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.
It is late afternoon in Marrakech, and the Djemaa el Fna, the Place of the Dead, is jumping.
Building a house for a client, says Michael C.F. Chan, is like making a film in which he or she will play the starring role.
Entering this home, a 17,500-square-foot structure built partly over a man-made lake within a private four-acre site near Vancouver, British Columbia, is a religious experience of sorts.
The Bonneville stands as a symbol of the greatness that would have been lost if Triumph Motorcycles had succumbed forever to the debacle it suffered in the 1970s.
The year 1980 was an extraordinary, historic, and humbling annus horribilis for Bentley. The company did not sell a single car in North America.
It is best, you decide, to look at this car slowly and alone and in a mood set by the soft half-light of a Sicilian courtyard.
En route from Málaga to Marbella along the scenic expressway in southern Spain, I search in vain for a flight attendant call button.