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April 28, 2005

The Fox Project!!!


hotelfox_copenhagen
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
The Fox Project is a community of 21 designers who entirely redesigned the Fox Hotel in Copenhagen. A truly unique hotel, where each room looks compeltely different and interesting by itself, is the outcome. Prices are also not too high and start at 125 Euros per night per room, including breakfast.


Enjoy,

David


(via Coolhunting)

The Neon Museum!!!


neonmuseum
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Where else could such a Museum be, but Las Vegas. There the Neon Museum now opened its doors and shows old Neon lighting systems from former Casinos and hotels. This guides through the history of this truly unique place in the desert.
Definitely one of the few cultural spots to hit in Las Vegas. There aren`t that many after all.


Enjoy,

David


(via Coolhunting)

Rome on a Vespa!!!


romeonvespa
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
This is a great idea the italians are having. Now many travel agents in Rome offer city tours on old vintage Vespas and also on old Fiat 500`s. This gives you the true italian feeling and especially fits Rome. Next time you are there, you should consider it.


Enjoy,

David

(via Gridskipper)

JCrew offers customized polos!!!


jcrewpersonal
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
For all the people who are sick of seeing crocodiles or polo players on there polos, JCrew now came out with a nice alternative: one can now customize/personalize their polos and not only choose the color, but even the sign which goes on the chest. Nice idea from them.


Enjoy,

David

(via New York Magazine)

JockClock


jockclock
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
For all you 70`s style wristband fans out there this is probably the invention. JockClock now came out with wristbands with integrated watches. Finally that is also possible, because wearing the watch underneath is not really an option.


Enjoy,

David

(via New York Magazine)

April 27, 2005

Airbus A380 takes off!!!


airbus380
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Today the new super airplane, the Airbus A380 took off for the first time and the first flight was a big success.
We can all not wait to be on one of them in the near future.


Enjoy,

David

(via Luxist)

Good/Bad Mailbox


good_bad_mails
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
This is the newest thing on the mail market. Now real mail can also be sorted right away. There is good mail and bad mail. On top of that the mailbox is also looking quite stylish.


Enjoy,

David

Chinese know hoe to build cars!!!


tms03_mitsuoka_nouera
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
What you see here is a Matsuika, a car from a chinese manufacturer. It seems like, that they like Rolls Royce a lot. The desig is very nice and elegant. Lets see whether we will ever be able to buy them in Europe. But one finds out more and more that there is still a lot to come from China in all product regions.


Enjoy,

David

(via Boing Boing)

PSP Europe launch now definite!!!


sony-psp
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Finally Sony has given out the definite launch date for the PSP in Europe. The Europeans will still have to wait for a while. The PSP will come out there on 1rst of September and will go for 249 Euros as a value pack. In the UK price will be around 179 pounds.


Enjoy,

David

High Tech wine rack!!!


hightechwinerack
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
This high tech wine rack has been designed and launched by a japanese firm. The looks are really great. Its a rack to put on the table and it keeps red or white wine at all times in the perfect temperature.


Enjoy,

David

Lufthansa 1rst Class Terminal!!!


lufthansa1rst
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Lufthansa has now since a few months a seperate 1rst Class Terminal in Frankfurt. As you can see on the picture the looks are great and slightly different from a normal airport terminal. Services in there include drinks, several different food courts and all clients are being driven in a Porsche Cayenne Turbo directly to the Airplane. My only guess is, that most 1rst class clients do not have enough time to hang out in this great new place.
Apparently Lufthansa is planning to offer that service soon also in other cities.
Finally a nice new idea in the airline business, which has nothing to do with low-cost.

Enjoy,

David

Maserati Gran-Sport!!


maserati-gransport
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Here you see the new Maserati Gransport, the newest Coupe of Maserati, following the 3000. Looks great, especially in that white. Lets see when we see the first ones on the road.


Enjoy,

David

Mac MiniMate HD!!!


mac_mini_400gb_external_hd
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Since the new Mac Mini is the perfect Media Center to have at home, mainly also due to its size and shape, now another company came up with the MiniMate, a harddisk having the exact same shape and measurements as the Mac Mini. The idea is fabulous. The disk size goes up to 400 GB, so there is plenty of space to put music and movies and the looks are just great.


Enjoy,

David

(via Engadget)

April 26, 2005

New Audi TT!!!


newtt1
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Here just a picture that spilled out of the soon to be released new Audi TT. It definitely looks quite nice and the existing model is also ready for an upgrade.


Enjoy,

David

The Airscooter!!!


airscooter
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Airscooter Corp. has now launched the airscooter, which is a small helicopter which can be controlled basically the same way as a motorcycle, meaning quite easy. The price is also not too high, just a bit over a middle class car. Lets see how long it will take to see some of these flying around.


