LUXURY NOW / KEEP IT REAL

Luxury is not about an inordinate price tag or costly materials, it’s about the passion behind the product. Just as it is impossible to feign passion, you can’t fake luxury, and this is what differentiates a carefully crafted authentic from a seemingly flawless copy, no matter how skillfully replicated. From artfully inspiring timepieces, to unique interpretations of everyday objects, what sets these creatives apart is real passion.

A TOUCH OF ARTISTRY

Designer Rachna Joshi Nair brings art to the home through a marriage of artisanal skills and creative vision.

BAAS, BEYOND THE BOUNDARY

Dutch design artist Maarten Baas forges a trail in contemporary design through creativity and youthful innovation.

JOHN PAWSON: SIMPLICITY

Architect John Pawson talks to us about his latest project, an elegant sailing yacht named Baracuda designed in his signature minimalist style.

AZZEDINE ALAïA: AFRICAN KING

The King of Cling creates fantastical footwear masterpieces, with a strong accent of Africa.

TIME FOR PERFECTION

Never very far apart, the worlds of fine jewelry and watches fuse unapologetically with spectacular results