Word of Mouth: Dublin

From a historical library to contemporary art hubs, some of the city's dynamic destinations

The arts have always reigned supreme in Dublin, the vibrant seaside capital of the Republic of Ireland. The city seems to have a preternatural ability to produce high-caliber artistic talent (from Oscar Wilde to My Bloody Valentine), so when we visited, it was with a focus on its art scene. From visual art to architecture, there’s no shortage of inspiration to fill a short trip, …

Inside Jaguar’s Sustainable New Product Creation Centre

The building stands to be one of the UK's most green and the crux of the brand's next steps

Unveiled on 26 September, Jaguar’s new design studio brings its five design teams together in the same place for the first time, and marks a pivotal time for the company. The building facilitates collaboration between the brand’s design and engineering teams in one location, and was designed specifically for the task. Most importantly, the studio allows the creative team to focus on larger issues—given the …

Our Exclusive Look at Ferrari’s New Centro Stile and the Monza SP1 and SP2

Design Chief Flavio Manzoni offered us access to Ferrari's secret world

There is a something momentous happening within the curved and shrouded walls of Ferrari’s new Centro Stile (which sounds better than “design center,” its English translation). Historically the brand outsourced its interior and exterior design to celebrated companies like Pininfarina, Vignale and Zagato while it focused on the engines and platforms it knew best, but ten years ago it brought on Design Chief Flavio Manzoni …