Vehicles

 

The 190mph Ducati 1299 Panigale S Is On Sale Now For £20,795

The new Ducati 1299 Panigale and Panigale S have arrived in the country. The 206hp, 167kg rocket has been distributed to customers and dealers, so they should now have their demonstrators available for potential customers.   Both versions include the high tech Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU, Riding Modes (Race, Sport and Wet), Cornering ABS, Ducati

 

The 190mph Ducati 1299 Panigale S Is On Sale Now For £20,795

The new Ducati 1299 Panigale and Panigale S have arrived in the country. The 206hp, 167kg rocket has been distributed to customers and dealers, so they should now have their demonstrators available for potential customers.   Both versions include the high tech Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU, Riding Modes (Race, Sport and Wet), Cornering ABS, Ducati

 

Monte Carlo or Bust at Riva’s Trophy Event

With two days of racing beautiful Riva yachts in the Riviera to get through, we buckled down to some serious hard work – and started drinking Champagne. Italian luxury yachts maker Riva has been crafting boats since 1842. Its polished mahogany-hulled launches are world famous and quite rightly so. What other boat would the world’s

Lifestyle

 

The Need For Swede: Charley Speed meets Thom Richard

There’s an air of military behind Thom’s disarming smile. Perhaps it’s the precision with which he goes about his business, or the clean-cut appearance and vice-like hand shake upon introduction. Either way, being surrounded by his extraordinary collection of historic aircraft at Warbird Adventures certainly adds to the sense of combat.

 

Hot Property: Penthouse 127, London EC1

Perched 154 feet in the sky above Tech City, Penthouse 127 is the best spot to enjoy epic 360-degree views of London’s coolest quarter. Get in the Cloud. Literally. The Fendi- and Hermes-inspired home, on the market at £4.75m, has gone big on luxury brands, with Interior designer Ida Sophie Fabricius (of Studio55) festooning it with the

Travel

 

The Right Stuff: BA’s 787 Dreamliner

Brain hemispheres, if they even exist, are funny things. They force us to be cognisant of the world in two formats – sensual and rational. Rarely are both equally stimulated. Luckily, British Airways have invested in ways to keep Left and Right equally busy. Any pedant who regularly flies long distance can spout the usual

 

Diplomatic Relations Restored: Das Stue, Berlin

The very best of Berlin, courtesy of the Royal Danish embassy via the cream of Spanish design and culinary talent. Harmony in action.   One of the most striking things about Berlin is how much old architecture is missing. Old and new. Barely any buildings, other than some of the new homogenous glass rectangles at

Tech

 

Thank You for the Mu-So: Why Apple stores are stocking a clever little British audio system

While Apple’s global success is a definitively American story where can-do business spirit tessellates perfectly with a counterculture-derived human intuition, it’s the sensual nous of their British-born design supremo, Jonathan Ives, that has ensured nearly two decades of continuing success. This is a familiar story. In booming unified Germany, where those born in the east

 

Upper Crust – Dualit’s £1k Toaster

Comfortable in the knowledge that there are literally scores of punters who’d fork out £1,000 for a device that heats up bread, Dualit has added this 24-carat gold-plated toaster to its collection. The virtually unbreakable device combines a gold-plated retro design with four slots that can produce up to 130 slices in an hour. Which

 

Thank You for the Mu-So: Why Apple stores are stocking a clever little British audio system

While Apple’s global success is a definitively American story where can-do business spirit tessellates perfectly with a counterculture-derived human intuition, it’s the sensual nous of their British-born design supremo, Jonathan Ives, that has ensured nearly two decades of continuing success. This is a familiar story. In booming unified Germany, where those born in the east

Style

 

Boeing and Bremont Launch Extra Models at Basel 2015

After the success of the Boeing Bremont Model 1 and Model 247 timepieces, the English watchmaker have announced further additions to the range at Baselworld 2015. Nick English explains, “Boeing is arguably the most famous aircraft company of all time and one of the world’s most innovative engineering leaders. With its one hundred years of aerospace achievement, Boeing’s

 

Bentley’s Bold Cologne

Did someone say “dark and throbbing?” There’s a small and elite club of brands that have the ability to cross seamlessly over into the luxury goods’ world. So much so, they’ll release an aftershave that can actually transform the quintessence of an already legendary brand into an elegant (and confidently manly), fragrance. Defined by it’s

 

Boeing and Bremont Launch Extra Models at Basel 2015

After the success of the Boeing Bremont Model 1 and Model 247 timepieces, the English watchmaker have announced further additions to the range at Baselworld 2015. Nick English explains, “Boeing is arguably the most famous aircraft company of all time and one of the world’s most innovative engineering leaders. With its one hundred years of aerospace achievement, Boeing’s

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