These are the explorers, entrepreneurs, scientists, designers and artists who are doing something in their space that hasn’t been done before. In short, the people featured here are our ultimate role models, and their stories serve to ignite us each day.
While our interview wasn’t quite the dinner party we’d envisioned, Aerin did let us in on her well-trodden holiday routes, her musings on what constitutes a great hotel and the best place for interiors shopping in NYC.
Walala counts Miami, Mexico City and Morocco among the most vibrant places she’s ever visited. Here she riffs on the best design cities – from vibrant New York to innovative Tokyo – the makings of a good hotel and must-sees on a trip to Mauritius.
Susan and her brand shine a (fluorescent) light on the pockets of vibrance and creativity that can be hard to find in concrete jungles. Here, she lets us in on her insuppressible imagination, dreaming in beaded bags and favourite Chinatown haunts.
Born in Norway to immigrant parents of Punjabi and Pashtun ancestry, film director Deeyah Khan’s experience of living between cultures has helped shape her artistic vision.
Here, Marie talks about her working relationship with her mother, the importance of price transparency and her frustrations with big labels’ unsustainable approach to fashion.
Jewellery designer Jessica McCormack set up shop at 7 Carlos Place in London's Mayfair in 2008. Her townhouse here serves as a design studio, workshop and retail space - and with its museum-worthy collection of art, it could well be a gallery too.
Here, Chambers divulges the best vintage shops and dining spots in London, speaks on the merit of shopping around hotels every time you’re in the same city (she fancies herself as a Connaught staycationer, FYI) and, of course, waxes lyrical on her latest love, Colville.
When you’re the co-founder of Noma – the Danish restaurant that has been named best in the world no less than four times – you’d be forgiven for getting a little complacent. Not Claus Meyer. Here, we talk career highlights, memorable trips and the best places to eat in New York.
With a clientele as diverse as its inspiration, the brand’s following is growing rapidly. Here, Andrey shares his brand’s story and addresses misconceptions about Russia.
We caught up with Lauren – breast cancer survivor, social media manager, podcast host, reality-TV personality and passionate advocate of living life to the fullest – she is a force to be reckoned with, and an inspirational trailblazer on all fronts.
We chatted to Quin about how she went from lawyer to ready-to-wear designer, find out what inspires her and got the lowdown on her recent road trip to Marfa in Texas.
Going beyond his remit of creating a functional travel product, Muelas is playing an integral role in shaping a new approach to travel. Inspiring clients to travel with purpose rather than as a distraction, and inviting others to join this community, he is most certainly a man on the move – and everyone else is just trying to keep up.
Lalo Dolidze is the peppy designer to jazz up your winter wardrobe. Packing just one of her pieces for a weekend away will transform the entire contents of your SUITCASE. Here she shares her Georgia influence.