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CEO LETTER

‘Welcome to the Chic World of the Jetsetter issue 2016.

Welcome to the Chic World of the Jetsetter issue 2016. This has been one of the hardest issues I have ever worked on in my life, because I am happily a new father! I had to adjust to running this national magazine and being a good father. It took some time. My focus as a dad now is that I want to do everything. I have a new goal: to have my daughter in the Olympics in the future. We’re in the pool almost every day. What’s new? This issue is really exciting for me. The main reason I got into the publishing world in the first place was photography. I decided to open my eyes to photographic art from all over the world. My team and I edited this issue as if we were moving into a new luxury house. Every photo, art piece, and furniture piece has been hand-selected by our editors to make the place “POP!” After meeting some of our Jetsetters in this issue, we have stepped up our game in editorials and informational articles. Welcome to “Weirdest Beaches to Visit”, “The Chic Auto Report”, “Floating Investments”, “The 10 Most innovative SuperYachts”, and, one of my favorites, the NEW “Jetsetter EDITORS’ PICKS” products listings.

I’ve had a chance to try some of the Editor’s Picks personally. If you’re like me and are too busy to shop, you’ll love this piece. Some of my favorites are the Gun Box, the Sting Ray Tent, Jorg Gray Watches, and Stand Desk. I am really enjoying the Satechi products for my desk and art from one of my favorite artists, Parv Taj. One of the best parts of making this issue was the Jetsetter Cover Shoot with Ferren Rajput. We took this shoot with Oneflight Corporate Private Jet and a Bombardier 7000 Aircraft. They capped the photoshoot off with having Ferren personally fly us. It was my first time doing an interview in a cockpit. I want to thank everyone who participated in making this issue come to life. My team has had very little time to enjoy it, because we’re already working on our next epic issue: THE MANSION ISSUE. Are you ready to fly? Please enjoy the Jetsetter Issue of Chic Metropolitan magazine? See you above the clouds, CHRIS ROJAS CEO/FOUNDER’ MY CEO Baby Sloane Rojas Outside Lands Music Festival 2016


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2017 Range Rover Dynamic Reboot


Everyone’s favorite off-roader will be getting a bit of a boost, it seems. For its

2017 model year, Range Rover’s flagship SUV, the SVAutobiography, will soon be more powerful, more intelligent and apparently more ‘dynamic’ – or so says its name. First, let’s talk about the more exciting flagship option: the sportier ‘SVAutobiography Dynamic’. With a 5.0-liter supercharged V8 petrol engine that will generate all 542bhp, ZF’s eight-speed automatic box (yes, the same one in the Range Rover SVR and Jag’s F-Type) and 502lb-ft of torque, the SUV manages a rambunctious top speed of 140mph and will bring you to 60mph in 5.1 seconds. Range Rover complements all that power with sharper suspension and steering, a lowered ride height of 8mm and ‘Dynamic Response.’ That’s Range Rover’s intelligent solution to preventing body roll when cornering at speed by applying equal and opposing forces via the front and rear axle. It also monitors the car’s behavior according to the driver’s input and will adjust suspension according to changes in the road surface. Mark Stanton, Director of Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations, said: “The Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic has been specially developed by the Special Vehicle Operations team to deliver a more engaging driving experience. It delivers the ultimate combination of performance and Range Rover luxury, befitting its unique position in the portfolio.” Range Rover has also delved into the brave new world of autonomous technology. Low Traction Launch will help get you out of slippery situations such as ice and wet grass gracefully; Advanced Tow assist will make manoeuvring with a trailer or horsebox stress-free by pre-plotting the course to take. A set of apps will plan journeys including the sections that will be on foot, learn the owner’s routine to automatically offer the best route in real time and even send arrival time updates to friends and family. 29 29


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GLAMOUR Rolls-Royce ROLLS-ROYCE UNVEILS BESPOKE ‘DUSK UNTIL DAWN’ CARS


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t is easy to see Porto Cervo’s charm, especially to a top-shelf automaker such as Rolls-Royce. The swanky seaside resort destination in Northern Sardinia boasts a spectacular coastline, lots of beautiful people and a laidback glamour like no other. Rolls-Royce even has a special initiative related to Porto Cervo, which we have covered previously. No surprise, then, that Rolls-Royce is returning to the Italian marina as palette inspiration for ‘Dusk Until Dawn’ – a bespoke series of two of its wellloved cars, a Dawn drophead and a Wraith coupe.


Revealed at the brand new Rolls-Royce Summer Studio in Sardinia, both cars are infused with the ambient hues of Porto Cervo at its most spectacular: dawn and dusk. As its name suggests, the bespoke Dawn (pictured above) is a vision of the marina’s aquamarine waters as light breaks upon the waves. An ethereal emerald green exterior envelops a seashell and green leather cabin, complemented by teak trimmings (yacht decks, anyone?) that extends to the tourneau cover that shields the roof and trunk compartment. With an insignia of Porto Cervo on the dashboard fascia that’s embedded with real emeralds and mother-of-pearl in white gold, this Dawn is undoubtedly one of the most luxurious vehicles in the world. For the one-off Wraith, an iridescent two-toned silver finish on its exterior reflects the changing light as the sun sets, setting the mood for its ethereal twilight-infused interiors. Step inside to a cocoon of glamour with seats swathed in decadent plum-colored ostrich 32

leather and wooden veneers and marquetry in shades of slate greys, browns and black. “Patrons of our marque delight in inhabiting some of the world’s most beautiful enclaves,” said Isobel Dando, General Manager, Future Retail, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. “The stunning Bespoke Wraith and emerald embellished Dawn, inspired by the sights and colors of Porto Cervo, have been commissioned in the spirit that so many of our customers delight in.” It’s also somewhat fitting that the British car marque extends its bespoke reveals to one of its clients, tattoo artist Mo Coppoletta, who used Sardinia’s stunning environment as inspiration for two tattooed Rolls-Royce headrests. “The designs I have created for Rolls-Royce evoke the emotion experienced by observing this magical place from the harbor of Promenade du Port,” Coppoletta said.’


