Theo Altenberg has been active in so many artistic genres that it seems like a silly simplification to call him a painter.
What differentiates one brand from another? Why does the TAG Heuer range currently encompass lines such as the TAGHeuer Formula 1, Monaco, Carrera, the SLR Chronograph or the Grand Carrera? Why is TAG Heuer the only watch brand to offer instruments that are accurate to1/10th, 1/100th and 1/1000th of a second for wrist watches, and to 1/10,000th of a second for timekeeping? The answer is simple: it is all a matter of DNA, just like human beings. The unique combination that makes each person different from another and implies that right from birth we are endowed with certain characteristics inherited from our parents and from their combined DNA.
This may not be your idea of a home but it is bold and fun, and it has certainly attracted wide media attention. The 8,500 square-foot Casa Son Vida is a cooperation between three powerhouses: Luxury residential developer Cosmopolitan Estates, eclectic Dutch designer and founder of Mooi, Marcel Wanders,, and award-winning Los Angeles, Switzerland and Hong Kong-based tecARCHITECTURE.
This lounge chair looks so comfy, doesn’t it?? designed by Gordon Guillaumier for Minotti and was inspiredby classically designed models dating from the 1950s -‘60s, while being based on state-of-the-art technology.
When a young couple found a piece of land in Manila, Philippines, that had nothing but a courtyard and a dilapidated house, their natural reaction was to buy it. The rundown house appeared to have been built around the 1980s and had arched colonnades and other architectural details typical of that era. The couple, both editors for a national daily publication, was drawn to the Courtyard House’s spatial layout and saw major potential in the building.
Some of us have a tough time making the bed in the morning (or perhaps even getting out of it). Coming home at night to messy sheets and strewn pillows, though, is no fun either. This all-in-one solution zips up like a sleeping bag, but has the luxury curves of a contemporary couch or sleeper sofa.
It may be the dead of winter out there, but while you're trudging through the cold, start planning for your spring revenge. It'll be here before you can say, "I can't feel my frozen phalanges."
Let Your Tie Bloom?
This isn't about pink-and-teal madras novelty neckwear that grabs attention at Cape Cod lawn parties. This is about a new generation of plaid ties that will add a refreshing hit of vibrant color to the suits you wear to the office week in and week out. The secret? Deeper, richer, darker colors.
From left: $98, by Mark McNairy New Amsterdam. $115, by David Hart & Co. $50, by Club Monaco. $140, by Alexander Olch. $50, by Nautica.
Rolex, the most resilient, consistent and the best selling of Swiss luxury watchmakers, holds court at its Baselworld fortress, introducing three new instant favorites.
Here’s the first look at the upcoming Damier Infini collection debut at Louis Vuitton’s Fall/Winter 2011-2012 Menswear show at Paris Fashion Week 2011. The collection consists of a Keepall, Porte-Documents Voyage, Zippy Wallet, and will hit stores in mid-August.
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