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The Ultimate Home Tour

Gallardo Spyder: Fast times with Lamborghini's topless beauty. Plus minute repeater watches put to the test.

Entering this home, a 17,500-square-foot structure built partly over a man-made lake within a...
Building a house for a client, says Michael C.F. Chan, is like making a film in which he or she...
Photograph by Jean Cazals.
It is late afternoon in Marrakech, and the Djemaa el Fna, the Place of the Dead, is jumping. The...
This issue features the fifth edition of the Ultimate Home Tour, and Robb Report Home & Design...
Upon first glimpsing Sir Richard Branson’s Kasbah Tamadot ( www.virginlimitededition.com ), you...
The craftspeople at Cote France know how to keep a secret. In the 120 years since it invented the...
Canoe Bay (715.924.4594, www.canoebay.com ) owner Dan Dobrowolski knows that some of his guests...
If it is not fit for a king, Venice’s recently opened Dona Palace (+39.041.2743511, www.donapalace...
Ben Soleimani’s great-grandfather worked as a rug trader in Isfahan, Iran, and in 1981, his father...
Italian architect Antonio Citterio, now 56, was a bachelor in 1984 when he began designing products...
This 1920s-era Bel-Air mansion is the answer to a presidential trivia question, one involving John...
When you extend an invitation in Palm Beach, you can only guess who’s coming to dinner. “Everyone’s...
When the owners of a Northern California winery purchased this 20,000-square-foot home in Southern...
Designer Paul Vincent Wiseman recognized the potential pitfalls of creating a room that would house...
Not everyone seeks instant gratification. Consider the owners of this Long Island residence. Noel...
The challenge presented to Steven Park was daunting: He had six weeks to transform a former studio...
Working for clients who own part of the San Francisco Design Center could intimidate some designers...
It has been said that the larger the kitchen, the less frequently it is used. However, the owners...
The Mercedes has bottomed out. More speed might have propelled the vehicle over the hill on this...
A visit to Ireland can be memorable more because of the people you meet than for where you go or...
Stroll the cobblestoned streets of Tunis medina, the old city within Tunisia’s capital, and smiling...
Most artists start small and move on to bigger things, but few have followed that career path as...
The hieroglyphs decorating the lamp shades at Thomas Keller’s Per Se restaurant in New York should...
While you may have only one chance to make a first impression, it is also true, writes Douglas...
Russian river valley wine producer Lynmar Winery (707.829.3374, www.lynmarwinery.com ) has added to...
At Providence (323.460.4170), which Michael Cimarusti opened last summer and named for the Rhode...
LA AURORA 1495 Had the La Aurora 1495 cigar actually been available in 1495, Columbus never would...
As anyone does when buying wine, Eugene Mulvihill, owner of Restaurant Latour on the grounds of his...
CLOS DU VAL DUSTY BOTTLE CLUB Thanks to the depredations of Prohibition and relatively small...
Photography by Cordero Studios.
New Zealand represents a fascinating collision of old and new. This assembly of Polynesian islands...
Contrary to its serene setting within a sleepy agricultural valley outside San Diego, surrounded by...
Cigars and clothing share a pair of fundamental truths: A product that is in fashion soon will be...
I am not a fisherman, but I do subscribe to the theory that if you find yourself in Yankee Stadium...
As you take in the view from the elevated tee box at the par-5 11th hole of the recently opened...
For all its expressive sound, a minute repeater still could be considered a blind purchase. These...
Ten years ago, opal dealer Mark Tremonti heard that an exceedingly rare black opal had been...
The term “American-made” holds little allure for those who have learned to regard Switzerland as...
Richard hope’s rough and rugged hands suggest that the 63-year-old Scottish textile worker spends...
Ballantyne and 13 other Scottish yarn spinners, weavers, and knitters—including Johnstons, Alex...
By naming the watch after the Prussian medal for outstanding artistic and scientific...
Italian clothing maker Corneliani (800.222.9477, www.corneliani.com ) recently obtained a small...
For nearly two decades, Lisa Black, a New York native living in Australia, learned about tribal...
Throughout his 25 years in the watch industry, Gérald Roden has been a huge fan of legendary watch...
There is a story, perhaps apocryphal, about a man who picked up his new Audi A8 in Los Angeles,...
The return flight from Miami to Los Angeles, populated by a predictably stereotypical and colorful...
Robb Report has written about vintage planes and the people who collect, restore, maintain, and fly...
Joe Vittoria smiles as he recalls the time several years ago that his Grumman Albatross landed off...
The latest very light jet, Embraer’s Phenom 100, might be the most attractive for passengers...
Crash Leads to Grounding of Mallards The Vintage-Grumman community suffered a very public tragedy...