Startribune reports that the Lusso Collection, a luxury destination club that had assembled a portfolio of multi-million dollar residences is in financial trouble. Lusso isn’t the only high-end destination club or private resort to succumb to the sagging economy and the eroding real estate market. Several recently have closed, consolidated or reduced services as membership [...]
Givenchy have created a photo full of personality with photographers Inez & Vinoodh. Mariacarla, the undeniable star of the brand’s ad campaigns, is accompanied by Lara, Lakshmi and Ana Claudia. The energetic ad campaign is the perfect accompaniment to the collection created by Riccardo Tisci. Its style combines a remake of the legendary western with [...]
The new H&M Shop that just opened in Barcelona was entirely designed by Estudio Mariscal. The shop is found in the most commercial street of Barcelona, Portal de lâ€™Ã€ngel, in the building which was, until recently, the head office of the company Catalana de Gas. They respected the buildingâ€™s original architecture which is a vestige [...]
Porsche will open its doors to its spanking new museum in Stuttgart on 31 January 2009. Built at a cost of 100 million euros, the 5,600 sq meter gallery can accommodate over 80 of Porscheâ€™s collection of 300 significant cars. “In the last few weeks, we have comprehensively restored all the vehicles and polished them [...]
Lighting up the street, these plastic flowers and bushes are coated and molded with special glow paint. Created by Pent Talvet & Kristian Paljasma, these special paints called “Luminaarparaad” absorb the solar energy during the day and thus glow at night.
Like many expatriates, Safi Qurashi misses home. But now the Dubai-based shopkeeperâ€™s son from South London has solved the problem. He has bought Great Britain. Mr Qurashi, 39, has paid Â£43 million for the Britain-shaped island in The World, a man-made archipelago off the coast of Dubai, where each piece of land represents a different [...]