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Shanghai Disney Resort to feature a Toy Story-themed hotel (and other updates!)

The folks behind the Shanghai Disney Resort, those teases, released some new little tidbits on Thursday evening about what we can look forward to upon its opening next year, including an 800-room hotel to be themed entirely on the movie Toy Story—the …

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Travel: From hero city to Angela's hip German hangout

If it's romance you're looking for, head for the art deco Lang Bar, named after the director of Metropolis, at the Waldorf Astoria. With a soulful songstress at the ivories, it's the perfect spot for a killer cocktail and a few stolen kisses on the red …

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IN DEPTH: A History of silver in jewellery design

… against the industrial nature of then-contemporary jewellery making, pushing instead a tooled style of silver jewellery with Celtic designs and woven, flowing shapes inspired by Liberty of London prints and Glaswegian artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

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London Art Events. British Celebs created Pen Portraits for the National …

London art events. Well known figures will either draw or 'write' portraits for the National Portrait Gallery as it hosts a Gala fundraising event on Tuesday 11 February, sponsored by the fashion designer Leon Max. Those attending the ticketed black …

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Could UV light eradicate peanut allergies?Pulses eliminate 80% of allergens …

In the US alone 1.9 million people are allergic to peanuts, but now a scientist has used pulses of UV light to eradicate 80 per cent of allergens from the snack. By doing this human antibodies are unable recognise certain compounds as allergens and …

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Manchester City 1-1 Roma, Sporting Lisbon 0-1 Chelsea and PSG 3-2 …

It is powerful, the curse that seems to affect Manchester City in Europe. So powerful, in fact, that not even Frank Lampard can overcome it. There were 57 minutes gone when Manuel Pellegrini produced his lucky charm. Lampard was a Champions League …

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A BLOKE'S guide to buying ring without breaking the bank and still winning her …

'I got inside info from two jewellers and one gemologist and in the end got an awesome ring for a great price. I nailed it!' he said. Alastair proposed to his wife last Easter and said a number of his friends were also getting engaged at the time and …

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Lady Gaga straddles hunky topless dancer on stage at NIA in Birmingham

She recently opened up about her relationship with Taylor Kinney in a gushing interview but while she may be loved-up, that won't stop Lady Gaga getting up close and personal with her sexy male dancers. The 28-year-old singer performed at the National …

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Olly Smith on Swartland wine: Anyone who has a Swart… will find that this …

Whenever I feel like spoiling myself I turn to the wines of Chris and Andrea Mullineux and I urge you to treat someone you love to their fragrant Syrah 2012 (13.5 per cent) for £18.95 from vincisive.co.uk. At my 40th celebrations recently I cracked a …

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Tiffany Jewellery Sale the son of the founder ofTiffany Sale …

Case in point: Have you ever heard of Louis Comfort Tiffany? He's the son of the founder of the famous and prestigious department store Tiffany & Co. Well, he loved everything beautiful, from fine jewelry to works of art, from …

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Why Sam Hunt Is Good For Country Music

Funny enough, this same line of argument was employed to the exact opposite effect by Sturgill Simpson, a more traditional-sounding artist, in an interview with FADER earlier this year. You go to the Opry and it's this longstanding tradition, but I …

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Scotland's Moray – The True Home Of Scottish Whisky

… for the myths and legends that the country is said to hold, and many more for the exciting towns and cities across the country that offer so much in the way of food, shopping, sights and attractions: Edinburgh Castle, The Charles Rennie Mackintosh …

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The Occidental Hotel

Embellished with iridescent stained glass by Charles Rennie Mackintosh of the Glasgow Glass Works, in Glasgow, Scotland, the bar is a masterpiece of craftsmanship. For masterpieces of the culinary sort, you need only wander into the hotel's The …

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Fin-de-Siècle Hothouse, Plush and Neurotic

… and Christian Witt-Dörring, the museum's adjunct curator of decorative arts, the show fills the building with a shifting kaleidoscope of paintings, drawings, architectural models and plans, as well as posters, furniture, a few articles of clothing …

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Artwork by Dennis French

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois Wesleyan University's Merwin and Wakeley Galleries will host new exhibitions from Thursday, May 5 to Friday, May 27. Merwin will feature a digital images installation by Naomi Schliesman and Keith Lemley, and Wakeley will …

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Michael Brown shooting witness says teen had hands up while he was gunned …

He spoke to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch anonymously — and his account is the first time someone who neither knew Brown nor had ties to Ferguson corroborates accounts that the teenager had his hands up. In the interview, the … The teenager struck up …

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Chelsea thrash maribor

First up for the Blues, unbeaten this season, is a return to Premier League business at Old Trafford, where Mourinho will come up against his former mentor Louis van Gaal. Chelsea began with attacking purpose, with Maribor, who advanced to the … Kurt …

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Is this the cutest kid on the internet?

