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…

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…

Ronna Chao is Chairman of Novetex Textiles Limited, CEO of Novel Investment Partners Limited, Director of Novelpark Investments Limited, and has taken on various advisory and leading roles in…

Designer Rob Ryan's fresh take for Gaggenau's 'Art of the Kitchen' series With our increasingly urban lifestyle, biophilic design is becoming ever more urgent – in fact our happiness and…

As fashion week kicks off in London, we’re celebrating designers who are paving the way for a more sustainable and ethical industry. Here, Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi, the founders and…

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…

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…

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…

Legendary shoe designer Christian Louboutin. Copyright and courtesy Christian Louboutin Superstar shoe designer Christian Louboutin, whose signature red-soled pumps with vertiginous stiletto heels…

Pomellato’s Kintsugi collection brings the old Japanese technique of repairing broken ceramics with lacquer and gold dust to the upcycling of broken gemstones. Courtesy of Pomellato Continuing…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

Warwick Acoustics' flagship headphone system, the APERIO, promises the ultimate listening experience. Image courtesy of Warwick Acoustics British company Warwick Acoustics has developed a…

Yayoi Kusama portrait with La Grande Dame x Yayoi Kusama Limited Edition © Yayoi Kusama Contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's artistic impressions of Veuve Clicquot's new vintage La Grande…

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…

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…

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…

Woolsery Cottage, a private residence with interiors by Hannah Lohan Since launching in 2015, Hannah Lohan Interiors has developed a reputation for designing uniquely decorative spaces. The…

A dining room interior by SKIN. Image by Andrew Miller Photography Founded by interior designer Lauren Lozano Ziol and graphic designer Michelle Jolas, SKIN is a luxury interior design studio that…

One of the luxury apartments in the Arve building with spectacular views of the surrounding landscape Two new apartment buildings in the Swiss village of Andermatt offer the calm and luxury of…

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…

Orange peeled with glassware. Image by Patrice de Villiers In this series of interviews conducted in partnership with Gaggenau, LUX speaks to four artists, who are seeking to alter our…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Gaggenau stand at the EuroCucina 2018 exhibition Stephen Bayley Of all rooms in the house, kitchens demand the best design for function as well as looks. Cultural critic Stephen Bayley…

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…

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…

Family-owned Italian brand Smeg transforms kitchen appliances into objets d' art Originally established as an enamelling plant in 1948 by the Bertazzoni family, Smeg is now globally renowned for…

The RM 11-04 Automatic Flyback Chronograph Roberto Mancini has been designed to celebrate the heritage of Italian football Richard Mille's latest timepiece has been designed in collaboration with…

The Fattorie dei Dolfi estate in Tuscany uses traditional, sustainable practices in its winemaking. Whether cooking or dining, some of our most memorable experiences are steeped in history and…

Spring Place Beverly Hills is housed in a building designed by Belzberg Architects Francesco Costa Is he the new Nick Jones? Is he the new Adam Neumann? Or is Francesco Costa a totally…

The Hublot Classic Fusion Ferrari GT 3D No detail is small enough to escape Ferrari designer Flavio Manzoni’s razor-sharp focus. Rachael Taylor discovers how his expertise in supercar design…

The 'Black Hawk' high jewellery collection by Messika Valérie Messika grew up playing with precious stones. Her father, Andre, was renowned in the diamond industry for decades, but at the age of…

Backstage image of a Chaumet tiara being fitted on a model Tiaras are the cult jewel of maison Chaumet, and their latest exhibition 'Chaumet in Majesty' at the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco offers a rare…

Hotel 1729, a one-bedroom hospitality concept designed by Ruinart x Jonathan Anderson This week, Ruinart opens the doors to a one bedroom luxury hotel concept created in collaboration with fashion…

Bvlgari's Cinemagia High Jewellery collection is inspired by old age Hollywood glamour Bvlgari brings back Hollywood decadence with their latest high jewellery collection inspired by 1950s…

Mary Katrantzou (second from left) backstage at the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in New York With a decade of successful collections behind her and a penchant for outside-the-box…

