“Richard Neutra told me long ago that architecture must keep up with the times,” says David L. Davies, the owner of a taut, planar, white stucco house that Neutra designed in San Francisco.
Pierre Lahalle and Georges Levard created some of the most exotic furniture of the early Art Deco period, but only a handful of French connoisseurs were familiar with their work.
the concept behind the ribbon speaker is rather straightforward. A thin strip of conducting foil (the ribbon) is suspended between the poles of powerful magnets.
Nascar Winston Cup team owner Felix Sabates becomes the most popular person at Daytona Marina during the February week preceding the Daytona 500, when he hosts nightly dinners and cocktail parties
Pushing the Limits
Residents of La Spezia, a navy town on the western coast of northern Italy, have become accustomed to seeing daunting military vessels pass through their waters.
Before the empty moonlit highway can seduce you to sleep, your car springs into action.
Every year, manufacturers hone their machines to perform specific tasks, such as long-distance touring, all-out track racing, or casual weekend cruising, and 2004 is no exception.
To savor some of the world’s most coveted supercars, visit www.wreckedexotics.com.
Comparing the $22,500 bmw k1200lt exodus to any other motorcycle is an exercise in futility.
Once you have encountered the hopelessly fastidious Swiss, it is easy to understand why they excel at manipulating tiny metal parts.
Glistening jewels and the holidays have always gone hand in hand. This year, history and nature are the driving forces behind the most dramatic new jewelry collections.
Oddly enough, precise production schedules almost never apply to complicated watchmaking. Unanticipated technical challenges can make the work frustratingly slow.
Many credit Scottish coat makers with inventing the concept of reversible clothing in the early 1900s.
BULGARI (212.315.9000) has turned back the clock and revived the colorful, bold, and graphic designs from the jewelers’ iconic 1970s collections.
René Beyer, the 40-year-old CEO and president of Chronometrie Beyer, cannot pinpoint the year, but it was sometime during the fall of 2000 or 2001 when his late father, Theodor, asked to meet him
When jeweler Samuel Getz laid eyes on a 77-carat rough aquamarine recently, he imagined a large snowflake glistening in the sun.
Adjusting her footing while setting up her tee shot at the 297-yard 15th hole, an English tourist was startled to notice a large red drop of what appeared to be blood on the left shoulder of her w
Wine is perhaps the most ephemeral of all collectibles. A Monet can hang on a living room wall unchanged for decades, while its owner continually basks in its radiance.
“They always choose the best grapes,” remarks Ivano Reali. “Not the sweetest, not the largest, nor the juiciest—but the best grapes for making wine. They have noses for the Sangiovese.
There are no monsoons on the radar as we set out for the wilderness camp of Max Davidson.
It’s All About View
We were somewhere over the North Atlantic, halfway between New York and London, and so far our flight had been uneventful.
While moonlighting as an audio-visual consultant, Lewis Lipnick, the contrabassoonist for the National Symphony Orchestra, had designed sound systems for clients including architect Richard Meier
The style of the Greenwich, Conn., house, which was built in the 1910s, is Italianate, and that is the theme that interior designer Connie Beale ran with.
A bathroom can be a sanctuary, but it can still be dynamic," says Bruce T. Linthicum, design director/residential of Marc-Michaels Interior Design.
On Jupiter Island, light and airy are the bywords, all the better to view the Intracoastal Waterway and South Florida’s palmy vegetation.
Troy Adams of Studio Becker is best known for his fusion kitchen designs that bring together influences from the East and West.
With the introduction of Blue Ocean, we may be witnessing the emergence of a new product category.
Most furniture collections, like runway fashions, are unveiled in the spring and fall. This year, the two genres share more than seasonal schedules.