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Beautiful

Ferrari

Ferrari LaFerrari Spider Teased

Ittalian supercar powerhouse Ferrari has dominated Internet buzz for some time with its nowofficial tease of the upcoming LaFerrari Spider. We have been following the story from the start, with our first report here, and now that official images of the convertible LaFerrari variant have dropped, we revisit this extremely hyped-up tale of a hybrid hypercar. Incredibly, the official word has it (according to the AFP) this is called the ‘flagship flagship,’ although perhaps the writers at the wire service are just being cute. Aimed, in the company’s words according to the AFP, at clients who refuse to “compromise on the joy of al fresco driving even when at the wheel of a supercar,” the new car will be a strictly limited edition (AutoBlog reports 150 to 200 units) and will boast both a removable carbon fiber hard top and a removable soft top. Oh yes, all reports agree that the Ferrari LaFerrari Spider is completely sold out. Color us surprised…

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Anyway, as well as chopping off the roof, Ferrari says that it has had to make extensive modifications to the chassis and such to ensure that the open-top car suffered no performance dips versus its coupe elder sibling. The proof of course will be in the pudding but as you can see, especially in the overhead shot above, the lines are mouthwateringly beautiful. The La Ferrari Spider boasts the same naturally aspirated 6.3-liter V12 engine mated to an electric motor that powers the hardtop LaFerrari. So that means you get a total output of 950bhp that pushes the car from standstill to 100kmh in under 3 seconds and instantaneous acceleration when the driver’s right foot is pressed hard down. The car will make its official debut at the Paris Motor Show in September where Ferrari will reveal more details about the car including its price and the number of examples it is planning to build. This of course is an academic exercise given that if you don’t already have one, you can’t get one. Here’s a last look at the thing.’

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Hu Limited Edition

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he Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 Avio might just be the closest thing to a fighter jet you’ll see on the roads. Unveiled in Hong Kong earlier this week, the limited edition car’s name, color and materials are a proper salute to the world of aviation and aeronautics.

True enough, the Lamborghini Huracan Avio borrows several stylistic features from the aeronautical world. It comes in five specifically developed color variants: the standard Grigio Falco with pearlescent finish, and four optional matte colors: Blu Grifo (blue), Grigio Nibbio (light grey), Grigio Vulcano (dark grey) and Verde Turbine (green). Fun fact: these colors are taken from the coats-of-arms representing courses at the Italia Air Force Academy. Contrasting double white or grey stripes run along the roof and down the front bonnet.

“The Huracán Avio pays tribute to the significant impact of the aviation world in shaping the evolution of Automobili Lamborghini,” says Albert Wong, Director of Lamborghini Hong Kong. “From the custom-developed An L63 logo on the Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 aeronautic exterior paints and liveries, down to the Avio door panels sets the limited edition apart from the smallest laser-engraved details in the interior, this standard version, complete with a tricolor cockade, limited edition Huracán represents a culmination of an aeronautics symbol distinguishing nationality. In Lamborghini’s cutting-edge designs and technologies its cockpit lies a suave amalgamation of black leather inspired by avionics.” 36 with a special black Alcantara that’s laser-engraved


uracán LP610-4 Avio: Ready For Takeoff

with a unique hexagonal motif. However, if you’re feeling something a bit more cheery, there’s always Lamborghini’s Ad Personam customization program. Like almost all other Lamborghinis, the Huracán is named after a famous Spanish fighting bull, and it had big shoes to fill after taking over the baton from the Gallardo. But the Italians have got that sorted out. The savagery that lives under its bonnet comes in the form of a naturally-aspirated 5.2-liter V10. Combined with a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox and hybrid chassis in aluminum and carbon fiber, the car is capable of 610 hp, and will do 0 to 60mph in a whiplash-inducing 3.2 seconds. Flat out, it’ll oblige 202 mph. The Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 Avio is a limited edition of 250 examples, and this exclusivity will cost you a minimum of HK$4.48 million.’

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Jetsetter Fashionable Sports Watches

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re you a bit of an island jetsetter? If you love spending your leisure time yachting, enjoying a sumptuous life at the beach, attending lavish pool parties, taking part in wild jungle explorations, and undertaking sports activities in general; you’ll find that many of the existing watches on the market are more practical than elegant, and often look about as chic as a cardboard box. However, you’ll be pleased to hear, this is all about to change… Thanks to the incredible watch brand Jorg Gray, the activewear watch industry has made significant developments towards bringing fashion and technology together in a beautiful design collaboration. Jorg Gray watches are opulently stylish while remaining water resistant up to an outstanding 100 metres. You’ll find an endless collection of colours and styles, meaning you’re bound to find the perfect watch to suit your active, jetsetter lifestyle. These watches will become a staple piece for any yachtsman aboard their vessel. About Jorg Gray Based in Southern California, Jorg Gray offers a wide range of unique watches that reflect the ultimate sophisticated American way of life. Adorn your wrist with the latest fashion statement with Jorg Gray bespoke watches. In response to the overwhelming demand, the brand has recently expanded into a global phenomenon and is the timepiece of choice for the US Secret Service and the President of the United States, as well as a variety of other high profile athletes and celebrities. Consumers across the globe continue to respond positively to the Jorg Gray hallmark of exceptional design and outstanding value. 38


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Featured watches:

JG8300-12

JG1500-22

This striking red, dramatically stunning sports watch is made of a rugged 47mm solid stainless steel silver case and bezel. Reignite your flames of passion with this rich, impactful tone of deep red. It features a black patterned dial with vibrant red accents, applied luminous index, Swiss made Ronda 515 three hand movement with date display, sapphire crystal lens and an integrated red silicone strap. It is water resistant up to 10ATM making it the perfect sporting accessory.

On trend ladies watch with a 40mm solid stainless steel case with silver plated bezel. This light coloured watch is the perfect addition to any ladyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s collection, and can be paired with a wide range of outfits. Features a Patterned dial with a raised index, ISA 9238/1970 multi-function movement with 24 hour and day-date sub-dial, sapphire coated K1 mineral crystal lens, and water resistant up to 5ATM. The gleaming white strap gives a crystal clean impression that will catch peopleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eyes all year long. 40 40


JG5600-22

JG1500-24

The opulent new JG5600-22 watch from Jorg Gray is a remarkable addition to the collection, and it features; a 47mm solid stainless steel case, a sapphire coated crystal lens and a black silicone strap. It is also water resistant up to 10ATM. This is the perfect statement for those who want to adorn their wrist with a dark, classy statement piece. This is a timeless watch that youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll never need to fear of going out of fashion.

