Of Note

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Whether you board with a briefcase or a rolling trolley, explore the globe in style with these luggage favourites, photographed on board a Bombardier Challenger 605 jet.

FROM THE ARCHIVE: The clarity and cuts of crystalware take on a different edge when photographed against graphic backdrops.

A girl and a dress.

FROM THE ARCHIVE: The dress as icon. There are many reasons why in front of a campfire lacey frills and robin eggs’ blue make the image impressive. A little girl will become obsessed, refusing even to wear anything else but a dress.

Meet the Smiths.

London-based husband-and-wife team James and Tamara Lohan are the founders of Mr & Mrs Smith, the boutique hotel guide and booking service.

Made in Italy.

From La Marzocco’s headquarters in Scarperia, just outside of Florence, the Italian king of espresso machinery is still an artisanal operation.

Hackney's empire

The husband-and-wife team behind British brand House of Hackney knows how to do matching. The home furnishings and fashion label reinterprets traditional English aesthetics for a new generation.

A couture craftsman.

Joseph Walsh is a self-taught woodworker who combines art and craftsmanship to create functional sculpture with sweeping curvilinear forms.

The Marino method.

Peter Marino is a self-proclaimed “black sheep” of the architecture world. Well known for his black leather attire, Marino has designed many of the world’s most forward-thinking retail temples.