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The extraordinary Lamina Nixie Clock by artist Zoltan Acs

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By Adrian

Posted 6 Jan 2013 2:24 pm

What we have here is a true work of art. I honestly adore this gadget, a timepiece called the Lamina Nixie Clock. It brings back a retro feeling while looking absolutely rugged. The thingy puts up some electronic numerals that make you feel like being part of history. Furthermore, the piece was manufactured by hand by the acclaimed artist Zoltan Acs, from maple and walnut woods, while boasting a series of brass disks and gears which confer it three different looks – Steampunk, Industrial and Art Deco. The timepiece is powered by antique Russian Nixie vacuum tubes which let out

State of the art De Antonio Yachts D23 motor boat

De Antonio Yachts D23 motor boat 1

By Adrian

Posted 6 Jan 2013 2:13 pm

Manufactured in Barcelona by Ubica designers for De Antonio Yachts, here we have the D23, a gorgeous open boat that allows all categories of enthusiasts and water lovers to make the most of the sea and its wonders in full comfort and great style. It is reportedly ideal for day trips and coastal sailing, or it can even be used as a tender for super-yachts or water-taxi. Measuring 7 meters in length, the D23 motor boat features a hidden outboard motor, designed to be mostly ergonomic and fast. The boat’s deck and hull have been manufactured from polyester resin and

Dom Perignon Kyoto champagne cooler by Marc Newson

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By Adrian

Posted 6 Jan 2013 2:02 pm

The name Dom Perignon makes me regret not having celebrated the coming of the New Year with a bottle of genuine champagne in my hands. Never mind this, I still love exquisite sparkling wines as well, but they pale in comparison with such a champagne, let alone when greeting you from a gorgeous cooler. The Kyoto champagne cooler was designed and manufactured by the Australian designer Marc Newson, in collaboration with Seikado, a brand from Japan, in fact a workshop that was founded back in 1838, in Kyoto. Both the sides of the cooler feature pewter pieces, serving as holders

The Ultimate Batman Chess Set is priced at $795

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By Adrian

Posted 6 Jan 2013 1:57 pm

Christmas has ended but this doesn’t mean your beloved ones can’t still benefit of exquisite gifts. For example, if you, or any of your friends are really passionate for Batman and such, here’s an exceptional chess set for them. Designed to perfectly resemble the world of Batman, this state of the art chessboard is fully endowed with LED lighting. The board works by pressing on the Bat symbol and all of a sudden 50 LED lights light up all around the chessboard, providing you with a Gotham City-like experience, alongside sending the Bat-Signal up into the sky. Of course, the

The 2013 Cartier Crash Limited edition watches

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By Adrian

Posted 6 Jan 2013 1:53 pm

So, 2013 is already here, and the 2013 edition of the SIHH is just moments ahead. Here we have some extremely luxurious timepieces for you, incredibly interesting and good looking – this is the Crash Limited Edition 2013 from Cartier. The timepieces in this series will feature 18-carat white or rose gold cases measuring 35.4 mm x 25.5 mm, shaped extremely interestingly. They don’t resemble any conventional squares or circles used  by today’s watchmakers, but something utterly different. Having been unveiled in 1967, the origins of the Cartier Crash series are thought to have emerged from a pretty serious car

One of the most gracious estates in Queensland, Australia

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By Adrian

Posted 6 Jan 2013 1:43 pm

The Australian residential domain is flourishing, more and more opulent mansions rising from the grounds. And here’s an absolutely gorgeous proof of how luxurious life can get in Australia, in the form of this property from Queensland. It can be found in a superb valley in the hills at Tallebudgera. It is in fact one of the most stylish and opulent estates in the area, on a private gated road, the pinnacle of 44 acres of pristinely trimmed land. Upon your entry, on the gorgeous gated grounds, manicured gardens greet you alongside a magnificent residence with 10 en-suite bedrooms. Designed

The Balvenie Fifty single malt Scotch whisky

Balvenie Fifty single malt Scotch whisky 1

By Adrian

Posted 6 Jan 2013 1:37 pm

The story behind the William Grant & Sons Ltd. Distillery had become extremely interesting starting with the year 1962. The famous brand, founded back in 1886 by William Grant, has known two substantially important events. First of all, the master blender of that time, in the person of Hamish Robertson, had selected special barrel “cask nr. 5576″, a massive European oak sherry hogshead, a rare item in today’s whisky making industry. The character had then filled it with newly made distillate from the Balvenie Distillery. Currently the brand’s Malt Master, David Stewart was hired as apprentice at that time, which

Top 10 Luxury Watches for Skiing and Snowboarding

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By Adrian

Posted 5 Jan 2013 4:24 pm

Skiing and snowboarding are considered by many a luxury in the world of sports, often taking place in exclusive locations like Aspen in Colorado, Whistler in Vancouver and the Swiss and French Alps. And living this high lifestyle, you can’t forget to dress appropriately. This calls for a luxury watch that can handle a winter environment, offer sports functions and match your style, on and off the slopes. So I’ve rounded up some of the best sports, dive and aviation watches that can handle some serious skiing or snowboarding, as well as match your après-ski activities. A focus is on

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