Whether you are simply looking for inspiration to add the ‘wow’ factor to your home or boost its value when you come to selling it, these top five tips will help you get a luxurious look and feel on a budget.
Walking the Stone references and takes its inspiration from ancient sites in Cornwall, either in the form of megalithic structures or solitary monolithic stones positioned in the Cornish landscape.
As we come out of lockdown, having stared at the walls of our homes for what seems like an eternity, our environments have now taken on a new level of importance. This autumn will see a Chicago-based design and lifestyle brand SKIN launch in London, which creates spaces with an emotional impact. SKIN recognises that each client’s needs are different, but the end result is always a renewed sense of self in their new space.
As more designers seek to offer a plethora of ultramodern luxuries and sophisticated amenities, one Taiwanese design firm has chosen to instead focus on the luxury of pure uncomplicatedness in its design. For that reason, LUXlife has awarded JDID Inc. the title of Taiwan’s Best in Modern Home Design 2020 in our ongoing 2020 Leading Designers series. Following this latest success for the studio, we profiled it to learn more.
Even with a tight budget, it’s possible to transform your bathroom into a luxurious sanctuary. With the right mix of colors, furniture and accessories, you can achieve an atmosphere of extravagant leisure. Remember, simple touches can do so much to make your space look brand new. Take a look at these six tips and tricks that’ll make your next makeover a breeze.
Executive Pastry Chef Mark Perkins creates intricate pastries inspired by one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.
Established in 1995 by Armin Ebner, Susi Hasenauer and Stephan Ferenczy, BEHF Architects is an award-winning architectural office based in Vienna that has achieved international acclaim. Following the firm’s recognition as ‘Vienna’s Most Innovative Architectural Office’ in the 2019 Leading Designers programme, we spoke to BEHF’s Eva Jonas to find out more about their work, history and future.
The Hypatia Collection is an innovative collaboration between the Madrid based artist Nikoleta Sekulovic and London furniture company, Viaduct. This exhibition will consist of eleven paintings of female nudes, each depicted with a chair selected by Viaduct from their collections.
JEMP, an eight-day festival of Polish contemporary electronic and experimental music is returning to London
The festival presents specially commissioned works by the Polish artists Zorka Wollny, Wojtek Blecharz and Konrad Smoleński, as well as one by the London-based sound artist Ben McDonnell and the British choral group, Vocal Constructivists.
Christmas tree decorating is one of the most magical parts of the festive season. Everyone wants their Christmas tree to look beautiful, luxurious and encompass their style of Christmas. From gorgeous ornaments to sparkling tree lights to the showstopping tree topper, we spoke to five different interior experts who provide their five tips on how to style a Christmas tree.
The Art of Negroni features 29 artistic interpretations from around the world of the iconic cocktail with a Campari soul. The exhibition is a homage to the extraordinary world of Campari advertising material, which ever since its origins in 1860, has made use of the arts as its narrative vehicle and communicative channel of choice.
This year, the most popular trend is also the most ecofriendly as no one likes non-recyclable gift wrap. To cut down on the sheer amount of paper, which is being used, a holder of the Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen, high-end independent corporate gifting specialists, Veritas Gifts have complied their 7 most sustainable gift-wrapping ideas so you can make your presents ecofriendly this year.
Michelle Evans & Associates (MEA) is a boutique interior design company with over thirty years’ experience in the hospitality sphere.
The 2019 Leaders in Luxury programme, now in its second year, has been designed to recognise the companies and individuals who are excelling within the ever-growing industry of luxury products and services – those who are illustrating the specialised expertise and innovative approach that keeps Blacklane at the forefront of its field.
George Finlay Ramsay Showcases His First Solo London Exhibition, Volcanoes & Regret, at Set Alscot Road
Ramsay makes performances, films, music, collage and poems. His recent work has been shown at Art Basel, Camden Arts Centre, Internationales Künstlerhaus Villa Concordia and the Barbican.
World Kindness Day sees relaunch of super-limited “Kindness is Strength” print by Wonderland and letterpress design god Anthony Burrill
Launching on World Kindness Day (13th November), 100% of proceeds from the sale will be split between two worthy organisations: the Bristol homeless charity Caring in Bristol, and a whale and dolphin conservation project in Senegal.
Built around one of the artist’s most celebrated works, Swan Upping at Cookham (1915 -1919), the exhibition brings together rarely seen paintings and drawings from the Gallery’s collection to reveal one of Spencer’s inspirations, the River Thames.
Known for her playful use of acrylics to create breath-takingly bold and hypnotic works of art, Marcela Solana is an up-and-coming artist from Mexico with a matchless passion and love of colour. Expertly combining an array of aesthetics and techniques, Marcela’s work is truly outstanding. Following her global success, we caught up with Marcela to learn more about what drives her, and how her love for art became a global sensation.
