architectural pavilion in a city

The beauty and purity of form of Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava’s buildings around the world belie the marvels of engineering…

performance art

Independent curator Eva Lin worked alongside French philosopher Bruno Latour and Martin Guinard to select contemporary artists and designers interrogating…

sunken terrace

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

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

dining table

Since launching in 2015, Hannah Lohan Interiors has developed a reputation for designing uniquely decorative spaces. The studio’s portfolio includes…

Render of apartment

Two new apartment buildings in the Swiss village of Andermatt offer the calm and luxury of contemporary Alpine living. LUX…

Luxurious hotel bedroom

East London-based architecture and design practice Orms masterminded the renovation of Camden Town Hall Annexe in Kings Cross for The…

Architectural image

Barbara Kasten is one of the most intriguing and influential photographic artists of the past 50 years. Born in the…

Luxurious lounge area of town house

Mayfair-based developers Clivedale London recently unveiled the interiors for a townhouse at Mayfair Park Residences, an exclusive residential development managed…

Stainglass windows lining a corridor

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

Artist portrait of a branch

Brazilian photographer Vik Muniz has responded to Ruinart’s Carte Blanche commission by going back to the roots “A photograph marks…

Fashionable kitchen with modern appliances

Originally established as an enamelling plant in 1948 by the Bertazzoni family, Smeg is now globally renowned for making stylish…

Render of luxurious beachside villa

Due to open in 2022, Half Moon Bay Antigua is set to offer luxury hotel accommodation and private beach-front residences…

Open kitchen living space with exposed beams

John Pawson is one of the UK’s most renowned architects, known for his signature white, pared-back aesthetic that celebrates space…

Render of a timber stacked contemporary structure

Last weekend saw the opening of Odunpazari Modern Museum (OMM), a major new art museum  founded by art collector Erol…

Contemporary light well inside a building made from wooden panels

This September will see the opening of Odunpazari Modern Museum (OMM), a major new art museum in Eskişehir, Turkey. Designed…

Luxury dining room area with contemporary stylish furnishings

Fashion designer Roksanda Ilinčić has curated the interiors of a penthouse apartment inside Gasholders London, a new residential development in…

Models pose with lips puckered at fashion designer backstage

With a decade of successful collections behind her and a penchant for outside-the-box collaborations, Mary Katrantzou is a designer not…

hotel bar restaurant with view over New York City

President of Lightstone Mitchell Hochberg has put his stamp on New York with multiple real-estate developments, including luxury residences 130…

Contemporary concrete architectural entrance way to a building

Masseto, Italy’s most celebrated wine, is made from spectacular vineyards by the Tuscan coast, backed by ancient forests, looking out…

Grand terrace of a pink mansion house with umbrellas and lots of greenery

Rome has a lot to offer the modern traveller beyond classical ruins, and at the heart of this burgeoning contemporary…

Andermatt Swiss Alpine village in summertime

Andermatt is rapidly becoming one of Switzerland’s best year-round Alpine destinations. Already famed for its winter sports, the resort is…

Underground wine cellar with wooden barrels and concrete walls and ceilings

Italy’s most celebrated wine producer, Masseto, recently opened a stunning new underground wine cellar. Irene Belluci discovers Masseto’s new wine…

Luxury hotel cottage rooms made from red clay with cactus trees in the foreground

Why should I go now? Most people go to the Greek islands in summer, but springtime is a far more…

Contemporary architectural steel work on the facade of a glass building

A new kind of luxury hotel in Cognac sets new standards of comfort, cuisine and architecture for those exploring the…

Gallery installation shot showing work by Sarah Morris

Standing in front of one of Sarah Morris‘ expansive architectural grids is a challenging, giddying experience. Confronted with a maze…

Architectural rendering of luxury beach side villa with a private plunge pool

Dutch designer Piet Boon’s eponymous studio envision every detail of a design from the exteriors to the interiors, lighting and…

Watercolour design sketches of buckles and clasp fittings by luxury brand Moynat

Each year, Parisian luxury brand Moynat selects one aspect of their craft to spotlight. This year the focus is clasps,…

Alpine village of Andermatt in winter

Up next in the exciting new development of Andermatt Swiss Alps? A state-of-the-art concert hall and artworks by a Swiss…

Chais Monnet is a luxury country hotel in southwest France with striking contemporary architecture

Last week saw the official opening of the most swanky hotel in southwest France, by Anglo-Iranian entrepreneur Javad Marandi, owner…

view of luxury penthouse suite with wooden decking and outdoor seating areas

In 2006 British entrepreneur John Caudwell sold his pioneering telecommunications company, the Caudwell Group, which included high-street mobile phone retail…

London-based architecture and interior design practise Design Haus Liberty might be a relatively new name in the industry, but it…

contemporary facade of brass curving lines

A former warehouse in the heart of the town of Cognac is set to reopen this year as a luxury…

Ramesh Nair worked under Martin Margiela and Jean Paul Gaultier at Hermès until luxury titan Bernard Arnault came calling in…

Kitchens were once the utilitarian core of the house. Now, leading manufacturers of kitchen appliances are more about architecture and…

Luxury kitchen appliance brand, Gaggenau, gets creative with Brazilian-born artist, Mayra Sérgio, to host an exhibition, ‘Sensorial Shelter’, in their…

beirut architect nadim karam

Born in Senegal, and raised in Lebanon, Nadim Karam is an architect, painter, sculptor, writer and designer. With his Beirut-based multidisciplinary design studio,…

ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS, ENGINEERS, AS DISCIPLINES MERGE, EVERYTHING IS BLENDING INTO ONE CREATIVE-SCIENTIFIC PARTY. Karys Webber SCOURS THE WORLD FOR SOME…

SIR TERENCE CONRAN IS A MAN WHO CHANGED THE WAY THE WORLD THINKS ABOUT DESIGN. AND HE WANTS TO DO…