He is an imposing figure, this walking man: fully six feet tall, naked, his stick-thin limbs disproportionately long, his metallic skin clearly showing the rough handiwork of his creator.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Fashion designer Michael Kors, the man behind the eponymous label, sets the pace—if not the standard—for jet-set living.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Peter Carl Fabergé was commissioned by Czar Alexander III to create the very first jewelled Imperial Easter egg as a 20th-anniversary present to his wife, who was said to have been so enchanted with it that the eggs became an annual tradition to the Russian court.
A mountain-biking vacation is usually a rugged adventure—with similarly rugged sleeping accommodations—but soon you may have the option of leaving the tent at home. That is what Philip Modest Schambelan and Anton Fromm are proposing with their concept hotel, Hiding in Triangles.
Reimagining everyday objects is something that Hermès does all too well—especially with their leather goods, which are unsurpassed in craftsmanship.
At one end of the sprawling temple complex known as Kathmandu Durbar Square there’s an open plaza where merchants spread their handicrafts on the ground. Just before you make it past the last beckoning call, you will pass a final blanket. It belongs to the Rai family.
BMW’s latest design and powertrain study may have a clinical-sounding name, but beneath the avant-garde skin and lab coat–tested powertrain beats the heart of an ultimate driving machine.
Dr. Ulrich Bez is a character. As evidence, when his mobile phone rings, the James Bond theme reverberates loudly enough for anyone within shouting distance to take notice.
Jian Ghomeshi enters the restaurant and apologizes for being under the weather. He’s only had three hours of sleep; the host of the CBC show Q, arguably the most popular arts and culture radio program in the country, insists on thoroughly researching every guest—even if it means staying up all night.