Monthly Archives: December 2014

Lifestyle News Round-Up – Wednesday 24 December 2014

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Pininfarina announces Residential Luxury Projects in Brazil
Pininfarina and renowned Brazilian developer Pasqualotto announce a partnership on the design of residential luxury projects…Text, Photos…
Victoria’s Secret – Holiday Gift Guide
Now’s the time to make your list & check it twice. For the Angel who has everything, shop our most giftable gifts instore and online…Text, Photos…
Local Artisan Featured in Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room
Everything about a Seattle artisan’s work has a hidden meaning…Text. Photos…

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Geek News Round-Up – Tuesday, 23 December 2014

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Quadrofoil – personal watercraft, reimagined 

Quadrofoil is an electric hydrofoiling personal watercraft (PWC), which provides the most economically efficient and completely environmentally friendly mode of recreational marine transportation…Video, text…

The GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle 

The U.S. Navy completed tests on the GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story…Photos, text…

AORA TulipAora’s Tulips to provide solar-biogas hybrid power for off-grid communities in Africa 

AORA Solar announced it has met with the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (www.mowr.gov.et), to plan the construction of an initial pilot of AORA’s Tulip™ solar-hybrid power plant…Photos, text…

 

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Casual Friday News Round-Up – Week 51/2014

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Jeep Renegade signed by the Rolling Stones now up for auction 

Jeep was the Presenting Sponsor and exclusive automotive partner of the Rolling Stones’ spectacular “14 On Fire” European Tour that ran from 26 May to 2 July this year and in which the flagship Grand Cherokee…Photos, text…

Ballantine’s Brings History to Life with New Limited Edition Packs for Christmas 2014 

Ballantine’s, the No.2 Scotch whisky in the world, has unveiled a unique selection of limited edition gift packs for its Finest and 12 Year Old expressions, each of which brings to life a story which delves into the history, heritage and craftsmanship of the Ballantine’s brand…Photos, text…

The first major exhibition of Paula Modersohn-Becker at Louisiana 

For many people the German artist Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876-1907) will be a new acquaintance, while others may remember her from the well-attended Self-Portrait exhibition at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in 2012, which included four of her paintings…Photos, text…

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Excellence News Round-Up – Thursday 18 December 2014

Top of the hip news on Luxury, Yacting, Auction & Culturemarketing

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The new Audi Q7 – NAIAS 2015 

With the new Q7*, Audi is setting standards in the premium SUV segment. 325 kilograms less weight and the low center of mass make it extremely agile. At the same time, it is the most spacious car in its segment. Although the exterior dimensions have gotten smaller, it offers substantially more interior room for passengers and luggage…Photos, text…

Volvo Ocean Race – Highlights Leg 2, Video 

Bouwe Bekking (NED) and Team Brunel found a very timely change of gear to sweep past Dongfeng Race Team and edge to a 16-minute victory in an incident-packed Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday…Video, text…

Armillaria, the new exhibition by Peter Bauhuis at Gallery S O London 

Gallery S O London is delighted to present Armillaria, an exhibition of cast vessels and jewellery by goldsmith and artist Peter Bauhuis…Photos, text…

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Lifestyle News Round-Up – Wednesday 17 December 2014

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Dutch design’ and ‘Made in Italy’ are key expressions that mark top quality furniture in the design field

Jan te Lintelo, owner of LINTELOO, explains how these two factors successfully characterize the identity of the brand, that is known for its exceptional refinement and sophisticated use of materials…Photos, text…

Barry Callebaut’s Cocoa Horizons Truck reaches 10,000 km milestone – over 30,000 villagers visited

The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, announces that its Cocoa Horizons Truck passed the symbolic milestone of 10,000 km and reached 33,000 participants…Photos, text…

Maurice Lacroix Fiaba Date, the epitome of stylish contemporary femininity

Fiaba Date, the latest addition to a collection whose Italian name means “fairytale”, indeed offers an enchanting vision of today’s on-trend woman…Photos, text…

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