This elegant ladies watch has a 40mm solid stainless steel case with silver plated bezel and features a Patterned dial with raised index, ISA 9238/1970 multifunction movement with 24 hour and day-date subdial, sapphire coated K1 mineral crystal lens, and last but not least, an integrated stainless steel bracelet. This luxury piece is water resistant up to 5ATM and will shine from the wrist like a pearl reflecting light at the bottom of the ocean.

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Style & Sophistication meet Durability & Performance

TODD FURNEAUX CEO OF SOVARO COOLERS IS CHANGING THE GAME IN THE COOLER INDUSTRY!


Coolers are the centerpiece of a good time. SOVARO offer the style and deliver on the features to make you proud to bring your cooler to the forefront of the moment.


centerpiece for a night of entertaining. With the option to finish the latches, hinges and handles in gold or silver, the cooler exudes effortless sophistication. Best of all, you can conveniently place your bottles upright inside. A number of premium features place the Sovaro a cut above everything else on the market. A one-touch latch provides easy access to food and beverages. Friction hinges on the lid allow the cooler to open and close easily. A drainage plug makes the cooler incredibly simple to clean, and a set of wheels and a telescopic handle allow you to cart it wherever the good times are rolling.

Editor interview with CEO Todd Furneaux EDITOR – – Can you tell us a little bit about your background and what promoted your interest in starting SovaroCoolers? TODD – I have never been somewhere with a cooler and not had a good time. Because of this, I call the cooler “The centerpiece of a good time”. We wanted to create a cooler that you would be proud to bring to the forefront of a good time. A cooler that is equal parts style and performance. Performance came in the form of luggage style wheels, extreme ice retention, interior height tall enough to hold wine standing up, friction hinges, and the list goes on. The kicker is to package all of this in a beautifully designed package.

EDITOR – What are you currently working on? TODD We are working on additional products that support the entertain in style philosophy. A full line of tumblers, beverage tubs, ice and wine holders, and soft sided coolers.

EDITOR – What is your favorite thing to do with Sovaro Coolers?

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TODD – Sovaro coolers are meant to be used to entertain in style. Wether your on your boat, at the beach, or a backyard party by the pool. EDITOR – What should our Chic Subscriber’s know about Sovaro Coolers? TODD – We set out to create the worlds first fashion brand in the world of coolers. And we have done just that. It begins with the cork used to line every Sovaro cooler. Harvested by hand from the bark of Portuguese Oak trees, the material is one of the best insulators known to man. Cork trees are famous for being able to withstand forest fires and temperatures of over 1000 degrees, so even in the sweltering heat of your island getaway, you can rest easy knowing your food and beverages are sitting pretty. The cork is fully encapsulated by a body of polycarbonate plastic. This material is 12.6 times stronger than a standard plastic making it incredibly durable wherever your next adventure takes you. A Sovaro cooler features elegant, alluring lines and bespoke accents. The cooler, available in white or black, is a handsome

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CHIC TRAVEL

Jetset to these

5 Weirdest

Red Beach, China China might seem like the last place you’d want to visit a beach at, but the Red Beach will change your mind. The state-protected nature reserve doesn’t actually have sand, but is covered with a special kind of seaweed that turns crimson red every autumn. There are also hundreds of bird species and almost 400 species of wild animals that inhabit the beach, so you’d be as close to nature as you can get.’


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Pig Beach, Bahamas

Yes, you can actually spend a day frolicking on a beach with pigs, if thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s always been a dream. Located at Big Major Cay in the Exumas archipelago, the colony of pigs might be feral but are actually extremely tame and friendly. Get to the island by boat that run from the main island of Great Exuma or Staniel Cay, where you can watch and feed the pigs or swim alongside them in the clear Caribbean waters.

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Whitehaven Beach, Australia Beaches with clear azure waters are aplenty, but not quite as many boast sand as fine as Whitehaven Beach. The seven kilometer-long beach has white, ultra-fine silica sand famed for its flour-like consistency. The area is clearly a national treasure – the award-winning beach is protected by the Australian government – and you can spend a few hours or a few days there by setting up camp.

Vaadhoo Island Glowing Beach, Maldives The Maldives is a holiday destination that never stops giving. Besides the famously clear blue waters, exquisite marine life and luxurious resorts, the archipelago also has Vaadhoo Island, where the incredible phenomenon of phosphorescent phytoplankton light up the island’s shoreline at night. There are, of course, other activities at the picturesque island but the twinkling scenery at night promises to be the highlight of your trip.

Kauai Glass Beach, Hawaii Nicknamed the “Garden Island”, Kauai Island was shaped by centuries of erosion and is famously known for being the most humid place on earth. However, the island is also known for its beach, made up of glass pieces and black sand. While this might sound like a terrible beach destination, you’ll be relieved to know that the glass pieces are smoothed by the ocean waves over years, so they’re really more like glass pebbles that reflect the light and colours of the beach to make for a very pretty scene.


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COVER STORY

FERREN RAJPUT CEO ONEflight International

- FERREN RAJPUT SHARES THE SECRETS BEHIND THE BRANDâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S SUCCESS -

Photos by Brandon Caffey Editorial by Eilidh MacRae Location at Atlantic Aviation at San Jose International Airport Clothes provided by NEIMAN MARCUS Suit GIORGIO ARMANI Watch Rolex


ONEflight International, founded in July 2009,is the first ever

company to introduce an exclusive Private Jet Membership Program. This genius concept introduces the idea of taking a country club into the skies; for individuals who desire the highest level of luxury in all aspects of life. With exquisite knowledge of the industry and expert understanding of what members want, ONEflight International provides impeccable service time after time. From offering professional guidance, advising economic ways for buying and selling private aircrafts, educating on aircraft model developments, and guaranteeing to supply an aircraft for every flight booked. ONEflight is seemingly unbeatable in quality, reliability, and bespoke flying packages. ONEflight aims to provide a comfortable first class service, therefore members receive premium catering at no additional cost on every flight. Additionally, membership is offered on a month by month basis, meaning it can be cancelled at any time without penalty and the executive car service can pick individuals up from their door, to drop meters away from the private aircraft before takeoff. With three aircraft options for every flight, members can create their own personal package to suit their flying needs. The ONEflight JETClub earned its very first member in 2010. By joining The JETClub, members can avoid certain costs such as the millions required to purchase a luxury jet, and the monthly costs of hiring a pilot, insuring the jet, and much more. With over 12,000 private jets available to private fliers, it’s no wonder this is member’s company of choice. ONEflight is one of only eight ARG/US Certified Brokers Worldwide, meaning that safety is never compromised at any expense. Providing innovation, convenience, quality, and comfort; ONEflight is not just about travel, it’s about making a great lifestyle choice.