Enjoy,

David

(via ManagerMagazin)

Really stylish Bath-tub!!!


bath-job
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Just found a picture of this new bathtub line and I find it quite stylish. Looks like a long-chair, but with water in it. Its comfortable for sure.


Enjoy,

David

(via MocoLoco)

Worlds Finest Clubs - Member Card!!!


finestclub
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
The Worlds Finest Clubs is an Association founded in Switzerland. The most exclusive clubs around the globe are member and one only needs this one Member Card for all of them. Membership for individuals costs 3000$. Some great hotels are also member. Its a practical new membership, at least one will only need one card for the future. Comprised is free entrance for 2, plus entrance into all member areas and quite a big list of other benefits. But the price is indeed quite high. Check out the clubs in the association and see whether its worth it for you.


Enjoy,

David

Happy Hour Chandelier!!!


happy_hour_chandelier
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
This is quite a cool new idea. The Happy Hour chandelier has an integrated hook/seat for a waitress to sit in, to be able to serve drinks right from the middle of the table. Why not?


Enjoy,

David

Absolut launches new taste: Peach!!!


absolutapeach
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Absolut Vodka will launch a new taste, Peach. It will come out in May 2005 and will be launched at the Billboard Awards, taking place in May as well. This is now there 7th flavor.


Enjoy,

David

(via Luxist)

April 25, 2005

The World in Dubai selling islands now!!!!


theworld
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Most of you must have heard about this. In Dubai they are building a huge artificial world, made out of 300 little islands that one can buy now.
This project is being developed by the same people that built the huge Palm Island that one can even see from the Moon.



Enjoy,

David

(via Gridskipper)

Ski Dubai opens!!!!


skidubai
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Now one can also ski in Dubai. They build an indoor skiarena in the middle of the dessert. I do not know, whether one needs that, but that usually is not the question for the guys down there. They want something, they buy!!!


Enjoy,

David

(via Gridskipper)

The Zoom Quilt!!!


zoomquilt
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
This is a fantastic art project, which has been created by about 15 artists. There effect used in here art is the Zoom that one knows from cameras. It is very hard to describe the project, therefore one just has to go and visit. Go to their website and be fascinated.


Enjoy,

David

(via Coolhunting)

50 Gramercy Park North - Ian Schragers newest project


50gramercy
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Here again Ian Schrager developped an amazing property in NYC. The 50 Gramercy Park North. It is a hotel, but there are residences at the same time. The hotel has 5 stars and the residences have 5 star hotel service.
There is a beautiful park and the concept really combines the best things from hotel and residential living and combines them in a very unique way. Again Ian Schrager strikes us, with a unique and different concept, which is one of a kind in NYC and most probably one of a kind in the world.


Enjoy,

David

April 24, 2005

Finally Smart hits USA


smartusa
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
This car has already been out for years in Europe. Now finally the Smart als hits US roads.
Prices will start at 12000 dollars and go up to 24000 dollars.
Lets see how Americans like it. My guess is, that it will not sell well in places like Texas, Alabama, etc. Lets wait and see.


Enjoy,

David

Sony messes up...


sonyinvite
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
For a Sony Vaio event, thez distributed in invitation that you see there on the right....yes there is an Apple Powerbook on there. I would not want to be the Marketing person in that situation, having to explain how that happened.


Enjoy,

David

Friends of Highline


friendsofhighline
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Friends of Highline is an organization, that stands for preserving the 1.5 mile long subway strip in Manhattan, that you see on the picture here. And I agree, it belongs to Manhattan and has a certain history and also style. So, go and check out there website and help them preserving this area from real-estate sharks.

Enjoy,

David

(via Coolhunting)

Reef launches sandal/bottleopener


reef_fanning
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Reef now announced there newest sandal, which will also have an integrated bootleopener. How come this amayingly useful idea only came out now?

Enjoy,

David

iTunes mobile to be launched in June


itunesmobile
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
As of June there will most likely be iTunes mobile. Thtat means that as of then, songs can be purchased in the iTunes store via cellphones.
Apple is doing a lot of progress in that sector, by also soon launching the Motorola iTunes phone, which has iTunes software preloaded.

Enjoy,

David

April 21, 2005

Hiltons first Underwater-Restaurant!!!


hiltonmaldivesrestaurant
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Hilton Hotels has now introduced an underwater restaurant. They build it in their Maldive Resort and the restaurant is surrounded by thick glass bubble. The guests have a 270 degree view into the ocean. I hope for the fish that they do not serve seafood in there!


Enjoy,

David

April 19, 2005

Manhattan Loft Corporation in London!!!


manhattanloftlondon
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
This is a really cool realtor from London. They really only offer the most amazing buildings, lofts and offices in London. So, if one has the bucks, this is the place to go.


