New Ritz-Carlton – the highest hotel of the world – open in Hong Kong

The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong opened yesterday and dominates the skyline as the world’s “highest” hotel. Located at the very top of the International Commerce Centre (ICC) in Hong Kong, occupying floors 102 to 118, the hotel is the very pinnacle of luxury and a beacon of contemporary style and excellence in Asia’s World City. The … Continue reading

iPad 2: Thinner, Lighter, Faster, Available March 11th

Yesterday’s iPad 2 event didn’t disappoint.  While there were no real surprises for people following the iPad 2 rumor mill, iPad 2 looks like a great upgrade over the original iPad.  iPad 2  is thinner, lighter, and faster than the original iPad.  Perhaps the biggest surprise is that it is going to be available in … Continue reading

Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks

Since 1854, when Monsieur Louis Vuitton opened his first store in Paris, his name has been synonymous with the ultimate in luxurious luggage. His incredible trunks with their now iconic canvas coverings, introduced that same year, combined pragmatism and elegance and were “perfectly adapted to the current means of transport and changes in the lives of his clients.” That’s … Continue reading

Omega headphones stand for your hi-end cans

Did you know that one of the big reason for most hi-end headphones getting damaged is the storage? In spite of what manufacturers claim, expert say that it is best to stow your favourite music cans upright for longevity – just the way they would perch on your head. But to all that wisdom, rarely … Continue reading

How our genes, gender and even hormones affect the way we eat

Try it, it’s delicious!” I often urge my children, bossily. And although I don’t say it out loud, I feel equally baffled when adults are really faddy eaters or don’t share my adoration of a particularly tasty morsel. It turns out I’m not a food fascist but contrary to popular belief, there is no one … Continue reading

Apple making next step forward with the liquid metal

MacBook Air

Apple‘s “special event” scheduled for this week (and probably heralding the arrival of a new iPod Touch) is intended to excite consumers, but it is last week’s Apple news that’s sure to capture the imagination of industrial designers. As reported by Cult of Mac, Apple has or will soon have “the most advanced manufacturing machine on … Continue reading