COVER STORY FERREN

FERREN RAJPUT TALKS ABOUT HIS SUCCESS WITH CHIC METROPOLITAN EDITOR ON ONEFLIGHTâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S CORPORATE JET, DURING THE JETSETTER ISSUE COVER STORY. CHECK OUT THE INTERVIEW. CHIC EDITOR - What was the big reason you got into the Private Jet industry? Aviation has always been my passion. As a pilot myself, there was no better place for me to plant my feet than within the private jet industry. CHIC EDITOR - What inspired you to start ONEflight International? This industry is extremely disorganized and fragmented. With over 35% of all daily flights flying empty, it is not surprising that the cost of flying private jets is so high. Someone has to pay for the empty legs. It became my mission to solve this 30 year old problem. Hence the launch of ONEflight,

to prove that a new method of serving private jet clients was very possible. A method that would unite the industry as never seen before and possibly eliminate empty legs. CHIC EDITOR - What sets ONEflight apart from the competition? ONEflight was the first to launch a country club idea in the skies in 2010. We call it our JETClub, a true Membership program that provides its Member the benefit of paying the Direct Operating Costs of flying in a private jet such as the hourly cost of fuel and maintenance. This may only be accomplished if one owns their own aircraft. However, as a JETClub Member, one does not need to own the aircraft to enjoy the same privilege. Our focus at ONEflight is to provide an end-to-end luxury experience for our clients and members. Our clients and members deserve to have the country club experience in every aspect during their trip, and we are committed to providing them the white glove experience.


CHIC EDITOR -Where would we find you Jet setting this year?

CHIC EDITOR - What are the Chic Perks you get when signing up for a ONEflight Membership right now?

All throughout the US focusing mainly on the East and West coastal regions.

We are offering 10 additional complimentary flight hours for the first year of membership.

CHIC EDITOR -What are your personal goals of 2016?

CHIC EDITOR - How far in advance does someone need to book a plane?

Have another record year for ONEflight, and additionally I would like to spend more time in the cockpit flying our recently acquired Gulfstream Jet.

We are able to provide charter services including complimentary services such as luxury ground transportation and in-flight catering to our clients with as little as 10 hours advance notice.

CHIC EDITOR - How excited are you to be on the National COVER of Chic Metropolitan Jetsetter Issue?

CHIC EDITOR -Tell us one thing most people wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know about you.

Very excited. I am honored for the invitation.

We do not own any of our own aircraft to serve our clients. We have partnered with over 7,000 quality aircraft in the US (12,000 worldwide). ONEflight is technology-based company meaning, we have developed our own technology to manage the industry and our client needs. While everyone is focusing on finding the best way to sell empty legs, we are focusing on eliminating empty legs resulting in lowering the cost of flying private jets for our clients and members. CHIC EDITOR - Can you tell us about facts about flying private jets. Some general facts about the private jet space; 1. US maintains over 50% of the worldwide market 2. US Private Jet charter industry is a $15 BIL dollar industry 3. In the US â&#x20AC;&#x201C; over 5,000 charter flights per day 4. Over 1,500 fly empty every day in the US

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They have a grading system on that of the top pearl farms, and carefully grade all pearls and supervise the jewelry quality before offering to you. The mission of the company is to make handcrafted luxury jewelry affordable, and at the same time make our customers happy. We cultivate close partnerships with some of the best pearl farms in the world with handcrafted pearl jewelry making experiences, and make our business listen to our customers. Timeless Pearl vision is to connect top quality manufacturers with worldwide designers, to provide our customers best products with affordable prices. Here is her exclusive interview.

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CM- What was the big reason you got into the Jewelry industry?

CM – What is a Timeless Pearl Customer?

I love art, and I love pearls. Jewelries could be timeless pieces to express passion and love. I would like to make luxury jewelry affordable, by creating a marketplace to connect customers, makers and worldwide designers, so that customers could vote on designs and decide which jewelry would be made.

Someone loves nature and art, loves the bond between their loved ones, and loves the pain during their growth. A Timeless Pearl customer would be the one who understands the messages behind the jewelry, and has their own strength and kindness to the world. CM – Can you tell us more about your new collections ?

CM – We love the fact that Timeless Pearl jewelry pieces each represent something that has a personal meaning to you. Can you tell us how you want your pieces to affect your clients? A pearl symbolizes the precious bond between mother and child, husband and wife, and even two special friends. In every relationship there are ups and downs, or “irritations”: a child being naughty, a husband or wife taking their stress out on the other, or a friend who forgets your birthday. If the bond’s strong enough, the offended person will just forgive and add another layer of love to the relationship. I would like all our pieces to remind love, the precious bond between our loved ones.

Our new collections are about Edison pearls, a new species of pearls with giant size and high-end quality. In terms of color, Edison pearls have a wide range of natural colors including purple, gold, champagne, and, very specific, bronze... Our new collection mostly focus on mysterious purple giant pearls, and they look gorgeous. Check out our new collections on www.timelesspearl. com

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CM – Can you tell us about facts about buying Real Pearls vs Fake Pearls?

during sleep, and help to solve problems such as throat trouble, eye trouble, dysentery… Another direct benefit of wearing real pearls is that pearl powders offer great nutritions to skin, and they absorb human body’s extra oil so that the skin looks great.

There are so many benefits of wearing real pearls: pearls are admired for its natural healing significance. It enhances the power of moon, which signifies softness, love, family life, steady mind and many other good things. Real pearls CM – What are your personal goals of are always cool even in hot weather… 2016? A person suffering with tensed mind, indecisiveness, depression and instability Start learning Japanese, read 5 books, in life is advised to wear pearl stone. and continuously looking for artwork with 73ancient meaning Pearl helps in reducing discomforts


