New entries in the 2014 UK Michelin guide

Gaining and keeping Michelin stars is for all the chefs who enter the game very important. Some decide to not take part in this game and have rejected stars which they received, but most of the chefs care about having them as they retain it the highest recognition of their talent and hard work and … Continue reading

London Design Festival announces programme for 2013 (14 – 22 September 2013)

September will see the eleventh year of the London Design Festival, one of the most important events on the global design calendar. The Festival will again present a programme that celebrates and challenges design, from large-scale landmark initiatives to an array of satellite destinations, districts and hotspots covering the breadth of London. Key features of 2013 … Continue reading

Hotel replaces Bibles with ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Do you like to find Bible in your hotel room or do you prefer something more spicy? In the case you prefer some spicier books, there’s a good news for you. NBC says: “Bibles in nightstands are a familiar amenity for hotel guests, but travelers seeking to read their favorite verse at one establishment will … Continue reading

Heston Blumenthal’s Like a Kid in a Sweetshop

Those lucky enough to be looking forward to a visit to Heston Blumenthal’s world-famous Fat Duck restaurant will now, approximately one  month before their booking, be offered access to an online location for an exclusive anticipatory experience… The project, based on Blumenthal’s brief that the experience should evoke a kind of “kid in a sweetshop” joy, has … Continue reading

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

From 10-year-old Katherine Dewar’s winning design for the national emblem to Sir Paul Smith’s tribute crown for Harrod’s, creative displays of respect for Queen Elizabeth II’s 60 years on the throne have reached a fever pitch both in the UK and abroad. Her Royal Highness truly embodies majesty, and several designers have successfully captured the spirit of … Continue reading

An ultra-modern hideaway in the heart of Central London

  Eccleston Square Hotel will be opened in August 2011. When arriving at Eccleston Square Hotel, a pair of historic townhouses on an award- winning garden square bordering Belgravia and Victoria in London, guests are immediately drawn to the historic and impressive Georgian character of the property. By contrast, Eccleston Square Hotel is an adults only, ultra-modern … Continue reading

Top 10 Romantic Hotels in Britain

The world’s largest travel site today reveals the ten most romantic hotels in the UK, as decided by TripAdvisor travellers. 1. Yorebridge House, Bainbridge, North Yorkshire, England Yorebridge House is picturesquely situated on the riverside at the edge of beautiful Bainbridge. The hotel, perfect for a romantic rendezvous, is set amidst the breathtaking scenery of … Continue reading

The Original Rum to Spice up Holidays

For the holidays, get inspired by the rum that sounds like it inspired the original “yo-ho-ho.” “According to 17 Century legend, sailors traveling the Atlantic returned to England with casks of Mount Gay from Barbados as proof of having completed their ocean crossing. Today, sailors and connoisseurs alike regard Mount Gay Rum as proof of … Continue reading

The London Design Festival 2010- A Year of Collaboration and Creativity

The 2010 London Design Festival has just ended, but echoes of activity which brought the capital’s design community together will resound for many months. This has been a bumper year, with over 240 registered partner events and a tempting mixture of launches, pop-ups, exhibitions, tours and talks taking place all over the capital. Ben Evans, the Festival’s Director commented: “The Festival is a platform … Continue reading

Eight Industrial Robots invade Trafalgar Square

London, UK – Outrace opens today, 16th September from 19:00h. To launch this year’s London Design Festival, the organisers have commissioned Clemens Weisshaar and Reed Kram to design an installation in Trafalgar Square.  Supported and enabled by Audi, Outrace enables the public to take control of eight industrial robots on loan from Audi’s manufacturing line in … Continue reading