Author: Levi

Cars, Trucks

CANOO PICKUP TRUCK

Canoo has beaten the Cybertruck to market — and possibly the boxy aesthetic — with their EV pickup truck. Built on the Canoo’s modular EV platform, the pickup will have dual or rear motor configurations with up to 600 horsepower and 550 lb-ft of torque, with a range estimate of […]

Architecture, Travel

DJIBOUTI TOWERS

Once completed, the Djibouti Towers will be the tallest complex of skyscrapers in Africa. The 43-story building is comprised of three volumes, each one honoring the national symbols of the country. At the center, a slim tower is meant to resemble a spear and features a shield and star, as […]

Lodging, Travel

KEITH HARING TRIBECA LOFT

Before it was filled with luxury condominiums, the historic American Thread Building was home to a student gallery for the School of Visual Arts. While attending, artist Keith Haring created a large mural for an exhibit in 1979. Over 40 years later and the artwork remains as the centerpiece of […]

Cars, Classic Cars

ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE F1 EDITION

For the first time in over 60 years, Aston Martin is back on the Formula One grid. This is a reason to celebrate, and Aston Martin is marking the occasion with the Vantage F1 Edition. Engineers have tuned the twin-turbo V8 to make 25 more horsepower, up to 527. To […]

Lodging, Travel

VOXEL QUARANTINE CABIN

The current pandemic has inspired more people to retreat from the world. In response to this new way of life, a team of students and researchers of the Master in Advanced Ecological Buildings and Biocities of the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia’s Valldaura Labs has designed the Voxel Quarantine […]

boats, Travel

HEDONIST YACHT

Hedonism is all about pursuing the pleasures of life, and it would definitely be pleasurable to sail away aboard the Hedonist Yacht ($TBA). This 63-foot vessel screams luxury, with a solid mahogany hull, three Rolls Royce Kamewa waterjets good for a top speed of 40 knots, the latest in navigation equipment, a […]

Architecture, Lodging, Photography, Travel

GILLMAN HOUSE

Created by architectural designer Herbert W. Burns, the Gillman House was originally built in 1948. The Palm Springs home was partially demolished and sat in ruins for several years before Thomboy Properties stepped in and brought the mid-century gem back to life for Modernism Week 2020. The design was inspired […]

Furniture, Lifestyle

THE FOUR SEASONS AUCTION

Architects aren’t very happy about it, but major pieces from Philip Johnson’s landmark 1959 restaurant design are set to hit the block ahead of a major reworking. The Four Seasons Auction will include custom designs from Johnson, special-order Knoll furniture, tableware and cookware created specifically for the restaurant, and works by Mies van der […]

Lodging, Travel

SOUTHERN DUNES

By the end of 2023, phase one of the Red Sea Project is expected to be complete with Southern Dunes being one of two inland resorts. The property will consist of 40 luxury villas placed across the Saudi Arabian sands with tent-like roofs and private plunge pools. The development will […]