“On the gas! On the gas! On the gas!” my guide repeated as I shot up the side of a sand dune in a Porsche Cayenne Turbo S.
The Spyker C8 Laviolette is not a car for those who prefer to maintain a low profile: It leaves you no choice but to make a grand entrance, regardless of whether you are arriving at or departing f
“What brings people to Mallorca this time of year?” I asked the concierge at Son Julia (www.sonjulia.com), a restored and resplendent 24-room
Jewelry designer Renee Lewis offers a simple explanation for why she appoints her elaborate designs with only antique diamonds, most of which were cut prior to the invention of the light bulb.
“Let’s say you’re on Wall Street and you have a helicopter,” says Eric Bergstol, pausing for a moment to let this notion sink in.
I had just settled onto a red leather couch in the Royal Canadian Pacific’s Mount Stephen lounge car when I had a change of heart.
The new Sands Macao may be the world’s most profitable casino, but the downtown operation is only an ante in the high-stakes Chinese gaming market for the Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Few companies have weathered the changes in the consumer electronics industry as well as British manufacturer Meridian Audio.
Joe Vittoria smiles as he recalls the time several years ago that his Grumman Albatross landed off the coast of Connecticut.
The return flight from Miami to Los Angeles, populated by a predictably stereotypical and colorful cross section of travelers, seemed interminable.
Richard hope’s rough and rugged hands suggest that the 63-year-old Scottish textile worker spends his 10-hour days wrestling with the heaviest machinery.
The term “American-made” holds little allure for those who have learned to regard Switzerland as the sole source of fine mechanical watches.
Ten years ago, opal dealer Mark Tremonti heard that an exceedingly rare black opal had been unearthed in Lightning Ridge, the remote mining region in the Australian Outback.
For all its expressive sound, a minute repeater still could be considered a blind purchase.
As you take in the view from the elevated tee box at the par-5 11th hole of the recently opened Ritz-Carlton Members Club golf course in Bradenton, Fla., it is difficult to imagine that rows of cr
I am not a fisherman, but I do subscribe to the theory that if you find yourself in Yankee Stadium, you certainly will be a baseball fan for at least that afternoon or evening.
New Zealand represents a fascinating collision of old and new.
The hieroglyphs decorating the lamp shades at Thomas Keller’s Per Se restaurant in New York should seem familiar: Those same symbols are the ones that adorn the tags inside your clothes and descri
Most artists start small and move on to bigger things, but few have followed that career path as literally as Albert Paley has.
The Mercedes has bottomed out.
It has been said that the larger the kitchen, the less frequently it is used. However, the owners of this contemporary home in Los Angeles do not subscribe to that theory.
The challenge presented to Steven Park was daunting: He had six weeks to transform a former studio apartment with a sleeping loft, which had been stripped to its brick walls and cement floors, int
Not everyone seeks instant gratification. Consider the owners of this Long Island residence.
Designer Paul Vincent Wiseman recognized the potential pitfalls of creating a room that would house the mementos from the hunting expeditions of the husband and wife who own this formal estate nea
When the owners of a Northern California winery purchased this 20,000-square-foot home in Southern California five years ago, it lacked what is for this particular couple an essential feature: a w
When you extend an invitation in Palm Beach, you can only guess who’s coming to dinner.
This 1920s-era Bel-Air mansion is the answer to a presidential trivia question, one involving John F. Kennedy and where and with whom he spent a night.
The craftspeople at Cote France know how to keep a secret.
This issue features the fifth edition of the Ultimate Home Tour, and Robb Report Home & Design Editor Adele Cygelman has been directing the processfrom the beginning.