public opening of Rebirth, an exhibition of new paintings and the unveiling of a major public installation by French-Iranian artist…

Ornellaia 2017 Solare Vendemmia d'Artista 6 litre with label designs by Tomás Saraceno This week, Italian wine producer Ornellaia opened its 12th annual online benefit auction in collaboration…

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The new Oyster Perpetual Submariner, 41mm in Oystersteel. © Rolex/Alain Costa LUX discovers Rolex's striking new editions to the iconic Submariner, Datejust, Oyster Perpetual and Sky-Dweller…

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Sumosan Twiga offers a fusion of Italian and Japanese cuisine Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai discovers the culinary delights of Italian Japanese restaurant Sumosan Twiga An Italian Japanese…

'Faye Dunaway, Morning After Winning Oscar', 1976. Photograph by Terry O’Neill, Iconic Images courtesy of Maddox Gallery Over the course of his 60 year career, Terry O'Neill photographed the…

Zuma London (pictured here) might have reopened, but for those cautious about visiting, the restaurant's delivery service allows you to recreate the same experience at home. Image by Richard…

Beet gnocchi from Le Clarence cookbook of recipes by head chef Christophe Pelé. Image © Richard Haughton Earlier this year, Domaine Clarence Dillon, the luxury French company who owns…

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Image by Tobias Tullius Last month, The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation announced the winners of its 2020 awards, selected for their outstanding commitment to the conservation of our…

Bentley's latest Bentayga SUV is more environmentally friendly, faster, more comfortable LUX Editor-in-Chief Darius Sanai discovers Bentley's new, faster and more environmentally friendly Bentayga…

Novikov 2 Go is a new service from the innovative Mayfair restaurant, offering tasting menus cooked, packaged and delivered to your door. Novikov, the famed Mayfair restaurant, is now offering…

Dior Rose des Vent 'Sport', a sketch by Victoire de Castellane Dior Jewellery’s Creative Director Victoire de Castellane reimagines the latest additions to the brand's 'Rose des Vents' collection…

London Art Studies offers mini art online art history classes for members London Art Studies is the world's first online arts education subscription website, offering mini video lectures and…

ionic cars makes over classic cars with high performance, zero-emissions electric power LUX discovers how UK start-up ionic cars is replacing the original engines of classic cars with zero-emission…

Elsa at Monte-Carlo Beach hotel is the first 100% organic Michelin-starred restaurant, as certified by Ecocert Ahead of the re-opening of Monte-Carlo Beach hotel's Michelin-starred restaurant…

The Lygon Arms in the Cotswolds dates back to 14th century A couple of unspoilt Cotswolds rural idylls from the 14th and 17th centuries, a rare luxury hotel in Champagne with a touch of the…

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Badrutt’s Palace overlooking Lake St Moritz St Moritz is well known as the winter playground of Europe’s rich and aristocratic. But don’t dismiss the resort, and especially its venerable and…

Marc Ferrero in his studio Marc Ferrero's unique practice of 'Storytelling Art' combines aesthetic styles and visual references from different artistic movements and cultures to create striking,…

Andermatt. Image by Peter Wormstetter In recent years, the tiny Swiss village of Andermatt has been establishing itself as one of the world's most desirable and forward-thinking alpine resorts, but…

The exterior of The Standard hotel, Kings Cross. Image by Tim Charles East London-based architecture and design practice Orms masterminded the renovation of Camden Town Hall Annexe in Kings Cross…

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Drawings for Ruinart 2020, by David Shrigley Glasgow-based artist David Shrigley is best known for his playful and humorous illustrations, which are often accompanied by deadpan captions,…

The Princess Yachts’ X95 flybridge Antony Sheriff has transformed the fortunes of Bernard Arnault’s yachtmaker Princess, creating boats that are stylish, in demand and environmentally…

Conrad Shawcross’s sculpture Bicameral at the pedestrian entrance to Chelsea Barracks. Chelsea Barracks has already established itself as one of the most desirable places to live in London. Its…

One of the beach suites with a private pool at Alphonse Island Keith Rose-Innes is an environmentalist and globally renowned fly-fisherman. Having first travelled to the Seychelles as a…

