Sotheby’s to Offer Vivien Leigh’s Collection

  British-Hollywood icon Vivien Leigh (1913-1967), famous for her role as Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind in 1939 among other films, will be honoured by Sotheby’s on 26 September 2017. The auction house brings together… Continue reading

Gucci to launch an interior design line

  Alessandro Michele is a prolific polymath. He proves it again with the surprising announcement of Gucci Decor, an interior line of products that includes candles, chairs, wallpaper and cushions partly inspired by its Westminster… Continue reading

Ornament is a crime by Phaidon

  Ornament Is Crime, by Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill, the Founding Directors of The Modern House, a London-based property company selling Britain’s finest design-led housing, is a new remarkable title published by Phaidon.… Continue reading

The Ettore bag by D’Estrëe

Parisian brand D’Estrëe launches a new bag honouring the designer, architect, and founder of the Memphis group Ettore Sottsass. The style of this bag celebrates purity and simplicity with an elegant handle.

Alain Platel nicht schlafen presented at Sadler’s Wells

  Belgian choreographer Alain Platel returns to Sadler’s Wells with nicht schlafen, a dark and intense work featuring the contemporary ensemble les ballets C de la B. After staging shows with music by Mozart,… Continue reading

Home is not a Place at the German Embassy, London

  Home is not a Place, an exhibition featuring the works of nine artists working between London and Berlin is on view at the German Embassy of London until 30 September. Exploring the… Continue reading

Dave Gahan is the new face of Dior Homme

Kris Van Assche loves Depeche Mode. Further to the AW17 show – which featured several Depeche Mode songs – Dior Homme’s artistic director has invited Dave Gahan to star in the latest campaign. To celebrate his… Continue reading

Vincent van Gogh’s Le moissonneur (d’après Millet) on sale at Christie’s

  Christie’s prestigious Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale – to be staged in London on 27 June – features a vibrant painting by Van Gogh. Titled Le moissonneur (d’après Millet), this painting is a 1889 ‘replication’ of… Continue reading

Fendi and Giuseppe Penone

  Giuseppe Penone has unveiled the first permanent contemporary public sculpture displayed in Rome. The work, titled Foglie di pietra (2017), was commissioned by Fendi and is on display outside its flagship boutique… Continue reading

Alice Archer’s ready-to-wear AW17 collection

  Inspired by English flowers juxtaposed with the graphic work of the Japanese photographer Araki and the paintings of Severin Roesen, Alice Archer’s fashion includes complex embroidery, vibrant colours and rich textures.    … Continue reading