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This is a good time to be or to become a collector of vintage toy trains, because, judging from the recent spate of record-breaking prices t
Photographer Monica Rich Kosann (203.972.9193, mrkphoto.com), who has been capturing imag
Brock Barrett’s lighting designs, which resemble origami figures, reveal the influence of eight years of living in Japan, where the former U
One of the few buildings that remained standing in downtown San Francisco after the great earthquake and fire of 1906 was the Fairmont San F
Private Island Resorts frequently count yachts among their amenities; Rania (+960.
After the tsunami hit the Sri Lankan coastal town of Galle last December, the Amangalla hotel, which had been open for only nine days, dispa
Leonard Chevrier lowers his taut, welterweight-like frame to the ice and, with hands weathered by the sea, tenderly flips a blubbery b
Extraterrestrial aliens have, in fact, not been abducting human beings.
As evidenced by the new E’Spa facilities at sister hotels Palace Luzern (+41.41.416.1616,
On a breezy, sunny July afternoon on her family ranch in Montana, Barbara Van Cleve moves across a green pasture with the concentration of a
Geoffrey fushi has handled almost as many Stradivarius violins as Antonio Stradivari himself did.
Hennessy may count itself extremely fortunate to have had as its master blenders seven generations of the Fillioux family, who have establis
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On the basis of their master’s famous theorem, the Pythagoreans declared the square and the equilateral triangle the perfect figures and sev
At the entrance to an intimate, low-lit dining room rendered grand by its cloistered ceiling and walls of Venetian plaster, the hostess welc
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For 2,000 years, the Hawaiian island of Kauai has been a place of healing.
Delta Cycle (800.474.6615, www.ixibike.com) of Foxboro, Mass., puts a fresh spin on th
Loaded down with layers of alpine apparel, avalanche transceivers, and backpacks outfitted to carry skis, our group embarks from ski patrol
The previous night’s rain has transformed the Half Moon golf course’s claylike soil into an adhesive substance that cakes my boots as Ian Sm
Swiss watchmaker and jeweler Chopard (800.246.7273, www.chopard.com) has joined with N
Sitting in his small, orderly workshop on Britain’s Isle of Man, independent watchmaker Roger Smith contemplates vastly increasing his annua
Like his clothing, Stefano Ricci’s new U.S.
Perfect Copy (877.535.8880, www.perfect-copy.com), a custom service of the Indivi
According to Ralph Anderl of Onono (215.238.8804), buffalo horn can be a brittle substance on which to base a business.
Most of the men in Olga Berluti’s family—her grandfather, father, and uncles—were shoemakers, and though she grew up in Parma, Italy, surrou
After the turn of the 20th century, when it was considered impolite for a lady to glance at her wristwatch during an evening among gentlemen
In 1940, a young tailor named Giacomo Trabalza was serving in the Italian army and stationed near the tiny hillside town of Chieti in Abru
Bentley’s Mulliner workshop, located within the carmaker’s headquarters in the town of Crewe in the northwest of England, regularly fills
Even amid the parade of motorized exotica at this summer’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, the new Audi A6 Avant (
It is easy to overlook the subtle design elements that distinguish the Corvette Z06 from other new ’Vettes.
“Rhinos have really bad eyesight,” Seth Vorster whispers in my ear as a hundred yards away—huddled under a barbed thicket midway across the
First, there was Spruce Creek, which applied the golf community model to private aviation and created the fly-in community.
The owner of San Juan Composites’ first San Juan48 Flybridge is not the type of person for which the Anacortes, Wash., company expected to b
The Small “Antique Boats” sign on the open metal door is thus far the only indication that this small warehouse on the shore of the Farmin
You would assume that the aft fiberglass golden dorsal fin on the Chris-Craft Cobra served some aerodynamic purpose.
Christopher Smith and his brother Hank knew how to construct wooden boats that could turn heads and please their owners, and they built upon