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The Venice Biennale was founded in 1895 and is considered one of the most famous and prestigious cultural institutions in the world. Featuring artists across all mediums of art, architecture, cinema, dance, theater, and music. There is no better place to experience the frontlines of...

Seeing an artist in their natural environment brings a new form of inspiration. Each studio represents the artist, a view into the life and process of creating. Here are a few of our favorite artists and designers whose spaces left us feeling inspired! Pablo Picasso in...

It has been three years since the magic of SXSW has roamed the streets of Austin. This years lineup spans the depth and quality of creativity and leadership that makes SXSW the global destination for creative professionals. Here are few events were talking about! Flatstock 77...

A ‘Renaissance man’ loosely applies to anyone whose work or areas of expertise come in many different forms, and Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau (1889-1963), who was a poet, playwright, artist, and filmmaker, was the perfect example of this. His vast collection of work highlights...

Italy, where the art of landscaping blends with the charm of historic places. It has rich history, unforgettable cuisine and some of the most beautiful cities in the world. With its variety of temperate and subtropical climates, its dramatic landscapes, and luxurious villas and palaces,...

The island of Murano is an enchanting place where the charm and history of the city are preserved through the incredible centuries of glass-blowing passed down from generations of Italian families. This tiny Venetian island has been home to Venice’s glass-making industry since 1291. December...

In 1971 Donald Judd, known for his iconic minimalist art and design, landed in Marfa Texas. At the time Marfa was a near-ghost town but that didn't stop Judd from seeing how much potential for art this desert town had. In 1985 he wrote about...

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and love is in the air! Here are a few local recommendations from our team at Jean-Marc Fray on how to help you spread the love.  Looking for last minute gifts? Our gift guide has perfect pieces for...

This week we are inspired by Italian designer, Romeo Rega. He is one of the many 1970s-era designers that celebrated the combination of modernism and glamour in their furniture creations. The 70's was a time for change and creative innovation. Rega was part of a group...

Arsenale has partnered with Accor Group's Orient Express brand to create La Dolce Vita – a concept of six trains that will chart iconic itineraries through 14 Italian regions and three international destinations, connecting Rome to Paris, Istanbul and Split. Prior to departure from Roma Termini...