Florida Mansion for Sale Next to NBA's Dwight Howard and PGA's Chris...

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The buyer who snaps up this Florida home should make sure to meet their new neighbors. On one side of the fence lives PGA player Chris DiMarco, the opposite: NBA megastar Dwight Howard, of the Orlando Magic. The five-bedroom was listed for sale yesterday, and with 16,000 square-feet of play space, the $5.5 million home might as well be a basketball court or driving range. The Longwood home is...

Behind Bond: Behind The Scenes with Daniel Craig as 007

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Whether behind the lens or in front of a screen, Greg Williams has always loved film. On assignment from London's Sunday Times Magazine in 1997, the British photographer began what he’s become best known for: behind-the-scenes and on-set cinema photography. In 2001, he published “Greg Williams On Set,” a look at the underpinnings of the British film industry and he has since been tasked...

$25 million Pioneer Springs Ranch in Aspen

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The Pioneer Springs Ranch is a refreshing, intimately designed estate just minutes from Aspen and the lifts of Snowmass Mountain. The contemporary property expands on over 40 pristine acres, with lush green meadows and beautiful views of the skiing resort and the rolling hills in the foreground. Promoting large, open living spaces, the 13,000 sq ft building features seven bedrooms including a...

Gumball 3000 Rally Kicks Off from LA to Miami

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Gumball Rally 3000 Pictures - On Saturday, more than 120 racing teams chirped out of Los Angeles and barreled for the Nevada desert. Some drivers sharply squealed off the starting line, others revved and roared away as the flag for their interval was dropped.  This year’s Gumball 3000 is out of the gate, and teams are making their way from West to East...

Custom 1965 Frua-bodied Jaguar E-Type, found on eBay

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Brainchild of famed Jaguar racer John Coombs, this 1965 Jaguar E-Type is a fresh, stylistic spin that will easily defy all its counterfeiters. Custom designed by the Italian design team at Frua, with a modified front and rear coachwork, this car made it to the 1966 Geneva Salon where it fell short of client’s expectations. But more than 40 years later, after a year-long restoration, the 1965...

Another Leather Strike by Natalia Brilli

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Parisian designer Natalia Brilli has a special talent. She loves to wrap whatever she gets her hands on in lambskin leather. One of StyleCrave's favorite and previously featured in here — who can forget the rocking skeletons band — Brilli's leather-pampered collection just got bolder with a new skateboard deck and a matching backpack to go along. Encased with the finest leather and suede,...

Vernice Ostrich Drinking and Gaming Case

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If a drinking case could be described as "sexy," this would be it. Vernice's drinking and gaming combination sounds a little bit on the dangerous side (no high stakes, please), but at least if you do lose a round or two, you can have an, erm, round or two to take the edge off. Everything is bundled up in an ostrich print leather case complete with two crystal wine glasses, a bottle opener and...

Element: The Stylish Grill from Fuego

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Designed by Robert Brunner from Ammunition for Fuego North America, Element is an award-winning high-end outdoor grill that combines a sleek design with unsurpassed functionality. An affordable solution for those looking to add style to the art of the barbecue, the gas powered grill comes with large wheels with locking casters for easy mobility, a cast iron surface, a high-powered dual-zone...

Ladies And Gentlemen... Introducing DesignCrave.com!

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Daily StyleCrave readers have likely noticed-- what happened to the architecture, design and art content that we originally covered each day on StyleCrave?  We're proud to announce a new design magazine on the YouCrave network, DesignCrave.com.  DesignCrave is a design magazine focused on the latest new in architecture, industrial design, graphic design and the visual arts.  Beyond the...

BMW Art Car Collection Comes to New York

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Featuring a series of BMW racing sportscars worked by some of the world's foremost artists, the BMW Art Car Collection showcases a bond between art, cultural trends and motorsport. First introduced by French auctioneer and ardent racing driver Hervé Poulain in 1975, each car of the collection has its own special story to tell. Having already exhibited in the world's greatest museums including...

