Milan-based architect Hannes Peer takes LUXOS on a through-the-ages tour of Milan’s architecture. A walk that encompasses some of the city’s greatest eras in building and design, and celebrates some of Italy’s lesser-known visionaries. Here he tells his story to LUXOS while ambling through the streets.

Home to Italy's first Blesiure hotel, Milan's VIU Hotel prides themselves on being an exclusive place to stay that currently does not exist in Milan. Home to contemporary furnished rooms, a rooftop pool and bar and exclusive resturant with Michelin-starred chef. We met with the Hotel's General Manager, Diego Novarino and talked with him about his local tips on the city and his plans for the establishment. 

A love of travel is one thing, but turning it into a business is another ballgame. Before launching her successful business, Miss Sophia Eze worked in private banking and later converted her good looks to international opportunities on the runway and even Italian radio. LUXOS talks to Miss Sophia of Bespoke Lifestyle Concierge to unravel the visions behind her smile.

Yannick Alléno creates modern cuisine at the historic Pavillon Ledoyen restaurant in Paris.

Sarah Lavoine, the designer who is going places... but loves returning to Paris.

Painting and beyond. LUXOS delves into the inspirations of Berlin-based American artist Winston Chmielinski.

Award-winning hotelier Mr. Ezio Indiani shares his take on Milan, and explains why royalty is as much an attitude as it is a title. 

LUXOS Catches up with funny man Olivier Giraud in Paris. The comedian behind the hit one-man show 'How to be Parisian in one hour'.

We met with General Manager, Mr. Piero Magrino who opens up about his love of Rome – despite not being a native of the city - and shares some local tips we're confident you'll want to save. We call it the 'Boscolo-down'.


Behind the scenes at Bernardaud, one of the most prestigious porcelain manufacturers.