JULY 2014


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EXCEPTIONAL ECO-CAMP IN CHILEAN PATAGONIA

July 2014 | Hotels

The Eco-Camp is a unique experience in the Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia. It is a completely fully sustainable camp using green technology and sustainable materials. This place allows you to enjoy the great outdoors experience while staying in personal domes with all comfort, or...


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PORSCHE 918 SPYDER WITH SPECIAL WISHES

July 2014 | Automobiles

Porsche 918 Spyder is the most unique car in the world which will provide 918 fans with their “special wishes” if they can afford the price tag of $865,000. This car offers the experience of driving the fastest consumer car on the market as well as the most fuel-efficient hybrid all in one...


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A HOTEL INSIDE A BOEING 747

July 2014 | Hotels

Instead of staying in a hotel and then rushing to catch your flight at the Stockholm Arlanda Airport, you could spend the night in a Boeing 747. This airplane has been redesigned into a very awesome hotel complete with accommodations to welcome one to three adults or a quad dormitory bed option. Oscar...


JUNE 2014


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FLOATING HOTEL – THE SUNBORN

June 2014 | Hotels

There may be floating hotels, but none like the Sunborn. This is a wonderful 400-foot-long yacht on the Thames River that offers more glamour than you can imagine. What is truly amazing is the size of the sleeping quarters, which is roomier than any hotel in London. You can even get a room with your...


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BMW i8 CONCEPT CAR

June 2014 | Automobile

The BMW i8 is a high performance concept vehicle that offers more than a comfortable and luxury ride. This car is fast but is also light and great on fuel usage with your choice of a V-8 or V-10 engine that has several turbochargers. The uniqueness about this concept car is that it has two powertrains....


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TROPICAL PARADISE FOR SALE

June 2014 | Luxury Estate

Have you ever wanted to own your private island? You can now if you want to step up and spend at least $10 million or more. Innocence island, Bahamas, is home to close to 7,000 acres complete with six white sandy beaches, 681 acres of magnificent hills, tropical fauna and flora, as well as native fruit...


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360-DEGREE VIDEO CAMERA

June 2014 | Technology

The 360-degree video camera is going to hit the market by storm. This camera is actually three cameras in one that capture a full 360 degrees of images and can even capture up to 150 degrees vertically. The camera stitches the three streams of video into one single panoramic video that you can view on...


MAY 2014


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THE TRANSPARENT CANOE

May 2014 | Travel

You may have gone kayaking or canoeing before and enjoy all the scenic beauty. However, you have completely missed an entire world that is waiting to be discovered. With a transparent clear canoe, you will not only be able to enjoy the sights above the water but also all that lies beneath. The transparent...


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LUXURIOUS CAVE HOTEL

May 2014 | Hotels

Gamirasu Cave Hotel in Ayvali, Cappadocia (Turkey's UNESCO World Heritage Site), is where history and luxury meet to provide guests with an amazing stay. What were once a monastery and separate homes carved out of stone, has now been transformed into 35 luxury rooms offering unique designs and their...


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RING CLOCK

May 2014 | Technology

Designed by Gusztav Szikszai, the innovative Ring Clock combines the sleek appeal of a jewel with the functionality of a reliable clock. The Ring Clock is made from a stainless steel frame and features either blue or orange LEDs that shine the time. The effect is 'precious' to quote Gollum from Lord...


APRIL 2014


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BENTLEY HYBRID CONCEPT

April 2014 | Automobile

Bentley Motors announced the launch of the new Bentley Hybrid Concept, a technology showcase that previews a brand new powerful and efficient powertrain. It will be introduced at the SUV Bentley in 2017, but the concept motor will be unveiled during the Beijing motor show in 2014. The plug-in hybrid...


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PORSCHE DESIGN - EYEWEAR

April 2014 | Fashion

Always searching for performance, purism and precision, this pair of sunglasses is the demonstration of the engineering and design which are the fundamentals of Porshe Design. The frame is milled out of one and single piece of metal and is equipped with side lenses to ensure maximum protection from wind...


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ARGENTARIO RESORT GOLF & SPA

April 2014 | Hotel

Timeless and seductive, Tuscany has always attracted lovers of « savoir-vivre ». 4km away from Porto Ercole, in an oasis protected from the Mediterranean, offering a unique panorama, one will find the outstanding Argentario Resort Golf and Spa. The hotel offers 73 rooms designed...