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Flying over the Maldives in a prop plane, islands appear like green pebbles in a blue-green sea. From above, constellations of resorts are also visible, their villas often snaking out from the edge of the land, hugging the sides of boardwalks and perched atop wooden stilts. Not all villas are tethered to docks, however. At some new resorts, the bungalows have been designed to float on the Indian Ocean. One such project is named The Ocean Flower and includes 185 floating villas arranged in the form of a Maldivian flower. Designed by Dutch architecture firm Waterstudio, the two level villas have three bedrooms, private plunge pools and are priced from around $2.5 million. The Ocean Flower “What we tried to do with our office is to take the difference between a normal house and house boat and make them the same,” says Waterstudio founder Koen Olthius. He began designing floating homes in the Netherlands, but now exports the

concept to worldwide locations. The Ocean Flower forms part of The 5 Lagoons, a master-planned resort in North Male atoll, a 20-minute boat ride from the capital of Male that is a joint venture between Dutch Docklands International and the Maldives Government. Waterstudio is also designing the Amillarah, another phase of The 5 Lagoons that will feature10 floating private islands arranged in an archipelago configuration. Each will have a private beach, pool, greenery and a jetty to moor yachts. In the Maldives, where natural islands are small, scarce and vulnerable to tides and rising water levels, resort developers are progressively turning to floating architecture. “The concept suits [the Maldives] perfectly,” says Dymitr Malcew, a Singapore-based architect. He designed a luxurious floating home concept for a French developer in 2012 and has since received inquires from resort developers and private investors around the world, including the Maldives.


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The Floating Seahorse A new project in the Middle East unveiled in December also proposes an underwater bedroom. Kleindienst Group’s new development is called The Floating Seahorse and features a collection of floating villas off the coast of Dubai. The structures are designed like unpowered boats and have three levels: a submerged master bedroom and bathroom designed to offer views of the surrounding marine life, a main level with a kitchen, dining area and deck, and an upper level that has an informal bed, kitchenette and glass-bottomed Jacuzzi. Developers sold around 60 units when the first models went on sale. The remaining seahorses are priced from $2.8 million. “We are seeing a trend worldwide, where High Net Worth Individuals are looking not only for a penthouse, but that private island feeling,” says Koen Olthius. In his home country of the Netherlands, 50 percent of the population lives below sea level, and the Dutch have spent centuries constructing dikes, pumps, and drainage systems to keep the encroaching North Sea at bay. Floating houses have provided an alternate solution – as far back as the 17th century, barges were repurposed as homes.

In recent years, floating structures have again grown in popularity, particularly in the face of extreme weather. The obvious advantage is that they move vertically with fluctuations in water levels caused by tides, heavy rainfall or other flooding. They are also easily relocated. But beyond the pragmatic reasons, floating homes are also appealing to prospective residents because they afford an intimate proximity to water, and a feeling of openness, with light and views that are more akin to a boat than a house. A ‘normal’ house requires a large margin with the water level to prevent flooding. With a floating home, openings in the façade can safely be placed just 35 cm above the water level. In the United States, floating homes are most common on the West Coast, particularly in Seattle where Lake Washington, Lake Union, and The Locks offer sheltered water edge conditions ideal for floating structures. Standing inside the floating home is an incredible feeling, says Eric Cobb, a Seattle-based architect who works on floating homes. “When you are on the first floor, you are maybe a foot off the water level and it feels like you are on a boat. It’s an amazing experience to have a sliding glass door off your bedroom and the water right there.”


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LOS ANGELES, CA

AMY AND MARLIN DGINGUERIAN AmyandMarlin.com 1420 Foothill Blvd. La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011 Amy Dginguerian/ 818-568-4243 Amysells@jhagents.com Marlin Dginguerian/ 818-415-1516 Marlin@jhhre.com

375 Shivom Ct, Anaheim Hills, CA 92808 Stunning Tuscan Estate situated inside the gates of The Village of Fiesole. The most incredible workmanship and top of the line materials went into building this expansive 6 bed, 8 bath masterpiece. A gorgeous courtyard greets you before you enter your handcrafted, double wrought iron doors that leads you into an extravagant interior featuring marble, stone and travertine flooring, dramatic cathedral ceilings and chef’s kitchen with top of the line appliances. Featuring a lavish master suite with fireplace, spa bathroom and private balcony. Also offering a library with gorgeous wood build ins and etched woodwork for a dramatic effect, outdoor pavilion, custom wrought- iron and 3- car garage are just some of the features that make this Estate a work of art. Located in the luxurious Anaheim Hills.

Amy and Marlin Dginguerian are in the Top 1% of producers each year for Real Estate in the Los Angeles, CA market. They have helped hundreds of clients with their home buying and selling needs. Their passion and commitment to excellence and going the extra mile has helped them stand out from the crowd. Consistently named Agents of the week at their ever growing firm, JohnHart as well as Agents of the year, these two hard working ladies are also the co-creators of the innovative and Best Real Estate app “Just Sold” as well as newly launched Real Estate themed emojis called “REmojis” now available on iTunes. Committed to superior service for their clients, Amy and Marlin are constantly adding to their arsenal of tools to provide outstanding service for their clientele.

9847 Whitwell Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 Beautiful custom built home situated on a private cul-de-sac on one of Benedict Hills Estates best streets. Featuring 6 amazing bedrooms and 5 bathrooms.Fabulous grand entry with exquisite lighting and gleaming hardwood floors. Incredible kitchen with large center island containing a 5 burner stove and custom tile counter-tops and backsplash as well as a breakfast area with French doors opening up to the outside. Formal dining room, Formal family room with fireplace and bar with built-in shelving, wine storage and mini refrigerator. Large master suite with fireplace and French doors leading to a private patio and extra large master bath with his and hers sinks, large soaking tub, vanity area and separate shower. Spacious bonus room overlooking pool. Gorgeous sconce and chandelier lighting throughout the home. Custom tile in all bathrooms. Private and spacious backyard with pool and spa. 3 car garage.’


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Madison Hildebrand, President and Founder of The Malibu Life, Inc, is one of the world’s most recognizable faces in the world of real estate. Bringing 10 years of experience and career sales of over$250 Million, Madison acts as a Founding Partner of Partners Trust Malibu office and is recognized internationally as a top producing agent year after year,Madison incorporate The Malibu Life, Inc., enlisting a team of 8 specialists who work together to make record transactions, exerting passion, professionalism, integrity, and uncanny industry knowledge. mansion ability to connect and communicate with a wide range of clientele is guided by his passion for travel, and his experiences living in various countries, states, and cities.

Having been raised in Malibu, Jennifer Chrisman, Partner at The Malibu Life, inherited the entrepreneurial spirit that thrives in the Malibu community at an early age. It’s no wonder that Jennifer knows of every hidden gem in Malibu, as well as it’s neighboring communities. She has distinguished her self within Malibu’s real estate arena so much so that her name has virtually become synonymous with luxury property. Not only that, but a savoir faire to the bone, Jenifer’s reputation for amiable intermediary action between between buyers and sellers are rivaled by few.