Enjoy,

David

The new Nike Ovolo!!


nike_ovolo
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Nike is once agin being inventive. The Ovolo is their newest model. It looks very interesting and seems to be rather comfirtable for the summer. It will come out in several quite nice colors.


Enjoy,

David

Dubai continues to set luxury standards!!!


dubaimarinaresidence
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
The Bayside Marina Project is the newest one in Dubai. It mainly consists of s 22 story building. There will be condos and also villas on sale inside this concept. The condos are all very technology oriented. The homes will also have each their own elevator and have so-called skylawns.
The project is planned to be completed in June 2007.


Enjoy,

David

(via Luxist)

Jay-Z cooperates with Audemars Piquet


jayzaudemars
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Jay-Z is now in a cooperation with the swiss luxury watch maker Audemars Piquet. Watches will cost between 24`000$ and 100`000$. There will also be limited editions in gold, metal and platinum. Jay-Z has long been a fan of Audemars, also always showing that in his song lyrics.
Lets wait and see how they will look - most likely Bling Bling!!!


Enjoy,

David

Icehotel - freeze and enjoy!!!


icehotel
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
For several years now already this concept has been around. In Sweden they create every winter the Icehotel. The hotel is entirely made out of ice. One sleeps on fur and drinks a lot of vodka in the hotel Absolute Vodka Bar. The entrance of that bar is a huge Absolute Vodka bottle. One can even purchase glasses out of ice in the hotel, with a 4 day guarantee.
Guests are only allowed to stay a maximum of 2 nights, due to medical reasons.
But I would say it is definitely worth the experience.

Enjoy,

David

Yotel - stylish, downtown, cheap!!!!


yotel
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
The makers of Yo-Sushi have now come up with a new concept - the Yotel. The idea is that the rooms are rather small, stylish but still have all the comfort as a bigger room. They are all equiped with flat screen tvs and other convenient and at the same time stylish space savers. The concept wants Yotel to be a cheap alternative in major cities around the globe. Can you imagine staying in a decent place in downtown London for 70 pounds? Well, thats Yotel.

Lets see when the concept becomes reality.


Enjoy,

David

Virgin Limited Edition - amazing getaways!!!


Virgin limited edition
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Vergin Limited Edition combines several unique vacation resorts, all owned by Sir Richard Branson. Without having had a look at it, one can be sure that whatever Richard Branson owns is rather cool.
The resorts range from lodges in Africa to private paradise islands.
The experience on all properties should be of a unique kind but at the same time extremely relaxing. I would not mind finding that out in person. Until then I will just write and talk about it.


Enjoy,

David

SeatGuru - I have more space than you....


seatguru
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
SeatGuru is a great website which tells you which airline has on which flights where the most spacious seats.
Especially you tall people out there will apreciate this. Before booking the flight you have a look at SeatGuru und check for the seats with the most space and then reserve your ticket.
No more complaining about the tight economy seats. Just ask the Guru!!!

Enjoy,

David

Nota Bene - stylish reviews on contract


nota bene
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Nota Bene is probably the most exclusive destination reviewer existing. One cannot buy there reviews, one has to become member and make at least a one year contract with them. Nota Bene then sends during that year 10 reviews they have done, to their members, in a beautiful hard cover booklet form. They only cover the worlds most exciting cities and exotic resorts.

These people really know all the hotspots. So if you are sick of going to the wrong restaurants or hotels, then you should definitely consider these experts.

Enjoy,

David

Nikki Beach - Beach & Party & Beautiful People


nikkibeach
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Nikki Beach is a new kind of concept from Miami, Florida. They have beaches all around the world (St.Tropez, St.Barth, Miami, Marbella, etc) and its all about party, beautiful people, drinks and having fun.
If you are young, dynamic, outgoing and do feel like having some action on the beach (or want to see some goodlooking people) than you should drop by one of the Nikki Beaches. Go to there website to find all the locations.

(update: Marbella`s Nikki Beach closed again)

Enjoy,

David

Haute Zürich - Members have a good view


Haute Zürich
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Members only clubs are very popular already in cities like London. In Zuerich it is new. Here comes the first one - Haute. The name is fact. Haute is a Restaurant/Bar/Lounge overlooking the city of Zuerich. On the picture on the right one can see the glass box on top of the building - thats Haute.
It has become very popular in Zuerich, so if you know a member check it out, if not ...too bad for you.

Enjoy,

David

Faena Group - Buenos Aires at its finest


Faena-logo
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
The Faena Group has been launched by Mr. Faena himself, who made money with a clothing brand in South America. Now he owns the Faena Hotel in Buenos Aires, which has been entirely designed by Philippe Starck, the master himself. A wonderful hotel with a lot of style. So if you are in Buenos Aires, you should definitely drop by.
Faena also wants to turn the whole district around the hotel into a fashion, shopping, going out area. So, there is a lot to come from him.
And that guy is only 30.... I want that too when I am 30. We`ll see!!!!


