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NOBLE&MINDS

Andre Macionga sommelier

Pairing Perfection: André Macionga's Secrets to Wine Harmony

Our guest, André Macionga, has achieved accolades and recognition in the world of sommeliers that few can match. He was awarded prestigious titles that reflect his unwavering dedication to the art of wine. Check his wine and champagne recommendations!

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Alexandre Silva

The Art of Food: In Conversation with Chef Alexandre Silva

Join us as we delve into the culinary universe of Chef Alexandre Silva, where tradition merges with innovation, and where the flames of creativity continue to ignite new culinary adventures.

Paolo Casanova chef

Culinary Maestro: The Art and Soul of Chef Paolo Casanova

Amidst the picturesque setting of Engadin, we had the opportunity to immerse ourselves in the culinary world of Chef Paolo Casanova, the mastermind behind the Michelin-starred Colani restaurant.

Rossana orlandi

Rossana Orlandi about the Future of Design Galleries

Rossana Orlandi is an undisputed authority on the global design scene. In the early 2000s, she founded the Rossana Orlandi Gallery in Milan, which in just two decades has become a must-see destination during Milan Design Week, and welcomes tens of thousands of people.

A Sip in Time: Interview with Portugese Sommelier Teresa Gomes

Join us as we sit down with Teresa Gomes, a passionate Portuguese woman with an intriguing journey through the world of wines. Find out her recommendations for the best white, rosé and red wines from Portugal!

Mexican Entrepreneurs Create Cactus Leather, Saving 1 Billion Animals and Revolutionizing the Fashion Industry

The clamour for eco-friendly, sustainable materials is reaching an all-time high, and at the forefront of this movement is an innovative Mexican textile enterprise ready to disrupt the fashion industry. Immerse yourself in the inspiring tale of Adrián López Velarde and Marte Cazarez, the trailblazing geniuses behind Desserto.

Designing Dreams: A Glimpse into the Creative Mind of Cristina Celestino

Cristina Celestino is an architect and designer, and she was born in Friuli Venezia-Giulia. Several international awards, including Salone del Mobile Milano and German Design awards, have honoured her products. In 2022, she was chosen Designer of the Year at Maison&Objet.

Connecting Cuisine with Emotions – Michelin Star Chef Sven Wassmer

Multi-Michelin Star chef Sven Wassmer is arguably the most successful culinary artist in Switzerland. Earning his third Michelin Star in 2022, Wassmer’s restaurant Memories now ranks as one of just 138 restaurants in the world to achieve such a high accolade.

Michelin Star Chef Luciano Monosilio; A Mix of Heritage and Innovation in one Menu

Chef Luciano Monosilio has become one of the youngest Italian chefs to be awarded a Michelin Star, and with a menu that blends both the ancient flavours and techniques of Rome with an innovative 21st century twist, it’s no surprise to us that his recognition is coming thick and fast.

How Henri Meijer Coaches The Elite on Self-Improvement and Strategy

Henri Meijer is the creator behind Safe House; a person-centred business that focuses not just on the journey, but the impact the experience has on our lives. We sit down with him to learn more!

Luca Nichetto

A conversation about design with Luca Nichetto

Luca Nichetto carries out his professional activities by dividing his time between his studio in Stockholm, where he lives, and his studio in Venice, his birthplace. His projects include countless furniture products, lighting, precious ceramics, and of course, Murano glass.

NOBLE WINEMAKERS

Winery Rings: The Young and Experimental Winemakers

The brothers Andreas and Steffen of the Rings vineyard create wines that possess the taste and integrity of the organic process as well as the delicate edge of passionate experimentation.

ENTREPRENEURS

Making Structures, Spaces, and Worlds: Talking Design with Matteo Perduca

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.

Fashion Designer and Naditum Founder Malin Bernreuther on Quality, Sustainability, and Bold Femininity

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.

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.

Silvia Hofmann

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.


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CREATIVE MINDS

Luesma&Vega: the Designers Behind the Plates of the World's Best Restaurants

For the dynamic duo de Ester Luesma and Xavier Vega, fine dining and haute cuisine are so much more than what is served on the plate. For them, it all begins with the actual tableware itself!

Rossana orlandi

Rossana Orlandi about the Future of Design Galleries

Rossana Orlandi is an undisputed authority on the global design scene. In the early 2000s, she founded the Rossana Orlandi Gallery in Milan, which in just two decades has become a must-see destination during Milan Design Week, and welcomes tens of thousands of people.

Luca Nichetto

A conversation about design with Luca Nichetto

Luca Nichetto carries out his professional activities by dividing his time between his studio in Stockholm, where he lives, and his studio in Venice, his birthplace. His projects include countless furniture products, lighting, precious ceramics, and of course, Murano glass.

Formafantasma – Artists in Focus

Far from the cool, aesthetic detachment typical in modern design, Italians Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin create work laden with value. Through approaching design holistically, their projects reveal the possibility of a more conscious appreciation of our environments, calling into question the distinction between the natural and the constructed.

Watchmakers Alain Silberstein & Philippe Lebru In Our Interview

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.

Exploring ‘Under’: A Conversation With The Team Of Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant

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.

NOBLE CHEFS

Sitting Down with Michelin Star Chef and Culinary Provocateur Tim Raue

Michelin Star Chef Luciano Monosilio; A Mix of Heritage and Innovation in one Menu

Chef Luciano Monosilio has become one of the youngest Italian chefs to be awarded a Michelin Star, and with a menu that blends both the ancient flavours and techniques of Rome with an innovative 21st century twist, it’s no surprise to us that his recognition is coming thick and fast.

Alexandre Silva

The Art of Food: In Conversation with Chef Alexandre Silva

Join us as we delve into the culinary universe of Chef Alexandre Silva, where tradition merges with innovation, and where the flames of creativity continue to ignite new culinary adventures.

Konstantin Filippou Talks Michelin Star Success

A “Never Stop” Mantra – Konstantin Filippou Talks Michelin Star Success

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MIXOLOGISTS

Interview with Bar Paradiso Barcelona Bartender Alessio Beltrami

Recently coming in as first of the Top 50 Bars in the World, 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.

Sips Barcelona

Talking To Sips Barcelona: One of the Pinnacle Bars Worldwide

Since its highly-anticipated opening, Sips Barcelona Drinkery House has drawn crowds in troves for its sleek design and indelible offerings. We spoke with Sips’ owners, world-class bartenders Simone Caporale and Marc Álvarez, to get all the details on their specific processes, their design collaborations, and the creation of their retro aesthetic.

Behind the Bar with The Rooftop’s Mixologist Andrea Garcia in Barcelona

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.