MARCH 2014


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50TH ANNIVERSARY SHELBY COBRA 289 FIA

March 2014 | AUTOMOBILE

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Shelby American will manufacture a limited edition of 50 Shelby 289 FIA Cobras. The first FIA version of the Cobra dates 1964 and in the 60’s it dominated its racing category for numerous years against Corvette, Jaguar or Aston Martin. The 50 models will all...


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TREE HOTEL

March 2014 | HOTEL

Feel like escaping to an original place, lost in the middle of nowhere? Then why not find refuge in a tree? This is exactly what the Treehotel in Sweden offers, with its perched cabins in the forest. But be reassured, this is not a brutal comeback to Nature. Each Treeroom has a very sophisticated and...


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MBOARD, THE SURF BY MERCEDES & MCNAMARA

March 2014 | SURFBOARDS

Mercedes, who’s motto is « Nothing but the best », paired with famous surfer Garett McNamara - which holds the world record for the longest wave ever surfed (24 meters) at large of Nazaré - to create 4 surfboards dedicated to surfing giant waves. Mercedes-Benz AMG’s...


FEBRUARY 2014


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CONRAD MALDIVES RANGALI ISLAND

February 2014 | Hotel

Conrad Maldives is located on two islands accessible by a 30 min seaplane flight. The resort is the home to whale sharks, manta rays, dolphins and turtles. This spectacular complex offers different expériences on both islands. The Maldives Rangali Island Refuge is on a smaller island linked to...


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LOTUS MOTORCYCLE

February 2014 | Superbike

Lotus, the famous English automobile manufacturer launches the Lotus C- 01 an agressive and spectacular looking Superbike. Lotus Motorcycles’ unique shapes are designed by famous automobile designer Daniel Simon, formerly working for Bugatti Automobiles, who has recently created a few of the most...


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SOCRATE RING VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

February 2014 | Jewelry

Inspired by the Hemlock’s flowers, a magnificent symbol of bravery, Socrate’s ring magnifies sumptuous asymmetrical motifs. A seducing diamond bouquet ornates this delicate white gold ring. It is for the re-opening of its New-York based shop located at Fifth Avenue since 1942 that Van Cleef...


JANUARY 2014


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2015 PORSCHE TARGA

January 2014 | Automobile

Porsche’s 911 latest version is the 911 Targa, a review of the 1960’s emblematic model so recognizable by its famous stiff arch. Faithful to its predecessor the model also adopts the stiff arch, maintaining a classic design and the necessary technical needs to the body to satisfy security...


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COMADOR CIGARS

January 2014 | Cigars

Jay Z the famous American rapper and Beyoncé’s husband never stops diversifying his activities. After the creation of two music labels (Roc-A-Fella Records & Roc Nation) and a clothing brand (Rocawear) he now starts a new adventure with Comador. Comador is a cigars line created with...


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DE BETHUNE DREAM WATCH 5

January 2014 | Watchmaking

To transcend watchmaking to attain art and leave place to emotions and beauty of the artwork, this is the message wanted by David Zanetta and Denis Flageollet, founders of watchmaking Manufacturing company De Bethune. Dream Watch collection is the expression of creative madness through form, both in...


DECEMBER 2013


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LOUIS XIII RARE CASK 42,6

December 2013 | Cognac

LOUIS XIII RARE CASK 42,6 is the quintessence of cognac. The number 42,6 is the amount of alcohol contained in the liquor, distinguishing it from the expected 40 degrees. Its precious black cristal bottle is numbered and is representative of Baccarat’s extensive talent in terms of crystal craftsmanship....


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THE MANTA RESORT

December 2013 | Hotel

Located along a beach of a sanctuary island of East Africa, the Manta Resort offers privacy and serenity. The untouched coral reef surrounding Pemba island makes the location one of the world’s best scuba diving sites. The average temperature of the water is of 26º C, and with its 30 to 40...


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THE WATCH BOX

December 2013 | Watchmaking

Lovers of exceptional watches have finally found their luxury casket. This is how « the watchbox » case is described as, on Chronollection’s website, specialized in the commercialization of luxury watches. If you subscribe to this offer for 19 990 €, you will receive...


NOVEMBER 2013


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DEVIALET AUDIO SYSTEM

November 2013 | Hifi

When Devialet was founded in 2007, it aimed at revolutionizing the audio world with the manufacturing of high quality products. After 4 years of R&D and a few patents, Devialet unveils a whole new amplification technology: AHD for Analogue Digital Hybrid. This digital and analog amplification offers...


