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Calendar 2017–2018

Oct. 17

Design: Living in a Material World Auction

A Sotheby’s-presented auction – themed around new creative use of materials by principal designers – takes place in London. The lot includes a piece by Marc Newson estimated at £70,000-100,000.

Oct. 21

The Peninsula Tokyo Rally Nippon 2017 Begins

Celebrate Japan's numerous world and cultural heritage sites, and classic cars at this year’s Rally Nippon. Until 24 October.

Oct. 21

Rolex Middle Sea Race Begins

The Royal Malta Yacht Club hosts a mix of mono and multihulls in Valletta’s Grand Harbour for this acclaimed race’s 38th edition.

Oct. 26

Legendary Watches of the 20th Century Auction

Phillips’ inaugural New York auction themed around exceptionally rare and iconic collectors’ watches of the last century. The top lot is the legendary Rolex “Paul Newman” Daytona, owned and worn by the man himself.  

Oct. 28

Tefaf New York Fall 2017 Begins

Back after debuting in the big apple last year, the US edition of the event highlights the work of fine and decorative artists, plus antique jewellery. Expect boundaries to be pushed when the crowd of museum curators, interior designers and collectors gathers. Until 1 November.

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Crafting Excellence

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On the Pulse

By Farhad Heydari

Sautter has unveiled two cigar lounges in Shanghai – one an opulent standalone venue, the other within one of its existing members clubs, complete with other health club amenities.

By Brian Noone

German super-gallery Sprüth Magers just reopened its Mayfair, London location with a standout show by artist Gary Hume, last seen on such a stage in his 2013 Tate Britain retrospective.

Installation view, Gary Hume, 'Mum'

Be immersed in an “interactive journey” at the Aviary NYC, inside the Mandarin Oriental, where guests can sample small plates while enjoying forward-thinking cocktails to views of Central Park.

Hubert Le Gall’s 12 Months of Vineyard Shadows, on display at the Rosewood London as part of Ruinart’s unique collection, showcasing commissioned work celebrating the champagne house’s commitment to pioneering art.

By Avril Groom

In the spacious, minimalist new Bond Street Emporio Armani store now - a pinstripe bomber, a winged bag and cut-out lace-ups designed by the winners of a competition with British fashion students.

By Avril Groom

The future's orange, or any other bright shade, according to London's optimistic young hopefuls. Shrimps’ amped-up pastels, presented at LFW last week, were girly but not saccharine

By Elisa Vallata

Boodles presented a new diamond-encrusted timepiece, the Raindance Watch, at the V&A Museum. The precious and feminine piece celebrates the jeweller’s iconic range of the same name launched in 1990.

By Avril Groom

At this year’s Paris Biennale, Glenn Spiro showcases his use of 3000-year-old Chinese gold leaf tissue on this cuff, creating something both original and contemporary.

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