EME Fusion Hotel: Vibrant Spanish Luxury

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Located in the heart of Seville, Spain and loaded in luxury and lavish pomp, the EME Fusion Hotel is indeed the perfect fusion between old age charm and modern extravagance. Influenced by the Mosque-like architecture, the unique 5 star hotel not only captivates with its charismatic interiors, but also with its comforting spas, splendid outdoor and indoor pools and four restaurants...

Seinfeld's Former L.A. Home For Sale

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With a home like this, you’d almost welcome Kramer for a neighbor. The former residence of Jerry Seinfeld, this $6.3 million Sierra Mar home boasts direct views of both downtown Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean. Behind walls of glass lie three bedrooms and five bathrooms, a 4-car garage and a screening room. The home was built on a lot in Doheny Hills, which has room for expansion in case...

The Most Expensive Bike In The World

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When this pedal of this bike hits metal — it strikes 24-karat gold. Scandinavian design team AURUMANIA (which means preoccupied with gold) debuted the Gold Bike last September, a luxury item touted as the world’s “most lavish and expensive bike.” Just 10 of the gold bikes were made and come outfitted with a hand-stitched, brown leather Brooks saddle. Oh, and each bike is...

Chilean Restaurant Serves Up Unique Pavilion Design

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The design of Santiago’s Mestizo Restaurant is based in an architecture competition that asked would-be designers to create a space that incorporated imagery from elsewhere. The winning concept — with a child’s pool ring-inspired ceiling, large quarried granite boulders and industrial water piping-turned perimeter lattice — pleased the client, but didn’t quite cut it with city...

Energy-sipping Concrete Zurich Prefab

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In this year’s February issue, Dwell detailed a minimalist concrete Zurich prefab built for “Spartan-minded” clients Christof Meili and Farzaneh Moinian. The Swiss home was designed by Felix Oesch, who oriented the home south, away from the noise of a nearby road and towards emerald views a nearby river. The home’s entrance is framed with a heavy timber door, which opens into a large...

Evian Bottles, Limited Edition by Jean-Paul Gaultier

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A spectacular (if not over-the-top) design, the limited edition Evian x Jean-Paul Gaultier x Baccarat bottles are collectors pieces for the hydrophile in you.  Designed by Jean-Paul Gaultier, these five bottles— Bubbles, Drops, Tray, Reflection and Spring, exude purity with spotless clarity. Showcased in major cities like Moscow, Tokyo, Paris or Melbourne, the bottles will be...

Mall Shoppers Dine With Clean, Turkish Design

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Built on site out of steel and glass by architects at Autoban, The House Café was designed to integrate the surroundings of its Kanyon Shopping Mall home in Istanbul, Turkey. Architects Sefer Çaglar & Seyhan Özdemir created a glass and girder space-within-a-space, setting the restaurant atop a raised walnut platform, which offers customers a warm respite from the busy mall. Inside, a large...

Long Island Re-Cover House Claims Coveted AIA Award

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The new owners of the Re-Cover House seamlessly expanded the Long Island home to suit their growing needs by reusing original materials from the vacation retreat’s original construction. Designed 35 years ago by Bates Masi + Architects, the home was built almost entirely from cypress wood clapboards, which were salvaged from the south wall and deck to accommodate new siding, stair treads,...

The Elephant Lounge Chair by Mediodesign

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Originally built in 1945 by Charles and Ray Eames, the plywood elephant and the LCW Molded Plywood Chair remain design icons that inspire modern day designers. Paying homage to the Eames duo and their work, the Spanish folks from Mediodesign developed their own version of a comfortable Elephant Lounge Chair. Made of birch plywood and crafted to be assembled like a puzzle, this classic piece...

Aussie Home Built Outside The Letterbox

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Built to pay “respect” to the Blairgowrie peninsula, the Letterbox Home was created to bring smiles. Designed by architects at McBride Charles Ryan, the 900 square-foot Australian home undulates and seethes with indoor and outdoor spaces, inviting viewers to try to find its doors and windows. Golden brown wood striations mark the exterior façade, which is echoed inside with wood flooring....