Great Wide Open

Expansive estates in Bali, Italy, the American Northwest, and beyond.

1 } LACROIX The maker of winter-sports equipment and accessories has crafted a special-edition set...
On November 9, RH Contemporary Art (855.807.1100, www.rhcontemporaryart.com ) will unveil a six-...
BROOKLYN, N.Y. Thaddeus Wolfe This 16-inch-tall Facet Assemblage hanging lamp ($7,500) by Thaddeus...
1} L’Objet A rim of gleaming 24-karat gold encircles this festive platter ($550), which is made of...
A South African city with ambitious designs
A vacation villa in southeastern Italy’s Salentina Peninsula, the “heel” of the country, now offers...
A highly refined residence in Indonesia takes center stage on the site of a former artist’s studio.
Boundless creativity is the secret of this unconventionally styled mountain home in the American...
Occupying the entire top floor of the eight-story Regina Hotel Baglioni, the new 6,028-square-foot...
There are ski houses, and then there is Chalet Zermatt Peak. From its mountainside perch, the...
Imposing yet graceful, Checkmate is a bona fide drama queen. The 145-foot Benetti yacht projects an...
Set within the Waterberg region, overlooking the lush Palala Valley, the 12,000-acre Leobo Private...
Families and weekend warriors looking for upscale mountain homes may find nirvana in this High...
Pottery-making techniques have evolved since 2500 BC, when Indonesians are known to have begun...
At Montage Deer Valley, buyers can opt for fully furnished condominiums or choose from designer...
With its pristine beaches, rambling wine country, and flat-topped Table Mountain, South Africa’s...

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The Top Concept Cars of 2013

The past year was a robust one for new and exciting concept vehicles, fueled by strong showings at trade events such as the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, where Mercedes-Benz touted its AMG Vision Gran Turismo concept (shown above). Other German manufacturers, including BMW and Audi, put their best and brightest to work on concept vehicles, but it was the designers and engineers at Lamborghini who put forth perhaps the most attention-grabbing notion, the menacing Egoista, which indeed provides an enticing glimpse into the realm of automotive possibilities. What follows are some of the concept cars unveiled in 2013 that most piqued our interest and raised our hopes that the brands behind them will push these cars beyond concepts and into fruition.