Author: Levi

Architecture, Home

OCEAN BUILDERS SEAPOD

About 71% of the Earth’s surface is water. Ocean Builders aims to take advantage of that unused real estate with its SeaPod. The Panama-based company has designed a floating home that borrows from Icebergs for buoyancy. Each circular volume is mounted on 1,688 cubic feet of air-filled steel tubes, pushing […]

Architecture, Homes

LOGAN PAVILION

CLB Architects Design Principal Eric Logan gives his family home in Wyoming a modern refresh. The dwelling was originally built in 1997, taking just four months to complete. Borrowing from the hay sheds that dot the regions, it adopts a gabled silhouette with an oversized roof that extends over a […]

Cars, Classic Cars

1991 JAGUAR XJR-15 COUPE

Jaguar returned to the winner’s circle of Le Mans in 1988 and again in 1990 with the XJR-9. Designer Tom Walkinshaw convinced Jaguar management that demand for a road-going version was strong, and plans were started to build 50 XJR-15s for the public. Power came from a mid-mounted 5.3-liter V12, […]

Architecture, Homes, Real Estate

ROBERTO LANE HOUSE

An automotive-inspired mansion in the hills of Bel-Air is now on the market. The Roberto Lane House features a stacked box exterior with sleek supercar-like lines and an abundance of glazing. A 16-foot cantilever on the home’s upper level makes for a dramatic entrance to the home, where open living […]

Outdoors, Trucks

WOLF RIGS PATTON HUMMER CAMPER

The original Hummer H1’s military origins makes it a great platform for the an overlander. Wolf Rigs, based in Colorado, has coverted the H1 into the Patton, a go-anywhere camper with a living area that is anything but military-style spartan. The Patton fits a queen-size bed, a fully-equipped kitchenette, and […]

Architecture, Hotels, Travel

ACE HOTEL TORONTO

Located in the Garment District, Ace Hotel Toronto marks the brand’s first Canadian outpost. The downtown venue was built from the group up using a design by Shim-Sutcliffe Architects. As guests enter the red brick exterior, they’re greeted by a series of monolithic concrete arches and a suspended lobby serving […]

Cars, Classic Cars

1977 PONTIAC FIREBIRD TRANS AM SE

Dig out your mullet and think up a good CB handle, because Mecum has a pristine 1977 Pontiac Firebird Screaming Chicken about to cross the auction block. Riding the success of Smokey and the Bandit, the 1977 Trans Am SE would be the most popular of the SE models, with Starlight […]

Architecture, Homes, Travel

THE GODFATHER MANSION

Airbnb is opening the doors to the Corleone family home. During the month of August, fans can spend the end of summer in Vito Corleone’s iconic Staten Island mansion, famously featured in the opening scene of Francis Ford Coppola’s 1972 film The Godfather. The home is available for one 30-day stay […]

boats

SANLORENZO SP110 YACHT

Sanlorenzo introduces its Smart Performance model with the SP110. The 108-foot yacht is designed for efficiency with a unique hull design combined with a water jet propulsion system rather than propellers, offering a max speed of 40 knots, and solar panels power the boat. On board, the bow is a […]

Cars, Classic Cars

1972 PORSCHE 911 S 2.4 TARGA

Porsche Design is celebrating its 50th anniversary in a big way — by auctioning off a one-of-a-kind 1972 911 S 2.4 Targa restored by Porsche Classic. A collaboration between the two Porsche divisions, the 911 Targa comes in black with special Porsche Design graphics, embossed Porsche Design elements, and a […]