The next generation of yachts feature folding hulls and hydraulically powered walls that dramatically open to create vast terraces and 'beach clubs' that are the ultimate expression of the outdoor-indoor lifestyle.
Once overlooked, outdoor design now represents a large part of the business of the major furniture manufacturers, with dedicated sections at the world's design fairs. We hit the deck/patio/terrace with the latest in alfresco living concepts.
Inventive Swedish chef Magnus Ek and his sommelier partner Agneta Green are closing their cult-status restaurant Oaxen Krog located on a small island in the Stockholm archipelago. Reserve now: there are 68 days left.
Rarely has a couture debut been so confident as Giambattista Valli’s collection of elegant ball gowns and signature shaped dresses which he mixed with the humble white poplin shirtdress worn by atelier workers.
Missed the first comparative exhibition of Chaim Soutine and Francis Bacon? Discover the artists' shared passion and energy in our virtual tour of the major works alongside an exclusive interview with co-curator Maurice Tuchman.
Holmewood House designed by Robin Partington for Lady Helen Hamlyn has all the grandness and splendour of a Georgian pile but with minimal impact on the landscape by hidden under 150 acres of the English countryside.
The unusual looking Arcadia 85 yacht basks in the sunlight not only for the pleasure of its guests but also to charge its vast superstructure of glass solar panels. We take a virtual tour onboard the environmentally friendly vessel.
Marcus Tremonto manipulates light to create objects that emit emotion. In an exclusive interview that took place appropriately in the City of Light, the founder of Treluce Studios discusses his work and the future of light.
The 11th Serpentine Pavilion - a temporary structure constructed annually in London's Kensington Gardens by a roll call of starchitects - has been designed by Swiss architect Peter Zumthor and encloses a hidden garden.
The winner of the Central St Martins graduate show is an Italian print specialist who hand painted tyre tracks and flowers onto PVC dresses. Before her collection is even available in stores, we talk to designer Flaminia Saccucci.
At the sixth edition of Design Miami Basel, sales were stronger than ever. As galleries focused on solo shows of high quality historical work, the halls themselves were designed by architects Aranda\Lasch for a fusion of modern and contemporary.
Sales were steady at the world's most important art fair as collectors bought not only blue-chip modern and contemporary works but also large conceptual installations. We reveal what sold, who bought and for how much.
The ultra chic Turkish gulet restored and owned by hotelier and designer Anouska Hempel is for the first time available for private charter. We take a virtual tour of the magnificent Beluga before it sets sail along the coast of Montenegro and Croatia.
The Water House, perched on a mountainside overlooking Lijiang, China, is typical of Chinese architect Li Xiaodong's award-winning buildings that "strive for tranquillity and harmony suggested by space, light and structural order."
At the Tra: Edge of Becoming show at Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, the art and antiques connoisseur Axel Vervoordt is presenting his unique approach to art that combines modern and contemporary work with ancient artefacts.
First revealed as a concept at the Paris Motor Show 2010, Jaguar has announced that its sculptural C-X75 supercar will go into production while remaining true to its original vision for an ultra light, all carbon-fibre hybrid.
Raise a glass to the graceful winery designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Christian de Portzamparc for Château Cheval Blanc, the award-winning vineyard owned by Bernard Arnault and Baron Albert Frere.
The world’s leading perfume houses are following the trend set by niche noses to return to the heady Arabian scent of oud. We showcase the best of the sweet, woody and complex scent that is so precious it is referred to as liquid gold.
Carats and carrots combine in the latest collection from historic German high jeweler Hemmerle, a 12-piece menu of gems inspired by vegetables. Discover ‘Delicious Jewels’ in our showcase of the ingredients.
In its redevelopment of Plaza de la Encarnacion, Seville, the German architect J Mayer H has installed an astonishing ‘parasol’ constructed mainly from wood held together by glue. Metropol Parasol is a lesson in urban architecture.
A spectacular vacation home in southern India designed by Bangalore-based Khosla Associates makes subtle references to India's architectural history to create a unique aesthetic that is a showcase of Indian architecture now.