Shakes, soups or crushed ice – no problem for the apple-green power blender.
For the fifth time, Christian Völkers, founder of Engel & Völkers, hosted a special event at his private finca.
Add some color to your life: these irresistible items are impossible to overlook!
A steel lodge in an orange grove: the clean lines of Toyo Ito’s architecture museum in Imabari, Japan contrast sharply with nature.
This year Wellendorff celebrates its 120th year in business. The great-grandsons of founder Ernst Alexander Wellendorff, Georg and Christoph, are committed to preserving the family philosophy, as well as the exceptional quality, comfort and protective properties of their jewelry.
You want a shining Christmas tree but you are tired of the fir needles? PHILIPPI can help!
Heart-warming essentials for gents with class and style.
Germany’s first Louis Vuitton Maison store recently celebrated its glamorous grand opening in the Residenzpost building in Munich.
Slim Aarons had unprecedented access to the beautiful people for 50 years and he used it to photograph these international jet setters in gorgeous, unguarded moments – often poolside.
From fashion to furniture, from accessories to beauty products – since the lavish adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic The Great Gatsby launched in cinemas on May 16, we’ve succumbed to the glitz of the Roaring Twenties – swell!
“You never own a Patek Philippe for yourself alone; you keep it for the next generation”, Thierry Stern, the Chairman of the family-owned company Patek Philippe says in an interview.
It’s high time for summer: less fabric on our backs – more glamour in our lives.
Ballast Key is a remarkable place in various respects: 15 kilometres west of Key West, the island is the southernmost inhabited place in the USA. It’s also the only patch of land in the whole of the Key West National Wildlife Refuge that is privately owned.
Contemporary Japanese designer Oki Sato is among the most sought-after in his field. He has a fondness for new ideas, beautiful stories and for Issey Miyake.
Modern trend pieces for eternity? The brand Pavo Real realized this dream thanks to interchangeable “diams”, each ring, necklace and pendant is unique and creative. They simply say “change it – click it.”
The color makes you feel like warm sunshine. These products will make you happy!
The bathroom as a living space, an oasis of well-being. What would have sounded like a vision of a far-off future not long ago, has now been turned into reality with the aid of modern design – by Duravit. The sanitary goods manufacturer, who has been collaborating with international designers for many years, has elevated […]
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The Shoumoukh Towers in Doha rise up like a giant letter H. They offer great views of the city and the Persian Gulf.
Get set to sizzle in the new red! For extra style kudos team it up with black and white…
Tiffany & Co.’s flagship store has been a dazzling fixture on Fifth Avenue since 1940. Every day thousands of visitors flock through the entrances to the building, where Audrey Hepburn once famously pressed her nose against the shop windows in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. But very few people know about the giant jewelry box located above […]
The world is not enough? Of course it is – all it takes are the right secret weapons!
The Italian brand Tosca Blu by Minoronzoni s.r.l. is a line of handbags, shoes, belts and small leather goods,
There is something magical, eccentric and pure about white. Add a touch of silver, red or black and the effect is even more dazzling.
True to tradition: the Ningbo History Museum designed by architect Wang Shu was built using rubble and old building materials.
Step on the gas pedal – apple green is the hottest investment tip for 2013
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Can you imagine driving around in a car whose outer shell is perforated for better air circulation? Or whose sun visor can be tucked under your arm like a clutch handbag? Well, these ideas might soon be part of our automobile reality. BMW joins forces with the most renowned designers of our time to seek […]
Stephen Burks doesn’t want to save the world with his designs – just to improve it a bit. He relies on eco-friendly materials, sustainability and traditional craftsmanship. A winning combination: international design companies are fighting over the New York designer.
Winter’s the time for boys to enjoy more of everything: hip facial hair and toys to keep them occupied.
…and find refuge on a secluded island, at a yoga retreat or a dream resort at the end of the world. Those who escape everyday life for a while often discover new worlds, and – if they’re lucky – also find themselves. Susanne Kaloff on switching off completely and traveling with only your own shadow for […]
Marilyn would have swooned at the sight of such precious stones. Each piece is unique and guaranteed to steal the show wherever you go.
Giant engine bonnet: The Ferrari-Museum by Andrea Morgante enframes the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari in Modena.
The world is ablaze in reds, greens, blues and yellows! The Italian artist duo Carnovsky is experimenting with layered colors. Filtered light makes their wallpaper patterns disappear and then reveal themselves again. This is the effect designers are aiming for this year. Color up your life!
This season we’re turning on the bling full blast: black and gold will add glamour to anything.
Some places in the world have a special magic about them that touches all those privileged to have been there. Castle Ramholz is one such place.
Today THE BOW TIE is seen as a fashion accessory for special occasions – Is it suitable for everyday wear?