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ANKI DRIVE

November 2013 | Gaming

Conceived by three engineers in robotics: Boris Sofman, Mark Palatucci and Hanns Tappeiner, Anki Drivre is a racing game running under Apple's iOS. A 260 cm long by 107 cm wide game mat serves as a circuit and has optical markers which allow the racing cars to collect information during the race. The...


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FOOSBALL TABLE

November 2013 | Gaming

At the opposite of Anki drive, here is a version of the famous Babyfoot game with no electronics and no artificial intelligence. The origins of the Babyfoot are quite uncertain. It seems it would have been born simultaneously in France and in Germany in the 1880-1890's, but other origins are also mentioned....


OCTOBER 2013


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KURT COBAIN’S CHILDHOOD HOME FOR SALE

October 2013 | Real Estate

Purchased by his parents in 1969, Kurt was then only two years old. He grew up in this house until his parents divorced seven years later, and came back during his teenage years between 16 and 20 years old. Located on n°1 East Street in Aberdeen, a small town of the West coast of the United States,...


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NYMI, THE SMART BRACELET

October 2013 | Technology

In the biometric world, this new gadget will ravish all that have a problem with passwords, because this bracelet allows an identification with your cardiac pulse wave. Alike a fingerprint it is specific to each and everyone of us. To activate the bracelet one only needs to place a finger on the captor...


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OPERAZIONE #L1F3

October 2013 | Advertising

In the center of Milan, Via dei Mercanti, a few steps away from the cathedral, a surrealist and very impressive scene was played, which caught the attention of numerous passers-by. For the opening of the new LifePark Protection store, the advertising agency M&C Saatchi Milan, staged the rising of a submarine...


SEPTEMBER 2013


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SO SPA CASABLANCA

September 2013 | Spa

Before the start of another hectic year, let's stop off at the So Spa, for a well-being and serenity halt entirely dedicated to your body and soul. Situated in the Tour Blanche Sofitel Casablanca at the heart of this exciting and thriving city. The interior decoration, signed by Parisian studio MNHA,...


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MACBOOK PRO RETINA ZIP SLEEVE

September 2013 | Accessories

To liven up the start of the school year, here is an accessory that will embellish the autumn season. This MacBook Pro Retina case made with pure virgin wool felt, is perfectly adjusted and closes completely to safely keep your laptop during your travel. The softness of felt mixes well with the naturally...


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ROBERU LENS CAP CASES

September 2013 | Accessories

There are certain things like lens caps, which endlessly disappear and are impossible to find again! Here is a small accessory which, on top of being so chic, and soon become essential, will allow you to put away these precious objects in a safe place. Made of genuine leather, it is available in multiple...


AUGUST 2013


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1959 FERRARI 250 GT COUPE PININFARINA

September 2013 | Automobile

Introduced in 1958, Pininfarina's 250GT Ferrari Coupé (250 GT or Coupé PF) is an important model in the manufacturer's history. It was the turning point when Pininfarina became Ferrari's sole designer, with only one exception. At the time, its performances, unequalled by its competitors,...


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OCEANMASTER-KNIFE

August 2013 | Accessories

The stainless steel used for the Oceanmaster was specially conceived for a utilization in a marine environment and has a strong resistance to salt corrosion in order to insure a longer lifespan and little maintenance. Manufactured in Sheffield in the UK, it can be used both at sea and on land! It is...


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THE OMEGA SEAMASTER DIVER ETNZ LIMITED EDITION

August 2013 | Watches

For quite some time now OMEGA has been patron for New Zealand's (ETNZ) Emirates Team, aiming for the most prestigious sailing trophy : The America's Cup, taking place in San Francisco's Bay from July to September 2013. This chronograph pays a tribute to team ETNZ with a mat black dial with a red 5...


JULY 2013


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BOWERS & WILKINS 805 MASERATI EDITION

July 2013 | Hi-fi

When Maserati's Italian style meets with Bowers & Wilkins' innovation, the result is clearly outstanding. The limited edition 805 Maserati Edition makes use of unique materials: black leather, burr maple and a Maserati Trident on the stand. This is a special library version of the very renowned...


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WORLD'S FIRST FLOATING HOTEL

July 2013 | Hotel

Qatar has just unveiled the Oryx project, an artificial island just off the coast of Doha. This island will host five floating hotels with a capacity of accommodating 25 000 football fans for World Cup 2022. The island was conceived by Austrian architecture agency Sigge & GAM (Global Accommodation...


