+ Coffee table

7 luxurious ways to style your coffee table

Coffee tables have multiple functions as dining tables, footrests and games tables whilst infusing the living room space with functionality and comfort. If designed right, a coffee table has the potential to bring together a whole room and make the space appear more elegant. Speaking to the interior experts at Helen Green Design, they give us their best 7 coffee table styling tips to make your space look luxe.

+ Ave del Paraiso Florecido, c. 1995

Cecilia Brunson Projects is pleased to announce I am Awake, the first London exhibition of the celebrated Paraguayan artist Feliciano Centurión

Centurión, who died aged 34 in 1996 from the complications of AIDS, was a central figure of the ‘Arte Light’ movement of the late 80s, linked to the Ricardo Rojas Cultural Center in Buenos Aires. These artists were known for their flamboyant, irreverent works that embodied progressive attitudes to sexuality and lifestyle, emerging in tandem with the fall of right-wing dictatorships across Latin America.

+ Rebecca Harper

Huxley-Parlour Gallery is delighted to present the debut London solo exhibition of British artist Rebecca Harper

These new works build and expand on themes that Harper has explored throughout her career, particularly ideas of displacement and nostalgia. Harper is interested in how we interact with the world around us, specifically connected to the ideas of transience and alienation.

+ Venice

Citalia partners with Gennaro Contaldo to unveil the ultimate Italy itinerary for Autumn

Citalia, the specialist Italian tour operator, has launched Ultimate Italy, a new self-guided tour curated with Gennaro Contaldo to celebrate its 90th birthday. The comprehensive 25-day multi-centre itinerary showcases the very best of what the country has to offer and takes guests through Italy’s must-see destinations and famous landmarks, experiencing the country like a local with the help of Gennaro’s tips for lesser-known spots and of course his recommendations for restaurants and local specialities along the way.

+ Haut de Gamme

Up-and-coming multi-media artist Alexander Hall and his Haut de Gamme brand are turning heads on the global art scene

Alex’s work is getting ever more in demand as his exposure expands across the globe. His prestigious clients include; F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo, Aston Martin, and Dragon’s Den entrepreneur Peter Jones, who kick started Hall’s big break.

+

Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi + HM Prison Wormwood Scrubs

Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi + HM Prison Wormwood Scrubs Prison-arts charity Koestler Arts and music producers Serious announce their collaboration on a special one-off event, staged inside HM Prison Wormwood Scrubs. In the first concert of its kind at the EFG London Jazz Festival, members of the public will be invited into the historic and atmospheric prison chapel to enjoy a musical programme… Read More

+

Beaux Arts London announce Four Giants of British Modernism exhibition

Beaux Arts London announce Four Giants of British Modernism, an exhibition of celebrated British modern artists: Terry Frost, William Scott, Peter Lanyon and Patrick Heron.

+

Artist David Downes paints public mural to launch new ITV drama Sanditon

British artist David Downes has been commissioned by ITV to create a large-scale public mural in Bournemouth ahead of the launch of their 2019 drama Sanditon in August 2019.

+

Rebecca Harper, Concrete Shadows

Huxley-Parlour Gallery is delighted to present the debut London solo exhibition of British artist Rebecca Harper, showcasing five large-scale paintings all produced in 2019.

+ Front Cover

AN OUTDOOR PUBLIC ART GALLERY IS COMING TO LONDON HOSTED BY PREMIUM WATER BRAND ARTO LIFEWTR®

A free, pop-up art gallery is opening in Brick Lane Yard at Truman Brewery between Friday 16 – Sunday 18 August, where brand-new installations will be unveiled from four exciting, contemporary artists; master of storytelling through objects and in public spaces Yinka llori, exotic and colourful character illustrator Lynnie Z; and the bold and dynamic art duo Craig & Karl.  The alfresco gallery aims to encourage… Read More

