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.

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.

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.

Where Art Meets Food – The Ruinart Right Here, Right Now Pop-Up Restaurant in Berlin

On the 29th and 30th April, Ruinart will host an exclusive pop-up restaurant, Right Here, Right Now, in Berlin. Collaborating with artist Jeppe Hein and star chef Björn Swanson, a four course menu will be served amidst the interactive artwork, created by Hein and inspired by Ruinart itself.

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.

Why We Still Love the Iconic Cosmopolitan Cocktail

The Cosmopolitan Cocktail is relatively young compared to many cocktails we order today. But that hasn’t stopped it from being one of the most ordered drinks, particularly by women. In this article, we find out how to make a classic Cosmo and learn the dark drama behind its creation. 

The Ultimate Daiquiri Recipes

One of the most popular cocktails across the globe, the Daiquiri, is the favoured tipple for millions. From Hemingway to your home, a Daiquiri is a cocktail that stands the test of time. 

8 Home Scents designed to inspire

Perfume tells a story. But just as important for the fragrances we use for the body are the ones our our homes. That’s why we selected 8 brands and their home scents we think you should know. Perfect for the cold winter nights.

Shaken or Stirred, It’s a Vodka Martini for Us Please

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?

Hofmann Group Director Silvia Hofmann on Leading a Culinary Empire With Integrity

Backed by strong principles and meticulous expertise, Silvia Hofmann is at the helm of Barcelona’s Hofmann Group, a collection of award-winning restaurants, cafés, a pastry shop, and a culinary school. We spoke with her to find out how she excels in her multitude of roles, leaves her mark on the brand, and honours her mother’s legacy.