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Aigle

Aigle - Fashion

Handmade in France: Rubber Boots by Aigle

Once upon a time, the rubber boots Aigle manufactures were made mainly for French farmers. Today they are coveted by trendsetters around the globe. Continue »

Alex Monroe

Alex Monroe - Lifestyle

Jewelry by Alex Monroe – Handmade in the UK

«You have a certain personality, determining whether you choose to throw yourself into something or sit around and watch television all day.» Continue »

Atelier Bassi

Atelier Bassi - Lifestyle

Orlando Bassi – The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up

Making it look like child’s play, the special effects makeup artist ended up creating his own small film industry in Bali. Continue »

Bachtellachs

Bachtellachs - Food

Bachtellachs ‒ Going against the Flow

On a small fish farm in a valley by the Bachtel, a modest mountain in the Canton of Zurich, Yves Christian Sacher breeds Bachtellachs, or Bachtel salmon, a fine freshwater fish that is destined for upscale gastronomical establishments. Continue »

Berta

Berta - Food

Grappa Berta - Unlike Brothers Follow in their Parents' Footsteps

In order to retain as much of the pure, unadulterated flavor, Gianfranco and Paolo Berta process the original product as little as possible. Continue »

BFM

BFM - Food

Brasserie des Franches Montagnes

Beer maker Jérôme Rebetez – a brand resistant original brews up a storm Continue »

Blind Barber

Blind Barber - Service

Blind Barber – Makes the Cut

For centuries, the barbershop was the ordinary man's safe haven – until the 1970s, when it almost entirely disappeared. In New York, this oasis of unconstrained masculinity now celebrates its renaissance. Continue »

Bugaboo

Bugaboo - Technology

Ready to Roll – Aernout Dijkstra-Hellinga and Max Barenbrug

The two creative minds behind the three rings of Bugaboo. Continue »

Bumbu Bali

Bumbu Bali - Food

Bumbu Bali: Superb tropical cuisine

How Heinz von Holzen became the ambassador of Balinese cuisine Continue »

Burri, Magnum, Che Guevara

Burri, Magnum, Che Guevara - Arts

René Burri – “I’m Not a Purist”

Photographer René Burri about the brands “Magnum”, “Che”, and “Burri” Continue »

Campomaggi

Campomaggi - Fashion

Marco Campomaggi: «Time does not diminish our products.»

With his brand, this nonconformist captures the spirit of the times. Continue »

Carine Gilson

Carine Gilson - Fashion

Temptation that weighs a few grams only

Carine Gilson – From love at first sight to an established brand Continue »

Catherine Malandrino

Catherine Malandrino - Fashion

Catherine Malandrino ‒ A Fashion Fairy Tale

Self-possessed French fashion princess advances to grande dame of the international fashion scene. Continue »

Classicon

Classicon - Lifestyle

Classicon: A Podium for Design Objects

Ten years ago, Oliver Holy started managing the brand that has come to stand for exclusive furniture design worldwide. Continue »

Création Baumann

Création Baumann - Technology

Création Baumann - The stuff of dreams

"Création Baumann textiles look to the trends, but are not trendy," says CEO and company owner Philippe Baumann. Continue »

Dean & Deluca

Dean & Deluca - Food

Dean & Deluca and the gourmet conquest of New York

How Giorgio Deluca transformed New York’s best-known gourmet store into a brand. Continue »

Delvaux

Delvaux - Fashion

Delvaux – a brand that predates its homeland

Artistic Director Veronique Branquinho upholds the tradition of a strong-minded woman leaving her mark at the illustrious leather goods company Delvaux in Brussels. Continue »

Design Hotels

Design Hotels - Travel

Design Hotels – Connecting the Dots

Claus Sendlinger has been marketing innovative and customized hospitality since 1993 Continue »

Edsor Kronen

Edsor Kronen - Fashion

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Jan-Henrik M. Scheper-Stuke is cravat manufacturer Edsor’s young managing director and brand ambassador. Continue »

El Celler de Can Roca

El Celler de Can Roca - Food

Three Brothers, Three Stars: Joan, Josep, and Jordi Roca

Playful creativity, genuine hospitality, and authenticity are the main ingredients in top-tier restaurant El Celler de Can Roca in Girona, Spain Continue »

Eternit

Eternit - Technology

Eternit – a uniquely versatile and timeless material

Norwegian-born Anders Holte has established Swiss fiber cement, known simply as Eternit in Switzerland, as a premium ecological construction material that is sought after by star architects. Continue »

 

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