Breaking the mould

A new exhibition at London’s Design Museum reveals the extraordinary stories behind some of the world’s design classics

Exercises in sleek design

More people are transforming their home gyms into cutting-edge personal fitness facilities that are also fun and entertaining

Short cuts

The Royal Monceau hotel in Paris has launched innovative facilities, which include an art bookshop and concept store

A pressing issue

Colombian Elisa Alvarez, now based in Madrid, is passionate about Spanish olive oil

Sea monsters

Superyachts may be the ultimate symbol of conspicuous consumption, but they are also sculptures that celebrate engineering and craftsmanship

A dose of pho for Soho

A good-value café on Dean Street could be the start of something new for London, which has too few Vietnamese restaurants