Hotels & Travel

Goodwood Festival Of Speed

The biggest event of its kind, Goodwood will feature some of the most successful drivers and riders in the history of motor sport from 26 to 29 June in Chichester, West Sussex…

What? The largest event of its kind in the world featuresthe most successful drivers and riders in the history of motor sportthe Cartier Style et Luxe competition, the Forest Rally Stage and The Bonhams Sale of fine cars, exhibition and activity areas. This year, the theme of the festival is 'addicted to speed', attractinglegendsof Formula 1, rallying, sportscars, US racing, motorcycle grands prix and freestylemotocross. The three day motor extravaganza will host a rally of events, includinga festival highlight where world-renowned rally driver, Sebastian Loeb is going to...

June 09, 2014

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Art at Auction

Leading auction house Phillips deals in contemporary art, modern and contemporary editions, photographs, design, and jewellery. FOUR catches up with Robert Kennan — Head of Modern and Contemporary Editions, London — for insight on Phillips’ upcoming June 12th sale, featuring pieces by Hirst, Warhol and Picasso

Will there be a focus category at Philips’ upcoming June sale? Not specifically, once a core of works are consigned we start to find themes. We like to ensure we have a balanced selection of works, from the most desirable cutting edge works by Lucien Smith to instantly recognisable modern masters such as Richter. 
What kind of buyer are you looking to attract? Our clients are very international and many actively collect in multiple areas. For example a client buying a Ken Price ceramic may also collect Ed Ruscha art works or Herb Ritts photographs. Most of our...

June 03, 2014

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FOUR Luxury Lifestyle Apps

We bring you four of the newest luxury apps that have been recently announced…

Line Up Line-Up is an events app detailing what's going on in cities across the UK. Unlike other events apps that curate content and only recommend a few events, Line-Up relies on the userto find events they are interested in. The app covers a comprehensive range of things to do, from club nights to art exhibitions, cookery classes to independent film screenings, and everything in between. When someone sees an event they think looks interesting, they ‘like’ it to save it to their profile, and the rest in history. Free Available: IOS 7.0 or later, iPhone and...

May 30, 2014

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VIDEO | In Residence with Italo Rota

Nowness Presents The Uncompromising Milanese Architect Discusses His Designs For Living

“As an Italian, I have always found the Renaissance period an unbearable bottleneck,” says Milanese designer Italo Rota. “I think what blocked the modernity of the 20th century has been this kind of thinking." Renowned for his use of light and strong gestures—from the restoration of Milan’s Piazza del Duomo to Roberto Cavalli’s phosphorescent Florence residence—Rota is an advocate for the evolution of contemporary architecture over heritage conservation. “The danger that Italian design was in has been elegantly overcome with great intelligence, allowing...

May 25, 2014

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