perfumer's studio

Christine Nagel is one of the most admired perfumers in the world, and has worked as the “nose” of Hermès…

man sitting with bags

Belgium-born designer Jonathan Riss is the founder of JAH AHR, a luxury brand which transforms authenticated vintage designer bags through…

women at charity

Fashion entrepreneur Wendy Yu is the founder and CEO of Yu Holdings, an international ambassador for the French Fédération de…

man outside in shirt and tie

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

women on the red carpet

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

Born in Iran, visual artist Afshin Naghouni immigrated to London in his mid-twenties where he began to establish a reputation…

man listening to music with headphones

British company Warwick Acoustics has developed a reputation for innovating and producing innovative audio technology. Their flagship headphone system, the…

cityscape

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

public sculptures

Helaine Blumenfeld OBE is best known for her large-scale public sculptures whose undulating, ethereal forms evoke a sense of fragility…

Woman standing amongst tyres

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

protest painting

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

artist studio

London-based artist Hugo Wilson works with drawing, painting and sculpture, combining images and techniques from Old Masters with contemporary references…

shop interiors

London-based jewellery brand Loquet is renewing the concept of a keepsake locket with sustainable, modern designs that consumers can personalise…

dining table

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

silver timepiece

LUX discovers Rolex’s striking new editions to the iconic Submariner, Datejust, Oyster Perpetual and Sky-Dweller collections The New Submariner Rolex’s…

fashion portrait

Following in the footsteps of Richard Avedon, Irving Penn and Peter Beard, Cathleen Naundorf is a world renowned photographer who…

colourful dining room interior

Founded by interior designer Lauren Lozano Ziol and graphic designer Michelle Jolas, SKIN is a luxury interior design studio that…

Two men in conversation

The designs of fashion superstar Giorgio Armani have become synonymous with the relaxed yet restrained and sophisticated style that has,…

Exhibition of kitchen appliances

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

Historic jewelled brooch

The creations of quintessentially Parisian jewellery maker Chaumet may have been fit for an empress in the late 18th century…

White dessert with layers of pastry

Anne-Sophie Pic’s London restaurant La Dame de Pic has already been awarded two Michelin stars for its innovative French cuisine,…

Woman wearing a bowling hat wearing jewellery

Founded in 1980 by Anthony and Diane Hirsh, luxury jewellery brand Hirsh is now under the creative direction of Jason…

Abstract painting with geometric patterns

Argentinian artist Ruben Alterio is known for his large-scale abstract paintings, created in his Parisian studio, two floors up from…

Gold contemporary art piece

Young British artist LouLou Siem’s latest solo exhibition entitled A pregnant woman wishing her child to be beautiful must look…

Charging elephants photographed in black and white

Born in Kenya, Mirella Ricciardi has worked as a photographer for over 65 years, shooting everything from high-profile fashion campaigns…

A man painting onto an orange wall

LUX Contributing Editor and photographer Maryam Eisler is entranced by Spanish artist Secundino Hernández. Here, she visits and photographs him…

Facade of a contemporary building at night

Is he the new Nick Jones? Is he the new Adam Neumann? Or is Francesco Costa a totally different type…

Man in a suit standing next to a red ferrari sportscar

No detail is small enough to escape Ferrari designer Flavio Manzoni’s razor-sharp focus. Rachael Taylor discovers how his expertise in…

Lenny Kravitz wearing an animal print blazer holding champagne

The rock star turned interior designer takes the LUX hot seat, and shares a particularly fond memory involving a bottle…

Aerial view inside a bed making workshop

In 1905 The Savoy Hotel decided to create a bespoke bed for its guests, and so began the legacy of…

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…

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…

Campaign for Alsara by Damiani jewellery collection inspired by Kazakh traditions

How does a historic Italian jewellery brand come to dedicate an entire collection to the traditions and culture of Kazakhstan?…

Portrait of London College of Fashion student and youtube star Derin Adetosoye

Remember the days when being creative meant you were someone who couldn’t cut it in the world of real jobs?…

A Hong Kong market place at night photographed by @nelis_vansia

Has Instagram been taken over by fake follower fever, banal mirror selfies and blatant product promotion? Not if you’re one…

Fashion look book with two images of models wearing suits and white heels

Mongolian designer Mandkhai Jargalsaikhan’s eponymous brand is dedicated to the sustainable production of high quality cashmere. Using yarn spun from…

Luxury timepiece assembled by hand with tweezers

With its revolutionary new mechanism, Zenith has challenged a 300-year-old watchmaking standard. Rachael Taylor meets the innovator behind the brand…

Luxury Corum watch shown on a man's wrist with rectangular watch-face

Luxury Swiss watch brand Corum is known for its boundary-pushing designs and adaptability. Following the relaunch of the iconic Golden…

Young woman wearing jeans and white top poses lying on the ground

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Anna Wallace-Thompson speaks to curator and artist Maryam Eisler about the characters in her latest book, Voices: East London, which…

Watch designer Richard Mille watches Formula One

Richard Mille is the name adorning some of the world’s most expensive – and outrageous – timepieces. But the eponymous…

Washed out image of Girl sitting in a field in a white dress

LUX contributing editor and model at Models 1, Charlie Newman continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about their…

Three miniature style paintings hanging on display in a gallery setting

British-Iranian artist Hana Louise Shahnavaz spent 6 years studying the art of traditional Persian painting in Iran under the tutorage of master painter…

stylish contemporary interiors of a lounge space with orange chairs, big glass windows and wooden detailing

Co-working spaces are already well integrated into our urban landscapes. Companies like WeWork provide communal offices for start-ups and self-employed…

Model poses in pattered one piece swim suit leaning against wooden door with tie headband

LUX’s model of the month series is back with new contributing editor Charlie Newman. Charlie is a model with Models…

collage image of watches using different sustainable strap materials

Uber luxury goods holding company Richemont owns some of the world’s biggest brands in the watch and jewellery industries including Cartier,…

Luxury men's watch with black and red dial

URWERK’s unique approach to high horology has established it as one of the most creative and desirable brands in the…

Belgian painter and poet, Henri Michaux stubbornly refuses to fall into any particular category and yet, or perhaps because of…

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…

necklace with gold torso of a woman Anissa Kermiche

Parisian jewellery designer Anissa Kermiche takes inspiration from everyday objects and situations to create wearable pieces of art that are…

Eclectic, competitive and radical, Slam Poetry is a fringe form of spoken word poetry and protest, blurring the lines between…

American photographer William Eggleston‘s work was originally met with disdain by some critics for its ordinariness, the mundane subject matter,…

Hussein Chalayan is high fashion’s savant and one of the most influential designers of the past two decades. He speaks…

New timepiece by luxury watchmakers Ulysse Nardin, the FREAK VISION launched at SIHH 2018

The venerable Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin, known for its elaborate and striking timepieces, was purchased by luxury group Kering (owner…

Hazel Townsend

LUX contributing editor and Storm model, Sydney Lima continues her online exclusive series, interviewing her peers about modelling life and…

Mexico city shoppping street

Joseph Sitt, President and CEO of Thor Equities, sits atop a luxury property, retail and advisory empire that straddles the…

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,…

Lola James Harper shop

Rami Mekdachi has worked as a perfumer for over twenty years, collaborating with some of the world’s best known brands,…

Nyhaven copenhagen

A young writer’s view on why Copenhagen makes such an impression; and her pick of six hip young Danes, talking…

gorden wagener with mercedes benz concept car

Due to the technological revolution, design is more integral to our daily lives than it ever has been; but creativity…