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EDITOR'S PICK

The Ösch Noir Restaurant, Where French Cuisine Meets Modern Innovation

The Ösch Noir offers culinary delights in a class of their own. The restaurant is known for its creative French haute cuisine specialities, which are served in an elegant design ambience. Top chef Manuel Ulrich spoils his guests with superb delicacies.

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The best restaurants in Barcelona – a food lover’s dream

Choosing the best restaurants in Barcelona is not an easy task in a city where world-class cuisine tops other widely known attractions. But we rise to the occasion and provide our curated choice of venues in the third city in Europe, as ranked by Michelin-starred restaurants. Whether you are looking for Michelin star fame, unpretentious tapas bars, or local Catalan cuisine, we’ve got you covered.

Ory Bar – First Class Location for Exclusive High End Cocktails

It’s no wonder that the Ory Bar was voted Munich’s best bar at the Munich Nightlife Awards and is one of the best hotel bars in Germany on the Mixology shortlist.

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Finally, Furniture That’s Good for The Planet – Johanenlies, The Ultimate Furniture Upcycler

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Løvtag: Design In Sync With Nature

Architect Sigurd Larsen on moving trees and designing experiences in sync with nature with the Løvtag cabins, deep in the Danish woods.

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Ory Bar – First Class Location for Exclusive High End Cocktails

It’s no wonder that the Ory Bar was voted Munich’s best bar at the Munich Nightlife Awards and is one of the best hotel bars in Germany on the Mixology shortlist.

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Designer Francesca Lanzavecchia on the Future of Design

According to designer Francesca Lanzavecchia, who has worked with major brands like Zanotta and Hérmes, design doesn’t only improve lives, it saves them. Read our interview with her to learn more about her career and her values, including her stance on “designing for all”.

Designer Ferruccio Laviani on Design Principles
Designer Ferruccio Laviani on Design Principles

Join us for our interview with designer Ferruccio Laviani whose previous works include collaborations with Swarovski, Dolce & Gabbana and Moët Hennessy. Find out how he became a designer, how he defines modern design and what his favourite materials are.

Leaving behind Her Michelin Star for a Culinary Adventure: Interview with Julia Komp

Having recently returned from a gastronomic world tour, Michelin Star chef Julia Komp knew that she wanted to share the culinary experience with everyone and anyone. Julia’s new restaurant Sahila, is a non-stop tour of cuisines from around the world, without having to leave Cologne. We were lucky enough to sit down with her and hear how much of an influence her world tour has had on the menu.

Finally, Furniture That’s Good for The Planet – Johanenlies, The Ultimate Furniture Upcycler

Sustainability, good design and longevity – those are the three concepts that define the Johanenlies philosophy, that shines through each and every piece of furniture they create. From upcycling floorboards to creating beautiful pieces of furniture, these works of art will enhance any room.

Interview with Bar Paradiso Barcelona Head Bartender Alessio Beltrami

Recently coming in third on the Top 50 Bars in the World for the fifth year running, Bar Paradiso Barcelona is the most acclaimed cocktail bar in Barcelona. During our visit, our experience included smoking cocktails, glow-in-the-dark glassware and even a visit to a secret room, not that we can tell you about it. With Alessio Beltrami at the helm as Head Bartender, the approach puts perfectly mixed cocktails front and centre, with great care and attention going into each and every concoction.

TRAVEL INSPIRATION

Exclusive Barcelona Hotels for the Perfect City Trip

In Barcelona, you'll find luxury and boutique hotels right in the heart of the city. Spa, wellness and comfortable suites ensure the perfect city trip. Whether it's a chic design hotel with modern, purist interior design or a luxury historic hotel – depending on your taste, you can find your dream hotel for a short vacation. Here are 12 luxury and design hotels that make your city trip to Barcelona unforgettable.

Best Hotels on the Amalfi Coast (Photo by Sebastian Leonhardt on Unsplash)

Our 20 Best Hotels on the Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast lies in Italy’s southwestern Salerno province in the Campania region on the Tyrrhenian Sea wrapping around the Gulf of Salerno. It is, without doubt, one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Join us on our journey and get insights where to stay.

Milan’s Best Luxury and Design Hotels, fit for Italy’s Fashion Capital

Milan is another city that we heartily recommend visiting at least once in a lifetime: the art, fashion and buildings are to die for, and the hotels, restaurants and bars complete the offer.

DESIGN

The New Bentley Mulliner Batur: A Powerful Farewell

The New Bentley Mulliner Batur: A Powerful Farewell

Design Made in Italy: Icons reloaded

Design Made in Italy: Icons “reloaded”

Among all the icons in the history of Made in Italy, we picked out ten pieces that got a “facelift” over the last two year, so which were relaunched identical to the originals or interpreted with new materials, new functions, or new construction techniques.

Top Clutch Bags

The Top Clutch Bags for this season

The Travel Accessories You MUST Have for Your Next Trip

The Travel Accessories You MUST Have for Your Next Trip

Planning, packing, travelling, enjoying. Whether you are heading on a business trip or on a luxury island break with your loved one, get organized and be prepared with these must-have travel accessories.

WINE & COCKTAILS

A classic Vodka Martini for us, please (with Best Recipes)

We all know the infamous “shaken not stirred” line that is synonymous with 007’s Vodka Martini drinks order, but how much do you actually know about the history of this classic drink?

How To Create The Perfect Whiskey Sour

Whether you’re a whiskey connoisseur or just someone who likes to shake up their drinks order every now and again, these Whiskey Sour recipes will provide you with some excellent examples of mixology at its finest.

Optimal Maturation and Full Indulgence: Sparkling Wines for Special Moments

We went on a quest for the best sparkling wines. Supported by ex-star chef and winemaker’s son Norbert Schu, who not only has the best-equipped wine cellar in Germany, but also helps us with his experience to gain a completely new understanding of champagne and co. Cin cin.

SELFCARE

Home Spa Sessions: The Products to Relax, Destress and Indulge in Your Own Home

5 Natural & Healthy Skin Solutions

You want to look radiant and natural? We have compiled five natural, healthy and innovate skin solutions that will make you look as good as you feel!

The best SPF sunscreens to protect your skin

Our 7-Step Skin Care Routine

Often rituals lose their meaning, becoming a process of simply ‘going through the motions’ that no longer contribute much to our lives. When it comes to cultivating a facial routine, we benefit from simplicity. Equipped with the combination that best suits you, a skin care routine will no longer be a monotonous habit, but the most cherished practice of your day. Here is our selection of great beauty products!


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TIMEPIECES

OMEGA Speedmaster X-33 Marstimer

OMEGA Speedmaster X-33 Marstimer – from the Moon to the Red Planet

Apple Watch Hermès Series 8 – A Collaboration Made in Heaven

The collaboration of the French powerhouse and the American tech brand has once again excelled with the Apple Watch Hermès Series 8 launch. It brings together functionality and aesthetic beauty.

The Lange & Söhne 1815 Rattrapante Platinum

The A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Rattrapante Platinum – purity from the past

EXPERIENCE THE GLASHÜTTE ORIGINAL SEVENTIES CHRONOGRAPH PANORAMA DATE LE

Experience the new Glashütte Original Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date LE

Glashütte’s Seventies series welcomes two newcomers: these two LE models featuring bright dial colors – blue and orange – to take us back in time with a vintage-style timepiece with a sophisticated movement that doesn't miss a beat.

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