+ front Cover

Sam Lock Now/here

Exhibition dates: 9 – 27 September 2019  Private View: Thursday 12 September, 6 – 8.30pm Cadogan Contemporary is delighted to present Now/here, a solo exhibition featuring new work by the acclaimed British artist Sam Lock. A key inspiration for Lock is the written word, in particular the work of the dramatists Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter. As the latter famously said, ‘Underneath what is… Read More

+ front cover

A Central European Authority in the Design Sphere

Dominika J. Rostocka is an Interior Architect, Designer and Managing Partner at DR Ltd. A stalwart in Poland’s interior design industry, she is also the Founder of both the School of Interior Production and Design, and the Art&Mind Foundation. Following her well-deserved recognition as ‘Warsaw’s Leading Interior Designer of the Year’ in the 2019 Leading Designers programme, we spoke with DR Ltd’s Business Development… Read More

+ Untitled-1

Branding Strategies to Help Your Company Flourish

Based in Christiansted, US Virgin Islands, Print City Design Studio is an award-winning familyowned graphic design and print firm that has been recognized locally and worldwide. We have spoken with Kim Mullett, Owner and Graphic Designer at Print City, to talk us through the firm’s expertise, client services, and future. COMPANY Technology has opened up the global marketplace to allow greater connectivity and easy… Read More

+ art jobs

TOP TIPS ON STARTING A CAREER IN THE ART INDUSTRY

Whether it is a career as an artist, gallerist or teacher, there are several career options within the art world. Despite this, a career in the arts is one of the most competitive in the world.  With research revealing more than 70% of the UK’s under 35s are suffering from a crisis in confidence when pursuing careers due to a lack of education, JOB… Read More

+

THE 7UP KING OF CHILL RETURNS: FIDO DIDO INVITES YOU TO HANG AT HIS HOUSE TO FEEL CHILL

Reuniting with 7UP Free, Fido Dido, the iconic, laid-back King of Chill is marking his return from the 90s by opening the doors to his house this July. In a hyper connected world of choices, stresses and FOMO, 7UP Free, the refreshing lemon-lime beverage, recognises that now more than ever, Brits need to learn how to slow down and rediscover the lost art of… Read More

+

Artist pays tribute to women powerhouses in her other-worldly portraits

Artist Samantha Louise Emery creates large scale multimedia portraits of influential female trailblazers, the modern female icons of our generation inspiring others through their actions. Through her work, Emery looks to bring awareness to the depth of the Feminine Spirit and the positive effects of female solidarity, celebrating wonderful women including activists, filmmakers and journalists who, through their work, inspire other women to rise… Read More

THE ISMAILI CENTRE PRESENTS A NEW EXHIBITION BY THE SYRIAN-ARMENIAN ARTIST KEVORK MOURAD

Seeing Through Babel The Ismaili Centre, London Exhibition dates: 1 July 2019 — 15 August 2019 Open invitation to view the artwork being created: 21 — 30 June 2019, 11am–6pm Exhibition Launch/Private Press View: 1 July 2019, 6–8pm Meet the Artist Public Day: 6 July 2019 The Ismaili Centre, in partnership with the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, is delighted to announce Seeing Through Babel,… Read More

+

Emma Witter: Remember You Must Die

18th – 22nd September 2019 Sarabande FoundationArtist Emma Witter is breathing life back into bones in solo show at Sarabande Foundation Artist Emma Witter will present a new series of work in Remember You Must Die, a solo show at the Sarabande Foundation from Wednesday 18th September to Sunday 22nd September, 2019. Featuring sculpture and special objects, derived mostly from bone, alongside photographic prints… Read More

+

Miss Bugs new resin popsicles highlight social media sickness

Miss Bugs Do No Harm Thursday 4 – Sunday 21 July 2019: Jealous Gallery Shoreditch 53 Curtain Rd, Hackney, London EC2A 3PT Wednesday 4 – Sunday 29 September 2019: Jealous Gallery Crouch End 27 Park Rd, Crouch End, London N8 8TE Mixed Media artist Miss Bugs is to unveil a new installation, entitled Do No Harm at Jealous Gallery. The installation consists of 900 vibrant coloured… Read More