Ballet dancer, actor and entrepreneur Sergei Polunin. Image by Alex Kerkis Tattooed, athletic and outspoken, ballet maestro Sergei Polunin has a way of keeping everyone on their toes. LUX talks…

The Göscheneralpsee reservoir west of Andermatt is fed by the Dammastock glaciers. Climate change is creating challenges for mountain resorts the world over. In Switzerland, a new luxury resort is…

L’Arbre aux tourmalines (1976) by Jean Vendome © MNHN/F. Farges. The heritage of Parisian jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels is being honoured by an exhibition at the Muséum National d’Histoire…

The Silent Evolution (2009) by Jason deCaires Taylor, at Cancún Marine Park, Mexico. Artist, diver and marine conservationist Jason deCaires Taylor creates mesmerising underwater art that draws…

Steam cooking can preserve the nutritional value and flavour of delicate vegetables such as mushrooms The ancient art of steam cooking has gained new impetus with the revolution in healthy and…

Erdem Moralioglu by Tom Mannion Erdem Moralıoğlu's flagship store is in Mayfair, but the heart of this designer to the stars is in hip east London, where he lives and has his studio. He gives…

Jean-François Dieterich (left) with Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar at the Villa Cuccia-Noya. The south of France, home to Matisse, Cézanne and Van Gogh, has one of the greatest artistic legacies in the…

Mickalene Thomas with her work Clarivel #6 (2019). Photograph by Maryam Eisler New York-based Mickalene Thomas is an important and innovative voice in the art world. Her dazzling portraits of…

Crown (2006) by Wangechi Mutu. Courtesy of Deutsche Bank Collection One of the key elements of this year’s edition of Frieze New York was to have been an exhibition drawn from the legendary art…

Installation view of 'Works on Paper' by Peter Schuyff at Carl Kostyál Gallery, London Peter Schuyff was a central figure in New York's East Village scene in the 1980s, where he worked for a…

Copyright & courtesy of Senta Simond Art photographer Senta Simond sets out to explore the female image through what she calls her own definition of a woman. She talks us through images from…

Details of paintings by Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar French-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar gives LUX readers a rare glimpse inside his Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat studio, normally open only to…

Pear Cut (2019) Wolfgang Tillmans © the artist, courtesy Galerie Buchholz, Berlin/Cologne, Maureen Paley, London, David Zwirner, New York, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris The everyday is…

Photogenic Painting, Untitled 75/31, Barbara Kasten. Copyright & courtesy the artist Barbara Kasten is one of the most intriguing and influential photographic artists of the past 50 years. Born…

One of the participating artist's in the process of sculpting marble at the inaugural edition of Jeddah’s Red Sea Sculpture Symposium Saudi Arabia is working hard to rediscover its cultural…

Lucy Hargreaves British-owned business Spiral Cellars designs, makes and installs a range of luxury wine storage options from free-standing cabinets to bespoke wine rooms. Here, Managing…

'James Turrell' installed at Pace Gallery, 6 Burlington Gardens, London. From left: Sagittarius (2019); Cassiopeia (2019); Pegasus (2019). Photograph by Damian Griffiths James Turrell's practice…

Set with 50 diamonds, the new limited editions of Spirit of Big Bang are uplifting evolutions of the Swiss brand's iconic collection The colourful collection of new limited edition Hublot…

Bentley’s third generation Continental has the lot – power, handling, looks, and even a rotating display next to the dashboard In the third and final of our supercar reviews, LUX sits at the…

Sea Nettle jelly fish might appear calm and graceful, but their tentacles are covered in stinging cells used for hunting. Image: screenshot from Monterey Bay Aquarium's live jelly cam We've found a…

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio In the second of our supercar reviews, we test drive a road-burning Italian sports car suitable for all the family: the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio One of the…

As Head of Rare and Collectable Whiskies at Justerini & Brooks, Tod Bradbury works with both established connoisseurs and those exploring the category for the first time. Photograph by Gary…

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante In the first of our supercar reviews, we take one of the world's fastest convertibles for a spin: the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante What is the…

