While new watches abound at Baselworld—the industry’s largest jewelry and watch show, which ran this year from March 27 through April 3—the collectors and retailers who attended did not necessarily have an easy time finding the next must-buy timepiece.
Founded in 2010, the Swiss accessory brand TF Est. 1968—named for the initials and birth year of the company’s founder, Freddy Tschumi—creates products that combine the aesthetics of haute horlogerie with the utility of everyday accessories.
On May 17, at the second annual Carroll Shelby Tribute and Car Show, auto fans and aficionados are invited to take part in a one-day public event honoring the iconic accomplishments of the legendary racer and carmaker Carroll Shelby.
In less than a decade, the Turin, Italy, custom car builder Studiotorino has developed an impressive stable of revamped automobiles, including ones based on vehicles from Mercedes-Benz, Maserati, and Fiat.
Pritzker-winning architect Zaha Hadid has teamed up with France’s 126-year-old crystal manufacturer Lalique—a unique juxtaposition of avant-garde and tradition—to create Crystal Architecture, a striking collection of vases in two shapes and two colors.
Ben Soleimani, whose family has been in the rug business for four generations, is continuing his collaboration with Restoration Hardware, where he is now the company’s full-time rug designer and collector.
The Swedish camera maker Hasselblad has introduced the new amateur-friendly HV DSLR, which features a 24.3-megapixel full-frame sensor, a Carl Zeiss 24-to-70 mm lens and 35 mm full-frame HD-video recording capabilities.