Kusmi Tea

Next time you fancy a good, strong cup of tea, check out Kusmi Tea’s addictive collection. Founded in St Petersburg, Russia, the famous teahouse has been churning out celebrated Russian teas for more than 140 years. Now headquartered in Paris, its Eastern roots remain with Russian blends of black teas boasting names like Prince Vladimir and Anastasia. Whether you go for the green, black, red, …

Invasion: evasion by Baibakov Art Projects

Located in a former chocolate factory overlooking the Moscow River, Baibakov Art Projects is a group of fifteen Russian artists who have been selected to work in the 2,800-square-meter site and have been given complete freedom to create art without the constrictions of overbearing curatorial control. The not-for-profit exhibition, "Invasion: evasion," was launched with the hopes of placing Russia more firmly on the global art …

Foster + Partners Eco Tower

Foster + Partners have clearly been busy on the large-scale eco front with another offering in the Russian city of Khanty Mansyisk. This 280-meter tall tower is built like a cut diamond to maximize daylight through the winter months by the refraction of light. Of the project, the architecture firm says, "this mixed-use scheme will create an elegant and crystalline landmark, providing crucial new amenities …