Ricardo Guadalupe (left) with Richard Orlinski and one of his 'Wild Kong' sculptures Luxury Swiss watchmaker Hublot is letting artists design their timepieces, and their customers and collectors…

The vineyards of Masseto slope down towards the sea from the mountains of Tuscany's Maremma region Masseto, Italy’s most celebrated wine, is made from spectacular vineyards by the Tuscan coast,…

The Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons in Oxfordshire The Michelin-starred Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons restaurant, run by chef Raymond Blanc, is at the forefront of the culinary arts…

Designed by ZitoMori Studio, Masseto's new cellar lies deep beneath the Tuscan soil Italy's most celebrated wine producer, Masseto, recently opened a stunning new underground wine cellar. Irene…

Studio Piet Boon are the lead designers on Half Moon Bay Antigua, the new and exclusive Caribbean resort Dutch designer Piet Boon's eponymous studio envision every detail of a design from the…

Looks from the MANDKHAI Autumn/ Winter 2018 collection Mongolian designer Mandkhai Jargalsaikhan's eponymous brand is dedicated to the sustainable production of high quality cashmere. Using yarn…

Hublot Classic Fusion Bucherer Blue Edition Hublot's recently launched timepiece in partnership with Bucherer is at the top of our Christmas list. Here's why it should be on yours 1. It's…

The Big Bang Unico Teak Italia Independent, only 100 of which were made Hublot is fusing smart technology with sleek design to enthral a new generation of customers. Jason Barlow reports Hublot is…

Each year, Parisian luxury brand Moynat selects one aspect of their craft to spotlight. This year the focus is clasps, buckles, closures, hooks and rings, as LUX discovers at an exclusive preview…

The Heritage Corum Lab 01 Luxury Swiss watch brand Corum is known for its boundary-pushing designs and adaptability. Following the relaunch of the iconic Golden Bridge collection with a brand new…

Richard Mille chooses sports personalities as brand ambassadors, including Ukrainian high jumper Yuliya Levchenko Richard Mille is the name adorning some of the world’s most expensive – and…

View from a penthouse in the Parc Du Cap development by the Caudwell Collection In 2006 British entrepreneur John Caudwell sold his pioneering telecommunications company, the Caudwell Group,…

Render of a project for a confidential client in China by Design Haus Liberty London-based architecture and interior design practise Design Haus Liberty might be a relatively new name in the…

Flagpole Summer 18 Collection New York based swimwear label, Flagpole is a Cali-surfer girl's dream. Clean lines, block colours and bikinis that won't fall off every time you dive into the sea.…

Swarovski Designers of the Future 2018: Study O Portable, Frank Kolkman and Yosuke Ushigome (from left to right) Every year, the Swarovski Designers of the Future Award x Design Miami/ selects a…

Moynat's shop in Selfridges, London It was hand-painted handbags at dusk at the new, gallery-like Accessories Hall at Selfridges in London as Moynat, the uber-exclusive Parisian leather goods…

Moynat's Artistic Director, Ramesh Nair Ramesh Nair worked under Martin Margiela and Jean Paul Gaultier at Hermès until luxury titan Bernard Arnault came calling in 2011,with his personal brand…

Gaggenau’s Vario cooling 400 Series appliances such as this wine climate cabinet are designed to be as much part of the architecture as they are functionally capable Kitchens were once the…

Hussein Chalayan is fashion’s avant-garde experimentalist and supreme craftsman Hussein Chalayan is high fashion’s savant and one of the most influential designers of the past two decades. He…

The Waldhaus Sils sits above Lake Sils, in the Upper Engadine of Switzerland. Image by Gian Giovanoli The Waldhaus Sils sits on a rock amid a forest in the heart of the Engadine, Switzerland’s…

Ulysse Nardin FREAK VISION, launched at this year's SIHH The venerable Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin, known for its elaborate and striking timepieces, was purchased by luxury group Kering (owner…