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SAKER S-1, MILITARY-INSPIRED PERSONAL JET

July 2013 | Transportation

Of military inspiration the Saker S-1 is a two-seater tandem, which means that the seating arrangement is fore to aft, not side by side. This luxury jet is essentially destined to businessmen in a hurry, who need their own plane at hand for their professional trips. The S-1 can go up to Mach 1,1...


JUNE 2013


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ASTON MARTIN CC100 SPEEDSTER CONCEPT

June 2013 | Automobile

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the English brand unveils its latest concept car, the Speedster Concept CC100, in tribute to the classic DBR1, the only Aston Martin to have won the 24 Heures du Mans in 1959. Though clearly inspired by the past, the CC100 is definitely looking towards the future....


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CLOCK TOWER TRIPLEX APARTMENT IN NEW YORK

June 2013 | Architecture

Hidden in the Brooklyn Clock Tower in the animated DUMBO area, this superb penthouse of over 630 m2 offers prestigious services. However, it's the way it is organized which is THE apartment's asset, as well as its breathtaking view. All openings contribute to magnifying the outside decor. The four clocks,...


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ONLY WATCH 2013 – WATCH CHARITY AUCTION IN MONACO 

June 2013 | Charity auction

The fifth edition of Only Watch will be held in Monaco on September 28th. For the most important watch charitable auction, 38 manufacturers will donate a unique piece especially created for the occasion. Zenith will offer the Felix Baumgartner Stratos Prototype I, created for Felix Baumgartner who beat...


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ULTRASONE EDITION 10

June 2013 | Music

Ultrasone’s headphones comes with the S-Logic™ technology which offers a natural surround sound and makes you feel completely immersed in the music. With normal headphones, the sound is directly and evenly provided on both sides, however the S-Logic™ system pushes the sound around...


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DÖTTLING GUARDIAN

June 2013 | Travel

The Guardian, built by the Döttling safe manufacturer in Maichingen, is the first high-security travelling case. Under the guise of a small handbag, it hides a real safe box with a high-security double-walled tube built into the leather. It uses a metal almost as hard as diamond, resistant to tools...


MAY 2013


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VILLA F BY HORNUNG & JACOBI ARCHITECTURE

May 2013 | Architecture

Hidden on the sinuous curves of the Greek coast of Rhodes, this residence, with the looks of an ultra contemporary ship, faces the Mediterranean. The mansion is built on an extraordinary natural site,  which has an entirely preserved topology. The garage is integrated in the wall which was already...


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FORMULA 1 FULL SIZE RACING SIMULATOR

May 2013 | Hi-tech - Video Games

If you dreamed of driving a Formula 1, there is no doubt this simulator will fulfill your desires.Come and sit in this life size copy composed of three 23" screens for total immersion, a 5.1 digital audio system for motor vibrations, and a highly powerful computer - Intel Core i7 processor, SSD...


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HUBLOT MP-05 LAFERRARI WATCH

May 2013 | Watchmaking

Hublot the famous watch making manufacturer introduced a limited and numbered 50 piece edition, the MP-05 LaFerrari. Conceived like a real racing engine, it was entirely developed conjointly between Hublot manufacturer and the Ferrari team. It is a tribute to "LaFerrari". Its performances are...


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THE NEW SYRENA SPORT

May 2013 | Cars

Do you remember the Syrena Sport? No? Not surprising, as it never went into production. The one and only prototype was produced about 55 years ago by a group of engineers at the Fabryka Samochodów Osobowych (a Polish automobile manufacturer) and was abandoned due to economic and political reasons....


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EMERALD X7-OS TRAVEL GUITAR

May 2013 | Music

Would you take your acoustic guitar with you on your sailing yacht? With this one, you can go up to the Arctic Circle or climb up a mountain at -14°C and then go tanning in Balearics at +35°C, it will still look and sound as good as the day it was made. This carbon fiber travel guitar is more...


APRIL 2013


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U-BOAT WORX C-EXPLORER 5

April 2013 | Technology

If you feel like Captain Nemo, here is an engine that will please you, the U-Boat Worx C-Explorer 5. Conceived for maximum reliability, this small sized unsinkable can go down from 100 to 300 meters and allow you to discover and observe the "abyss" with a panoramic view thanks to its transparent...


