History, Repainted

05 March 2015

Dunn-Edwards’s latest paint collection is more than 300 years in the making. To gather inspiration for Then, Now & Forever, its first collection of historic colors, the Los Angeles–based company reviewed archived architectural photos of California’s midcentury modern homes, Victorian mansions, and missions, dating as far back as the 17th century. “There were so many […]

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Set in Stone

05 March 2015

The Manhattan furniture gallery Khouri Guzman Bunce Lininger (KGBL)—known for its handcrafted furniture and old-world artisan techniques such as marquetry and leather molding—has debuted its latest addition: the Terranova table. Launched in January, the stunningly simple design, available as both a 4-foot-long coffee table (from $19,375) and a 2-foot-long side table (from $7,250), is cut […]

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Eternamé Displays Dazzling Jewelry Designs at Its New Boutique in Paris

05 March 2015

The French jewelry brand Eternamé has opened its first boutique in Paris, located inside the Peninsula Paris hotel on avenue Kléber in the chic 16th arrondisement, near the Arc de Triomphe. Like the 8-year-old brand’s jewelry—which is made with delicate twists of gold and colorful combinations of aqua amazonites and bright-violet amethysts—the interior of the […]

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International Media Executive Stephen Colvin Named Chief Operating Officer/President of Robb Report Digital

04 March 2015

NEW YORK (March 3, 2015) – Stephen Colvin, an internationally recognized media executive known for launching, establishing and re-inventing digital and print properties in the United States and overseas, has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer of Robb Report and President of its digital division. Reporting to CEO William J. […]

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The Grain-Whisky Revival [Slideshow]

04 March 2015

Richard Carleton Hacker Because of its lighter taste, grain whisky has typically been used only as a bonding spirit in modern whisky making, to unite and round out the various single malts included in a blended scotch. But more than 100 years ago, grain whisky was a popular and inexpensive drink on its own. Unlike […]

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Supercharge Your Diet

04 March 2015

Like Clark Kent ducking into a phone booth and coming out as the Man of Steel, some of the most humble and easily available foods are nutritional powerhouses in disguise. Gerard Mullin, M.D., director of Integrative Gastrointestinal Nutrition Services at Johns Hopkins, recommends incorporating these deceptively powerful foods into your diet.

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The Jet Maker Airbus Announces a Plug-In All-Electric Airplane

04 March 2015

Electric power is the future of flight, according to Airbus, which has teamed up with Daher-Socata to start production of small, battery-powered airplanes for the flight-training market. On the success of the first public flight of the E-Fan prototype early last year, the two companies plan to design, develop, and certify the E-Fan 2.0, a […]

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The Arcadia 85 U.S. Edition Yacht Brings Solar Panels and Italian Style to the United States

03 March 2015

At the Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show in February, the Neapolitan shipbuilder Arcadia Yachts introduced a new version of its 85-foot yacht that has been reworked to meet the demands of the U.S. market. The Arcadia 85 U.S. Edition has an adapted layout with an open galley, a dressing area in the VIP cabin, and […]

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Some Astronauts May Be at Risk for Cognitive Impairment

03 March 2015

Johns Hopkins scientists report that rats exposed to high-energy particles, simulating conditions astronauts would face on a long-term deep space mission, show lapses in attention and slower reaction times, even when the radiation exposure is in extremely low dose ranges. The cognitive impairments — which affected a large subset, but far from all, of the […]

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Sneak Peek: Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia

02 March 2015

Australia’s Lizard Island resort welcomes guests for the first time since a devastating tropical cyclone damaged the property. Why Go: Since opening as a resort in 1998, Lizard Island has been revered for its unspoiled natural surroundings. It has 24 pristine white-sand beaches and there are a multitude of quality dive sites at the adjacent […]

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