… Hollywood star's jetset lifestyle. The little girl has been flown business class around the world and showered with presents worth hundreds of thousands of pounds, from Louis Vuitton handbags and Chanel and Tiffany jewellery to designer outfits …

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Shining A Little Light On Art Nouveau Icon Louis Comfort …

Shining A Little Light On Art Nouveau Icon Louis Comfort Tiffany. by jillygagnon on February 18, 2013. Here at Ampersand VM, we're all about the mid-century modern aesthetic, but that doesn't mean we don't appreciate some of the …

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Art Nouveau (Circa 1910)  Ring – 14k, Garnet and Seed Pearls

A beautiful 14k (tested but not hallmarked) Art Nouveau era garnet and seed pearl ring. An estimated 1/2 carat oval garnet is bezel set in the center. Surrou…

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DHW574 Silver Charles Rennie Mackintosh Necklace

Go to http://www.rennie-mackintosh-jewellery.co.uk/rennie-mackintosh-jewellery/DHW574.shtml for full details. Visit our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/…

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Fabergé — Craftsmanship in Colour

Fabergé presents a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the making of extraordinary jewels. Discover the world of Fabergé with exceptional craftsmanship, the finest …

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Dragonfly Tiffany Style Table Lamp

Visit to purchase: http://www.thedecor.co.uk/dragonfly-tiffany-style-small-table-lamp.html This lamp is hand-crafted using the same methods originated by Lou…

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Victoire Bust Lalique Art Deco Bronze

http://www.canonburyantiques.com/pages/subcat_page.php?titlecat=BRONZES&idp=&titlesbcat=LALIQUE Canonbury Antiques – Victoire Bust Lalique Art Deco Bronze ww…

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Top travel destinations for 2015

From the art nouveau delights of Brussels to the picturesque beer-brewing capital of Leuven, each of Belgium's strollable cities has its own charms. Few visitors can resist the picturebook prettiness of Bruges, with its tranquil canals circling the …

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On track for vintage splendour

The polished brass and mahogany fittings glow under the light from the Art Nouveau lamps and elegant blue and white crockery, designed specifically for the Pullman, sits on starched white table cloths. Built in 1927 to transport the wealthy during the …

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Photo-Op: Bar None

The jaunty theatrical posters of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. The ornate advertisements of Alphonse Mucha. The sensual sophistication of Aubrey Beardsley's magazine and book illustrations. These immediately recognizable images fill the opening pages of …

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Princess Eugenie Wears Stylish Monochrome Shirt Dress To Faberge Luncheon …

Princess Eugenie continues to up her style game. The 23-year-old royal wore a chic monochrome patterned collared shirtdress, black cropped sweater and structured jacket with leather sleeves to the Laduree Luncheon with Faberge in New York. She's also …

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You said it, sisters: Finding right romance requires keeping wits

Sisters Marianne (Eva Balistrieri), left, and Elinor Dashwood (Cassandra Bissell) debate the importance of "Sense and Sensibility" in the Utah Shakespeare Festival's world premiere adaptation of Jane Austen's novel. (Courtesy, Karl Hugh) …

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Twitter adds new feature to allow users to listen to music from its mobile app

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt make their first red carpet appearance as a married couple at Unbroken world premiere in Sydney · Supplied photo obtained Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 of actress Angelina Jolie with Louis 'Angelina became a great part of my life …

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Pension firms say they can't keep up with reforms: Warning of chaos over …

Millions will be denied access to new pension freedoms because companies cannot keep up with the 'reckless' pace of the reforms. Many providers will be unable – or unwilling – to implement the changes, locking out swathes of older people from the …

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Joan Rivers left $150 million fortune and it's going to daughter Melissa and …

She went to Tiffanys too I recall!' As Joan's close friend Deborah Norville reminisced in her eulogy, Joan also took the ashes of her dear friend Tommy Corcoran to Buckingham Palace where she said 'cover me!' and sprinkled some in an urn before pouring …

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Gerard Depardieu reveals his past in autobiography Ca c'est fait comme ca

… very young that I please homosexuals' and added when men approached, asking for sex, 'I would ask them for money'. He also admits he occasionally helped a man to dig up newly buried bodies in the cemetery and steal jewellery and shoes from them.

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Visiting Communist Cuba beguiling, bedeviled with problems

In the cities, you'll see buildings designed in Spanish colonial styles — often with Moorish touches — of the 15th and 16th centuries, Cuban baroque, neoclassical, art nouveau, art deco and all sorts of eclectic styles with international influences …

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Karl Lagerfeld Lenses Series for Cassina

Cassina has worked with the likes of Le Corbusier, Franco Albini and Charles Rennie Mackintosh over the years. “Each photograph emphasizes a silhouette, the elegance of particular finishes, the luxury of a detail and the seduction of the materials …

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