The latest work by Pritzker Prize winning architect Zaha Hadid is the Z-Boat, a sculpture-at-sea that will set sail in a limited edition armada of 12 commissioned by art dealer Kenny Schachter of Rove Gallery, London.
Across 23-acres at Longwood Gardens, Philadelphia, the British artist Bruce Munro has installed thousands of sparkling stems and glowing grass blades in a series of illuminated works that live up to names such as Forest of Light.
Algarve-based Arqui+ architects looked to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater and Philip Johnson’s Glass House to create Villa 1095 in Vale do Lobo, southern Portugal - a unique piece of archi-sculpture.
A new era has dawned at Christian Dior where new creative director Raf Simons has injected his signature modernity and sharpness into a house known for romanticism and femininity. The future of fashion?
First designed in 1971 by Aldo Cipullo, Cartier has reissued its bold, edgy nail bracelet that is as modern as ever. The Juste un Clou ("Just a Nail") collection is more than a house signature, it's a new icon of jewelry design.
Traditionalists need not have worried about artist Wim Delvoye's new exhibition at the Louvre. For his latest work the Belgian provocateur has replaced his shock factor with a new oeuvre of intricately made pieces.
The latest artist to be invited to Versailles as part of its controversial contemporary art programme is Joana Vasconcelos, who has installed her signature witty works made of found objects but not her chandelier made of tampons.
For 26 years the antique-filled Paris apartment of John and Susan Gutfreund was the scene of intimate dinners and glittering cocktail parties. On the eve of a Christie's Paris auction of it contents, we take a virtual tour.
The heiress Daphne Guinness is heading back to Christie's London on June 27 to raise funds to nurture and support the next generation of British fashion talent in the name of her close friend the late fashion editor Isabella Blow.
At the Fondation Beyeler's major retrospective of Jeff Koons, the artist himself selected three crucial series that represent the most important stages of his oeuvre. Whether you are an art novice or a Koons connoisseur, there is a lot to learn.
The latest work of Jeff Koons is a collaboration with fashion designer Lisa Perry, who has created dresses emblazoned with his iconic Pink Panther and leather jackets that feature his signature Rabbit - a fusion of fashion and art.
Design maestro Gio Ponti captured the spirit of his time during the 1920s to 1970s and is celebrated for his sensual breed of modernism. As yet more of his iconic designs are reproduced we take a look at his exuberant aesthetic.
The two key looks of summer 2012 are both bold and audacious yet are at wildly different ends of the fashion spectrum. Choose from either rich prints in a multitude of fabrics or go modern in minimalist silhouettes.
Ever dreamt of the perfect country retreat with sculptural lines and design essentials that make it ultra low maintenance? It exists in Southern Burgenland, Austria, where Judith Benzer has imagined an all-wood contemporary cottage.
On the eve of an unprecedented sale of 18 jewels by Joel Arthur Rosenthal from The Collection of Lily Safra at Sotheby's Geneva on May 14, we showcase the talent of the genius they call (in whispered tones) JAR.
Such is the influence of the “signature” style of jeweler Suzanne Belperron - who worked in Paris from the 1930s to mid 1970s - that her creations are considered to be the basis of jewelry design as we know it.
On the eve of the sale of the sale of Roy Lichtenstein's Sleeping Girl at Sotheby's New York on May 9, Tom Ford smoothly discusses the 1960s masterpiece with Tobias Meyer, Sotheby's Worldwide Head of Contemporary Art.
Titans of the luxury goods industry Diego Della Valle, founder of Tod's, and Luca di Montezemolo, Chairman of Ferrari, are restoring the glamour to rail travel with Italo, Europe's first privately owned high speed luxury train.