Marlies Verhoeven and her little army from the Cultivist march through the same art museum every week until the flash of their silver membership cards works its magic for at least 10 spotless runs. No lines. No fees. No hesitation.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Every one of Bittar’s Lucite designs are meticulously hand sculpted and hand painted (finger painted, so as not to leave unwanted brushstrokes) to uphold his standard of perfection.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Rancho La Puerta may well be the original wellness destination, a resort and spa in Tecate, Mexico, just near the U.S. border. It is, and has been, where well-heeled hippies go, ever since it was founded in 1940.
Two historic halves make for one beautiful whole in the case of Portland’s Sentinel, a 100-room hotel that keeps watch over downtown from its perch on SW 11th Avenue.
Michel Roux is a legendary French chef, but in his new cookbook, The Essence of French Cooking, he shifts the spotlight to his ingredients.
While many of their projects have an eco-message, what sets Studio Swine apart from other design studios is their desire to elevate so-called waste products into the luxury sphere.
In an effort to create the ultimate retail experience, luxury brands are offering everything from in-store spa services to gourmet eateries on the premises.
Apparently it is the women who choose the colour of the houses in Bermuda. And when wandering around the city in a taxi, on a bike, on the back of a scooter, you get the feeling the Bermudian ladies love their pastels.
Down in the basement there’s a box. The box is a bit of a contradiction, made of ordinary cardboard, but filled with the most extraordinary things: houses and castles, cars and trucks, monsters and machines both real and fantastic, all crafted from a wonder-filled geometry of multi-coloured bricks.