New & Noteworthy

1} VONDOM Designer Karim Rashid’s Sloo chairs for Vondom are composed of polyethylene and come in 10 colors, among them black and white, orange, green, and pink. From $375. +34.962.398.486, www...
Mid-20th-century designers had a field day with the humble chair. George Nelson transformed it into a sleek triangle on slim metal legs; Verner Panton streamlined it into a heart-shaped silhouette on...
Le Marche, Italy Most visitors to central Italy stay in Tuscany and Umbria, but those who prefer the road less traveled may find Le Marche more to their liking. Near the hill town of Treia, Le Marche...
Finely decorated vintage movements attracted a small group of enthusiasts to the tiny watch manufacturer Dubey & Schaldenbrand during the 1990s and early 2000s. Dipping into the hoard she...
The Regent Bali opened in June in the Sanur District on the southeast coast of the island. The beachfront property has 112 rooms and suites designed in the spirit and style of the local surroundings...
Open Wide The Brazilian architect Arthur Casas has designed several homes at São Paulo’s Baleia Beach before, but never with such limitations. Presented with a narrow strip of land and clients who...
Louis Moinet ’s Derrick Tourbillon, a limited edition of 12 watches ($280,000), seems expressly designed for a specific customer who owes his fortune to the blessings of petroleum. The automaton on...
Vacheron Constantin has reimagined its classic men’s Overseas sport watch in a sparkling women’s version set with more than 600 diamonds at a total weight of 2.5 carats. The water-resistant Overseas...
A New York cycling aficionado has introduced to the United States a handmade Italian bicycle that fuses the classic urban roadster with a high-performance racing bike. “A bicycle can be the best tool...
A New York cycling aficionado has introduced to the United States a handmade Italian bicycle that fuses the classic urban roadster with a high-performance racing bike. “A bicycle can be the best tool...
A luxury camp situated on 60 acres of private land along the Luangwa River, Chinzombo has opened this month in Zambia. Designed to create an elegant and comfortable space with minimal impact on its...
For nearly 40 years, Long Island native Jeffrey Collé has been designing and building some of the most beautiful homes in the Hamptons. Just in time for summer, his latest project, David’s Lane, is...
When Fairmont Hotels & Resorts transformed El Corazon de Santa Fe into one of its Heritage Place properties last year, updates to the development, which had opened in 2006, included new decor, an...
Hotel Villa Rosa will open next month in Nairobi, Kenya, on Chimoro Road in the heart of the city’s commercial center. Designed as a fusion of pan-African and European styles, the 200-room hotel...
Earlier this month, after more than two years of construction and ahead of schedule, Heesen delivered the 213-foot yacht Galactica Star (formerly known as Project Omnia), the Dutch shipyard’s largest...
Billed as a state-of-the-art urban country club, Golf & Body NYC is a groundbreaking facility that offers golf aficionados a year-round, all-weather place to play. “I used to have to relearn golf...
Part rock ’n’ roll, part fine furniture, the new Embassy Wing Chair is a collaboration between the fashion designer Logan Riese and the Los Angeles–based furnishings company Phyllis Morris , in honor...
Last month the Manhattan-based company Bespoke Global—which pairs its clients with accomplished designers and other highly skilled craftspeople for the development of custom furnishings—began working...
Following a two-year renovation, the Hotel d’Angleterre in Copenhagen, Denmark, has reopened. While the nearly 260-year-old hotel’s ornate architecture remains, its original 123 rooms have been...
Miele’s Combi-Steam oven ($3,695) combines steam and convection in one device, as the company’s previous models have done, but it comes with a 40 percent larger interior, to cook more food. The new...
As a follow-up to the white Moxie showerhead that Kohler debuted last November, the appliances brand has made the musical device available in new colors and finishes: chartreuse, retro blue, navy...
Stately is a word usually associated with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars , but in the case of the new Wraith, another S word— stunning —seems far more appropriate. Based on a shortened Ghost platform, the...
One of the challenges of owning a high-performance vehicle is finding places that allow you to test the car’s limits on the road. Racetracks offer safe environments where you can open the throttle...
Take a gander at the 2013 BMW 640i Gran Coupe equipped with white-and-brown leather interior as part of the German automaker’s Individual program.
Let’s get this straight: The CXC Motion Pro II is not some video game on steroids. Rather, this full-motion simulator was built specifically as a trainer for professional racers, according to Chris...
Following a two-year restoration, Prince de Galles , a Luxury Collection Hotel, reopens this month with stylish new decor featuring art-deco-style furnishings, Saint Laurent marble floors, and bronze...
Long Island Distillery is a craft spirits producer surrounded by 5,000 acres at the western end of Long Island’s North Fork wine trail, not far from the Hamptons. This month it will release its first...
In 2009, as part of the annual Ultimate Gift Guide, Robb Report debuted a concept home cinema from the theater designer extraordinaire Theo Kalomirakis in collaboration with the commercial movie-...
Bedarra Island reopened this month on a private island off the Great Barrier Reef in North Queensland, Australia. It had been ravaged by Cyclone Yasi in 2011. The sustainable island resort is located...
It was just four years ago that Aston Martin introduced the Rapide, and already the British automaker is back with a new and improved version of this sporty four-door. The new model, called the...

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