Editor Emma Tompkins
Watch Editor Ken Kessler Head of Production Lyndon Ford Sales Director Jennifer Tompkins
esign, you can’t escape it. Look around you and chances are unless you’re on some remote island that you’re surrounded by objects that have been created to fulfil a purpose by human hands. With the London Design Festival, London Fashion Week, Vodafone London Fashion Weekend as well as Open House London on our doorstep this month there’s never been a better time to consider why the objects, buildings and vehicles that we use everyday look and function the way they do.
We also take a look at this month’s Only Watch charity auction that takes place every two years in Monaco. This year 34 watch brands have donated especially designed, one-off pieces to help raise money for research into Muscular Dystrophy. These astonishing watches are oneof-a-kind and instant collectors items.
Sales Manager David Marshall
National Representation Nick Edgley Property Director Graham Parker
Group Editor James Buttery Managing Director Paul Gregory Contributors
Allan Pickett, Arnaud Delannay, Sandy Madhvani, Matt Gold, MelDany, Neslihan Denizer, Ulisses, Salvatore Calabrese, Robbie Pepin
We also appreciated the design of Aston Martin’s £200,000 V12 carbon fibre flagship, the Vanquish, as we put it through its paces. After living with it for a week it’s easy to see why 007 is back behind the wheel of an Aston.
And be sure to enter our fantastic competition to win a De’Longhi bean-to-cup coffee machine and pieces from the yet to be released Royal Doulton Street Art Collection designed by modern artists such as Pure Evil, a prize worth more than £1,200.
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