Slovenian company Akrapovič will continue to support BMW Motorsport as Official Partner, and will significantly expand its long-term commitment over the coming years. Akrapovič has been involved in BMW Motorsport’s DTM project since 2012.
IWC Schaffhausen honours the tradition, craftsmanship and dynamic innovation of Swiss boatbuilder Boesch with a second special edition.
Brand-new productions, Sachertorte and an encounter with the man who first brought him to opera – life is sweet for Glyndebourne’s general director
Lovely homage video and site by Cassina showcasing their Maralunga Sofa designed in 1974 by Vico Magistretti. (Want more? See NOTCOT.org and NOTCOT.com )
The SnapShorts app means you can put your own photos on shorts
Ah, the Miglia Miglia, the thousand mile race through some of the more scenic and beautiful places in Italy, a race that was around when drivers were real drives. Drivers would average over 100 mph throughout the course of the Miglia Miglia
Last week, as a black and white simulacrum of the Louvre’s grand architecture began to mask IM Pei’s pyramid that stands in its forecourt, the person responsible could be found among those already taking photos. French artist JR had positioned himself at the point that the optical illusion – the ‘anamorphose’ – revealed a level of perfection that would have impressed and amused the kings and emperors who had once called this palace home. JR has been making giant photographic gestures around the world for upwards of a dozen years, often focusing on human faces so that the favela rooftops of Rio di Janeiro or the outside wall of the Tate Modern project groups of people as iconic statements
Dutch design brand Moooi is on course for world domination, and its next stop is London . Having made a low-key arrival into the UK market in 2010 with the introduction of an appointment-only showroom, next week will see Moooi putting down permanent roots in the British capital with the opening of a centrally-located brand store. ‘This opening is a little bit of a milestone for us,’ says Moooi CEO Robin Bevers of the new outpost, which joins Moooi’s existing brand stores in Amsterdam, New York and soon Tokyo – which opens straight after London on 17 June
Devonshire Club The exclusive club will include bars, gardens, a brasserie, a gym, and more… Rebekah Bell
Nick Murray’s YouTube channel has become quite popular over the past few years and over the past 18 months, he’s owned an F82 BMW M4 that he’s reviewed on his channel. Over the course of those 18 months, Murray has taken it on trips, modified some of its coding and given us the rundown on what it’s actually like to own one. So now that he’s put around 25,000 miles on it, he decided to give a long-term review to tell us what it’s been like