Kelly Hoppen Wanted To Create Something “That Didn’t Exist In Mauritius”
With over 40 years’ experience in the interiors business, Kelly Hoppen has designed retail and hospitality spaces, private homes, high-end resorts, yachts, aircraft interiors and more. She is also the author of nine books and is an avid collaborator, working on projects with brands ranging from Disney to Lick paints. A recent project in her brimming portfolio, Hoppen, in partnership with the Mauritian architect Jean-Francois Adam, brought her design expertise to the new LUX* Grand Baie—Mauritius’s first new build in 15 years. A total of 116 suites, villas and residences, Hoppen has overseen every element of the property. And always looking ahead, when first asked to come onboard the project Hoppen had a particular vision already in mind. “I wanted to create something that didn’t exist in Mauritius, a different experience, a different aesthetic altogether.”
McLaren 765LT Spider: The Pinnacle Of The Pure Combustion Supercar
History will honor the McLaren 765LT Spider as the high-water mark for the ultimate pure combustion driver-oriented supercar. It’s a bittersweet accomplishment as electrification alters the automotive landscape, yet this drop-top merits the spotlight for delivering innovative engineering, intoxicating performance, and incomparable driving dynamics in a visually stunning package.
Crowdfunded Dashcam Startup Fails To Deliver Promised Product, Three Years Later
Three years ago, Mike Franz’s car was totaled in a Chicago car accident. Soon afterward, scrolling through Facebook, he saw an ad for an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for a gadget called “Vezo 360,” which touted itself as the “First 4K 360 Degree Smart Dash Cam.”