Ever wonder if silver could sing, what would it sound like? For the release of their new silver collection, French luxury brand Hermès has teamed up with up with London-based United Visual Artists, to create an unconventional digital project in which silver ‘sing’ literally. Shot in black and white under the art direction of Caswell Coggins, the short is mesmerizing showcasing the Hermes Silver Jewelry Collection in a unique way, […]
Italian design house Zagato marks Aston’s 100th Anniversary with a pair of special one-off models based on the Aston Martin DBS and DB9. Designed with a ‘double bubble’ roof design, reminiscent of Zagato cars from the 1950s the DBS Coupé Zagato Centennial was conceived for a young and prestigious Japanese entrepreneur; while the DB9 Spyder Zagato Centennial was developed for the well known American car collector Peter Read, a longtime […]
Casa Casuarina, the former Versace mansion where fashion icon Gianni Versace was shot dead in 1997, will be sold at a bankruptcy auction on Sept. 17. “It will be the auction of a century,” said Lamar Fisher, president and CEO of Fisher Auction Company in a statement. “It provides an opportunity for the world to react and compete for this awesome property.” The enormous mansion, was originally built in 1930 […]
This impressive ride is the work of French custom bike builder Ludovic Lazareth. Based on a BMW R1200R, this custom creation is the latest vehicle to roll out of the Annecy-le-Vieux workshop, commissioned by a French client who wanted a “neo-retro scrambler.” The BMW 1200R by Lazareth “kept only the engine and the Paralever suspension at the rear” but features extensively revised styling, tubular chassis was upgraded and the front […]
Humans and robots, working together – Wired magazine recently took a behind-the-scenes tour inside at Tesla Motors’ factory in Fremont, California where they currently make the popular Model S. The factory produces 400 Tesla cars every week and employs 3,000 workers and 160 robots. Enjoy the video after the break.
Yamaha Europe commissioned Italian based bike customizers Deus Ex Machina Italy to create an inspirational custom machine based on the mighty Yamaha XJR1300, and the result is as awesome as you’d expect – Yamaha XJR1300 ‘Project X’ “For Deus Ex Machina the Yamaha XJR1300 was an intriguing machine to work with. We looked at it and thought ‘what lies hidden under the skin of this muscle bike?’” explains Alessandro Rossi […]
Carla Bruni-Sakozy, France’s former first lady fronts the latest campaign from jewelry brand Bulgari’s “Diva Collection”. The Italian-born beauty posed for famed photographer Terry Richardson in Rome for the shoot, which sees her in a series of glamorous Bulgari looks. “Bulgari is for me the symbol of passion and of this vivid and colourful Roman gaiety,” explained Bruni. “Like the stones of the Seventies bracelet that my aunt wore when […]