luxurious hotel suite with arched ceiling

Occupying a restored masseria – farmhouse – on a quiet street in the historic town of Lecce, Puglia, La Fiermontina…

summer in the alps

As well as making it a world-class ski resort, the development of the Swiss village of Andermatt has from the…

collage artwork

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

lake in Switzerland

Etienne d’Arenberg hails from one of Europe’s oldest families and is treasurer of the Arenberg Foundation, whose mission is the…

man in vineyard

Lamberto Frescobaldi is the 30th generation (yes, you read that right) head of Florence’s Frescobaldi dynasty which has done everything…

painting of a woman in green

As part on an ongoing monthly column for LUX, artnet’s Vice President Sophie Neuendorf outlines a brief history of women…

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…

public gardens by residential towers

Chelsea Barracks has already established itself as one of the most desirable places to live in London. Its gardens, with…

Artist at work sculpting marble

Saudi Arabia is working hard to rediscover its cultural roots, promote contemporary art and establish itself as a cultural destination,…

Contemporary style kitchen with stools

Of all rooms in the house, kitchens demand the best design for function as well as looks. Cultural critic Stephen…

Rooftop garden in a city landscape

Adrian Cheng has high hopes for the new K11 MUSEA in Hong Kong: to change the way retail, art and…

Guggenheim museum Bilbao at night

This month, our columnist and Abercrombie & Kent’s founder Geoffrey Kent focuses in on Spain’s diverse offering of cultural itineraries…

Abstract ink painting in black and pink

Navigating the deep waters of the Asian art scene could be treacherous, without a guide such as Calvin Hui. Jason…

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…

Painting of erupting volcano

The Watercolour World is an ambitious online project to digitise the world’s watercolours and rescue this all-too-often overlooked but artistically…

Woman walks in front of an artwork fanning herself

The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre brings Kuwaiti contemporary art to Venice with a mixed-media group exhibition by young…

An artwork on paper by artist Raqip Shaw

Spearheaded by the recent opening of Deutsche Bank’s ambitious PalaisPopulaire, new developments are rapidly placing Berlin at the centre of…

Portrait of art collector Aeneas Bastian

Established in 1989 by Celine and Heiner Bastian, BASTIAN opened its first gallery in 2007 in Berlin. Now, the gallery has…

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

Massai warriors in red traditional dress jumping behind a fire in the African bush

Luxury travel is evolving, but who’s driving the change? Millennials, says Abercrombie & Kent Founder Geoffrey Kent. Welcome to the…

Portrait of artist Viktor Wynd outside of his museum in east London,

Maryam Eisler is a busy woman; co-chair of the Tate’s MENAAC Acquisitions Committee,  member of the Tate International Council, trustee…

Cliveden House landscape at sunset

This weekend, Cliveden house hotel just outside London will reverberate to the musings and debates generated by the world’s newest…

London poetry muse

LUX’s Contributing Poet Rhiannon Williams discovers street poetry and protest is alive and thriving on the fringes of the international…

British artist grayson perry london exhibition

British artist Grayson Perry refers to himself as a “communicator”, one who is aiming to “communicate to as wide an audience…

Nyhaven copenhagen

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

In a few months, Fort Canning in the heart of Singapore will be transformed into the first Asian outpost of…

Marc Chagall’s star still shines bright today: the Russian-French Modernist is coveted by collectors and connoisseurs alike. Our columnist explains why…

It’s the combination of history, hospitality and a superb location in the heart of South Kensington that makes Cranley Hotel…