Markus Lupfer’s womenswear SS17 collection German-born, London-based Markus Lupfer is the man who gave us wearable and fun statement knitwear, not to mention some of the quirkiest accessories and…

Actress, campaigner, wife of Kering owner François-Henri Pinault, Salma Hayek and CHIME FOR CHANGE co-founder, joined UNICEF to meet Syrian refugees in Lebanon in 2015 Gucci is the biggest Kering…

ME Ibiza Rooftop Pool Why should I go now? The summer family crowds have left the island and the weather is perfect, and less scorching. What’s the lowdown? The ME is in a quiet cove on the…

William Kentridge, "The Refusal of Time" William Kentridge, "The Nose" Travelling from the Whitechapel Gallery in London to Museum der Moderne , Salzburg, "Thick Time" by William Kentridge is…

Priya Paul, one of India’s most prominent entrepreneurs, is chairperson of the design conscious, luxury five-star boutique hotel group ‘The Park Hotels’. She is heir to the Apeejay Surrendra…

Superstars from fashion, design and media gathered at an uber-exclusive dinner in Vincent Square, central London, last week to celebrate the launch of Dom Pérignon's Plénitude Deuxième 2000…

The Three Magic Flowers Of Jitchu, Kagami Lake, Todai Ji Temple in Nara, Japan by Nadim Karam Born in Senegal, and raised in Lebanon, Nadim Karam is an architect, painter, sculptor, writer and…

Rami Mekdachi has worked as a perfumer for over twenty years, collaborating with some of the world's best known brands, such as L'Oréal, Colette, Lacoste and Chloé. And now, he's created his own…

New York interior designer Ryan Korban has designed retail spaces for the biggest names in fashion - most recently the Aquazzura's opulent flagship on Madison Avenue - and counts Nicole Richie and…

Due to the technological revolution, design is more integral to our daily lives than it ever has been; but creativity will always be a fundamentally human trait, says our columnist, Gorden Wagener.…

Oliver Waddington-Ball - The 29-year old ‘eco-preneur’ founded the Goldfinger Factory Caroline Davies speaks to the London entrepreneur turning junk into art, and supporting his local community…

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It may be the most ancient of all building materials but it’s holding its own in the modern world. go back to basics with these stunning pieces that prove you just can’t beat the power and…

They may have begun by bejewelling Bavarian royalty, but Hemmerle is far from being a throwback. CAROLINE DAVIES speaks to the family-owned German jeweller about breaking the rules It is October…

Looking for a piece of design that absolutely nobody else has? You need to head to a busy Swiss motorway junction and visit the Stilhaus (style house), a gigantic new building bespoked for showing…

  Lanvin is a great French fashion house that no longer (since 1992) creates Haute Couture, the most exclusive and bespoke of all the collections. However, some might say the artistry of…

The century old White Chapel Gallery is still a Mecca of contemporary art   Mayfair is so 2012. The future of London retail, art, cuisine, and trends, is east, on the grimy streets of…

From ‘Princess Kate’ Middleton to Lady Gaga, celebrities are nobody without a Philip Treacy hat. But what drives London’s divine milliner? Caroline Davies probes for the answers from the god…

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

RECENT WINNER OF SINGAPORE’S URA ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE AWARDS, SPACE FURNITURE’S NEW HOME JOINS TWO HISTORIC BUILDINGS WITH A MODERN GLASS STRUCTURE TO FORM A 40,000 SQ FT MULTIPLEX THAT IS A…

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The second floor will house the permanent exhibition SIR TERENCE CONRAN IS A MAN WHO CHANGED THE WAY THE WORLD THINKS ABOUT DESIGN. AND HE WANTS TO DO IT AGAIN.Caroline Davies HEARS HIS SAGE WORDS…

Chinese jewellery designer Dickson Yewn combines contemporary chic with rich historical references – and is a favourite of Michelle Obama. Karys Webber meets him “It’s akin to asking if one…

A 16th century palazzo in central Genoa is home to Via Garibaldi 12 Interior design and homewares are undergoing a boom to parallel the explosion in the art market. Karys Webber seeks out some of…