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EGO KIT

April 2013 | Sport

If the use of electric motors for two-wheelers is principally destined to limit efforts, this one entered the sports world with another goal: multiply sensations and pleasure. This small revolutionary motor is placed in front of the pedals to give enough traction when needed, thanks to a control panel...


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MCLAREN’S HYBRID SUPERCAR

April 2013 | Cars

Drawing on its 50 years of racing experience, especially in the aerodynamics and lightweight carbon fibre technology, McLaren has set itself the goal to create the best driver’s car in the world both on road and track. The McLaren P1 uses an innovative petrol-electric powertrain comprising a 3.8-litre...


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GAME GOLF

April 2013 | Sport

Golf lovers, you dream of recording your performances, your courses, and sharing them…Your dream is about to come true. Game Golf just developed a portable case linked to tags that are fixed on your clubs. This system has many measuring instruments such as an accelerometer, a gyroscope, a compass...


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A NEW STANDARD OF LUXURY IN MONACO

April 2013 | Luxury

A real mansion in the air, this penthouse measuring 3300 m² will comprise five high floors of the new Odeon Tower of Monaco and is likely to become the most expensive apartment in the world! This new majestic tower, which is scheduled to be completed in 2014, will include 70 apartments ranging from...


MARCH 2013


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THE NEW FERRARI - LAFERRARI

March 2013 | Cars

Another success story for the Italian manufacturer with his new "LaFerrari", brought out as a limited edition of 499 cars only. Unveiled a few days ago, at the 83rd Geneva Motor Show, it is already sold out. The manufacturer seems to have achieved all of its goals: unprecedented aerodynamic...


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ORU KAYAK, THE ORIGAMI KAYAK!

March 2013 | Sports

This folding kayak is a jewel of technology and lightness that you will be able to transport easily. Reliable, well balanced, very easy to handle, its light weight will let you take it anywhere you like and also navigate easily and quickly. The company that has come up with this exceptional boat has...


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ICE HOTEL

March 2013 | Hotel

For winter fans, nothing beats the Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden. It required 30,000 tons of ice and 30,000 m3 of snow to construct. The hotel is primarily a work of art, where each room varies according to the interpretation of its creator. The ice has allowed artists to play with the density,...


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TANK ALUMINIUM CASE FOR IPAD

March 2013 | Accessories

Created by designer Andrea Ponti for Tank, this aluminum case has become the must have accessory for your iPad. Obviously its use is to protect the objet from bumps and scratches or any other exterior aggressions. It can also adopt all the positions that you may want it to take for your various activities...


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ROMAIN JEROME MOON INVADER

March 2013 | Watches

This creation of Geneva’s watchmaker, Romain Jerome, will transport you to the moon! The collection is inspired by the Lunar Module and manufactured with several parts that actually belonged to Apollo 11. On the back of the watch, a silver plate is fixed in which lunar rocks were merged, representing...


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LUXURY TRAIN

March 2013 | Travel

Have you ever dreamed of boarding the beautiful blue cars on the Orient Express or the prestigious Trans-Siberian? Cross Europe in style with the charm of the 30s, discover the heart of Thailand or choose the famous Silk Road on board of the most legendary and luxurious trains in the world, it is what...


FEBRUARY 2013


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BRIDGE FOR LOVERS - BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS

February 2013 | Watches

As Valentine's Day approaches… here is a very romantic watch that will make your dearest's heart beat. Its particularity: a dial made with mother-of-pearl, showcasing loving partners on the most famous Pont des Arts in Paris, essential in a couple's journey in the city of lights. The two lovers...


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L'HOTEL

February 2013 | Hotel

Perfect for a honeymoon week-end in Paris during which you will be traveling across time, the hotel is the last residence of famous novel writer Oscar Wilde. The interior decoration is rich with marvelous fabrics, velours, soft carpets and heavy drapery that will take you back one century. The rooms...


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L’ÉCLAIR DE GÉNIE

February 2013 | Pastry

Macaroons are no longer fashionable. Long live the Eclair! For a real taste experience during a stroll in the Marais, make a halt in this new bakery shop. You will be able to indulge in the creations invented by pastry chef Christophe Adam (formerly artistic Director at Fauchon). Each month a new collection...


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MONTBLANC HONOURS ALBERT EINSTEIN

February 2013 | Style

Montblanc honours Albert Einstein with two new handmade exclusive writing instruments, issued in limited editions. This is one of the “Great Characters” Editions, which Montblanc dedicate to the great figures of the 20th century who have changed our perception of the world by their courage...


