The Italian coffee brand illy is extending the range of artist cups and saucers with a new limited-edition piece, created by celebrated Bombay-born sculptor Anish Kapoor. Just like most of his creations, the new illy coffeeware has a metallic touch and is dedicated to blending emptiness/fullness and external/ internal in one piece. Commissioned by the [...]
Bota Bota, a floating spa designed by Sid Lee Architecture, is the latest reincarnation of a 57-year-old ferryboat in Montreal’s Old Port. The storied ship once operated as a ferryboat between Sorel and Berthier, Quebec during the 50′s and 60′s, followed by a stint as a Richelieu River show boat. The ship has been completely [...]
One of the most sophisticated shopping concepts in the world, the Louis Vuittion Maison store, will be launching in Singapore on Sep 18. Designed by award-winning architect Peter Marino, LV’s first Island Maison will sit directly on water, with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the bay. It will also feature a private lounge and outdoor [...]
Louis Vuitton plans to release Louis Vuitton: Architecture & Interior, a new book that showcases the foundations and structures of its worldwide stores. The book shows some of the most memorable Louis Vuitton retail spaces. It provides scetches, blue prints and of course many amazing pictures. The book will feature 300 illustrations including previously unpublished [...]
Crafted from “an original ribbed cylinder from the early air-cooled 911 models”,this Porsche Classic Cooler comes with an anodized aluminum base. Designed by the Porsche Engineering Services, Germany, the bottle cooler sports a laser-drawn Porsche Crest. The cooler without the bottle is priced at $680.
Located at 11th Street and Collins in the heart of Miami Beach, Lords South Beach is the first gay boutique hotel brand in the US. The hotel opened in an historic Art Deco building with 54 rooms and a variety of hotel venues, including the Cha Cha Rooster Restaurant and the poolside Cabana Bar. Amenities [...]