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.
In less than a decade, the Turin, Italy, custom car builder Studiotorino has developed an impressive stable of revamped automobiles, including ones based on vehicles from Mercedes-Benz, Maserati, and Fiat.
Ben Soleimani, whose family has been in the rug business for four generations, is continuing his collaboration with Restoration Hardware, where he is now the company’s full-time rug designer and collector.
Guitar making, or lutherie, is a fine art, and Antonio de Torres, John D’Angelico, Orville Gibson, and C. F. Martin, among others, are the medium’s equivalents of Rembrandt, Picasso, Renoir, and Monet.
On March 12, Eclipse Aerospace announced the delivery of its first all-new Eclipse 550 personal jet, and the company plans to continue rolling them out from the assembly plant in Albuquerque, N.M., at the rate of about two per month.
The Swedish camera maker Hasselblad has introduced the new amateur-friendly HV DSLR, which features a 24.3-megapixel full-frame sensor, a Carl Zeiss 24-to-70 mm lens and 35 mm full-frame HD-video recording capabilities.