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PUROBEACH MONTENEGRO

February 2013 | Travel

Montenegro has a magnificent coastline with some of the jewels of the Adriatic Sea. No surprise therefore that Puro Group, one of European’s hippest beach club operators, has decided to launch their new chic beach club, the Purobeach Montenegro, here last summer. Suspended above the Bay of Kotor,...


JANUARY 2013


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CHEVROLET CORVETTE STINGRAY 2014

January 2013 | Automobile

Itis an entirely new Corvette in which only two elements from the old generation have been kept. This version has completely been rethought to improve its aerodynamic and weight - carbon, aluminum as well as composite materials have been used for the shell of the machine - but also its mechanical performances...


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MARSHALL HANWELL ROCK STATION

January 2013 | Music

Equip your smartphone or iPad with this 10 000 piece limited edition of gold plated speakers with a commemorative plate for Hanswell's 50th Anniversary. The name Hanswell is a tribute to London's district where he had opened his first shop in 1962. The amplified speaker is equipped with two Woofers to...


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DINER IN THE SAFE-DEPOSIT ROOM

January 2013 | Going out

After suggesting you impersonate Tony Montana, we'll suggest a brand-new experience: diner in the safe deposit room of a real bank! The Bedford restaurant in Chicago was able to get access to a old bank from the 1920's. The setting is genuine with its movie-like impressive round reinforced door. The...


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THE ROK ESPRESSO MAKER

January 2013 | Design

Are you an espresso fan, looking for the authentic taste of good coffee? The manual ROK Espresso Maker will provide you with a real espresso without pod or capsule, and without electricity required. Simply fill the portafilter with your chosen coffee and then fill it with presurised hot water. The pressure...


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SYMBOL MODERN RECORD CONSOLE

January 2013 | Music

Designed by Blake Tovin and Matt Richmond, the Symbol Audio’s Modern Record Console pays homage to the “all in one” hifi’s console of the 1950’s. It includes a hand-built tube amplifier, turntable, second amp and a subwoofer, all packed into a handmade walnut shell. Besides...


DECEMBER 2012


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PINEL & PINEL - ARCADE PS TRUNK

December 2012 | Luxury

Mostly known for his brightly colored trunks, covered with exotic skins, Fred Pinel is characterized by good humor. Today, he goes one step further in the art of trunk making and gaming with his new creation bringing together home cinema and mobile arcade. Far from the small wood trunks where children...


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RENT TONY MONTANA'S MANSION IN SCARFACE

December 2012 | Travel

El Fureidis — "Small paradise or "Garden of pleasures" - is a spacious, neo-classic style mansion with white columns, various pools, water fountains under palm trees, and yes you are in Califormia near Santa Barbara…. But that isn't the interesting point about this 912m2 mansion...


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SOUTHERN OCEAN LODGE

December 2012 | Travel

If you like exoticism and nature you will surely fall in love with the Southern Ocean Lodge Hotel in the Kangaroo Islands, just 15km away from the Australian coast. These islands are the Australian equivalent of the Galapagos. The Hotel has been conceived as a balance between its environment and the...


NOVEMBER


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ICON AIRCRAFT

November 2012 | Transports

ICON's motto is "liberty and pleasure". The vehicle offers the possibility to fly everywhere you ever dreamed of. ICON's goal is to make possible to each and everyone the pleasure of flying associated to a great design - many times awarded. Leading edge technology for a unique experience and...


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COCOON TREE

November 2012 | Design

Everyone wishes to run away form our crazy city centers to find refuge atop of a tree. Cocoon Tree is the solution, offering fundamental sensations of liberty and well-being, all the while comfortably hidden in a cozy cocoon, listening to the birds singing. To be free of security checks and to really...


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LOUIS VUITTON CITY GUIDE 2013

November 2012 | Travel

Go on a journey with famous Louis Vuitton to four pre-selected destinations: Tokyo, San Francisco, New York and Paris in Saint Germain des Prés. Unveiling its secrets at each destination, this 2013 edition presents 600 luxury hotels, charming inns, restaurants and cafés, and of course,...


OCTOBER


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PEUGEOT ONYX SUPERCAR CONCEPT

October 2012 | Concept car

The new concept car by Peugeot, the Onyx, was unveiled during the World Automobile Show (29 Sept. to 14 Oct.). With this concept car, Peugeot questions our luxury codes by making original choices of materials. Thus, in addition to carbon fibre, the presence of hand hammered copper on the sides, makes...