Are men demanding? Nope, but they do expect nothing less than the best.
Diversity shapes the world. Individuality characterises it. Chris Klotz combines the two. On this summer’s afternoon, in a cafe, he is attracting attention. Positive attention. Before I can ask the first question, an elderly lady at a neighbouring table gets straight to the point: “That is a really wonderful bow tie you are wearing.”
Sit back, leaf through, and enjoy GG’s finest selection of illustrated art and architecture books.
The Dolomites as your neighbors: Werner Aisslinger’s mobile “Fincube” stands in the mountains near Bolzano at 1,200 m above sea level.
Fashion: Red & Black – Germany’s capital leads the way with strong colors this summer.
This city simply does not fit between two covers. Here’s how to navigate through the urban jungle.
Most of your buildings reflect your fascination with data protection patterns used by banks when they send out PIN numbers. You even have a collection of these. What is it about them that intrigues you?
The city of Berlin has its very own cuttingedge furniture fair: Qubique. Some pieces from the first show at Tempelhof Airport.
Sorbet shades make summer in the city delectably light and fun. Colorful design from Berlin.
Slick operators – “Mad Men” revolves around the ad men of Madison Avenue. The hit TV series about power, love and chain-smoking has put the sixties right back in style!
Fashion: Oozing charm, armed with daring toys and with a passion for black and white.
Fashion: This year spring brings precious works of art and lashings of gold…
Thonet’s success was built on the first serially produced bentwood chair. And on a packing case into which the company’s iconic No. 14 chair could be flat-packed and shipped anywhere in the world. A family-owned company that has been creating cultural and design history over the past 190 years.
Bright orange and full of holes: Dominique Jakob and Brendan MacFarlane have added a splash of color to Lyon. The Orange Cube’s perforations are part of an intricate system of ventilation and lighting.
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Michele De Lucchi has developed his own, very personal understanding of design: he creates houses with the aid of a chainsaw, he designs lamps made of cut glass. The eminent Italian architect talks to us about light, poetry and his favorite material: wood.
A trip to the Cape is still an adventure: you encounter giraffes, lions and elephants in the wild. At Boulder’s Beach people and penguins take a dip in the ocean, side by side. South Africa’s coastlines on the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, which stretch for more than 2,500 kilometers, and its inland mountains make it […]
A carpet of clouds, a speedboat or a vase that doubles as a bird perch – these items will surely sweep away the winter blues in no time…
Close Up Books by GG Magazine. Reading tips for architecture, design, art and personalities.
Patek Philippe is considered the watchmaker with the longest uninterrupted history in the world: the Geneva company has existed for 174 years!
The color magenta in all its hues is the superstar this winter. Plus: Some things in white, some things in black, and a porcelain pug.
Architecture: commission a building from the Dutch architects Jan Neutelings and Michiel Riedijk and you can be certain of getting a landmark.
Cookies are Eleni Gianopulos’ canvas. She conjures champagne bottles, bikinis and iPods out of the oven. Her creativity is practically limitless with at least ten new designs produced every day.
What exactly is time? Do life-size robots have their hearts in the right place? Our galaxy can be a confusing place to live – and we think that’s just great!
Classic style with a sense of humor – that’s the trademark of successful fashion label Herr von Eden. Bent A. Jensen, owner and creative head of the label, has been operating in this competitive market since 1998 and having lots of fun. His first studio for custom-made clothing recently opened in Hamburg.
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Travel tips: A secluded beach, a taste of pristine countryside, a really special hotel – who doesn’t appreciate getting a personal travel idea. Here are some of our own favorites, a shame if we would keep them to ourselves!
Cowboy: It’s back to the roots, but hang on tight to contemporary style. The new Marlboro Man likes music, myths and multipurpose cuff links…
New cultural attraction in Miami: the facade of architect Frank O. Gehry’s New World Center concert hall projects musical art.
Pink: Not for little girls only. Worn correctly it can be oh-so-sophisticated. Take a fashion lead from the Queen, or at least a miniature version…
A box that won’t let you go, a rejuvenated Italian, a nest to hide away in, stylish ideas for the bold and for friends of the old school – Freestyle.
Ladies: The summer is too short to spend it colorlessly. Put your money on all shades of pink and red, on sparkle on fingers and skin, and on anything senseless but stylish.
Shooting star: Stefan Diez has rocketed to the top of the German designer league table in no time at all. After an apprenticeship as a cabinetmaker and studying industrial design in Stuttgart, he opened his own studio in Munich in 2003. His customers include Rosenthal, Moroso, Established & Sons, Thonet, e15, Authentics, Bree, Schönbuch…
Two pyramids mark the entrance to the Paula Rego Museum in Cascais. Eduardo Souto de Moura chose red concrete as their principal building material, because of the powerful contrast it creates with the building’s green surroundings.