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furniture designer abhijeet kumar has designed a number of seating concepts including the ‘welcome chair’, which features mesh upholstery that is stretched over a frame.
a metal leg at the back, which subtly references a stiletto heel, supports the frame.
Pierre Hermé has partnered with La Maison du Whisky for a gorgeous Whisky and chocolate pack. The pack forges the chocolate of Pierre Hermé with a exceptional whiskeys from La Maison du Whiskey. The result is a dialogue, a balance between chocolate and whiskey, particularly pleasant experience.
Fashion designer Kris Van Assche has launched a line of heart-shaped necklaces. His latest is the "Para Siempre" necklace was, he says in an article in the International Herald Tribune, inspired by South American spirit and passion. The necklace is available in gold plate or silver with a blue enamel, heart-shaped inscribed medallion and sells for $220 or $500.
Maybach has announced the Maybach 72. The car started out as a 2004 Maybach 62, and was stretched an extra 10 decimeters (about 3.3 ft.) in order to add an additional pair of rear-facing back seats. The one-off vehicle is being offered for sale at $780,000.
Riva has announced the Aquariva Super. A 33-footer, this yacht is the smallest of Riva’s 10 designs. Features include a top speed of 41 knots and cruising speed of 36 knots – delivered by twin 380hp Yanmar motors.
The Aquariva Super is the successor to the Aquarama, a lifestyle icon of generations past seen. Riva, a Ferretti brand, makes prices available upon request.
Vertu has launched the Vertu Boucheron 150 for Parisian jeweler Boucheron’s one hundred and fiftieth anniversary this year. The Vertu Boucheron 150 incorporates changing angled surfaces giving it a cut stone appearance. The phone is cut from a single ingot of gold and is completely made by hand a process which took over two thousand man hours to finish. Only one Vertu Boucheron 150 has been made and will be available exclusively from Vertu’s new flagship store at 38 New Bond Street, London.