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.

Art and empire.

Bob Rennie’s love of art and his passion for collecting were sparked on a trip to San Francisco in 1974.

Michelle Monaghan, accidental actress.

Michelle Monaghan is an actress with a strict Midwest work ethic. She is next set to star alongside Adam Sandler, as a military weapons developer in this summer’s action-comedy Pixels.

Made in Italy.

From La Marzocco’s headquarters in Scarperia, just outside of Florence, the Italian king of espresso machinery is still an artisanal operation.

Lady of the house.

Francesca Amfitheatrof, Tiffany & Co.’s ambitious new design director, isn’t afraid to think outside the little blue box.

King of the hill.

From selling bell-bottoms to school friends as a teenager to running a billion-dollar global empire, Tommy Hilfiger is a master of reinvention.