Life & Culture
In celebration of a life lived with purpose, NOBLE&STYLE shines light on noble endeavors that enrich our life and culture. We enjoy discovering people and companies that share similar values and learning more about their journey and ideals.
At the renowned Hotel Il Pellicano, the culinary magic of Michelin Star Head Chef Michelino Gioia crafts unforgettable stories and encounters. We sat down with Michelino to find out more about the talent behind his imaginative creations, the particularities of heading the Il Pellicano kitchens, and where we can find him for some downtime in the off-season.
London bartender Dick Bradsell’s creation of the Espresso Martini established London’s cocktail culture and ignited a buzzing nightlife in Soho. Today, the drink stands as one of the most requested across the globe. We have the full story behind its invention and a classic recipe for you to make your very own version at home.
Tucked away on the rugged Norwegian coastline is ‘Under’, Europe’s first underwater restaurant, and the world’s largest. At the heart of this awe-inspiring venture is a symbiosis of Michelin star cuisine and award-winning design. We spoke with Under’s architectural and design firm Snøhetta, as well as head chef Nicolai Ellitsgaard Pedersen, to get all of the exciting details.
The artists behind collaborative Thukral and Tagra, Jiten Thukral and Sumir Tagra are expanding the scope of art’s possibilities through ‘Social Design’, work across all mediums offering serious socio-political critiques.
With two Michelin stars and an ever-expanding culinary empire, Berlin-born chef Tim Raue has reinvigorated German cuisine with exhilarating and daring dishes, quickly ascending as one of the country’s most significant chefs. We spoke with the culinary provocateur about the discipline behind his success, his passion for life’s finer things, and his dog’s sophisticated taste.
With her elegant handbag brand Naditum, luxury fashion designer Malin Bernreuther is setting a new standard in the industry, based on transparent production processes, quality craftsmanship, and empowered femininity. We got all the details from Malin on launching her own brand, the importance of female networks, and the inspiration behind her timeless pieces.
At his boutique hotels in Florence owned with partner Betty Soldi, designer Matteo Perduca envelops his guests in an atmosphere of comfort, imagination and creativity, in suites combining offbeat elements both modern and historic. We spoke with Matteo about his design decisions and processes, his original style, and the little bit of London he’s brought into Florence.
The accidental creation of Venetian barman Mirko Stocchetto, the Negroni Sbagliato, or ‘wrong’ Negroni is today an icon of Milan and its historic Bar Basso. Replacing gin with prosecco, the cocktail is a sweeter and lighter update to the classic Negroni. We have the full history and recipe for this aperitif that’s sure to impress at your next get together.
In a long-awaited collaboration, French avant-garde watchmakers Alain Silberstein and Philippe Lebru have introduced the limited-edition Kontwaz Bauhaus 2, presented by visionary watch brand MB&F, an imaginative fusion of Alain’s bold Bauhaus-inspired design and Philippe’s award-winning pendulum movement. We spoke with the pair about the exciting piece, their collaborative process, and their thoughts on the current state of watchmaking.
Combining unparalleled hospitality with inventive talent, expert mixologist Andrea Garcia is at the centre of The Rooftop, the electrifying spot atop Barcelona’s luxurious Sir Victor Hotel. We sat down with Andrea to find out about the specifics of her exciting profession, the essentials for a perfect cocktail, and of course, her best stories from behind the bar.