Precise stitching, flawless crystal, unmarred animal skins, and perfectly dyed silks are just some of the hallmarks of Hermès’s uncompromising designs, which helped earn them a win in this year’s Best of the Best issue.
Known for its wall coverings inspired by such diverse influences as 20th-century architecture, bark, and skins, the Belgium-based manufacturer Arte launched four new and eclectic collections this spring.
The Graf von Faber-Castell Pen of the Year 2014 Special Edition (+49.911.9965.0, www.graf-von-faber-castell.com) is the 11th entry in the German pen maker’s annual collection of writing instruments, each of which is distinguished by a unique material incorporated into its barrel.
Founded in Fort Madison, Iowa, in 1913, the writing-instruments manufacturer Sheaffer rapidly became one of the world’s largest pen producers thanks to the popularity of its fountain pens’ proprietary lever refilling system.
Apressurized cabin, six seats, and a full-size air-stair door are unusual features for a piston-powered single-engine aircraft, but they are part of the package with the Piper Mirage (772.567.4361, www.piper.com).
Whether your lifelong desire is heli-skiing in the Canadian Rockies, gazing at the aurora borealis in Iceland, or going on a safari in South Africa, the experts at Black Tomato can help make such dreams a reality.
Known for his signature method of reverse carving, or intaglio carving—which creates captivating miniature scenes within a gemstone—the Istanbul-based jewelry artist Sevan Bıçakçı has unveiled his latest designs...
This summer, Hotel Arts Barcelona will celebrate its 20th anniversary with an ambitious tapas feast prepared by 22 of Spain’s most acclaimed chefs, who have earned at their respective restaurants a combined 52 Michelin stars.