NEWS & ARTICLES TAGGED

GIFTS

$13K Cula Black Biscuit Porcelain Set Brings Ceremony & Ritual Back to Drinking Tea

Jan 28, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Since being founded in 1747, Munich-based Nymphenburg have continually proved themselves as master porcelain makers, even providing their products for the Bavarian royal family. With their craft evolving over the years into a catalogue that includes limited edition series and couture edition collections, they have really taken their art to new heights. 

... Read More

Store Your Best Spirits in an 8-Foot Missile, Because Why Not?

Jan 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Bomb Drinks Cabinet is one of the coolest designs we've seen in a while. At over eight feet tall, the cabinet weighs 600 pounds and was made from an actual R.A.F. MK1 Practice Cluster Bomb. Crafted by Fallen Furniture in Bath, England, the company always uses reclaimed aircraft parts (both military and civilian), making it pretty great for cocktail-loving history buffs.

... Read More

Take the Mandarin Oriental Hotel's Mouth-Blown Glass Pebble Vase Home

Jan 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Designed by Kate Hume and available through Design & Deliver, the Pebble vase is the newest home décor item on our wish list. Handmade in Belgium, the vase features an organic shape that reminds us more of a folding vine than a pebble. 

... Read More

Host the Ultimate Tea Party with the Gorgeous Arabesque Coffee & Tea Pot Set

Jan 23, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

It's a good thing the Arabesque Coffee and Tea Pot Set from Merdinger House of Design wasn't around when I was a kid, because I would have harassed my parents until they bought it for me. It's just so darn pretty! The Arabesque (which is a type of ancient design often seen in Islamic art) set is a work of art in of itself, and you may have a hard time bringing yourself to actually use it. 

... Read More

Is It Killing You to Sit All Day? The Smart Kinetic Desk May Save Your Life

Jan 23, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

It's no secret that sitting for eight hours a day is a pretty bad idea (it's now being called the new smoking!), which makes desk jobs all the more problematic.

... Read More

The Loretto Furniture Collection Brings a Little Bit of Sci-Fi to the Bedroom

Jan 22, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

etclass may sound like a hip new private aircraft firm, but it's actually a Portugal-based luxury furniture manufacturer. Their newest brand, Loretto, is having its world premiere at IMM Cologne right now (which runs to January 25) and it definitely looks worth checking out. With details like leather and carbon fiber, the collection looks super sleek and modern. 

... Read More

First Fully-Automated Home Brewing System Ready Might Just Make You An Expert Cicerone

Jan 21, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Home-brewery systems aren't hard to come by nowadays with brands like Brewbot making waves, but newcomer Brewie is hoping to be your final choice. Calling itself the world's first fully automated home brewing system, Brewie is designed to cater to both newcomers and experts through its design. Plus, unlike other products, this one can actually fit right on your kitchen counter.

... Read More

Great Scott! Celebrate Scotland's Finest With These 5 Whiskies

Jan 21, 2015  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

On January 25 those with Scottish heritage—or just a hankering for good Scotch whisky, haggis, and bagpipes—celebrate the birth of the poet Robert Burns, author of Auld Lang Syne, during what is called the Burns Supper. The event takes place all over the world in various guises, but to truly toast the Scottish bard a good single malt Scotch is a must.

... Read More

Channel an Industrial 18th-Century France With the Cascade Chair

Jan 20, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

When we first saw the Cascade Chair from Studio A, our first thought was, "NEED!" With its dramatically curved iron bonnet, the industrial design looks to be inspired by ornate furniture from 18th-century France with a dash of steampunk thrown in.

... Read More

Plug Yourself Into Mycoocoon For a Full Blown Sensory Recharge

Jan 16, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Mycoocoon is a super cool color immersion experience that is meant to relax and revitalize you. Not only does it actually look like a butterfly cocoon, it apparently rebalances you through the use of chromotherapy, aromatherapy, and the sounds of Tibetan bowls. Certain colors are meant to give off different energies and a person will be drawn to the color that matches their energy the best.

... Read More

Jewelry Designer Turns Her Sights to 24K Gold Grecian-Inspired Bone China Dinnerware

Jan 15, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

A new year means a new look. And that doesn't just apply to your wardrobe. Jewelry designer Katy Briscoe has expanded her luxury feelers to the world of home accessories with a new line of bone china dinnerware that is available at Saks Fifth Avenue. After taking a quick look, we fell in love with the Grecian-inspired Bangle Collection that combines hand-painted 24K gold with sparkling white bisque finishes.

... Read More

Allegro LED Suspended Lamps Might Be the Perfect Mix of Industrial and Natural Style

Jan 13, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There's nothing quite like a unique lamp to pull a living space together. Find something that's cool enough, and there's a good chance that it will be the first thing your guests comment on. The Allegro LED is definitely such a lamp. Available through Foscarini, the suspended design features a grouping of long thin metal rods that feature different shapes depending on which Allegro you choose (the black Ritmico, brown Vivace, and the gold Assai).

... Read More

Here is How Korean Artist JeeYoung Lee Actually Makes Her Dreams Come True

Jan 13, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

We discovered artist JeeYoung Lee back in December 2013 and fell in love with the landscapes she creates in her tiny studio in Seoul, Korea. Without relying on Photoshop, she manages to make her creative vision into a reality, using her scenes to explore famous folk tales, issues related to her sense of identity, and perhaps the coolest of all, her dreams. 

... Read More

The INU Electric Scooter Folds Itself Up in 5 Seconds, Takes Selfies and Sends Texts

Jan 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

When watching the above video, you may think that you're getting glimpses of a super cool new spaceship from the upcoming Star Wars flick, because that's how intense it is. Instead of an aircraft though, the video shows the new INU electric scooter, which can fold itself up in five measly seconds. And to be honest, this thing is way cooler than any fictional ship can be, because this is real

... Read More

The Best of CES 2015: From Self-Driving Autos to the Rebirth of the Walkman!

Jan 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

With CES 2015 coming to a close today, we wanted to make sure you saw all of the coolest unveilings that went down in Las Vegas. Though self-driving autos were definitely one of the biggest draws for the technology event (that Mercedes-Benz though!), there were plenty of other neat gadgets you should keep on your radar, like the Avegant Glyph and the Symphonic Light.

... Read More

Next Page

Best of Luxury

Finding the best in luxury can be a daunting task, which is why we've taken it on for you.
Best Luxury Sedans
Best Hotel Pools
Best Swimwear
Best Luxury Hotels
View All Best of Luxury
THINGS WE LIKE