Prestigious watchmaker Arnold & Son has created a very special limited edition collection called TE8 Métiers d’Art II. This exquisite watch features a 44mm 18-carat rose gold case, with AR-coated sapphire crystal and water resistant to 30 meters. At its heart lies a Swiss hand-wound & Son in-house tourbillon caliber A&S8000 with 19 jewels, beating at 21,600 vph and with enough power reserve for up to 80 hours. What makes this movement so special is its unique English design: the barrel bridge has a ¾ wave-shape, the tourbillon and motion-work bridges are triangular, and even the wheels are shaped with a distinctive
All the way back in November 2012, we’ve show you the first glimpses of Mythos, the largest yacht ever to be built by Riva. Now, the Italian shipyard is ready to really showcase its new flagship luxury yacht. The 35-ton, 122-foot (37 meter) vessel has a 7.6-meter beam and comes in standard version with three of four cabins, with an optional layout of five cabins also available. Responsible for its design is the same company Riva collaborates with for all its boats, Officina Italiana Design. According to head designer Maurio Micheli, the overall concept and lines of the vessel were settled in
Here’s something that will not only look great in your study, but might also be quite helpful in your work. Introducing the Milk Desk, a beautiful, minimalist desk created by Danish designer Soren Rose. This intriguing piece of equipment keeps your workspace clutter free and is ergonomic and responsive, as you can electronically adjust the height at the mere touch of a button and switch from working sitting down to standing up when you feel you might be putting a bit too much strain on your back. The Milk Desk is also customizable, allowing you to change its layout as you please.
Exclusive automobile sculpture company Zeus Twelve has recently unveiled the highly exclusive Gold & White Collection. The set includes an electric motorcycle, a stunning sports car, and a luxurious leisure boat. The motorbike is called Thorium. Powered by a state-of-the-art electric engine, it can reach a top speed of 102 mph and has a range of up to 171 miles. It will also be fitted by a Bang & Olufsen sound system which can be either connected to the motor and create engine noise, or to the owner’s music collection and play his or her favorite songs. There’s also the Scionne sports
The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa isn’t your usual Las Vegas resort. About a half hour’s drive from the famous Las Vegas Strip, the hotel is a lakeside haven boasting the same level of luxury as any other high-end establishment in town. This relatively secluded resort offers 493 rooms and suites, from the elegant, Moroccan-inspired Traditional Rooms, to the magnificent Presidential Suite, offering amazing views through its floor-to-ceiling windows and a stunning marble bath complete with Jetted tub. Most impressive of all is the Casbah Suite: spacious, supremely comfortable and luxurious, and with its very own private entrance, it is
Built in 2007 in North Saanich, British Columbia, this European-style villa is set in a prime location, offering 300 feet of oceanfront, while at the same time enchanting residents with its elegant design and excellent amenities. The entire estate, which is just 30 minutes from downtown Victoria, stretches across 6 acres with fine landscaping and orchards. The house itself, designed and built in a way that resembles the elegance and class of a European chateau, has 9,800-square-feet of luxurious living spaces, with 4 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms, as well as well-appointed guest and caretaker quarters. The property also has a garage with
Emirati company Gulf Craft is top manufacturer of luxury yachts and fiberglass boats. One of the brands under its umbrella is Majesty Yachts, part of which is the excellent Majesty 70. The 22-meter boat was envisioned as something of “a celebration of light”. It features panoramic side windows creating the impression that you are out on the water when you’re in the spacious saloon, while also letting in an abundance of light. Boasting elegant furnishings, together with high-quality workmanship and supreme attention to detail, the boat’s interior spaces are simply magnificent. The air of luxury is ever-present, from the dining area, through
Unveiled during this year’s Baselworld, the Ulysse Nardin Freak Blue Cruiser is part of a series of Freak Cruiser models introduced in 2013 with black dials and bezels, in white or rose gold. The first Freak was introduced back in 2001 and, as its name suggests, was quite revolutionary at the time, the first watch with dual direct escapement and silicon components. Ulysse Nardin continued to work on the concept, improving the design and using more advanced materials for various components, while maintaining the overall concept of no dial or no crown (with winding and time-setting done via the back rotating bezel).