An adorable, ingenious wooden robot drinks cabinet, designed by Italian furniture maker Borghesani in 1969.
(Via Kelly Wearstler)
Behold: the 2003 Ferrari Enzo – a road legal racercarwith the largest V12 engine of its day. Derived straight from the F1 programme, co-developed with Michael Schumacher and named after the company’s founder, it accelerated to 100km/h in 3.3 seconds and topped out at 350km/h.
Only 400 were made between 2002 and 2004 and this immaculately maintained example can be yours for a sum considerably higher than the original €580,000 list price.
a meditative short film in which Japanese sculptor Etsuro Sotoo talks about how 41 years working as a sculptor culminated in a celebrated attempt to finish Antoni Gaudí’s Sagrada Família basilica in Barcelona. To wit:
In 1978 Etsuro Sotoo arrived in Barcelona. He had just graduated in Fine Arts, he had just one year of experience as an Art teacher. When impressed by the unfinished temple: “It was the most fabulous pile of stones I had ever seen” …He asked for a job as a stonecutter. He wanted to continue the Nativity façade (the only façade that, thanks to his work, would be declared by Unesco World Heritage). He did a test and they gave him the position. Since then, he has completed what Gaudí did not even have time to think about. When he finished with the gaps, he started with the architect’s notes. When the tracks are over, it’s up to him to make decisions (source).
Behold the 1937 Kenworth Mount Ranier 18-seater tour bus – a rare survivor sourced by restoration outfit Legacy Classic Trucks and returned to its former glory with period correct paint, retro instrumentation, patinated wooden floor panels and roll-back canvas top.
Yous for about €513,000 (+ shipping)
Behold: the Lamborghini Tecnomar 63 – a luxurious 19m motor yacht created in collaboration with the Italian Sea Group and inspired by the hexagonal and Y-shaped lines of the Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 V12 hybrid supercar.
Constructed from carbon fibre and weighing in at a fairly trim 24 tonnes, the yacht is powered by twin 2000bhp MAN 24-litre V12 engines with a top speed of 60 knots (111km/h).
Available in 2021 for a rumoured €1,780,000 (about twice the price of the supercar that inspired it).
A high-end, 1/6th scale figure of everyone’s favourite bounty hunter and star of the best offering from the Star Wars universe since ‘Rogue One’. Complete with blaster, Amban sniper rifle, flame thrower gauntlet, multiple points of articulation and The Child (aka ‘Baby Yoda’).
Yours for €72+ from Medicom.
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