facebook twitter pinterest instagram You Tube

2005 Ultimate Home Tour

Driven by Genius.
Leonardo da Vinci's 500-Year-Old Fiat

A few miles from Joseph Walsh’s 19th-century-style studio in County Cork, Ireland, a forest of yew...
Like the shape of a car or the cut of a suit, the architecture of a home can be an extension of its...
Designer James Magni claims that in his 25 years as a designer, he has never seen an art collection...
Most people cannot remember the last time they set foot in their living room. Often conceived as a...
When her clients insisted on a table that would seat 24 people, interior designer Jennifer...
The only thing better than owning a brand-new custom home in Southern California is acquiring a...
Like many homeowners who want more than just big screens and great sound in their home theaters,...
At first glance, this penthouse bedroom appears to be a Park Avenue dream retreat. However, with 8,...
Despite the 3,000 square feet of glass mosaic tile that was used to cover nearly every inch of this...
The design of this Bel-Air, Calif., home gym, with its green suede walls, stainless steel columns,...
Although the idea of modern man attempting to build an ultimate cave may be rife with irony, the...
With its mountains, beaches, and wide-open spaces, Malibu attracts residents who want to be close...
When his work hours were cutting deeply into his play time, a client of Guy Dreier’s came to the...
Architecture as a practical solution exists simply to house people; its impractical purpose,...
High-end audio manufacturers sometimes gnash their teeth at the mention of Mercedes-Benz, Rolex, or...
Long before expanding from Europe into North America, SieMatic was creating kitchen designs with...
Clients of Stephen Sills and James Huniford may recognize some of the pieces in Dwellings, the...
Guests aboard orion, a new 106-passenger ship operated by Orion Expedition Cruises (+61.2.9033.8700...
Rodeos, bingo nights, and horseback rides are among the activities that prompt many families—often...
The Alex (212.867.5100, www.thealexhotel.com ), a 33-story addition to midtown Manhattan’s...
Free-associate with the word Venice, and likely responses will include gondoliers, canals, romance...
The people who designed the main entrance to La Pietra, a villa in Florence, Italy, obviously knew...
Diablo Gran Fuego One might expect a cigar named after the devil to taste radically different from...
Rusack Anacapa Santa Ynez Valley 2002 Santa Barbara County has not proven the ideal location to...
Although he gained renown for his paintings of ballet dancers, Edgar Degas demonstrated equal skill...
Most visitors to napa valley have a single priority: tasting, and lots of it. John Thoreen, also...
Run your fingers through the chocolate-colored soil of the Jones family’s Huron, Ohio, farm, and...
An early account of the life of St. Patrick records that the men of Thuath-Mumhan, or Thomond,...
Claiming more golf courses per square mile than any other place on earth, Bermuda has no need (or...
The ice skates, sticks, jerseys, and trophies on display in the pro shop at the Bear Mountain Golf...
The ceiling of dense, blue sea ice above us covers water that is a bone-chilling 28 degrees, and...
Like magistrates presiding over an inquisition, a trio of auctioneers sit high on their perches at...
Long before they unleash the beast on a track, engineers, through various mathematical equations,...
Most mornings, brothers Christoph and Georg Wellendorff walk together along the winding, tree-lined...
In 1998, designers Irina Dorofeeva and Maxim Voznessenski drew the curtain back on Jewellery...
The Swiss are confident that they make the best watches in the world, but they cannot agree on how...
When Chicago artist Gary Berger discovered Ovadafut’s fanciful men’s hosiery in a specialty store,...
Rolf Schnyder, president and CEO of Ulysse Nardin, sounds like an expectant father when he...
Powered by a 2-liter Honda engine, the Ariel Atom ( www.arielmotor.co.uk ) will accelerate from...
Spain’s Alfonso XIII had a hankering for Hispano-Suizas. The king, who reigned from the time of his...
Among the lots at Sotheby’s ( www.sothebys.com ) May 23 auction at the Ferrari facility in...
The 2006 Lexus RX 400h may be a greener version of the RX 330 SUV, but the carmaker recognizes that...
They race to few cheers before grandstands containing only a scattering of spectators—just friends...
In 1478, at the age of 26, Leonardo da Vinci drafted illustrations of a curious and ingenious...
When the FAA announced five years ago that it was planning to add more routes at higher flight...