OCEAN PALISADES MANOR” $20,000,000 200 Toyopa drive, pacific palisades, 90272 7 bedrooms / 11 Bathrooms Perched atop the coveted Huntington area of the Pacific Palisades, this oceanside manor is nothing short of presidential - a rare composition of remarkable stonework flush with ivy and backlit by the crimson blue of the Pacific. Entering through wrought iron gates and a palatial motor court, one is greeted by a grand entry hall, guiding you into a medley of impeccably outfitted spaces; a light-drenched living room lined with french doors and crowned with contrasting dark vaulted ceilings, a royal oval dining room fit with hand-painted walls, a generous well-appointed kitchen and a paneled library. Retire to a large master suite with a terrace overlooking breathtaking views of Santa Monica Beach. Lush gardens and a verdant lawn frame the pool and spa terrace, a vast space suited for entertainment or respite. A prestigious edifice amidst the nationally-ranked school district of Huntington Palisades, this home is a bold statement of coastal living at its finest. pool. Gorgeous sconce and chandelier lighting throughout the home. Custom tile in all bathrooms. Private and spacious backyard with pool and spa. 3 car garage.’


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MIAMI, FL

SAMANTHA DEBIANCHI DeBianchi Real Estate Founder / Estate Agent Mobile: 954.651.5768 Sam@DeBianchi.com www.debianchirealestate.com

645 NE 17th Way, Fort Lauderdale(Victoria Park neighborhood) Offered at $1,100,000 Stunning custom designed townhome on the most beautiful street in Victoria Park! This 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath property features amazing finishes throughout all three levels, a gourmet kitchen, volume ceilings, a pool, an elevator, 2 car garage, outdoor terraces, 3 zones of AC, luxury landscaping, and plenty of room for entertaining! Pool, privacy, and perfect location! Samantha (Sam) DeBianchi founded DeBianchi Real Estate in July 2011, knowing that her unique background in hospitality and passion for real estate could help her provide the market with an innovative real estate buying and selling experience second to none. Sam has represented a number of athletes, entrepreneurs, investors and locals and provides all of her clients with the bestin-class service. Sam is also the First Lady of Million Dollar Listing Miami on Bravo TV

3318 NE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale (New Construction Single Family home by Fort Lauderdale beach) Call for pricing + details This 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath new construction modern home will feature the best in quality and finishes. Down the street from the beach, you could not ask for a better location! Enjoy a rooftop terrace and the best in modern design. With open living spaces and an elevator, this property is perfect for entertaining and private living.The expected completion date is December 2016. Call for pricing and details.


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ATLANTA, GA

DEBRA JOHNSTON BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY LUXURY COLLECTION BUCKHEAD OFFICE MOBILE: 404.312.1959 DEBRA.JOHNSTON@BHHSGEORGIA.COM DEBRAAJOHNSTON.COM

421 Backland Road NW Atlanta, GA 30342 $8,500,000 7 beds, 9 full, 4 partial bathrooms Exceptional Tuxedo Park luxury residence with extraordinary attention to detail in the most desired location in Buckhead. Experience the light filled two story living room with limestone fireplace, wide plank walnut flooring and Donghia lighting.The mahogany doors open to gardens and beautiful views of the pool and spa and private grounds. The tile barrel ceiling in the kitchen and honed granite slab island are surrounded by gorgeous custom cabinetry by Design Galleria. The construction is exceptional and has Crestron automation, energy efficient geothermal heating and icynene insulation. Simply the best in Atlanta real estate. From penthouses to mid-century modern to classic estates, Debra provides all of her clients with exceptional service, knowledge of the market, professionalism and creativity with a passion for real estate. As a result of her accomplishments and record sales for 2015, Debra continues to be one of the top agents in Atlanta. Being a recipient of the Chairman Circle Platinum award ranks her in the top 1% in the company nationwide.

5441 N Powers Ferry Road, Atlanta GA 30327 $4,375,000 5 bedrooms, 8 full, 2 partial bathrooms Harrison design estate situated on 2 plus private acres of lush grounds. Resort style amenities with tennis court and pool, and 2 additional guest apartments over the 4 car garage. The transitional style residence features high ceilings and an open floor plan that walks out to outdoor patios across the back of the house. Enjoy a luxurious master suite with a sitting room, his and her master baths and dressing room. The terrace level is ideal for entertaining with huge glass windows, large living space with bar, full sized gym, sauna, and outdoor kitchen next to pool.


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Amy Dginguerian Where are you from? What attracted you to LA?

If money were no object, what property on the market would you recommend in Southern California?

A) I am originally from Mapleton, IL. I was raised on a small corn farm. I came to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the Entertainment Industry.

A) One of my favorite Estates on the market is the iconic Maison du Soleil by famed architect Paul Williams. It is so grand and expansive but still feels like a home.

Why was the big reason you got into Real Estate? A) I was fortunate enough to have success in a few areas in the Entertainment Industry and I always knew that Real Estate would be a great investment. I started my portfolio and ended up with quite a few properties and loved every aspect of Real Estate, so I knew then that my final career would be working in that Industry. Who was your first mentor, and how did he/she influence you? A) My first mentor is my current broker Harout at JohnHart. His passion equals that of mine and we have such similar work ethics. He has taught me more about Real Estate than I ever thought possible and most importantly, he believes in me and is always there to bounce ideas off of. What were your yearly sales for 2015? Forecast for 2016? A) We did about 40 million in sales in 2015 and my forecast for 2016 is to do about $50+ million. What is your most memorable deal? A )It is really hard to pull one deal out of them all as I have memories from each and every one to this day. We did have a deal recently that will for sure stay in my head and heart foreverWe recently sold a home in La Canada Flintridge that no other agent seemed to be able to get under contract. The seller had gone through 5 top agents and no luck. We lived and breathed that home and were able to get a great cash buyer in the end and a very happy, lifelong client.