+

Scott Eaton Artist+AI: Figures & Form in the Age of Intelligent Machines

Exhibition Dates: 18 June – 23 June, 2019 Private View: Tuesday 18 June, 7 – 10pm The convergence of the human hand and the latest Artificial Intelligence technology is explored in Scott Eaton’s debut exhibition, Artist+AI: Figures & Form in the Age of Intelligent Machines, which opens at Somerset House, London, on June 18, 2019. The exhibition combines the latest in generative artificial intelligence… Read More

+

The must-have indoor plants for Instagram interiors in 2019

The indoor plant scene on Instagram has boomed over the last couple of years. Plant Instagrammers are now a thriving subset of social media influencers, and cultivating your very own ‘jungalow’ is now more popular than ever. This can get expensive and will be as costly or as extravagant as your space allows. Hanging plants from the ceiling, coupled with water features and study… Read More

+

Donald Sultan: Dark Objects Works 1977-2019

The acclaimed American figurative painter Donald Sultan is to receive his first U.K retrospective at Huxley-Parlour Gallery, London, opening June 5, 2019.  Arranged over two floors, the exhibition is comprised of 17 works produced between 1977 and 2019 and features three canvasses from his seminal Disaster Paintings series. Sultan has not shown in London in 10 years, so this exhibition is timely, providing an… Read More

+

Books for your Dad

Let’s face it, finding the perfect gift for someone can be difficult. However, here to help Lux Life has compiled a list of the best gift ideas for those who are passionate about books. And with Father’s Day just around the corner, you can’t go wrong picking a luxury publication from The Folio Society for the dad who loves to read.   With more than… Read More

+

Josef Fischnaller Prächtig

Exhibition dates: 13 – 31 May 2019   Private View: Thursday 16 May, 6 – 8.30pm  Cadogan Contemporary 87 Old Brompton Rd London SW7 3LD www.cadogancontemporary.com Josef Fischnaller, Herbst (Autumn), 2013-2016, C-Print, aluminium dibond and acrylic, 75x100cm © the artist, courtesy of Cadogan Contemporary Cadogan Contemporary is delighted to present an exhibition of new works by the Austrian artist Josef Fischnaller. Fischnaller’s artfully constructed photographs… Read More

+

Ilana Manolson Chance Encounters

Cadogan Contemporary 87 Old Brompton Rd London SW7 3LD www.cadogancontemporary.com  Exhibition dates: 23 April – 10 May 2019     Private View: Thursday 25 April, 6 – 8pm   Ilana Manolson, Autumn release, 2018, acrylic on yupo paper on board, 28in x 28in © the artist, courtesy of Cadogan Contemporary ‘Manolson’s long practice of translating her experience of nature into invented landscapes firmly roots her oeuvre in… Read More

+

JOHNNIE COOPER throe on throe

SATTCHI GALLERY  Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Road London SW3 4RY www.saatchigallery.com Exhibition Dates: 19 April – 4 May 2019   Pearl City, Shanghai, 2007, acrylic on paper, 53 x 73 cm © Johnnie Cooper, Courtesy of the artist A major survey of work by the acclaimed British artist Johnnie Cooper will take place at Saatchi Gallery, London, opening 19 April 2019. Entitled throe on throe,… Read More

+

New Mythologies

Figurative Abstraction in Contemporary PaintingExhibition dates: 12 April – 4 May 2019 Private View: Thursday 11 April, 7 – 8.30 pm Huxley-Parlour Gallery, London, is delighted to announce New Mythologies: Figurative Abstraction in Contemporary Painting, an exhibition featuring the work of seven contemporary artists including Eileen Cooper RA, John Copeland and Iris Schomaker. The exhibition explores the complexities inherent to image making and representation… Read More

