Thursday, June 23, 2011
North Lake Wenatchee Mountain Home in the Cascade Mountains, WA http://bit.ly/m6dg4P
This mountain retreat on Lake Wenatchee in the Cascade Mountains is cozy for two whilst being comfortable for a crowd; combines the warmth of wood with low maintenance tile, stone, and
composites; and works for all seasons with such features as overhangs to shed snow whilst ensuring shade during the summer months.
Monday, June 13, 2011
Dubai Dreams: Properties Delayed by the GFC or on the Drawing Board http://bit.ly/mKlN7k
The real estate boom in Dubai sparked an unprecedented flow of creativity from some of the world’s most renowned architects and designers. Alas, many of the designs are still on the drawing
board, waiting for the economy to catch up with the architects inspiration.
Sunday, June 12, 2011
The Modern Sliding Kitchen Work-Top by Minimal http://bit.ly/iAex28
After the bedroom, we spend the majority of time at home in the kitchen. So it stands to reason that the room should be an end place to use, rather than being an after-thought in the design
Design guru’s Minimal have certainly taken this to heart, with their sliding work-top which is a tribute to both contemporary design & minimalism.
Friday, June 10, 2011
200 Year Old Vueve Clicquote Shipwrecked Champagne Sold for Record http://bit.ly/mBqu9n
An update to a story we featured a year ago of the discovery of 168 bottles of champagne amongst a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea, a bottle has recently been sold at auction for a record €30,000
(approximately $43,900 USD), putting a lavish price on the priceless.
The Veuve Clicquot champagne – preserved perfectly because of the conditions of dark and cold on the seabed and reported to be the oldest in the world – was purchased by an anonymous bidder
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
*Hugo Boss Winner Uses $100,000 Prize Money for Guggenheim Exhibition
For the German artist Hans-Peter Feldmann, winning the Hugo Boss prize
in 2010 meant an opportunity for him to create a unique piece of art.
With the $100,000 prize he received for significant achievement in
contemporary art, he has added to his contribution to the art world by
pinning 100,000 one dollar bills on the wall of the Guggenheim Museum
inNew York City