Inspired By Genius: The Tate Gallery’s Van Gogh Menu

It won’t be the first multi-sensory experience in a London gallery, but surely one of the more bizarre: a tasting menu and three course lunch menu, created by Head Chef of Rex Whistler restaurant Alfio Laudani and inspired by Vincent Van Gogh’s vivid colour schemes and Dutch flavours, to mark the Van Gogh and Britain […]

Why Collaborations Garner Innovation

Jeremy Hackett and Aston Martin, Lexus and John Elliott, Louis Vuitton and Master & Dynamic are just three of the luxury collaborations we’ve featured here in  recent months. So why is it that, when the most creative brands come together, they become more than the sum of their parts, asks the head of the Verbier-based […]

8 Reasons Why You Need to Go to the Winter at Tantora Festival

These days festivals are about more than enjoying great music or dining on delectable food. While those elements will certainly continue to serve as the primary attractions, the added bonus of an alluring destination will push travellers to voyage near and far for such gatherings, and Winter at Tantora Festival – which began on December 20 and […]

The woman making her mark in the Middle East art world

At the age of 22, Hoor Al Qasimi, then a newly minted graduate of the Slade School of Fine Art in London, took the helm of the Sharjah Biennial in the Emirati kingdom. In the 16 years since, the biennial has grown from a localised event into a prominent platform for contemporary art on the world stage—attracting a cadre of […]

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