The signature style of Fiat heir and style icon Lapo Elkann is now available to buy in a new made-to-measure collection designed in collaboration with Gucci creative director Frida Giannini. We take a fitting.
The sculptural linear construction of Mario Kogan's latest Sao Paulo residence is the epitome of the new Brazilian architectural aesthetic for sexy, minimal and elegant houses. We take a tour of the spectacular Casa Lee.
An exhibition in Monaco timed to mark the 40th anniversary of the death of Picasso includes 101 paintings form the private collection of the Nahmad family.We take a tour of the show, including some of those Nahmad masterpieces.
Is it a boat? A floating home? No, The Exbury Egg is part of a year-long art project that will see artist Stephen Turner live in a specially constructed floating studio where he will create art inspired by the marine environment.
Nature, innovative ideas in architecture and a touch of the traditional Japanese house are combined in The Nest by UID Architects, a striking home that is defined by an indoor garden complete with trees.
A rare opportunity has arisen to buy a piece of history with the sale Aristotle Onassis' iconic yacht, the 99m Christina O. We take a tour of the decks while looking back at the stylish scenes that Onassis and Jackie O hosted onboard.
The Korean photographer Ahae takes snapshots of the wild environment as seen from the same window at his home near Seoul, which at a new exhibition at Versailles are juxtaposed with the precision of Le Notre's gardens.
The full extent of BMW's role in facilitating modern and contemporary art, jazz and classical music as well as architecture and design goes far beyond its Art Car project. BMW's Head of Cultural Engagement, Thomas Girst, explains.
Landscape gardeners, botanists, stage designers, visual artists and acousticians are behind the 30 new gardens on show at the 22nd edition of the International Garden Festival at Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, France. We take a tour.
Is it art? Or is it couture? A new exhibition showcases the dresses of Dutch fashion designer Iris Van Herpen – who at 29 is the youngest member of the official Paris couture schedule – akin to sculpture. We take a tour.
A new exhibition of photographs by Tim Walker presents his work for the first time not as that of a fashion photographer but as an artist. In an exclusive interview, he shares with us his love of constructing surrealist scenes.
Pioneering naval architect John Shuttleworth employed three hydrodynamic hulls and a range of cutting edge technology to create a power trimaran that has been awarded Most Innovative Design at the 2013 World Superyacht Awards.
Sensuous Steel at Nashville's Frist Center is the first major museum exhibition of the "rolling sculpture" of the 1930s and '40s. We take a virtual test drive of a selection of the 18 elegant Art Deco masterpieces on display.
A new ballet the Paris Opera fuses the work of performance artist Marina Abramovic in collaboration with choreographers Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Damien Jalet, and features costumes by Givenchy creative director Riccardo Tisci.
Nestled within (not below) the treetops of a densely wooded plot, the extraordinary sweeping lines and unusual forms found in the Wilkinson house are typical of the always-unique work of architect Robert Harvey Oshatz.
Reclusive artist Ron Mueck is exhibiting his latest work in a new exhibition of his startlingly lifelike sculptures of human figures on an unusual scale. We look up close at the hyper-realistic detail through an insightful 2003 documentary.
In keeping with designer Ross Lovegrove's signature approach that is inspired by nature, the Twin'Z concept car he designed for Renault appears to glow and react like a living organism. We take a test drive of the all-electric city car.
Reflecting the light and shade of summer, the catwalk this season was dominated by two tones. Whether in pyjama-like tailoring, ladylike silhouettes or the new take on rock 'n' roll, black & white is more in style than ever.
Even the architect admits it conjures images of "an abandoned spacecraft". But there is more to the Shell House by Tokyo-based practice Artechnic than just radical styling. We tour the weekend home for the 21st century.
As London's V&A Museum presents the first retrospective of the career of David Bowie, we take a virtual tour of the show and showcase a montage of videos that capture his talent for innovation in music, fashion, art and film.
"Innovative" and "timeless" were the words repeatedly used by the Pritzker Prize jury in its announcement of Japanese architect Toyo Ito as its 2013 recipient. We showcase his most groundbreaking projects.
The next generation of city cars and bikes are ultra small vehicles that are the result of big ideas in space saving, logistics and the environment. We showcase three of the cleverest, including Philippe Starck's new bike/scooter hybrid.