Tell us one thing most people wouldn’t know about you. A) Some people may not know that I used to be a wrestler for WWE. What is your proudest achievement? A) I am proud that I have accomplished as much as some agents do in 20 years in less than 5 years and that it came because I truly found my calling in life. Where would we find you when you want to relax? A) I have no idea what that is! I guess my motto is “You can sleep when you are dead.” if you were to Jet setting this summer. Where would you go? A) The Resort at Pedregal in Mexico. It is an incredible resort but such a quick flight from LA. What are your personal goals for 2016? A) I want to continue building our brand that we have worked so hard to create. I want to continue to debunk the thinking that Real Estate agents are just salespeople. We put so much into the “why” when it comes to putting a home on the market and it is just as relevant in the first meeting as it is the day Escrow closes. In your opinion what make LA so special? A) Los Angeles just has so much to offer! It is a place where the sky is the limit and only you can decide how much you want to achieve in life. There is so much opportunity to work and grow and enjoy your life to the fullest.

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Marlin Dginguerian Where are you from? What attracted you to LA? I’m Armenian, we moved to the states from Iran when I was just 3 years old. For my parents it was the thought of living in Los Angeles and living in Southern California. The growing diversity of people and cultures attracted my parents to move to LA. Why was the big reason you got into Real Estate? One of the reasons I got into Real Estate is to make a difference in people’s lives. You’re ultimately helping people’s dreams come true. Part of my passion comes from a sense of accomplishment. One of the biggest compliments is seeing your clients get teary eyes when you hand them the keys to their new house. It doesn’t get any better that that. Who was your first mentor, and how did he/she influence you? My mentor all along the way has been my broker Harout Keuroghlian. He has guided me from my day one and has had a tremendous impact on me as a leader. His commitment to integrity, responsiveness and gratitude I will forever be grateful for. His ideas and concepts have shaped my future and that I would have never discovered without his guidance. What were your yearly sales for 2015? Forecast for 2016? 2015 was the best year for housing since 2007 for people all around. Our sales were 40mm in 2015. Although forecast showed a slowdown in 2016, we have been lucky enough to not have been effected. This year we are projected to do 50mm. We set goals in the beginning of the year, this way we are focused, we have a purpose and we can create the life we want. What is your most memorable deal? My most memorable deal was for a client I met on the streets of La Canada one morning after an Open House. She had been though a lot in the years leading up to us meeting. I immediately knew this was going to more than just a real estate transaction. We ended up selling her 2mm house in La Canada, she also bought a multiunit building with us representing her. She is a dear friend to me now. If money were no object, what property on the market would you recommend in Southern California? It really would depend on who I’m recommending the property to, whether the buyers are single, married or if they have a family. A

lot goes into finding a property for your buyers. It pays to do your homework and check all resources to make sure it fits your buyer’s needs. Tell us one thing most people wouldn’t know about you. That I still get super nervous about appointments, sometimes to the point where I get numb at my feet and palms start sweating. It’s definitely gotten much better since the beginning but the butterflies are still there. I’ve just mastered how to take deep breaths and clear my mind. What is your proudest achievement? I have several notable accomplishments in my career but my proudest would be getting me RE License, not just because I passed the test and got my license but because I became my own boss. I get to run my own business and control my own destiny. It’s so easy to succeed when you love what you do. Where would we find you when you want to relax? I like to unwind at the gym. The physical exercise helps me feel happier and energetic after a long day. This is the only time I allow my mind and body to enjoy some self-time and relax after a 12 hour chaotic day. if you were to Jet setting this summer. Where would you go? I would take a nice vacation to Maldives, a tropical paradise of beaches. I would relax on the white sand beaches and enjoy the crystal clear waters. It’s the perfect destination to enjoy a romantic getaway. What are your personal goals for 2016? One of my goals is to force myself out of my comfort zone, the most remarkable moments are the ones that make you feel uncomfortable. Trying to put myself in situations that are outside of my comfort zone. Work hard, play harder, you have to create your own work-life balance. If you let work take over your life, it most definitely will. In your opinion what make LA so special? Los Angeles is truly a unique place, there is no other city like it in my opinion. The weather, beaches, shopping, the nightlife are just a few to name. There is no better place to build your career, further your education, or perhaps start a new company. People from all over the world will come to LA to see their dreams come true.


10Most Innovative Superyachts


Conforming with the norm — where’s the fun in that? It wouldn’t be a superyacht if it was normal and that is exactly why the following 10 yachts are our picks for this list.


Grand Voyager LOA: 43.9m Year: 2016 Builder: Kingship Marine Exterior Design: Horacio Bozzo Interior Design: Horacio Bozzo Naval Architect: Axis Group Yacht Design Conceived for the kind of owner who is looking for a lowimpact yacht to for world cruising, Grand Voyager is the very first yacht under 50m being built to Green Star Plus standards, which means exceeding the minimum levels set by international regulation on environmental protection. Currently in build at Kingship Marine’s shipyard in Southern China, this project is looking for a conscious buyer and will be ready in 12 months. Savannah LOA: 83.5m Year: 2015 Builder: Feadship Exterior Design: CG Design / Feadship De Voogt Naval Architects Interior Design: CG Design Naval Architect: Feadship De Voogt Naval Architects M/Y Savannah is possibly Feadship’s most innovative yacht ever. This sea-foam green yacht can operate in diesel, electric, or hybrid modes and its entirely unique propulsion system can improve fuel economy by 30 percent when compared to traditional engines. Other innovations include her striking ‘floating’ superstructure and a jaw-dropping underwater lounge inside the hull, which features a thick glass wall allowing guests to watch fish outside the yacht or watch swimmers in the pool.

Silver Fast LOA: 77m Year: 2015 Builder: Silver Yachts Exterior Design: Espen Øino Interior Design: Vain Interiors Naval Architect: Espen Øino Yachts like Silver Fast are destined to lure in a new breed of owner. Beyond her sexy Espen Øino profile and cosy but cool interior, she is a fast, functional and mould-breaking superyacht; the largest and fastest aluminium yacht with conventional propulsion, in fact. Sleek and lightweight, she’s economical at high speeds (her maiden voyage from Western Australia to Sri Lanka, some 3,200nm, saw her average 17 knots and just 105 gallons per hour of fuel), she handles challenging conditions with ease and her shallow draft means she can access places that most of her size cannot.