Gaggenau's new combi-steam ovens 400 and 200 series Last week, LUX attended the launch of Gaggenau's new combi-steam ovens, presented alongside underwater artworks by artist Jason deCaires Taylor…

Building Bridges (at the Venice Biennale 2019) by Lorenzo Quinn Italian artist Lorenzo Quinn has been commissioned to create artworks for the likes of the Vatican, the State of Qatar, and the…

Knight Frank launched its 2020 Wealth Report at Chelsea Barracks, a new luxury residential development in Belgravia, London Last week saw the official launch of the 13th edition of Knight…

Interiors by Jouin Manku at the recently reopened restaurant Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester in London. Image by Pierre Monetta With 21 Michelin stars to his name, Alain Ducasse is one of the…

Wiltons is one of London's oldest restaurants, serving high-end British cuisine Wiltons first opened its doors in Mayfair 1742, offering a menu focused on fresh British produce. Whilst the…

The grand exterior and park of the Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa in Baden-Baden Our editor-in-chief reflects on travels to some of the world’s great hotels, old and new, across Europe and…

Various looks from the Noir Kei Ninomiya SS20 show, with headpieces by flower artist Azuma Makoto The weird and the wonderful come together in the extravagant creations of fashion designer and…

Masseria Cardinale is one of The Thinking Traveller's larger villas in Sicily, located in the countryside with authentic design features The Thinking Traveller is a villa rental company that offers…

Strawberry Greenhouses by Leyla Emektar, a finalist in EEA's photography competition Strawberry Greenhouses (above), is one of the finalists’ entries of the European Environment Agency’s latest…

Monte Rosa, the second highest mountain in the Alps at 4,634m (left), towers over Zermatt’s Gorner Glacier. Lyskamm (right) is another of the 33 peaks higher than 4,000m surrounding Zermatt.…

Residents of Clivedale London's latest luxury development can enjoy branded services and amenities provided by the Dorchester Collection Mayfair-based developers Clivedale London recently unveiled…

Dev Patel as David Copperfield in The Personal History of David Copperfield directed by Armando Iannucci Armando Iannucci is Hollywood’s most withering satirist. Here, the director of The…

L'École, School of Jewellery Arts, is housed within the Van Cleef & Arpels headquarters in Paris L'École is a school of jewellery arts based in Paris and supported by Van Cleef & Arpels,…

Italian entrepreneur Flavio Briatore's newest restaurant opening offers a lad-back fine dining experience in Knightsbridge Flavio Briatore has never stood still. From Formula One racing, to a…

Two Point Two AW20 collection Anvita Sharma Anvita Sharma founded her Delhi-based fashion label Two Point Two to celebrate individuality through genderless collections that reject all forms…

French designer Philippe Starck. Image by JB Mondino. Legendary French designer Philippe Starck gives Mark C. O’Flaherty his radical vision of the future: a time when designers won’t be needed…

Supported by the Lady Bamford Foundation as a centre for craft and sustainable design, Nila House occupies a 1940s residence in Jaipur restored by Indian architect Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai. Image…

Traveljar guests can enjoy unique wildlife experiences such as morning walks with the orphaned elephants in Zambia. Imag by Andrew White Traveljar designs luxurious travel itineraries tailored to…

The creations of quintessentially Parisian jewellery maker Chaumet may have been fit for an empress in the late 18th century when the company was founded. But the jeweller aspires to be equally at…

The Garonne river runs through the heart of southwest France The recent opening of the spectacular Chais Monnet country hotel in Cognac has put southwest France on the touring map. Jenny Southan…

Visitors to The Garrison Club at Chelsea Barracks are greeted by the art-deco inspired lobby Chelsea Barracks in Belgravia is one of the most spectacular luxury developments in the world. And at…

Sea2See turns discarded plastic fishing nets into high-fashion eyewear François van den Abeele had a dream – to turn discarded plastic fishing nets into high-fashion, hand-finished eyewear.…

Ellerman House's art collection features nearly 1,000 works Hotels have long housed art collections, and now many are opening their own gallery spaces alongside art-focused programmes to offer…

