Interview: Royal Salute’s Director of Blending, Sandy Hylsop

Finished in Pedro Ximenez sherry casks, the new expression is extra special to the brand

Many booze brands subscribe to the idea that if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it. When you have a delicious elixir that the public clamors over, it seems mad to change it. But, the most interesting brands are curious, inventive and experimental. And Royal Salute, the storied, Speyside-based whiskey company, continues to innovate for those reasons, but also to set the bar within the industry. …

Interview: Rhude Designer Rhuigi Villaseñor on His Debut Furniture Collection

Beyond his fashion label, Villaseñor wants to devote time to long-term design projects

Alongside American design mainstay James Perse, Rhude designer Rhuigi Villaseñor recently launched the latest facet of his brand: furniture. With a desire to slow down the world we live in, and design pieces for his fans’ most sacred spaces, Villaseñor and Perse created a series of chairs, billiard tables, benches and items that have been infused with the old California- and vintage rock-influenced aesthetic that …

From Athens to Crete With The Autograph Collection

In Greece, the Academia of Athens boutique and Domes of Elounda resort embrace the culture

From its significant history to breathtaking beaches and architecture, Greece has long been one of the world’s most adored destinations. Whether travelers are looking to explore sandy strips along the Aegean or the historic architecture and culture of Athens, Marriott’s Autograph Collection portfolio dots important destinations along the Mediterranean. This collection of hotels center heartfelt design, craft, honoring a sense of place and many other …