+

Urbann Furniture Designers of the Year 2019 – Quebec

With more than 11 years’ experience creating awardwinning furniture, Urbann Products is a Canadian manufacturer that designs and offers modern and timeless products for business, institutions, and customers. We profile the firm to learn more. Founded in 2008, Urbann creates unique, contemporary products that express its dedication to the pursuit of style, simplicity and environmental responsibility. Today the firm has a global reach and… Read More

+

Mother’s Day; The most popular flower colour choices in the UK revealed

Mothers across the country will be showered with luxurious bouquets, deservingly honoured on one of the most special days of the year, Mothering Sunday. Picking out the perfect bunch can instantly show your love and appreciation, but what are the deeper meanings behind the colours we choose?    A recent study by Serenata Flowers, one of the UK’s leading online florists has uncovered the… Read More

+

The Book of Everyone: Wonderfully curious personalised books

Put simply, The Book of Everyone helps people to easily create gifts that carry true emotional value. In the internet age ‘personalised’ products are everywhere and easy to find but personalised does not necessarily mean personal. The Book of Everyone enables anyone to create unique gifts for unique people, designed to show how well they know them.  Founded by Jonny, Jason and Steve, three… Read More

+

Artist Hannah Shergold announces collaboration with Born Free Foundation for new Mayfair exhibition

Artist Hannah Shergold has announced a new collection in collaboration with the Born Free Foundation. The collection is inspired by the charity’s incredible work promoting the survival of threatened species in the wild and will be showcased at a two-week exhibition at La Galleria, Mayfair, from 17-29th June. A painting will be selected and auctioned at the Private View with all proceeds being donated… Read More

+

Masoud Akhavanjam presents two new sculptures in the Giardini Marinaressa alongside 2019 Venice Biennale

Masoud Akhavanjam – Dilemma of Man & Metamorphosis Giardini Marinaressa, East Garden, Venice Sunday 11 May 2019 to Friday 24 November 2019 Preview days 9-10 May (works in situ from 1 May) Iranian Iranian sculptor Masoud Akhavanjam will exhibit two large scale, stainless steel sculptures, as part of the GAA Foundation’s PERSONAL STRUCTURES – open borders exhibition, in the context of the 2019 Venice… Read More

+ SJ Fuerst, Astronaut Teal, 2019; Jellyfish Yellow, 2019; Daphne Pink, 2019. Courtesy of the artist

Forest Fresh

Entitled Forest Fresh, the exhibition is comprised of eleven variously scaled oil paintings, along with sketches executed in the same medium on floppy disks. Playing off the exhibition’s title, which takes its name from one of the works in the show, the artist will create a walk through installation made up of sixteen undecorated, artificial Christmas trees, along with an audio soundtrack of birdsong and pine scented air-fresheners.

+ Zoe Beloff, Still from film Future Emoji, 2017. Courtesy the artist

Emotions Go to Work

Firstsite, Colchester, is delighted to present an interactive installation by the New York-based artist Zoe Beloff. Entitled Emotions Go to Work, the exhibition examines how technology, through a variety of means — be it internet marketing or Artificial Intelligence — is increasingly able to read our feelings and transform them into valuable assets.

+ susan pui san lok, Score for Voices, 2019. Image courtesy of the artist

A COVEN A GROVE A STAND

Firstsite, Colchester, is delighted to present A COVEN A GROVE A STAND, a major exhibition by the artist susan pui san lok. The installation explores the folklore surrounding witchcraft and the history of the witch persecutions across East Anglia in the 16th and 17th centuries, including the campaign led by Matthew Hopkins, the self-styled ‘Witchfinder General.’

+

Luxury Watches: A Guide To Purchasing Your Perfect Timepiece

Truly luxury watches are an investment: alongside the thousands of pounds they cost, there is also the servicing and maintenance that they require to ensure they continue to run in perfect order. However, a luxury watch is also a masterpiece of engineering, and as such can last the wearer their entire life and, in some cases, be an investment for their future. LUXlife Staff… Read More