Italian design studio Draga & Aurel's 'Mimetic Dialogues' took inspiration from the Alpine setting of St. Moritz Earlier this month, the invitation-only design fair NOMAD returned to St.…

Atelier Zuhra's latest collection "The Immaculate Flight of the Phoenix" showcased at London Fashion Week over the weekend. Image by Daniel John Cotton @cottonphotographer Rayan Al Sulaimani is…

Flow Diptych, Part 2 of 2 by Vik Muniz, for the 2019 Ruinart Carte Blanche commission and installed at the Ruinart Art Bar at Frieze London 2019 Brazilian photographer Vik Muniz has responded to…

Cara Delevinge stars the 'Oui' collection campaign for Dior Joaillerie Dior Jewellery's Creative Director Victoire de Castellane continues to take inspiration from the language of love for the…

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Construction view of Los Angeles Water School (LAWS) (2018) by Oscar Tuazon Artists have long explored themes of environmental sustainability in Southern California, but a recent series of…

Ghetto Film School Roster brings together students and industry for a film competition screening and artist showcase of GFS alumni work, here at the Museum of the Moving Image, New York, 2017 The…

Picasso and ceramic (owl) by David Douglas Duncan (Spring 1957), Villa La Californie, Cannes © David Douglas Duncan © Succession Picasso/DACS, London 2019. Courtesy the estate David Douglas…

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Dinner hosted by the owners of Château Mouton Rothschild at the Palace of Versailles. Image by Leif Carlsson The Palace of Versailles hosted one of its most opulent evenings since the times of…

The K11 MUSEA features a roof garden where clients can grow their own herbs and vegetables Adrian Cheng has high hopes for the new K11 MUSEA in Hong Kong: to change the way retail, art and culture…

Polina Kitsenko promotes fitness in the Running Hearts marathon, which she cofounded with Natalia Vodianova Gauhar Kapparova Russian style and fitness guru Polina Kitsenko wants it all.…

Commissions by Audemars Piguet include Ryoji Ikeda’s Data-Verse (2019) Olivia Giuntini is brand director at family-owned Swiss watch manufacturer Audemars Piguet, known for its thoughtful…

Nigel Curtiss’s brand is expanding into suits for women (modelled here by the designer’s daughter Aiden), luxury leather goods and less formal wear for men Gauhar Kapparova Nigel Curtiss…

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The new building housing the restaurant, and its modern Swiss interior Two of Europe’s highest restaurants have opened amid contemporary chic architecture, high above Andermatt, Switzerland Hold…

Still from Don't Cross the Bridge Before You Get to the River (2008), a film by Francis Alÿs. Photo Roberto Rubalcava This year, Francis Alÿs becomes the seventh artist to receive the Whitechapel…

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ArtSocial launches art therapy programmes to help disadvantaged children and young people. Image by Justyna Fedec Alina Uspenskaya is the Founder and Director of ArtSocial, a foundation that…

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French artist Richard Orlinski is known for his large-scale vibrant sculptures The contemporary art world might turn up its nose at Richard Orlinski's Disney collaborations, but the French artist…

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Jordan Alexander's signature marquis chain necklace with 18K gold and pave diamond earrings and a cushion cut morganite ring. All pieces designed by Theresa Bruno Theresa Bruno established her…

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The One&Only Kéa Island resort is situated on a 60-hectare beachfront site on the west side of the island Due to open in 2021, One&Only Kéa Island is a luxury resort offering private…

Crans-Montana sits on a high shelf above the Rhône valley with panoramic views of the Alpine peaks. Image by Denis Emery Looking for the perfect early-season ski break? Crans-Montana has it all,…

Installation view of Human Being, Being Human by Farzad Kohan at Galerie Maria Behnam-Bakhtiar Last week saw the opening of Monaco's latest contemporary art gallery Galerie Maria Behnam-Bakhtiar.…

The number of ultra-high-net-worth individuals in the Philippines is forecast to grow at the the second fastest rate of any country, says Knight Frank's Wealth Report 2019. Pictured here: Manila…

Boutique hotel Les Manoir de Portes de Deauville offers a homely kind of luxury in the heart of Normandy Located just two hours from Paris, Deauville has long been a chic weekend destination for…

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