New & Noteworthy

Just north of Tahiti, a new luxury resort talent has arrived: Discover the Brando.
Founded by the car collectors Peter and Merle Mullin, Southern California’s Mullin Automotive Museum is dedicated to the preservation and appreciation of French art deco automobiles and artwork.
The AK240 is the new flagship model from Astell&Kern, which since 2012 has been making pocket-sized portable players capable of reproducing high-resolution music. The company is a subsidiary of...
Perched high above the tourist-filled beaches of Phuket, the new Point Yamu by Como is a serene getaway on Thailand’s biggest and busiest island. The 106-room resort from the Singapore-based Como...
S.T. Dupont Orient-Express Limited Edition Diamond Collection. Linking a legendary train to its literary legacy. The 1883 debut of the Orient-Express rail line, which linked Paris to Istanbul for...
Personal Aircraft Beechcraft Bonanza G36 The piston-powered single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza G36 (316.676.3100, www​.beech​craft​.com ), which was introduced in 2006, is the latest variant of a model...
Perched high above the tourist-filled beaches of Phuket, the new Point Yamu by Como is a serene getaway on Thailand’s biggest and busiest island. The 106-room resort from the Singapore-based Como...
The piston-powered single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza G36 (316.676.3100, www​.beech​craft​.com), which was introduced in 2006, is the latest variant of a model that has been in production since 1947.
Positioned at the top of the company’s line of piston-powered single-engine aircraft is the turbocharged Cirrus SR22T (800.279.4322, www​.cirrus​aircraft​.com).
Apressurized cabin, six seats, and a full-size air-stair door are unusual features for a piston-powered single-engine aircraft, but they are part of the package with the Piper Mirage (772.567.4361,...
The 1883 debut of the Orient-Express rail line, which linked Paris to Istanbul for nearly a century, gave western Europeans unprecedented access to then-mysterious locales.
The Graf von Faber-Castell Pen of the Year 2014 Special Edition (+49.911.9965.0, www​.graf-von-faber-castell​.com) is the 11th entry in the German pen maker’s annual collection of writing instruments...
Last year, Montegrappa celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi with a writing instrument that pays tribute to one of his most celebrated operas, Rigoletto.
Founded in Fort Madison, Iowa, in 1913, the writing-instruments manufacturer Sheaffer rapidly became one of the world’s largest pen producers thanks to the popularity of its fountain pens’...
The AK240 is the new flagship model from Astell&Kern, which since 2012 has been making pocket-sized portable players capable of reproducing high-resolution music. The company is a subsidiary of...
On June 10, Sotheby’s New York will bring an impressive selection of timepieces to the auction block in for its Important Watches Including the Titanium Collection sale.
Whether your lifelong desire is heli-skiing in the Canadian Rockies, gazing at the aurora borealis in Iceland, or going on a safari in South Africa, the experts at Black Tomato can help make such...
The Bentley Hybrid Concept took center stage at this year’s Beijing auto show...
Though the watches of DeWitt’s Twenty-8-Eight collection have featured their fair share of avant-garde design elements, the new Twenty-8-Eight Full Moon may be its most unconventional design yet.
Known for his signature method of reverse carving, or intaglio carving—which creates captivating miniature scenes within a gemstone—the Istanbul-based jewelry artist Sevan Bıçakçı has unveiled his...
This summer, Hotel Arts Barcelona will celebrate its 20th anniversary with an ambitious tapas feast prepared by 22 of Spain’s most acclaimed chefs, who have earned at their respective restaurants a...
Patients who come to Johns Hopkins for epilepsy surgery sometimes require a prequel to their treatment: a multiday stint in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit.
Next month, Azimut Yachts will launch its latest flybridge model, the Azimut 50, which it will begin displaying at boat shows this fall.
The Tuscan resort Castello di Casole has partnered with the Farmhouse Inn, in California’s Sonoma County, to create a new five-day culinary experience at the Italian resort—a former castle located...
While carbon fiber is perhaps best known for its applications in the automotive and aerospace industries, new uses for the exceptionally sturdy but lightweight material have increased in recent years.
A Supreme Court ruling on whether genes can be patented did not give crystal clear answers.
The InterContinental London Park Lane hotel has partnered with the historic London Luxury Quarter for Made in Mayfair, an all-new package that pairs a stay in the hotel’s Luxury Suite with a special...
The new Patek Philippe Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph is the first watch in the company’s 38-year-old Nautilus collection to include both GMT and chronograph functionality.
From June 19 through 21, Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions will come back to Newport Beach, Calif., for a second year in a row, with a car show and auction featuring more than 400...
The Dutch shipbuilder Feadship, which has roots dating back 165 years, recently launched Como, a 152-foot superyacht that, at the request of its New Zealander owner, was designed with a special focus...

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