Lanvin has been acquired by Chinese conglomerate Fosun. The Shanghai-based group, which also owns resort chain ClubMed, beat Qatari investment fund Mayhoola, the owner of Valentino, in a bidding war for France’s oldest surviving couture label.
Brody is to leave his position as dean of the School of Communication on 1 September 2018, bringing to an end his seven-year tenure in the role.
The luxury group is to sell its 50 per cent share in Stella McCartney back to the brand's eponymous founder, signalling the end of a 17-year partnership.
The architect behind the iconic Sheffield housing estate Park Hill has passed away peacefully, aged 92.
The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) in London has published the extended events programme for its 250th anniversary year, which will include an inaugural lecture by Sir David Chipperfield and Architecture Awards Week.
The dRMM-renovated Hastings Pier, which won the practice the 2017 RIBA Stirling Prize, is up for sale as the charity established to fund the project has folded.
The British designer Tom Dixon will not present work during Milan's Salone del Mobile for the first time in 15 years, Dezeen reports.
The Cuban performance artist will create Tate Modern's 2018 Turbine Hall commission, which is scheduled to open in October 2018.
The British designer, stylist, and art director Judy Blame has died at the age of 58, Vogue UK reports.
The Swedish furniture retailer has joined forces with Big Clean Switch, a campaign which urges households to use a collective switch scheme to secure cheaper green power.
The Louise Catherine barge, fitted out by Le Corbusier in 1929 to serve as a homeless shelter for the Salvation Army, has sunk during flooding of the river Seine in Paris.
Spyscape, a new interactive museum in New York devoted to the history of espionage, opened this weekend. British-Ghanaian architect David Adjaye has designed the museum, which invites visitors to imagine that they were undercover agents.