Enjoy,

David

Hotel Continentale Florence


Hotel Continentale Florence
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Here is definitely one of the hot spots of Florence. The Continentale Hotel belongs to the Lungarno Hotel chain, which again is owned by the Ferragamo family. Thats right, Salvatore Ferragamo. Therefore you can imagine that these hotels have quite some style.
The Continentale is a modern hotel in the heart of Florence. The rooms are great, each equiped with a big bathroom and flatscreen tv.
The staff was really nice and the hotel was furnished with a lot of taste.
Example: The elevator was furnished as if it was a living room, with couch, etc.
Check it out and have a look at www.lungarnohotels.com to also check out the other Ferragamo Hotels. One nicer than the other.

Enjoy,

David

Flybaboo - A breath of swiss air


flybaboo
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Here our first Boutique Airline. Yeah, there are also Boutique Airlines!!!!
Flybaboo is operating from Geneva, Switzerland and has some very interesting destinations such as St. Tropez, Ibiza, Florence, Valencia, Nice and Prague. The young company has had quite some success already. They are trying to give back the real feeling of travelling and not be part of the low cost trend, that we are experiencing at the moment in Europe. Damn, we wanto to fly and not ride the bus, people!!!
That means: there is food, there are nice flight attendants and there is a feeling of familiarity!!!!
Check it out and if you want to find out more about there destinations, get Baboo Time, there own magazine.

Enjoy,

David

Emirates Palace - the new standard in luxury!!!


emiratespalace
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
The Emirates Palace Hotel sets new standards in luxury. It is a 5* Hotel outside of Abu Dhabi. It has 302 rooms and 92 suits,2 pool escapes, 2 spas, 20 food and beverage outlets. The restaurants will have italian, arabic, iranian and other international food types.
The conference center is more advanced than any other in the arabic region.
Shop miles, 2000 people of staff, etc. It just gets more and more amazing.
It will open in 2005, so lets wait for the first reviews. The Hotel will be managed by Kempinsky.


Enjoy,

David

Le Meurice - classic innovations!!!


lemeurice
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Le Meurice is one of the most outstanding hotels in Paris. It belongs to the Dorchester Group and is also member of the Leading Hotels of the World. But there are still some other hotels in Paris who are that. So what makes the Meurice special?

These guys are just very innovative, eventhough very classic at the same time. Women had always a problem keeping an eye on the handbags in resturants. This problem is solved. Le Meurice now put a little Hermès chair next to every Lady on a table. Like that there is a clear spot for the handbag (mainly the Kelly Bag) and it looks great at the same time.
This idea has style and is practical. What else do you want? But one has to have a nice handbag!!!


Enjoy,

David

Dynamap - really useful!!!


Dynamap
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
What you see here is a Dynamap by the NYC Company Urban Mapping. The Dynamap consists of different layers. Layers can be the subway, cultural spots, hotels, etc. Depending from which angle you look at the map, you see different layers.
A map like this one is very useful in cities like NYC.
The map goes for 17.95$ on there site.


Enjoy,

David

Escape Lab travel album


escape1
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
The Escape Travel album is definitely one of the nicest things I have ever seen. The pictures are from all over the world and so impressive-- and a lot of fun to look through. It offers 3D, 2D, and plain flat interface navigation through dozens of destinations around the globe with high quality photos from each. Taking a screen shot does not portray this sites depth one bit. If you've got a few minutes, take a look at their site and enjoy the ride.


Enjoy,

David

Tablet Hotels - real time customer rating


tabletHotelsLogo
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Tablet Hotels is a new hotel group I discovered recently. They have a great worldwirde selection of hotels.
The best thing about these guys is though the rating. For any of there hotels they have real time customer satisfaction ratings. On top of that they choose every once in a while a top 10 list with the best hotels in terms of atmosphere, style, design, service, etc according to the customer ratings. Tablet Hotels also guarantees great prices.
Check it out, its really useful and the website is well done.


Enjoy,

David

Google introduces the Ride Finder!!!


ridefinder_logo
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
Google now has a new service in the States called RideFinder. It helps you find a Taxi in all big cities.
Check it out, its a nice new tool integrated into Google`s Local search, including a map and all info needed.


Enjoy,

David

Luxe CityGuides!!!!


luxe_cityguides
Originally uploaded by djfischer.
The Luxe CityGuides cover all major cities of Asia. The Guides are all in very nice packaging and really do not miss out on any cool hotel, restaurant, lounge or sightseeing one can dream of.
They also sell Luxe Boxes with several cityguides in one box, in different colors.
So, if you are heading to Asia, do not miss to get the Luxe Guides.


Enjoy,

David



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