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 private four-acre site near Vancouver, Briti
Building a house for a client, says Michael C.F. Chan, is like making a film in which he or she will play the starring role.
It is late afternoon in Marrakech, and the Djemaa el Fna, the Place of the Dead, is jumping.
This issue features the fifth edition of the Ultimate Home Tour, and Robb Report Home & Design Editor Adele Cygelman has been directin
Upon first glimpsing Sir Richard Branson’s Kasbah Tamadot (www.virginlimite
The craftspeople at Cote France know how to keep a secret.
Canoe Bay (715.924.4594, www.canoebay.com) owner Dan Dobrowolski knows that some of
If it is not fit for a king, Venice’s recently opened Dona Palace (+39.041.2743511, ww
Ben Soleimani’s great-grandfather worked as a rug trader in Isfahan, Iran, and in 1981, his father, Mansour Soleimani, founded the House of
Italian architect Antonio Citterio, now 56, was a bachelor in 1984 when he began designing products for Arclinea, a kitchen manufacturer in
This 1920s-era Bel-Air mansion is the answer to a presidential trivia question, one involving John F.
When you extend an invitation in Palm Beach, you can only guess who’s coming to dinner.
When the owners of a Northern California winery purchased this 20,000-square-foot home in Southern California five years ago, it lacked wh
Designer Paul Vincent Wiseman recognized the potential pitfalls of creating a room that would house the mementos from the hunting expediti
Not everyone seeks instant gratification. Consider the owners of this Long Island residence.
The challenge presented to Steven Park was daunting: He had six weeks to transform a former studio apartment with a sleeping loft, which h
Working for clients who own part of the San Francisco Design Center could intimidate some designers, but Suzanne Tucker was not fazed by the
It has been said that the larger the kitchen, the less frequently it is used.
The Mercedes has bottomed out.
A visit to Ireland can be memorable more because of the people you meet than for where you go or what you see.
Stroll the cobblestoned streets of Tunis medina, the old city within Tunisia’s capital, and smiling merchants will beckon you to enter the
Most artists start small and move on to bigger things, but few have followed that career path as literally as Albert Paley has.
While you may have only one chance to make a first impression, it is also true, writes Douglas Keister, that you have but a single opportuni
Russian river valley wine producer Lynmar Winery (707.829.3374, www.lynmarwinery.com
At Providence (323.460.4170), which Michael Cimarusti opened last summer and named for the Rhode Island city where he grew up, the chef is g
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As anyone does when buying wine, Eugene Mulvihill, owner of Restaurant Latour on the grounds of his Crystal Springs resort (973.827.5996,
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New Zealand represents a fascinating collision of old and new.
Contrary to its serene setting within a sleepy agricultural valley outside San Diego, surrounded by oak, olive, and orange trees, the Euro
Cigars and clothing share a pair of fundamental truths: A product that is in fashion soon will be out, and one that is out of fashion someda
I am not a fisherman, but I do subscribe to the theory that if you find yourself in Yankee Stadium, you certainly will be a baseball fan f
As you take in the view from the elevated tee box at the par-5 11th hole of the recently opened Ritz-Carlton Members Club golf course in B
For all its expressive sound, a minute repeater still could be considered a blind purchase.
Ten years ago, opal dealer Mark Tremonti heard that an exceedingly rare black opal had been unearthed in Lightning Ridge, the remote minin
The term “American-made” holds little allure for those who have learned to regard Switzerland as the sole source of fine mechanical watche
Richard hope’s rough and rugged hands suggest that the 63-year-old Scottish textile worker spends his 10-hour days wrestling with the heav
Ballantyne and 13 other Scottish yarn spinners, weavers, and knitters—including Johnstons, Alex Begg, John Laing, William Lockie, Peter Scot
By naming the watch after the Prussian medal for outstanding artistic and scientific accomplishments, A.
Italian clothing maker Corneliani (800.222.9477, www.corneliani.com) recently obtain
For nearly two decades, Lisa Black, a New York native living in Australia, learned about tribal antiquities and oceanic art from her husband
Throughout his 25 years in the watch industry, Gérald Roden has been a huge fan of legendary watch designer Gérald Genta.
There is a story, perhaps apocryphal, about a man who picked up his new Audi A8 in Los Angeles, drove it across the country at enormous sp
The return flight from Miami to Los Angeles, populated by a predictably stereotypical and colorful cross section of travelers, seemed int
Robb Report has written about vintage planes and the people who collect, restore, maintain, and fly them on a number of occasions.
Joe Vittoria smiles as he recalls the time several years ago that his Grumman Albatross landed off the coast of Connecticut.
The latest very light jet, Embraer’s Phenom 100, might be the most attractive for passengers concerned with the space limitations of this ne
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