Of Note

Nearing 80, David Suzuki looks back on a life of increasing activism and improbable fame.

For half a century David Suzuki has been a cautioning voice about our stewardship of the planet.

Milan-based gallerist Nina Yashar cultivates and curates for the most discerning clientele. At Nilufar, her gallery, and at her new treasure trove, Nilufar Depot, the international tastemaker redefines the experience of design.

The Nina Yashar universe is as big in scale as her new design proscenium.

A girl and a dress.

FROM THE ARCHIVE: The dress as icon. There are many reasons why in front of a campfire lacey frills and robin eggs’ blue make the image impressive. A little girl will become obsessed, refusing even to wear anything else but a dress.

Concert-hall sound levels with audiophile precision.

Burmester is one of the world’s most exalted audio manufacturers. The Berlin-based company produces objects of desire—both sonically and visually.

A couture craftsman.

Joseph Walsh is a self-taught woodworker who combines art and craftsmanship to create functional sculpture with sweeping curvilinear forms.

Designer digs.

Discretion, quality, and unsurpassed craftsmanship define Bottega Veneta. Creative director Tomas Maier has been the driving force of the brand’s ascent to the very pinnacle of luxury since taking tenure in 2001.