TimeCrafters this week-end in New York
Sep15

TimeCrafters this week-end in New York

This week-end, (Friday September 14th – Saturday September 15th) you have opportunity to admire luxury timepieces from top Swiss luxury watch brands in a luxury industry tradeshow called c. TimeCrafters is the first luxury watchmaking fair to take place in the United States. The address of the event is Park Avenue Armory is located at 643 Park Avenue between 66th and 67th Streets. 643 Park Avenue New York, NY 10065 and it is...

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Louis Vuitton’s Kusama Pop-Up at Selfridges: lots of dots
Sep03

Louis Vuitton’s Kusama Pop-Up at Selfridges: lots of dots

We wrote few days ago about Louis Vuitton collaboration with Kusama . Now it is time to present first concept store at Selfridges, London and a video with behind the scenes of the dotty set-up at the Printemps pop-up store in Paris. Personally I like very much the new Louis Vuitton collection. The French House associates with the talent of one of Japan’s dottiest artists and create the colourful and round-patterned Dots Infinity...

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Now you can name a new cancer drug after you. Only £1m
Aug31

Now you can name a new cancer drug after you. Only £1m

Money can buy anything, even a place in the medicine Hall of Fame. Academics at Uppsala university are offering private donors the chance to name an experimental cancer drug. So, anyone willing to donate £1m to fund their work can name the treatment for neuroendocrine cancer and enter in history. Of course, if the treatment will be a success. Fundraisers hope to cover the £2m cost of a trial in up to 20 patients of a genetically...

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Original thermometer invented by Fahrenheit offered at auction
Aug31

Original thermometer invented by Fahrenheit offered at auction

an original mercury thermometer, invented by Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit in 1714 and the only remaining example in private hands, is to be offered at auction in October 2012 by Christie’s. When offered at auction within Christie’s sale of Travel, Science and Natural History (London, South Kensington, SALE 6911) including the Polar Sale to commemorate the Scott Centenary, 1912-2012 on 9 October 2012, the thermometer is expected to fetch...

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$290 For An Expensive Paper Bag
Aug30

$290 For An Expensive Paper Bag

How much are you willing to pay for your lunch? But for your launch bag? A paper bag designed by the German fashion house Jil Sander ‘Vasari’ retails for $290 much more than we usually pay for our launch. I don’t know if Jil Sander ‘Vasari’ plan to sell it for profit or just get the Most Expensive paper bag award. Either way they got our attention… Via gawker.com Link...

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Louis Vuitton and Yayoi Kusama: Signature Patterns

Over time, Kusama’s work gained recognition and the artist experienced an astonishing array of media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, film, performance, and immersive installation. Kusama and Louis Vuitton will also collaborate for the first time on several artworks, which will be showcased in the Louis Vuitton Bond Street Maison’s dedicated exhibition space. The art of Yayoi Kusama is known for her organic, repetitive...

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Vogue has record 916-page issue
Aug13

Vogue has record 916-page issue

In September Vogue broke its own record with its largest issue ever: 916 pages and almost 2 and half kilograms. On the cover of magazine is pop diva Lady Gaga, on Vogue cover for the second time. The previous record was setup back in September 2007 with 840 pages of Vogue fashion. Link www.vogue.com Via fashionista.com

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Latest trends: 3D Replica of Your Fetus
Aug03

Latest trends: 3D Replica of Your Fetus

Japanese engineering firm Fasotec take a step forward in fetus photography: “Shape of an Angel,” a miniature 3D replica of the fetus as it lay in the womb. This 3D piece of memory is offered in partnership with Parkside Hiroo Ladies Clinic in Mintao-ku, Tokyo. The cost for a single 90x60x40mm model is 100,000 yen (US $1,230), pretty much for this kind of memories. The process requires the fetus to be photographed using MRI, the photo...

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TrackTile Table: Entertain Your Dinner Party Guests
Aug01

TrackTile Table: Entertain Your Dinner Party Guests

I love mini-trains… This table imagined by Three Foot Three Design is the dream of any veteran model railroader… They can play at dinner and the dessert can be transported via mini-trains around the table. TrackTile Table turn the delivery of mints & chocolates around the dinner table into an event that no-one will forget. The dinner will be fun and your guest will be happy… All the tables start with a table base ‘tray’ that...

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VW purchase triggered profit growth of Porsche
Jul30

VW purchase triggered profit growth of Porsche

Volkswagen agreed on July 4 to purchase a 50.1 percent stake in the brand from Porsche SE for 4.46 billion euros, assuming full ownership of the sports-car maker. The transaction is due to close next week. Porsche AG maker being purchased by Volkswagen said first-half profit jumped 21 percent on demand for a new generation of the 911. Operating profit rose to 1.26 billion euros ($1.55 billion) from 1.05 billion euros a year earlier...

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