Michael Achenbaum

Raising The Curtain

PORT meets with property developer Michael Achenbaum as his new East London hotel and members club, The Curtain, nears completion


Chef Nobu & Japan’s Porcelain Island

Having established his eponymous restaurants on all five continents, PORT meets acclaimed chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa as he turns his hand to tableware

Radio Rooftop bar at Milan Il Duca offers panoramic views over the city

Reviving Aldo Rossi’s Hotel

We speak to the Aldo Rossi disciple who helped redesign the master architect’s Hotel Duca in Milan

De Padova: Redesign for Living

PORT travels to Milan to experience the new Piero Lissoni-designed showroom of 60-year-old furniture brand De Padova

Photo credit: Arteh Odjidja

Salon QP 2015: Spiders, Icebergs & Dark Horses

From watches encased in icebergs, to mechanical spiders and a celebration of chronographs, Sam Kessler selects his highlights from London’s biggest watch fair, Salon QP

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Celebrating Gio Ponti: Molteni&C

We take a look at the new Molteni&C furniture that celebrates the genius of the pioneering modernist Gio Ponti and eight decades of Italian design

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Salon QP: Neomatik by NOMOS Glashütte

Sam Kessler discovers the Neomatik collection at Salon QP, a simple yet functional offering from German wathmacker NOMOS Glashütte

The Aalto House living room with a sliding door to the studio behind

Design Guide: Alvar Aalto’s Helsinki

PORT travels to the Finnish capital to unearth some of Helsinki’s lesser known architectural gems and design highlights shaped by the city’s favourite son, Alvar Aalto

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Bauhaus movements: Nomos Lambda 39

Judith Borowski, head of design and branding at NOMOS Glashütte’s in-house agency, discusses the German watchmaker’s newest timepiece: the Lambda 39

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James Irvine: a life dedicated to design

Marialaura Rossiello, the widow of influential British designer James Irvine, discusses the forthcoming monograph celebrating his work

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Serralves Museum: Álvaro Siza Vieira

Alyn Griffiths explores the grounds of Porto’s Serralves museum 16 years after its completion and talks to the architect behind it, Álvaro Siza Vieira