For those dissatisfied with the level of sonic quality available from CDs or digital music formats, the new PS Audio PerfectWave DirectStream digital-to-analog converter (DAC) provides a state-of-the-art solution.
While new watches abound at Baselworld—the industry’s largest jewelry and watch show, which ran this year from March 27 through April 3—the collectors and retailers who attended did not necessarily have an easy time finding the next must-buy timepiece.
Founded in 2010, the Swiss accessory brand TF Est. 1968—named for the initials and birth year of the company’s founder, Freddy Tschumi—creates products that combine the aesthetics of haute horlogerie with the utility of everyday accessories.
Pangolin London, a sculpture-only gallery located just east of Regent’s Park, is re-creating a series of Britain’s Arts Council touring exhibitions from the 1940s and ’50s entitled Sculpture in the Home,which was an endeavor to spark interest in art for post–World War II domestic interiors.
Pritzker-winning architect Zaha Hadid has teamed up with France’s 126-year-old crystal manufacturer Lalique—a unique juxtaposition of avant-garde and tradition—to create Crystal Architecture, a striking collection of vases in two shapes and two colors.
Air France has unveiled its newly redesigned business-class seating. Conceived by Mark Collins of Design Investment, which has previously created cabins for Airbus and Lufthansa, the new business-class seating is designed with comfort and privacy in mind.
With the introduction of the Daher-Socata TBM 900 single-engine turboprop in March, the French manufacturer revealed that it had been working on the project for three years—and that the airplane was already done with test flights, certified, and in production, with first deliveries underway.
The Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts applies the term “sportster” to its newest launch, Galatea. The 131-foot motor yacht is indeed sporty and features a low profile, and it retains the builder’s famous emphasis on speed.
Power dressing was a prominent style of the 1980s. The era is inspiring a new capsule collection by Oliver Peoples called Sir with three limited-edition styles based on designs from the brand’s eyeglasses collections of the late 1980s.
Chef Daniel Boulud may hail from landlocked Lyon, France, but his Boulud Sud restaurant is a culinary journey through the Mediterranean, featuring cuisine from such locales as Sardinia, Greece, Tunisia, and Beirut.