New & Noteworthy

This year’s American International Fine Art Fair in Palm Beach, Florida, will feature more than 30 new exhibitors, providing a lineup that will surpass 80 exhibitors. The fair, which helps kick off...
For many years, Christensen has made its name on custom-series motoryachts that share the same hull and propulsion systems. But the Washington-based shipyard has really excelled at incorporating the...
Consumer electronic gadgets have proved the popularity of an intuitive touch screen interface, and now that experience is available in Garmin’s G3000 system for light jets and turbo-props. Clunky...
Irish artist John Gerrard’s work often deals with the impact of human consumption on our environment, as in the agri-industrial landscapes he unveiled at the Venice Biennale in June 2009. So he was...
Vertu’s first flip phone, the Constellation Ayxta ($6,500-$8,600), was created to be the jetsetter’s essential travel companion. In addition to Vertu’s Concierge and Select services, the...
Known for elaborate timepieces that exude classical elegance and technical mastery, Daniel Roth added its first sport watch: Endurer ($14,300). While making a dramatic design departure from Roth’s...
It is nearly impossible to classify a two-seat, three-wheel vehicle with no doors and a motorcycle engine, but there is a name for it: the T-Rex . Campagna Motors, a boutique auto/bike builder based...
A small fishing community just outside of Los Cabos, Mexico, is vying to become the next great getaway. La Capilla, located on the east cape of the Baja Peninsula, is a private resort community near...
New York City restaurateur Danny Meyer is celebrated for his successful dining venues Union Square Cafe and 11 Madison Park, as well as the expansion of his quality-driven, mod take on fast food, the...
Designer Federica Rettore turned to zebu horn, which comes from the zebu ox, to create her newest collection of striking designs. She combines the shiny black horn with gold, treated steel, and...
Yuneec International, a British company working in China, introduced the E430, the prototype of an electric aircraft that it plans to mass-produce for the global market. The appeal of the little two-...
With ski season underway, we have uncovered a selection of innovative new accessories that might just enhance your athletic prowess on the slopes. Tumi’s Snow Collection Black ballistic nylon became...
After 18 years and more than 25,000 cars on the road, the Dodge Viper is on the brink of extinction. 2010 will be the final model year for this ultra-potent muscle car, but it is not going away...
Thirty years after its debut, Piaget’s Polo collection has undergone another face-lift. With a refreshed and updated outlook, the Polo FortyFive (named for its upsized 45mm dimension) delivers...
Since 2002, the Los Angeles-based SylvanSF has employed painstaking craftsmanship, high-quality base materials, and precious veneers (parchment, lacquers, exotic woods, shagreen) to produce exquisite...
Expedition yachts, by definition, have always been about utility rather than style. They are designed to travel in rough seas, cross long distances, and shelter their owners for weeks at a time. In...
Contrast a leisurely jaunt from Paris to Monte Carlo in a modern supercar with the challenges faced in 1951 by Alberto Ascari and Luigi Villoresi while piloting their Ferrari at top speed in the...
Were off-roading enthusiasts to create a Hall of Fame for rugged vehicles, they would surely make the World War II Jeep a first-round inductee. This abiding symbol of U.S. Army mobility did...
Germán González, the longtime master distiller of the cult-favorite Chinaco tequila, has branched out to launch his own tequila brand. Called Tequila Uno (t1), it debuted in North America in November...
Balcones del Atlántico are taking great care to ensure that this resort community, located in the former fishing village of Las Terrenas, remains faithful to its environs inside and out. The group...
Wolf Cinema builds video projectors exclusively for high-end custom home theaters. The $85,000 DCX-1000i occupies the middle position in the company’s line of three projectors. Its 1,000-watt xenon...
This spring, famed chef Daniel Boulud will take his cuisine from New York--where he has lived and created a gastronomic name for himself since 1982--across the pond to London and open Bar Boulud,...
As Infiniti’s most popular model line, the G Series has always been chasing the BMW 3 Series—from sales numbers to performance figures. In fact, when BMW announced that it was building a retractable...
“Hang onto your breakfast,” Les Betchner, the driver/instructor, shouts as the 13-passenger Chevrolet Club approaches the first big turn on the 1.6-mile Bondurant Road Course in Phoenix, forcing a...
Powerful naked bikes have nearly become a two-wheeled cliché, but Aprilia’s Tuono 1000R Factory offers a visually arresting departure from the crowd. From its gold-tone frame to its insectoid...
Fresh out of an extensive, two-year refit at Australia’s Azzura Marine, the 105-foot CMN Necker Belle signed on with the Burgess charter fleet. Originally launched as Lady Barbaretta in 2003, the...
Helicopters may be perceived as a noisy and expensive way to travel, but they can go places that jets can’t--into the hearts of major cities, the tops of mountains, big backyards, and anywhere they...
The Hotel de Charme Les Airelles in Courchevel, France, unveils its latest escape from the cold this winter: a nine-bedroom, five-floor private chalet, located less than 20 feet from the Bellecôte...
When Porsche Design Group set out to introduce a signature sports collection in collaboration with Adidas three years ago, the goal was to build a premium clothing and accessories line with the...
If sales numbers are anything to go by, it is impossible to ignore the popularity of the compact SUV. In fact, nearly every carmaker in the world has something to offer in this growing vehicle...

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