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The Youngest Self-Made Billionaire on Earth Is Also the Humblest: He Says Luck Is What Made Him Successful

The 27-year-old entrepreneur cofounded a payments company valued at $9.2 billion.<p>John Collison is the youngest self-made billionaire on Earth.<p>The …

Startups

Mega-yachts to wooden gulets: 9 of the best small ship cruises in the Med

Whether you’re mooring off a glitzy Riviera port, or anchoring in a secluded cove in the Greek islands, some parts of the Mediterranean seem designed to be seen from a small ship.<p>While the whales of the cruising world travel with thousands of passengers at a time, it’s perfectly possible to swap …

European Travel

Diamonds Aren't Forever

Who wants to seal an engagement with something whose price makes it feel little better than costume jewelry?<p>For the inheritor of a century-old oligopoly that once held the world diamond trade in its fist, De Beers Group Chief Executive Officer Bruce Cleaver has an odd approach to …

This Beach Hidden in a Sea Cave Is a Secret Slice of Greek Paradise

It was once a hide-out for pirates.<p>Thanks to its volcanic terrain, the Greek island of Milos is home to stunning rock formations that jut into the …

Beaches

Wutopia Lab Creates A Polycarbonate Neverland In The Form Of A Kids’ Restaurant In China

<b>Wutopia Lab has recently transformed part of a club house in Qinhuangdao, China, into a kids’ restaurant conceived as a “Polycarbonate Neverland”</b>. …

Gaga Changning Villa Restaurant And Café in Shanghai

<b>Coordination Asia has recently completed a new venue for Gaga restaurants and cafés, housed inside a historic villa in the heart of Shanghai</b>. For the …

The World's Most Luxurious Tailormade Beds - Our Bed Designs

Wilding Road Retreat

Surrounded by the Wakatipu Basin and Lake Hayes, the Wilding Road Retreat has some park-worthy views. The scenery isn't just on the outside. Nearly …

Clear Ridge House

Rugged coastlines, redwood forests, and dramatic views. The Clear Ridge House embodies everything there is to love about Big Sur. The home is located …

Real Estate | Uncrate

Live out your complete childhood fantasy with this two-for-one deal. When you purchase the Ackergill Tower, not only will you gain a 15th-century …

Real Estate

The Golf Course House

Connewarre, Victoria, Australia<p>Located in the 13th Beach Golf Course Estate in Connewarre, this split-level home provides stunning southward views towards the sand dunes across the 14th Fairway from both the living area and master suite. The house wraps around an east facing courtyard with views to …

20 New Spots for Chicago’s Patio Season

It may seem like spring will never truly arrive in Chicago but think positive thoughts because warmer days are (presumably) ahead. And when temperatures finally do rise, many of the city’s newest restaurants will be ready to unveil their patio spaces. Beat the crowds by checking out the list below …

Texas

Duchess of Cambridge's Cartier wedding tiara now on display in Canberra • The Crown Chronicles

The stunning Cartier halo tiara, as worn by The Duchess of Cambridge on her wedding day, is now on display in Canberra.<p>A new exhibition entitled …

We promise that these photos of The Hague are the best you will see in 2018!

This new set of gorgeous photos of The Hague in 2018 are sure to brighten up your day.<p>I’ve told my friends who live in Rotterdam and Amsterdam that …

Villa Chameleon

The jungles of Bali in Indonesia are rich with greenery and wildlife, and if you´re lucky enough, you may even find yourself at one of the islands …

Bali

31 Genius Products For Anyone Who Thinks They Suck At Doing Their Hair & Makeup

If you're anything like me, you'll agree that words like "contour" or "smoky eye" or "waterfall braid" mean one thing: minutes, maybe hours, of …

Hair

Hotel Les Roches Rouges

Surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea, Hotel Les Roches Rouges lets you experience a vintage French Riviera. It was first built in the late 1950s and …

Artisans

The Most Exciting Butcher Shops in America Are Restaurants

If you’re following the latest food forecasts, you’ll know that plant-based diets will be huge in 2018.<p>Americans, however, will consume a record …

Sun-like disc of 8,000 Swarovski crystals installed at baroque Viennese palace

London design studio Fredrikson Stallard has brought its glimmering Prologue installation to Vienna's baroque Belvedere Palace.<p>An interpretation of …

Ara Vartanian Archives

What is Liza Urla wearing today? I am often asked what jewellery…<p>We know how to sparkle in Brazil with diamonds and Paraiba tourmalines….

All the Queen's Most Impressive Earrings

If there's one main thing we can learn from the queen's jewelry, it's that there is usually a lot of replacing and remodeling going on. If a woman in the royal family is given an expensive suite of jewels for her wedding, it's often broken up and turned into something else sooner than you can say …

Home Page

The Food<p>Broken Spanish follows the evolution of its chef, Ray Garcia. An amalgamation of the classically trained chef, born and raised in Los …

Los Angeles

Engagement rings: the new trends as seen by our favorite jewelry designers

WEDDING JEWELRY<p>Brimming with minimalist, graphic, and daring inspiration, these six jewelry designers have made waves with their unique takes on the …

Jewelry

These Eerie Portraits Were Made with Makeup, Not Photoshop

Mimi Choi is an Vancouver-based artist who has attracted half a million followers on Instagram for her optical illusion photos. The portraits she …

Photography

Stop dressing like a slob when you're traveling

On evenings before I travel, it is my custom to set out the following day's clothes on my bedroom chair.<p>I do this in tandem with packing my suitcase, attending as much to the details of my travel costume as to the items being curated for use later in the trip.<p>This is a useful habit for more than …

Sandstone And Timber Cover This New Australian House

Luigi Rosselli Architects have designed a contemporary house in Sydney, Australia, that features a sandstone and wood exterior.<p>As the house is …

Swimming Pools

Studio House CHOI / Cubo Rojo Arquitectura

<b>INTRO</b><br>Art is one of the greatest expressions of the human, it is something that nourishes the spirit and is perceived differently by each person. …

14 Modern Walkways And Paths That Are Creative And Functional

Backyard walkways and paths are a great way to connect parts of your yard and create separate areas within it. Today we’re sharing 14 examples of …

Landscaping

The Roof Of This New Extension Curves Upwards To Provide Sunlight And A View Of The Original House

Ben Callery Architects have recently completed a contemporary extension to a brick house in Melbourne, Australia.<p>The extension, which opens up to the …

Architecture

A New Home On The Intracoastal Waterway By Gardner Architects

Gardner Architects have designed a shingle clad house in Rehoboth, Delaware, that sits on the Lewes and Rehoboth Canal.<p>The house is positioned to …