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Easter treats 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:13:05 EDT 
    High-end Easter eggs are all the rage. See some of the most stunning creations.


From humble GIF to high art 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:37:32 EDT 
    When you think of GIFs, those never-ending sequences of looping motion, you're more likely to associate them with lightly humorous viral content than a respectable art form.


The world's top furniture fair 
  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:02:53 EDT 
    This year around 300,000 visitors are expected to attend the Milan's Salone del Mobile, the world's largest and most important furniture fair.


Rise of the mega-museums 
  Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:51:38 EDT 
    From the British Museum to the Louvre, the world's leading museums house treasured artifacts and storied works of art. They may protect centuries of culture, but they don't want to be perceived as dusty relics themselves.


How to buy a great watch 
  Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:40:44 EDT 
    In recent days the good and the great of the watch and jewelry industry have descended on Basel, Switzerland for Baselworld 2014—the biggest and most ballyhooed event on the industry calendar. Running until April 3, the fair is expected to attract more than 150,000 visitors, who will ogle at the latest gadgets and admire glittering new designs.


The 2014 Pritzker Prize 
  Thu, 27 Mar 2014 06:56:25 EDT 
    Shigeru Ban, the 57-year-old winner of this year's Pritzker Prize -- arguably the world's most prestigious architecture award -- is the Rumpelstiltskin of building design.


China's iconic dress 
  Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:02:14 EDT 
    It's perhaps the most iconic scene in the most iconic Hong Kong movie of all time.


Buildings with a hollow middle 
  Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:46:58 EDT 
    From a giant ice cube to a building shaped like a coin, it seems architects are increasingly drawn to buildings you can see straight through.


Dark drama of Venice Carnival 
  Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:15:32 EDT 
    Every spring Halloween meets haute couture at the Carnival of Venice.


Female biker gangs of Marrakech 
  Fri, 28 Feb 2014 18:09:41 EST 
    The word "motorcycle" often conjures up images of tattooed men wearing black leather jackets. Not so in Marrakech. The city's thriving bike culture includes plenty of women. With their polka dot veils and heart-shaped sunglasses, they're steering motorcycle fashion in their own direction.


How Louis Vuitton fortune was built 
  Fri, 28 Feb 2014 18:12:43 EST 
    On a breezy spring day in 1835, a 13-year-old boy from the Jura region of eastern France set out for the glittering metropolis of Paris to seek his fortune.


Enter into Congo's cult of elegance 
  Sat, 22 Feb 2014 05:43:59 EST 
    Known as "Sapeurs," these dapper dressers are part of a Congolese subculture devoted to the cult of style.


Karl Lagerfeld on trends 
  Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:56:38 EST 
    Myleene Klass talks with fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld about his latest fashion style.


A one of a kind friendship 
  Fri, 21 Feb 2014 08:18:08 EST 
    A two-legged chihuahua and a fluffy chicken have become best friends.


World's most extraordinary hotels 
  Wed, 19 Feb 2014 09:05:21 EST 
    They're not always the most popular or conventional hotels. And that's exactly what Lonely Planet's going for with its inaugural picks for the world's best accommodations.
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