David Bowie voted best-dressed British person ever

British singer David Bowie has been voted the best-dressed Briton in history in a recent poll by BBC History Magazine, winning the title with 48.5 per cent of the votes. The public survey included the following 10 contenders nominated by leading academics and fashion experts for their sartorial style and...

Serpentine Sackler Gallery by Zaha Hadid

The Serpentine Sackler Gallery, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, is opening to the public on Saturday 28 September 2013 after extensive building work that cost £14.5 million. Located a few minutes’ walk from the Serpentine Gallery on the north side of the Serpentine Bridge in London’s Hyde Park, the venue...

Vintage Meets Modern Design at the 2013 Dwell on Design Show*

The 2013 Dwell on Design show returned to the Los Angeles Convention Center this summer. Over 30,000 vendors, designers, architects, realtors, news agencies and home buyers gathered to determine what’s hot in home design for the upcoming year and what they found was surprising… Unlike years passed, the 2013 expo...

Holly Fulton Spring/Summer 2014

With her women’s wear collection for Spring/Summer 2014, Holly Fulton resorted once more to her signature geometric patterns, embellished details and textured fabrics to reaffirm her reputation as one of the most ingenious British designers currently showing their creations during London Fashion Week. Taking as a conceptual starting point the...

Printemps creates urban jungle in the middle of Paris

French retailer Printemps has collaborated with textile designer and illustrator Frédérique Vernillet on a series of displays for the windows of its department store on Boulevard Haussman in Paris that brings the flora and fauna of the tropics to the city. Entitled ‘Inspirations d’Ailleurs’ (“Inspirations from Elsewhere”), the displays feature...

A study on seized moments of contemplation: Miles Aldridge at Somerset House

London’s Somerset House (which has over the years, secured a deserved esteemed reputation for hosting the best fashion exhibitions in the British capital) is currently displaying ‘Miles Aldridge: I Only Want You To Love Me’, a major retrospective of the work of photographer Miles Aldridge. Coinciding with the publication of...

Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre, Azerbaijan, by Zaha Hadid Architects

London-based Zaha Hadid Architects have completed the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre, a new arts venue in Baku created to celebrate Azerbaijani culture through an on-going programme of exhibitions and presentations on the country’s history and language. Scheduled to open in September 2013, the 57,000 square-metre building is designed as a...