Luggage for a lifetime

3 MIN Steam engines have been replaced by jet engines since the Globe-Trotter got its name, but the impulse to get out and explore this vast and beautiful world, suitcase in hand, is timeless.

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Layers of beauty

5 MIN The ancient art of lacquer-making is undergoing a revival, and no-one does it better than Atelier Midavaine in Paris, whose work is showcased at Le Bristol Paris. Alex Moore spoke to Anne Midavaine about a family business that has stood the test of time.

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Linda Pinto

5 MIN The Paris-based director of Cabinet Alberto Pinto, the acclaimed interior design firm originally founded by her late brother Alberto, is famed for refashioning The Lanesborough. She reveals what inspires her.

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On the case

5 MIN Handcrafted since 1897, Globe-Trotter’s suitcases have been used by everyone from the Queen to James Bond. Alex Moore finds out what gives this iconic luggage its amazing strength.

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Trunk call

2 MIN If you think your wine collection deserves to travel in style, feast your eyes on the new collaboration between Eden Being and T.T.Trunks, says Alex Moore.

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Tea for two

3 MIN Born from the desire to find the perfect gift for a tea-lover, Lotusier’s Tea Humidor is the perfect marriage between innovation and exquisite craftsmanship, says Lorna Pope.

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Mover and shaker

6 MIN A childhood encounter inspired Alexandra Llewellyn to make beautiful backgammon sets. Alex Moore meets the creative who is turning the humble board game into a work of art – and crafting limited editions for Eden Being.

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