Dream Symphony LOA: 141m Year: 2016 Builder: Dream Ship Victory Exterior Design: Ken Freivokh Design Interior Design: Ken Freivokh Design Naval Architect: Dykstra Naval Architects Bringing together the same team that designed the iconic S/Y Maltese Falcon, Dream Symphony will be the largest wooden sailing yacht and the second largest sailing yacht in the world, coming second only to Nobiskrug’s 142.8m Sailing Yacht A. Building a 141m yacht out of wood is a daring and sophisticated task, a journey that began in 2010, and has required a dedicated 200m construction shed be built at the Aegean shipyard. Azamanta LOA: 55m Year: 2015 Builder: Heesen Yachts Exterior Design: Omega Architects Interior Design: Sinot Design Naval Architect: Van Oossanen Naval Architects


A real golden girl, M/Y Azamanta broke boundaries when she was launched, becoming the world’s first fast displacement steelhulled yacht longer than 50m. Pioneered by Van Oosanen Naval Architects, the fast displacement hull form has traditionally used aluminium, but Azamanta’s ice-reinforced steel hull still exceeded the contractual speed by 0.4kts, reaching a top speed of 16.9kts. She is also extremely efficient, ready to take her owners around the world.

Set to be the largest superyacht ever built in China and the only Chinese-built yacht in the top 100, Pride Mega Yachts’ M/Y Illusion will be the first project built solely by the yard and thus the first real showcase of its capabilities. Details are limited, but her powerful profile comes from the drawing board of Rainsford Mann Design and inside, the floor to ceiling windows will flood the spacious, Asian-inspired interior with light. Irimari LOA: 63m Year: 2015 Builder: Sunrise Yachts Exterior Design: Espen Øino Interior Design: Focus Yacht Design Naval Architect: Unique Yacht Design

Lady Lara LOA: 91m Year: 2015 Builder: Lürssen Exterior Design: Reymond Langton Interior Design: Reymond Langton Naval Architect: Lürssen

At 63m with a gross tonnage of 1,463, Irimari is the largest yacht to come from Sunrise and to be built in Turkey by volume. Designed for transoceanic range and long-distance cruising, she has been created as a veritable haven for her owner. Large entertainment spaces, high-tech gaming and cinema rooms (there is a five-metre video wall and an interactive games room on the top deck), copper tones, complementary woods and bespoke pieces make this a superyacht you would happily never leave. A second 63m based on this platform is due for delivery later this year.

Formerly known as Project Orchid, M/Y Lady Lara is arguably one of the more elegant superyacht launches of recent times. While at 91m she makes it into the top 100 largest yachts, her sweeping curves and sculpted superstructure ensure she looks far from awkwardly large. Illusion LOA: 88.8m Year: 2017 Builder: Pride Mega Yachts Exterior Design: Rainsford Mann Design Interior Design: Sinot Design Associates Naval Architect: Azure Naval Architects

Sailing Yacht A LOA: 142.81m Year: 2016 Builder: Nobiskrug Exterior Design: Philippe Starck Interior Design: Philippe Starck Naval Architect: Dykstra Naval Architects Innovative and challenging, Andrey Melnichenko’s latest superyacht project is already just as renowned and divisive as his M/Y A. Shrouded in secrecy, this leviathan will be the largest sailing yacht in the world, featuring the world’s tallest carbon yacht masts. She has eight decks, free-floating spiral staircase and multiple elevators, a touch-and-go helipad and a underwater viewing pod will be moulded into the keel, offering guests a subaquatic view of the props through 30cm of glass. Project White Rabbit Golf LOA: 84m Year: 2017 Builder: Echo Yachts Exterior Design: Sorgiovanni Design Interior Design: Sorgiovanni Designs Naval Architect: One2three Naval Architects Mothership to Echo Yachts’ 46m catamaran shadow vessel launching this year, this 84m trimaran is going to be a groundbreaker. When she is delivered in the later part of 2017, she will be the largest aluminium superyacht ever built, the largest superyacht ever built in Australia and the first diesel electric superyacht ever built in Australia.’

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How did you get involved with art? My career actually started as an illustrator. I did an incredibly wide range of different kinds of art: ranging from movie posters (Conan, Blade Runner, Coming to America), to Disney video covers, to food and toy packaging (which included MacDonald’s, Coke and Mattel). The wonderful thing about doing advertising art is that, every week, you have a new challenge. One week you’re painting a dramatic, dark image for a horror movie, and then next, your doing Mickey Mouse or a painting of a delicious looking ice cream cone. It is a great opportunity to hone your skills. However, making the transition to a fine artist was a tricky one. The support of great collectors has been incredible in establishing myself in the fine art world. I’ve been fortunate to sell work to everyone from Prince Abdullah, to Michael Jackson and director, James Cameron.

Where do you derive your inspiration from? That is a very often asked question and probably one of the hardest to answer. For an artist, inspiration is everywhere. It is in every tree that you walk by, in every movie that you see, and at times it is something that comes to you in a dream. Sometimes, I’ll just notice the unique way that light is illuminating a particular leaf. My main focus and inspiration is on figurative images, especially women. Women, for me personally as a man, represent an incredible enigma and beauty. I find that I can use the human form of a woman to represent an array of emotions: everything from joy, strength, to extreme sorrow, and pain. It is remarkable how, without words, the body itself can demonstrate these emotions.

What is your state of mind when you are painting? I’m often asked, “How do you have so much patience to paint the way that you do? There is so much detail in the work, it must take forever.” For me, I find the detailed work very calming. If I did wild abstract paintings, I think that they would leave me feeling much more agitated. When I am focusing on every intricate, tiny detail of my work I get into a relaxed, almost meditative state. To this day, I still feel the same peace that I felt when I was in kindergarten, coloring a coloring book with crayons.

What are you currently working on? I’m always trying to create new approaches to my art. Currently, I am arranging to do a photo session with a group of models underwater, in a swimming pool. The idea is to capture a sensation of weightlessness, where gravity and normal physical laws are not present. I’ve already done some experiments with this and I’m very excited about the results. There is something so unique about how a model can move around fabric in the weightless state that only being submerged can provide. That is the most exciting aspect of being a creative person, the constant search for new directions. The piece below is an example of my exploration into photographing the women underwater and then utilizing that photo reference in the art to create that sense of weightlessness

Please tell us about your training, and how you transitioned to an amazing artist. I think that it would surprise people to discover that I am self taught. I’ve taken a few classes, here and there, but probably no more than the average person going to high school. Most of my skill as an artist has come from practice and hard work. Often people will say to me, “You’re lucky to be so talented. I can’t draw a stick figure.” But, honestly, the talent that one is born with only takes you so far. Hard work, and strongly critiquing your work are the only ways to improve your art skill and take you to a higher level. I would never call myself an “amazing” artist, because, ultimately, I’m never satisfied with my work. It always has further to go to reach the next level that I 119 aspire to.

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