Picasso sets a record at Rockefeller’s first auction sale

The opening evening sale of works from The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller has attracted much interest internationally, as avid art collectors big eagerly to new world auction records for a number of the most revered artists of the past 150 years. Gallery assistants with the Picasso painting Young Girl with a Flower Basket, which fetched $115m, the… Read More »

On The Auction Block: This 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe Looks As Good As New

Copyright © Bonhams 2001-2018 As one of the greatest sports cars of the 1950s and virtually anyone’s top list of greatest automobiles of all time, the Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe is automobile royalty amongst the wealthiest celebrities of its time. Today, the car finds itself among the most valued and collectable sports cars to exist.… Read More »

Sam Sorgiovanni Shares His Thoughts About Yacht Builds in Asia or Australia

As Asia-Pacific’s leading international superyacht designer, Sam Sorgiovanni spends time with YACHT STYLE magazine to discuss his insights about creating Singapore’s 84m White Rabbit G which reduces roll to achieve optimum comfort. Sam Sorgiovanni Despite Sam Sorgiovanni’s busy schedule, he writes: Having established my studio in Fremantle 20 years ago, after a 12-year career as a… Read More »

Shimmering Lapidary on Van Cleef & Arpel’s Feerique Timepieces

Van Cleef & Arpels dazzles again with two unique designs, the Lady Arpels Nuit Feerique and Lady Arpels Jour Feerique. Both watches feature a hand-wound movement inside a 41-mm case crusted with white gold and diamonds. Designed to represent the duality of night and day, the dials contain layers of precious stones and delicate miniature painting, showcasing the incredible lapidary expertise of these designs.… Read More »

Zaha Hadid Architects Unveils Morpheus Hotel in Macau, China

Morpheus Hotel in Macau, China featuring a twisting geometric facade has now opened its doors to the public. Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), the property is the centrepiece of the City of Dreams development. Zaha Hadid Architects Unveils Morpheus Hotel in the City of Dreams According to ZHA, the building is the “world’s first free-form high-rise exoskeleton”, with its external… Read More »

Seletti’s New Porcelain Tableware: To Repair with Gold

The “Kintsugi” technique involves using a special kind of lacquer mixed with powdered gold (or silver or platinum) to glue the pieces together. Seletti’s 24K Gold Vein in this New Porcelain Tableware Italian designer Marcantonio has created a new collection of porcelain tableware for Seletti, including this new eye-catching porcelain creation, except that you’ll find… Read More »

Coral harvests in troubled waters

A heartwarming trend in the luxury industry is the keen interest and priority of practising environmentally sustainable and ethical sourcing methods. This keen sense of environmental awareness fuels changes especially in the jewelry industry—from increased use of traceable gemstones to the rising popularity of recycled and ethically-mined gold metals. Facing a shortage of deepwater corals, ethical issues are raised of its… Read More »

The World’s Most Expensive Luxury Private Jet Tour

The World’s Most Expensive Luxury Private Jet Tour: CrystalSkye So, you have the money and you are thinking of how to better spend it? Perhaps, for $45K, you could buy a private jet instantly at the online shopper’s space for luxury brands, such as LUXIFY. Instead of taking your dream to the sky with a plane… Read More »

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Surpassed Buffett As Top 3 Richest Man in the World

Facebook’s stock has not only recovered from the wake of the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal earlier this year, but took a turn and spiked 2.4% in revenue growth, hitting an all-time high last Friday, 6 July 2018. And in the process, it has propelled its co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg into the world’s top 3… Read More »

Burgess Appointed as Central Agent for Equanimity Superyacht

Burgess, the British-based company founded in 1975 by Nigel Burgess and renowned the world over for superyachts, has announced that it was recently appointed as the exclusive worldwide Central Agent by the High Court of Malaya to assist with the judicial sale of the 91.5m (300-ft) yacht Equanimity (previously owned by fugitive businessman Low Taek… Read More »