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THE FISKER KARMA

October 2012 | Automobile

How to conceive a sustainable vehicle while maintaining a high level of design? It was Fisker's winning bet with the Karma. Both hybrid and silent, it has a daily all-electric range of up to 80km. The interior is also a green conception with materials made with recycled wood and a leather imitation made...


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BYBLOS ART HOTEL

October 2012 | Destination

If you wish to visit Verona and make an unusual stop, settle down at Byblos Art Hotel. The mansion was built during the XVth century, then modified during the XVIIIth. From the outside, it is classic, pure Toscan style that the visitor sees, but as he penetrates he is surprised by the colours and shapes....


SEPTEMBER


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STORK RESTAURANT IN AMSTERDAM

September 2012 | Restaurants

Stork restaurant settled in Amsterdam's harbor industrial area. The owners obviously wanted to conserve all elements that made the place unique and genuine, thus, playing with an industrial like design in complete harmony with the environment. Two spaces are separated by a metal chain curtain, letting...


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THE OCEAN’S EDGE TABLE BY TYSON ATWELL

September 2012 | Design

This is a table that defies all odds! The waves in San Francisco's Bay have been carved in its center, faithful reproduction made by CAD. Designer Tyson Atwell's pledge : to combine water's fluidity to the wood's rigidity. The result is astonishing and truly original. The whole is placed on four slanted...


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TREE HOUSE BIRD-APARTMENT BY NENDO

September 2012 | Design

Japanese artist Nendo conceived a genuinely original tree-house! While being respectful of the natural environment it is in, the tree-house resting on three branches welcomes humans and birds alike. One of the facades is an assemblage of 78 small nest boxes, while the other is an entrance to whoever...


AUGUST


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GRACE SANTORINI HOTEL

August 2012 | Hotel

Stop over at Grace Santorini Hotel, between sea and sky, and discover the building's organic shapes in full harmony with the simplicity of the place. Of an immaculate white, the hotel is in true accordance with the Spirit of the Cyclades and proposes a modern architecture which brings together comfort...


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HM4 RAZZLE DAZZLE & DOUBLE TROUBLE

August 2012 | Clock-making

It is a passion for reduced plane models that pushed Maximilian Büsser to cover the walls, chests and celling of his childhood bedroom with them. The HM4 Thunderbolt clock was born from the child's imagination and the tenacity of a man. Entirely conceived and developed by MB&F, the movement...


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PLYMOUTH 1960 XNR CONCEPT

August 2012 | Automobile

Each year in August, Monterey, California welcomes the most prestigious and rare vehicles in the world. This year is faithful to the tradition with the presentation of the Plymouth XNR, designed in 1960 by the talented, fabulous and visionary Virgil Exner. Its unique conception in the shape of an asymmetrical...


JULY


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HOTEL ALMYRA, CYPRUS

July 2012 | Hotel

It is on the island where Aphrodite was born that we disembark today! Hotel Almyra is modern, refined and elegant, with associations of blacks and whites. It is also very functional as it has been conceived to welcome couples and families alike. Come and daydream on one of the immaculately white terraces...


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HARD GRAFT

July 2012 | Luxury

To mix a centenary know-how with surprising modernity is Hard Graft's winning bet. Specialized in luxury leather goods, this company not only makes handbags, key-chains, card-holders but most of all holsters for i-phones, i-pads …. With originality and refinement, Hard Graft uses precious materials...


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THE LIBRARY 26 ROOM MINIMALIST HOTEL

July 2012 | Hotel

Designed and built in 2007 by architect Tirawan Songsawa, the building is not only of an astonishing modernity but is also a library! This original concept does not limit itself, and to avoid a monolithic aspect, it displays 26 bungalows in a luxurious vegetation, which allows the clients to stay away...


JUNE


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COCOON HOUSE

June 2012 | Architecture

It is an original project that Planning Korea PK, a Korean Architecture studio presents. It is a habitat articulated around two wings, joined by a cocoon structure. The cocoon has large porthole windows on each side, and at its centre, offering large openings on the sky. The organic volume is as impressive...


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911 CLUB COUPE

June 2012 | Cars

Founded by thirteen drivers in 1952, Porshe is celebrating the club’s 60th anniversary with the production of a very limited edition of the 911 Club Coupé. Only 13 items will be produced and will make a happy few of 12 owners, members of the Porshe Club, drawn out after a web registration....


