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Lifestyle, Watches

MING 20.11 MOSAIC WATCH

Ming has introduced its latest flagship watch, the 20.11 Mosaic. Enclosed by a 41 mm grade 5 titanium case, its intricate dial is made from three layers of sapphire crystal featuring a pattern created by 2,650 tiny squares. Each one is etched by a high-power femtosecond laser using a variety […]

Lifestyle, Travel

MALDIVES PRIVATE ISLAND LEASES

The Maldives archipelago consists of 1,190 tiny islands spread through the Indian Ocean, and the government is auctioning off 16 of them. The sale will come as a 50-year lease and the conditions require new owners to build island resorts. No private estates allowed. Construction has to begin within 36 […]

Gear, Lifestyle

BANG & OLUFSEN X BERLUTI AUDIO COLLECTION

Bang & Olufsen and Berluti inhabit two different arenas, but both are highly respected curators with a keen eye for design. The brands are combining forces for a new collection, which finds the Paris-based Berluti adding their own unique touch to several pieces in the B&O family. Included are the […]

Architecture, Cabins, Lifestyle

LUMIPOD SAUNA

Based in France, Lumicene turned plenty of heads with their prefab cabin a couple of years ago. And now their back with a standalone sauna that’s equally compelling. The sauna takes cues from Lumipod’s cabin with panoramic curved glass and blends well with natural surroundings. The inside of the sauna is made […]

Furniture, Lifestyle

BUGATTI POOL TABLE

Bugatti’s sports cars are functional works of art. So it is with the Bugatti Pool Table. Built in partnership with IXO, it has an optional servo-driven system that uses a gyroscopic sensor and independently moving legs to ensure the playing surface remains level, even on a boat. The carbon fiber […]

Lifestyle, Wine

HILL COUNTRY WINE CAVE

In a solid limestone hillside on the eastern edge of the Texas Hill Country, Clayton Korte inserts a private wine cellar. The entrance of the cave is masked by a courtyard lined with towering oak and elm trees, native vegetation, and boulders found on-site during excavation. Its opening is made […]

Furniture, Lifestyle

NOMA AUCTION

Just like its cuisine, the decor in René Redzepi’s Copenhagen eatery was a modern ode to its Nordic roots. While the two-Michelin-star restaurant prepares to reopen at a new location in early 2018, pieces from the original venue are now up for grabs in the Noma Auction. The sale includes […]

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 […]