Uri Shapira Crystallizing Philippe chair

Philippe Starcks’ popular transparent Louis Ghost Chair is making a big comeback. But this time it will have a new look and a new name as it will be redefined as the Uri Shapira Crystallizing Philippe chair. The new look boasts of quartz crystal will be more than an eyeful when it dazzles under your extravagant chandelier. Uri Shapira, who …

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Starck’s Designs On Paris Luxury Hotel

French designer Philippe Starck is going to think out of the box and come up with something incredibly beautiful. And the latest from the French designer is an interior project at a luxury hotel in Paris, Le Royal Monceau. Starck’s comment about hotels being “intrinsically pointless” is interesting. He considers hotels as nothing more than shelters for people. And now, …

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The Luxury Carbon-Neutral Home Concept

Luxury and eco-friendly seem to be mutually exclusive. The developers are betting on this human emotion and are hoping to turn it into a money spinner. They are promoting the luxury carbon-neutral home concept. It basically means that the property attains a net zero carbon footprint. There are many critics of the concept who point out that you might have …

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Boutique Hotel in a Resurrected Estate in Santiago

The Aubrey is one of the rare boutique hotels in Santiago. The estate on which it is built has a lot of historical references. The main actors of the Chile’s artistic and political movement frequented the estate which was built in the 1920s. Statesman-Poet Pablo Neruda was a frequent house guest. The owner Domingo Durán Morales organized weekly lunches, for …

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Myers Sells his Superyacht Senses to Larry Page of Google

Senses are the 59 meter luxury super yacht which had been cruising around the world with its Kiwi owner Sir Douglas Myers for some years now. The news is that Myers, who described Senses as an adventure boat, has sold the luxury motor boat to the Google co-founder Larry Page. Senses had been listed on the Boat International website for …

Victoria Scott-RichardsMyers Sells his Superyacht Senses to Larry Page of Google