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SOLID FOUNDATIONS: THE YVES SAINT LAURENT MUSEUM OPENS IN MARRAKECH

Wrapped with terracotta brick and earthen-coloured terrazzo, the new and much-anticipated Yves Saint Laurent museum in Marrakech melds effortlessly into its ochre surrounds. Its understated façade, with its blend of swooping curves and straight lines, is a fitting tribute to the elegance of the late designer’s couture creations. Upon its opening tomorrow, the museum is set […]

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MIDDLE EASTERN STAR: JEAN NOUVEL’S LOUVRE ABU DHABI MAKES ITS GRAND DEBUT

Perched on a tip of land that juts out into the sea on Saadiyat Island, Jean Nouvel’s Louvre Abu Dhabi has the appearance of a hovering spacecraft that has arrived from a distant universe. Its armour-like domed roof, measuring 180m in diameter, is made up of eight interlocking layers of aluminium and stainless steel that […]

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SPEED DIAL: HOW THE POST-WAR UTAH SALT FLAT RACES INSPIRED A NEW BELL & ROSS VINTAGE DESIGN

THAT BELL & ROSS IS SHARPLY FOCUSED ON PUSHING TECHNOLOGICAL POSSIBILITIES, DEVELOPING COMPLEX MECHANISMS AND PIONEERING NEW MATERIALS IS A GIVEN. THAT ITS FOCUS IS BORN OUT OF A DEEP PASSION FOR THE PURSUIT OF SPEED IS A LESSER KNOWN ASPECT OF THE FRENCH WATCH MARQUE’S HERITAGE That creative vision is inspired as much by […]

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ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH

Running in tandem with Miami Art Week, the Swiss fair expects its usual flurry of blue-chip galleries and well-heeled patrons this year. Other noteworthy art offerings throughout the city include the newly renovated Bass Museum, which hosts a Mika Rottenberg exhibition, while Studio Drift is collaborating with BMW on a performative artwork that will see […]

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BARCELONA’S MERCANTILE PAST GIVEN AN ASPIRATIONAL BREATH, THE COTTON HOUSE HOTEL

Wonder what happens when an ancient 19th century Catalan building meets sophisticated architect-designer Lázaro Rosa-Violán? Then meet this exquisite five-star property, The Cotton House Hotel. A jubilee that celebrates antiquity, Spanish culture, and modern grandeur. Marriott International restored and dare I say, succeeded, the historic building’s charm. Resurrected as part of the hotel chain’s 78th bohemian-inspired […]

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AMBER LOUNGE SINGAPORE 2018

AMBER LOUNGE SINGAPORE 2018 The exotic island of Singapore, home to Formula 1’s first ever night race is one of Amber Lounge’s most provocative and glamorous destinations. A celebrity and F1 driver hotspot, Amber Lounge Singapore, established since the first ever Singapore Grand Prix, has proven to be the chicest nightlife destination in the Asia. […]

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FLOWSTATE

Interdisciplinary Australian firm Eness has designed JEM, an interactive space of contemplation and calm. Placed at the heart of Flowstate, a recently revitalised creative space at Brisbane’s South Bank, the installation responds to user interaction. The 32 LED-lined arms utilise a 360-degree laser tracking system, replying to movement through pulsating, multi-coloured lighting phrases and rhythmic […]

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UNPACKING TOM SACHS AND NIKE’S LATEST SPACE AGE SNEAKER

This week, the artist Tom Sachs unveils his latest sculpture: the Nike Mars Yard Overshoe. It is an artefact that conveys the corporeal values of Sach’s sport of making and musing. ‘I take the sock-liners out of my sneakers so that the ground is harder below so I can think clearer. I like to feel […]

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WHERE THE LAWN MEETS THE OCEAN

WHERE THE LAWN MEETS THE OCEAN Visitors to the spectacular island of Bali can get fine international cuisine without sacrificing the stunning sea views at The Lawn Beach Club. Located right on Canggu beach, about 1km from Bali’s best hotels, it can claim some of the freshest seafood in the Indian Ocean – and, for […]

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MRS SIPPY BALI

MRS SIPPY BALI In the frenzied built-up island of the Gods, it’s easy to overlook the fact that there are quieter pleasures to be had in Bali. Such as the new Bar-Pool-Beach Club Restaurant – Mrs Sippy designed by Akin Creative’s Kelvin Ho. Open to the public, the austere concrete and timber folly – literally, is […]

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