14 World-class automobiles compete: Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Cadillac, Corvette, Ferrari, Fisker, Lexus, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Range Rover, Spyker and Vider chase the title.
The quest for fire takes a sophisticated turn with this month’s debut of Luminesse Sculptures, a new collection of oil lamps from Los Angele
In her previous career designing gardens within buildings, Pamela Worley often employed iron sculpture.
When in 2000 the BBC presented a retrospective of items that have become symbolic of 20th-century design, it included the Coca-Cola bottle,
At Paris’ Hôtel de Crillon (+184.108.40.206.01, www.crillon.com), the elephant in the
The challenging terrain at Aspen Highlands (800.525.6200, www.aspensnowmass.com
When the winter olympics begin this month in Turin, the world will discover what Italians long have known about this industrial hub: Turin
Designing a metal pipe that does not burn a smoker’s hand may not be as challenging as making a 16-cylinder engine that generates 987 hp,
With Alto (212.308.1099, www.altorestaurant.com), his new 80-seat restaurant in
Cambria 2002 Pinot Noir Clone 23, clone 115, and clone 667
The latest creation from Xikar (888.266.1193, www.xikar.com) would seem equally at home
Farmer lee jones prides himself on being ahead of dining trends.
War is often acknowledged as the shaper of destinies, but seldom as the shaper of wines.
Spring on the savannas of southern Africa arrives with an aromatic flourish, thanks to the bold tropical-floral scent of the fruit of the
The way a stonecarver holds his chisel can reveal much about his skills and his training, and in the case of Walter Arnold, his grip earned
Tonight’s party in the atrium of New York’s Solomon R.
The Michelin Guide’s publishers are notorious for refusing to specify the criteria they use for granting a restaurant their highest, three-s
To prepare his body for the stress of ascending Mexico’s Orizaba (18,700 feet) and Iztaccihuatl (17,340 feet) volcanoes in a five-day span l
With a boast from one of the soon-to-be partners, Joe Janciuras and Fred Balling began their foray into the replica reel business.
Churchill, Manitoba, has been called “a town built in the wrong place,” not because it is located 700 miles from its gateway city, Winnipe
The Monaco Groom Center from Parisian manufacturer Hommage (817.229.0300, www.hommage.com
Selecting a fragrance is a personal exercise, and no scent could be more personal than one custom-made from scratch.
Italian jeweler Paolo Piovan’s diamond pavé snake bracelet sinuously wraps around the wearer’s wrist before culminating at a large ruby head
When David Chu sold his Nautica clothing brand in 2003 to VF Corp.
Nearly a decade ago, fourth-generation jeweler Walter McTeigue resigned his position as Harry Winston’s buyer for diamonds, gemstones, and e
Few assignments are as enviable as the one that requires some of our staff members to join a select group of readers and spend a couple of
His tastes were sophisticated, his manners refined, his appearance elegant.
The rapture’s menacing appearance is no accident: Paul Yang and Larry Nagel of Dreamcraft Studios wanted to evoke a futuristic war machine
Wine is art in a glass,” William Curtis, CEO of Robb Report’s parent company, CurtCo Media, posited to our Car of the Year coterie during
The V8 Vantage upends the notion that an automaker’s most expensive vehicle is its most desirable.
First things first: The Spyker C8 Spyder received my vote for 2006 Car of the Year.
Patterned after m-wearing BMWs and AMG-badged Mercedes-Benz cars, V-Series Cadillacs pack more performance than the average Caddy.
Jim Abramshas started several successful businesses, including VenVest, a venture capital company in Sarasota, Fla.
Part megayacht, part missile, the Pershing 90 (www.pershing-yacht.com), a scale
The Hondajet offers everything you would want in a business jet—speed, fuel efficiency, and a comfortable cabin—but you can’t have the airpl
A navy seals tour of duty or a Greenpeace crusade would present the opportunity to experience the capabilities of a rigid inflatable boat,
It was perhaps worth the reader’s while to pause at the threshold of so much automotive wit and wisdom to weigh