Lifestyle & Culture

John Lewis Retail Report 2019 Discover what Britain bought in 2019

John Lewis & Partners’ Retail report reveals how JOMO replaces FOMO this year

Forte Forte, draycott avenue, London Italian womenswear brand Forte Forte makes its London debut

Brick, brass and stone contrast harmoniously in the design-led Chelsea concept store


Illustration Shonagh Rae What’s in store for the future of British retail?

In this time of uncertainty for the high street, constant innovation is vital. But eagle-eyed consumers may be able to reap the rewards – and help keep bricks-and-mortar stores afloat


Loos in the Mews at Annabel’s by Martin Brudnizki, Photography James McDonald In search of the ultimate bathroom selfie

Once an afterthought, hotel and restaurant loos are now the centre of attention


Luca Guadagnino Aesop Store London Aesop opens in London’s Piccadilly Arcade with interiors by Luca Guadagnino

It’s the second space created for the brand by the eponymous Italian design studio

National Museum Sweden exterior The renovation of Stockholm’s National Museum is a celebration of Scandinavian design

Sweden’s grand dame of an exhibition face has been given a facelift, and there's more to love than ever before



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François-Xavier Lalanne 'Lapin à vent' Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne’s art collection to be auctioned this autumn

280 pieces created and collected by the French artist pair – known as Les Lalanne – will be on offer in a landmark two-day sale at Sotheby’s Paris

Set designer Shona Heath My Cultural Life: Shona Heath

The set designer and long-time Tim Walker collaborator on her top cultural picks


Roksanda Ilinčić My Cultural Life: Roksanda Ilinčić

The London-based fashion designer tells us what she’s listening to, watching, collecting and more


image Members’ clubs with missions

London’s newest, most exclusive venues are more about what you believe than who you know


Ines de la Fressange My Cultural Life: Inès del la Fressange

An arbiter of taste tells us what they’re reading, watching and more

National Museum of Qatar Groundbreaking galleries

We take a look at the latest cultural venues by leading architects around the globe



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Photograph of Scottish artist Jock McFayden Jock McFadyen share his favourite music, books and galleries

An arbiter of taste tells us what they’re reading, watching and more

Natalia Miyar private dining room Masterpiece Highlights from Masterpiece Fair

Our pick of the annual Chelsea fair from collectable design to on-site dining


Loewe Craft Prize 2019 Loewe Craft Prize 2019 winner announced

Japanese artist Genta Ishizuka is recipient of the 2019 international craft prize



Dulwich Picture Gallery's Colour Palace Pavilion for London Festival of Architecture created by Pricegore x Yinka Ilori DULWICH PAVILION BRINGS COLOUR TO THE LONDON FESTIVAL OF ARCHITECTURE

Pricegore x Yinka Ilori create The Colour Palace for Dulwich Picture Gallery

Nicole Farhi artist MY CULTURAL LIFE: NICOLE FARHI

An arbiter of taste tells us what they're reading, watching and more



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Portrait of Celia Birtwell, dressed in black, holding a white rose MY CULTURAL LIFE: CELIA BIRTWELL, CBE

An arbiter of taste tells us what they're reading, watching and more

Charlie Casely-Hayford and Sophie Ashby at home Studio Ashby designs fashion store for Casely-Hayford

Husband-and-wife team, Sophie Ashby and Charlie Casely-Hayford combine the worlds of fashion and interior design in joint project


Laura Bailey sitting on hotel bed MY CULTURAL LIFE: LAURA BAILEY

An arbiter of taste tells us what they're reading, watching and more


image How to gift homeware like an interior designer

7 steps to failsafe gifting


Entrepreneur Jo Malone MY CULTURAL LIFE: JO MALONE

An arbiter of taste tells us what they're reading, watching and more

Fashion designer Bella Freud photographed by Mary McCartney MY CULTURAL LIFE: BELLA FREUD

A style icon on what they’re reading, watching, listening to and more



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