the strings collection designed by shin azumi for magis is a visually interesting stacking chair and stool. made in chromed steel rod or cataphoretically-treated steel rod painted in polyester powder. painted version is suitable for outside use. seat cushions also available.
Muji Soho is set to open on November 16, 2007. 500 free “My Bag” give aways for the first five hundred customers who come to the store and shop on the opening day.
455 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Between Grand and Howard Streets
The Nokia 8800 Arte and 8800 Sapphire Arte combine high-end metal and glass materials, for a modern look. The handsets feature a 2.0-inch QVGA OLED display, 3.2 megapixel camera with 8x digital zoom, 1GB of built-in memory, MicroUSB all-in-one-connector, an anti-fingerprint coating on the metal and glass, and a leather pouch with linen-lining. The Nokia 8800 Sapphire Arte enhances its polished steel case with a genuine sapphire gem stone and an accent of soft leather.
€1,000 ($ 1,500) for the Arte or €1,150 ($1,700) for the Sapphire Arte.
Mai Lamore has designed a pair of shoes worthy of being called art. The thorny heels are 18 karat gold and the silk petals are hand-dyed. The bee is made of gold, onyx and agate.
Price $27,945 -
Contact Mai Lamore directly for more information.
A rare Chinese vase dating back to the Qing dynasty dismissed as an imitation was hailed as one of the most important examples of Chinese porcelain to have come on to the British market in many years. The vase sold for nearly £3m at Sotheby's auction house.
The newly discovered and extraordinarily rare Chinese dragon vase sold for £2,820,500, establishing a new auction record for a piece of Qing dynasty blue-and-white porcelain. The Swiss collector, who does not want to be named, had stored it away after being told it was merely a clever copy of the real thing.
Tsar Nicoulai Caviar is partnering with chefs to offer specialty flavored caviars, Luxist reports. Passot Roe, a collaboration with Chef Roland Passot of La Folie are trout roes infused with three different flavors, vanilla, kaffir lime and brandy. Each Passot Roe retails at $28 for 2 ounces.
Opera Audio's CYBER-300B PSE Mono Block Tube Power Amplifier is available now for $7,200.
Control Functions: Power On/Off
Power Output: 15 watt x 2, RMS 1kHz
Total Harmonic Distortion: less than 1%(7watt, 1kHz)
Frequency Response: (-3dB points at 10 watt) 60kHz
Input Sensitivity: 0.5V
Input Impedance: 100k ohms
Output : 4, 8 ohms. (User selectable.)
Consumption : 100watt x 2
Input Interfaces: 1 group (RCA)
Overall Negative Feedback: None
Vacuum Tube: 5R4 x 2, E88CC x 2, 5687x2,300B x 4
Dimensions: 420(L) x 185(W) x 330(H) mm
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