Monday, June 9, 2014

The Great Smartphone War   

Apple

Kurt Eichenwald, writing for Vanity Fair: Across Samsung, the message was heard: the company needed to come out with its own “iPhone”—something beautiful and easy to use with just that dollop of “cool”—and fast. Emergency teams were thrown together, and … Continue reading →

Monday, October 28, 2013

Designing Men   

Design

Paul Goldberger, writing for Vanity Fair, profiles Jony Ive, Marc Newson, and the pair’s collaboration on an upcoming Product (RED) auction: Agreeing to do the auction for Bono was one thing; pulling it together was another. “Jony and I struggled … Continue reading →

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Stealing ‘Mona Lisa’   

Arts

An excerpt published in Vanity Fair from the book The Crimes of Paris: A True Story of Murder, Theft, and Detection, by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler: As the Louvre’s maintenance director, a man named Picquet, passed through the Salon Carré … Continue reading →