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Rajmahal Palace is one of the oldest and most treasured properties in the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur. Belonging to the Royal Family, this exquisite former royal palace has 14 rooms, decorated with opulence and vibrancy.   An enclosed oasis, secluded in exquisite gardens, Rajmahal Palace eludes a sense of celebrated history. The tall bay windows, mirrored doors and exquisite interior décor allow guests to be transported to a new era of regal living. Text: Trendland

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Photographer Leonid Tishkov literally dragged the moon around the world to create his series “Private Moon. His travels included Siberia, the Arctic and Paris. This series will be part of Russia Art Week 2015.  

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    Portrait photographer Anton Corbijn doesn’t much like to look back at his work in the music industry. But for the Hague Museum of Photography’s forthcoming exhibition 1-2-3-4 he has done just that. Searching his archive, he has selected more than 300 shots of bands and singers: everybody from Nirvana, U2 and Nick Cave to Siouxsie Sioux, REM and the Rolling Stones. Many of the photographs are now going on show to the public for the very first time. Anton Corbijn (b. Strijen, 1955) has had a major influence on international music and portrait photography. The creative, off-beat way Read more..

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One of the most original photographers today, Henry is part set builder, part story teller. Each set is planned and then executed by a team. Henry plans his shots in remote villages such as in Nepal, Africa. Many times the locals start to help in constructing the sets. It is a long process, which begins on paper, the idea behind each shot is a commentary on society.  The art world is taking notice.   as Henry

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Imagine photographing the war in the Congo on discontinued Kodak Aerochrome 8×10 sheet film on a large format camera. This is what Richard Mosee did, and now he is one of the most celebrated photographers of our time. He is best known for his infrared images from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).For his infrared photographs he used a large format camera and the now-discontinued Kodak Aerochrome film. Aerochrome is a false-color infrared film originally intended for aerial vegetation surveys and for military reconnaissance, such as to identify camouflaged targets. It registers a spectrum of infrared light invisible to Read more..

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    Not every day Cartier launches a bag, but when they do, it is spectacular. The C de Cartier bag dazzles in an array of vibrant hues that shimmer with Parisian sparkle. With nuanced glimmering tones inspired by fine stones, this subtly sophisticated bag is a radiant figure of femininity in soft, shapely curves. The zesty palette chosen for the C de Cartier bag is inspired by the signature shades of the Maison interpreted in cheery monochrome. In fresh, capricious splashes of amethyst, spessartite garnet, cordierite, turquoise, chalcedony and pink quartz, this dapper bag in punchy jewel tones offers Read more..

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Every Photographer should investigate the work of Simen Johan. In 1993, Johan drew attention for his pioneering work merging digital manipulation with traditional darkroom techniques. At a time when digital photo processing was in its infancy, Johan found ways to exploit the medium beyond the boundaries of what was then considered possible. His images recombined fragments of faces and bodies (including his own) into new characters, which he then situated into similarly fabricated scenes. By inverting his files and then printing them onto transparent film, Johan was able to produce “negatives,” allowing him to use traditional darkroom processes to create Read more..

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  Conceived as an urban resort, Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg is the first urban property in the brands portfolio in Southern Africa and is ideally positioned as a gateway for international air travelers to explore the Sub-Continent. Formerly known as The Westcliff, the iconic hillside hotel closed it’s doors to the public in June 2013 for an ambitious reinvention, partially reopening to the public on 1 December 2014. With 117 guest rooms and suites scattered through nine low rise buildings amid beautifully landscaped gardens, terraces and fountains, the mood is almost residential; a welcoming respite from hectic business Read more..

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        Steyn City, a sprawling 2 000 acre multi billion rand lifestyle resort will be the benchmark for developments to come. The most expansive property on the continent, this world class city offers a unique style of living which is unprecedented and unparalleled.     Situated north of Fourways, this resort is surrounded by rolling hills, providing an atmosphere of country living, while still closely located to major arterial routes and Lanseria airport.   Steyn City Properties CEO Giuseppe Plumari says: “We’ve spent many years perfecting our vision of what it is going to mean to live Read more..

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My parents have a habit of always asking for the highlights if i go away..”Sooo,’ they say, ‘what were the highligts?” The highlights of my short and sweet trip to Azura was three fold. Firstly, it is so quick from O.R.Tambo, a flight and an exciting flip in a helicopter to your own private pool within 3 hours, max. That makes Azura an easier destination to get to than Dullstroom on a friday afternoon. Next, the thing that I will never forget: being taken snorkling at the reef, the local “chief” of watersports, such a dear and patient man, holding Read more..

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