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During my annual pilgrimage to the Grimoldi store in Milan’s Piazza Duomo last fall, I noticed that...
Craig Caplan did not want to cut down royal palm and rare black palm trees to embellish his limited...
Behind the dusty windows of a tiny storefront, Allen Trepel and his son Keith hover over Paul...
I stood on the first tee and swished my club back and forth. Instead of the latest high-tech driver...
This is a good time to be an ambitious home cook. Twenty years ago, a gas cooktop with four...
If it seems too much of a stretch to consider the workhorse vacuum cleaner as an art object, a walk...
“I learned from looking back,” says Robert Kuo. He is speaking of his immediate ancestors, in...
If the marine world is the least explored region of our planet, then underwater caves represent...
In a few minutes a Czech-built L-39 Albatross, a jet fighter trainer with a bright red star on its...
The sky’s the limit for most homeowners building a media room. For Anthony von Elbe, a truss was...
“Strength” is a word that comes up often in conversation with Manhattan interior designer Charles...
The Cruising Club of America, one of the world’s most exclusive yacht clubs, has no trophy room, no...
In 1478, at the age of 26, Leonardo da Vinci drafted illustrations of a curious and ingenious...
They race to few cheers before grandstands containing only a scattering of spectators—just friends...
The patriarch is moving out, community assets have been divided, and it is all over but the garage...
One of the more poignant moments in American cinema occurs in the 1987 classic Tin Men, when...
Formula One fans are used to seeing Michael Schumacher, Ferrari’s championship driver, zooming...
Rolf Schnyder, president and CEO of Ulysse Nardin, sounds like an expectant father when he...
The Swiss are confident that they make the best watches in the world, but they cannot agree on how...
Most mornings, brothers Christoph and Georg Wellendorff walk together along the winding, tree-lined...
Laura Munder’s jewelry offers a glimpse of her life and loves. Her 18-karat gold Wave necklace set...
A complicated watch movement—its intricate mechanisms engaged in the rhythmic tracking of time—is...
Like magistrates presiding over an inquisition, a trio of auctioneers sit high on their perches at...
Tim Blixseth stares down from a rocky ledge to a picture-perfect fairway as he describes how he...
When Nike designed its first line of golf clubs—drivers, irons, and wedges—it did so with Tiger...
On a single visit to Copia: The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts in Napa, Calif., it’s...
Statuesque wineglasses in wheel-cut crystal on a hand-wrought silver tray (left), a towering...
You will need plenty of bravado for your cigar-rolling lesson at Graycliff Hotel’s cigar factory in...
Digital cameras are about the size of a wallet and are just as easy to operate. Preview screens...
The people who designed the main entrance to La Pietra, a villa in Florence, Italy, obviously knew...

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