Day: September 28, 2011

Tesla Asks for a New DOE Loan (1)
Luxury

Tesla Asks for a New DOE Loan

After having defended the U.S. Department of Energy’s controversial loan to Solyndra in the wake of its bankruptcy, Tesla felt it could ask for a loan of its own. The famed electric cars manufacturer intends to use the money to continue its mission of making more affordable electric vehicles. Apparently the money that the company […]

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The Impressive 4x30 House in Sao Paulo (1)
Architecture

The Impressive 4×30 House in Sao Paulo

Set in a row of narrow geminate homes, the 4×30 house project in Sao Paulo, Brazil was a real challenge for its makers at CR2 Aequitetos and FGMF Architects. The lot was only 13 foot wide, meaning that the architects responsible with this project had to be very skilled and imaginative in order to come […]

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L.U. Chopard Triple Certification Tourbillon Watch (3)
Luxury

L.U. Chopard Triple Certification Tourbillon Watch

Chopard has unveiled the world’s first timepiece to receive the three most prestigious certifications in the world: COSC, Poinçon de Genève and Fleurier Quality. The latter is the only certification that vouches simultaneously for accuracy, durability and quality finishing.

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World War II Enigma Encoding Machine Up for Auction
News & Trends

World War II Enigma Encoding Machine Up for Auction

Tomorrow (September 29), Christie’s will sell a particularly important piece of history: a World War II Enigma encoder. This special encoding device was used during the war by Nazis to encode the messages that they sent to certain key people.

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Lamborghini Has Announced Its 2012 Lineup Prices
News & Trends

Lamborghini Has Announced Its 2012 Lineup Prices

If you’re planning on upgrading your garage with a brand new Lamborghini, you might want to know what the new price tags say. The automaker has unveiled its 2012 lineup prices and we are happy to share them with you. The cheapest you can go is $187,900, for a base model Gallardo LP550-2 Coupe. More […]

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Rumors About Porsche Pajun and the 960 Supercar
News & Trends

Rumors About Porsche Pajun and the 960 Supercar

Porsche is continuously expanding its lineup and here are two of the new models that we would really like to test drive one day. First is the Pajun, a so-called Junior Panamera. The name sounds a little too much like that of the upcoming Cajun, meant to slot in below the Cayenne, so this is […]

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The Lovely Summerhouse in Brandenburg by Doris Schäffler (8)
Architecture

The Lovely Summerhouse in Brandenburg by Doris Schäffler

Summerhouse in Brandenburg is a 1,162-square-foot project by architect Doris Schäffler. Located near Lake Scharmützel, Diensdorf, Germany, the house was completed in 2010 for a family who wanted a nice summer retreat, away from their every day city life.

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The Amazing Cove Way House by Bedmar and Shi (20)
Architecture

The Amazing Cove Way House by Bedmar and Shi

Cove Way House is a stunning architectural project by Bedmar and Shi studio from Singapore. Located in Sentosa Island, the contemporary residence offers 8,212 square feet of living space. Bedmar designed it to perfectly integrate into the slower paced lifestyle of the island and take in all the beauty of its surroundings.

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Ananda in the Himalayas A Haven of Tranquility (17)
Luxe Travel

Ananda in the Himalayas: A Haven of Tranquility

If you are looking for the perfect place in which to enjoy a peaceful union of the mind, body and soul, Ananda in the Himalayas is your dream destination. The magnificent luxury spa resort is located in the beautiful Himalayan foothills, near Rishikesh and Haridwar. It overlooks the gracefully meandering Ganga river and it is […]

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129 Year Old Glenlivet Whisky for Sale (1)
News & Trends

129 Year Old Glenlivet Whisky for Sale

Distilled in 1883 and bottled in 1931, by George & John Gordon Smith, this rare bottle of Glenlivet Whisky is on sale for $30,740. It will be sold by Bonhams in Edinburgh on 12th October.

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130 Barrow Street Loft by ixdesign (12)
News & Trends

130 Barrow Street Loft by ixdesign

Ixdesign redid the 130 Barrow Street Loft, situated in New York City’s West Village. The apartment is part of a 1931 building which served as a truck garage before it was converted to condominiums in 1983.

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