The festive season is just around the corner, and what better time than now to start Christmas shopping. Here at LUXlife, we have compiled the ultimate Christmas gift guide to suite all of your needs. So whether you’re looking for the latest technology, a yuletide beverage to share with friends or gifts for the children, our guide has it all.
Based in New York City, Fülcher Design International is a movie production design, manufacturing and project management firm.
Created as a response to Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, which will be displayed at Saatchi Gallery for six months from November to May 2020, the artist invites the viewer to contemplate notions of legacy and transition.
Famous for his work with Roald Dahl — he provided the illustrations for The incredible Mr Fox, Matilda, The BFG and Charlie and Chocolate Factory, amongst others — Anthology follows a highly-acclaimed presentation of Blake’s work at Hastings Contemporary in the summer.
Fresh from the success of creating an eye-catching art installation seen around the world, young artist Alexander Hall has revealed his latest commission…
Halloween is almost upon us and the spooky festivities are everywhere. Whether you’re in the mood for a vibrant Day of the Dead themed parade, a murder mystery weekend, or child friendly experience to enjoy with the kids, our Halloween experience guide has something for everyone to enjoy.
Halloween is just around the corner. The spookiest time of the year sees people of all ages get excited; pumpkin sales will go through the roof as we all try a new artistic design, while houses and establishments will be awash with fake blood, spiders’ webs, and skeletons. But, what if you could enhance your Halloween décor by including some of the world’s spookiest looking plants?
Nature Squared have exhibited a series of new, sustainable and natural designs within the VIP suite at this year’s Independent Hotel Show
Nature Squared have been at the cutting-edge of sustainability and social responsibility for the past 18 years. They are one of the most esteemed natural material specialists in the interiors sector; collaborating with a variety of luxury brands, as well as designers, that include the likes of Rolls Royce, BMW, MontBlanc, Bethan Gray and Victorinox.
Deptford X, London’s longest running contemporary visual arts festival, celebrates its twenty-first birthday this year with its largest programme to date. New director Nathalie Boobis has curated twelve major projects, five of which have been specially commissioned. These will be bolstered by almost 100 fringe events drawn from the local community.
The London Literature Festival is returning to the Southbank Centre London this month for its 13th year. The festival brings together global literary greats, artists and emerging talents for 11 days of exclusive appearances, readings, performances, poetry, talks, debates, displays and book launches. To celebrate, Citadines, a collection of apart’hotels in London, has shared their top locations for literary fans to visit and retrace the steps of their heroes.
Eileen Cooper RA, will be exhibiting her Personal Space collection at Huxley-Parlour Gallery from this week
The 15 new works presented fuse objective drawing from life, a new part of her practice, with the instantly recognisable, imaginative works she is known for. The focus of the exhibition is on the female figure in private and intimate spaces, expanding on themes Cooper has explored throughout her forty-year career, those of universal female experience, primarily fertility, sexuality and motherhood.
Acclaimed artist Ben Turnbull will be showcasing his American History X volume III, Manifest Decimation collection at Bermondsey Project Space
The show is the artist’s first since his highly-acclaimed Saatchi Gallery presentation in 2017 and extends Turnbull’s ongoing exploration of American political and social culture.
You don’t have to have a grand ancestral home to recreate this enduring style. There are many ways you could give your modern house a nostalgic twist and create a setting worthy of a classic English novel.
Established in 2004, Visata Creative is an innovative design firm that is focused on designing profitable interior spaces for retail businesses. On the back of their success in the 2019 Leading Designers programme, we spoke with Visata Creative’s Owner, Timothy Liew, to gather more insight into their creative process, mission and design inspirations.
From your pet’s milestone achievements, to your friend’s end-of-boxset triumphs, we think that there should be a card for every occasion, no matter how unusual.
Coates and Scarry announce Inﬁnite Forest, an exhibition of new paintings by British painter Lisa Wright
This dramatic sculptural installation at Suffolk’s High Lodge in Thetford Forest features ten life size ﬁgures based on classical motifs and representing custodians of the past looking over our forests.
In this new series of work Frears depicts a variety of enigmatic human forms, that simultaneously confront the viewer and appear lost in their own worlds. The exhibition will consist of over 25 new works using oil on canvas, acrylic on wood, dry point on linen and mono printing.
Cadogan Contemporary presents ‘yes I said Yes’, a solo exhibition of new paitings by acclaimed American artist Elise Ansel
Central to Ansel’s project is her practice of translating Old Master paintings into a contemporary pictorial language through the lens of feminine subjectivity. She uses an idiom of energetic gestural abstraction to mine art historical imagery for colour and narrative structure, abstracting and interrupting the representational content, in order to excavate and transform meanings and messages embedded in the works from which her paintings spring.