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In 18th-century Europe, stylish aristocrats taught their pet canaries to sing tunes with a device...
There are conservative engravers, and there are crazy engravers like me who try to find the edge of...
Taking a seat at the bench in the workshop of Bunter SA, one of the watch industry’s most renowned...
For those who like to track discrete historical patterns, the last few years in watchmaking have...
After a top-to-bottom reorganization, Arnold & Son has explosively relaunched a range of new...
Those who have purchased Arceau Le Temps Suspendu ($19,400), Hermès’ eccentric time-stopping watch...
If you look at the hand-painted scene on the dial of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Master Grand Tourbillon...
If you had lived in the Swiss town of Les Bois in the year 1900, you or your neighbors would...
Photo by Cécil Mathieu
THE GIFT A five-piece collection of three furnishings and two light fixtures, designed exclusively...
For soccer fans, the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil will undoubtedly be the sporting event of the year...
Photo by De Agostini/Getty Images
Not all gifts are appreciated. Such was the case with the surprise that Galeazzo Maria Sforza, the...
Photo by Blair Getz Mezibov; Styling by Christopher Campbell
These are glorious days for the suit. The boxy, floppy jackets and loose, pleated trousers of...
Illustration by Bruce Morser
By the time she was 19, Maria Sharapova had won her first of four Grand Slam singles titles and was...
Photo by Isabella Ginanneschi
The grounds include a loggia (right) and a Zen garden (below). “We love the simple beauty of Japan...
Sections of the original artist studio’s brick walls serve as textural accents in the master suite...
Photo by Isabella Ginanneschi
Outside, a separate tree house supported by woody plants and sturdy pylons serves as guest quarters...
Photo by Isabella Ginanneschi
The homeowners frequently entertain, so the house “had to be inviting,” says Dernoncourt, who opted...
Photo by Isabella Ginanneschi
The site’s original structure—a two-story brick building flanked by single-story wings—needed...
Photo by Isabella Ginanneschi
Damien Dernoncourt’s recently completed second home exemplifies his way of thinking. “You can make...
Skunk Baxter is best known as a guitarist for the 1970s-era rock groups the Doobie Brothers and...

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