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AUDI E-BIKE WÖRTHERSEE

June 2012 | Transports

The automobile manufacturer has found a new way to display its technological and environmental research. The e-bike is not a plain electric bicycle; it’s an extraordinary two-wheeler. It can attain 80km/h thanks to its lithium battery and can be coupled to a smartphone and thus acquire new functionalities,...


MAY


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1956 AUSTIN-HEALEY 100M LE MANS ROADSTER

May 2012 | Cars

This magnificent 1956 Austin-Healey 100M Le Mans Roadster is one of the 170 subsisting 640 cars that were produced in 1956. It is a tribute to one of the most prolific years of Austin-Healey in Le Mans. Many consider it as the most beautiful car produced in the factory, a true icon of that style.


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PAL-V, THE FLYING CAR

May 2012 | Transports

PAL-V makes a dream come true of flying and driving a sports car all with the same vehicle. Science fiction becomes reality! Hybrid vehicle, it glides like a gyrocopter, lifted in the air by an autogiro rotor and propelled with a back folding helix. The perfect item to avoid traffic, cross rivers or...


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RAY - SOLAR CHARGER

May 2012 | Technology

For the ones who are constantly on the move, here is a charger for smartphones and other devices that will be very useful. Using 100% natural and sustainable energy, that of the sun, Ray is equipped of a suction cup allowing to place it on various surfaces. Its small size makes it transportable in all...


APRIL


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GOOGLE GLASSES

April 2012 | Technology

Google's augmented reality prototype glasses offer a myriad of possibilities during a plain urban stroll. The embarked applications will give direction and orientation, taking into account the real time position of the end-user. They also give information on automobile or public transports traffic. They...


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H4D-40 LIMITED EDITION FERRARI CAMERA

April 2012 | Photography

The famous Swedish brand partnered with the no less famous Italian manufacturer Ferrari, to conceive a limited edition of the Hasselblad 4HD-40 camera, especially produced in red for the occasion. The H4D-40 is a medium-sized DSLR equipped with numerous functionalities destined to hard to please photographers:...


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TREE CORALLO HOUSE

April 2012 | Architecture

Located on the mountainside, in a steep and wooded environment, the house’s architecture follows the slant, in harmony with its environment. The architect chose to organise the building based on the forest’s implantation in order not to bring the trees down. The concrete formwork on wood...


MARCH


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CIRRATA OCTOPUS LAMP

Mach 2012 | Design

The “Cirrata” lamp series by Swedish designer Markus Johansson, takes on an original shape inspired by deep sea octopus. The use of Corian allowed the designer to shape and sculpt the form into an elegant and visually light object. Intense poetry for this very contemporary creation,...


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DEVON TREAD 1

March 2012 | Watchmaking

With Tread 1, Devon launches a daring mechanism composed of interwoven belts. The belts show the hours and minutes/seconds intermittently. Its proprietary conception was inspired by industrial belts and motorcycles. Four tiny motors are supplied with a lithium-polymer rechargeable battery, which has...


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LYONHEART K

March 2012 | Cars

True English style automobile, its philosophy and conception is simple. It is founded on the unique use of authentic materials: carbon fibre, leather, wood veneer, polished stainless steel, chromed metal and polished aluminium, nothing more. Extreme attention was given to detail, as much inside than...


FEBRUARY


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LUXY VESPA HELMET

February 2012 | Design

A touch of glamour for this ultra-feminine, '60 inspired helmet, designed by Daniel Don Chang. Both vintage and contemporary, this original refined and smooth lined creation is entirely dedicated to those urban ladies who ride scooters and motorcycles. A Twiggy style haircut will add the touch of...


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THE ISLAND MISTER BY MATHIEU LEHANNEUR

February 2012 | Technology

THE ISLAND is the first natural marine organic aerosol, destined to a personal or collective use, that permits a daily absorption of minerals. The process of assimilation through the air and the mucous membranes allows the organism to benefit from the well-known advantages of minerals on the cellular...


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HERMÈS BAMBOO BICYCLE

February 2012 | Transports

This bamboo bicycle was born from the encounter in 1994 of Jean Louis Dumas (CEO for Hermès at the time) and Antoine Fritsch whom had already produced two prototypes. Immediately enthusiastic by the project, Jean Louis Dumas ordered an exclusive model with a frame made of natural bamboo, linen...