Like Porsche as an automaker, Porsche Design has a penchant for exceedingly clean design. My all time favorite item from their studio was the Contax T, a beautiful little folding rangefinder built in the early 1980s. This jewel-like camera combined elegant design, perfect ergonomics, and wonderfully sophisticated materials. Like the 1919 Eternity …Continue to the full article
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Inside the Dynamiq GTT 115 Hybrid: Studio F.A. Porsche’s New Yacht.
At 8.42 1966 911s long, the $16-million Dynamiq 115 Hybrid is not a particularly large vessel. The largest yacht in the world, the Azzam, is just over five times Dynamiq's length. The GTT 115 Hybrid offers Porsche virtues in a luxury yacht, and packs a lot of functionality in a relatively small hull. The list of features and trims evokes Porsche …Continue to the full article
Porsche Design Bluetooth Speaker: 60 Watts of Passion, 911% Enthusiasm.
I've said it before and I'll say it again, my love of Porsche was not at first sight, it was love at first sound! I was 13, it was the early '80s and an air-cooled 911 was threading its way through my neighborhood. As it passed me, the driver looked over, smiled and grabbed another gear as he accelerated away. The sonorous sounds coming from that …Continue to the full article
Porsche Design’s Monobloc Actuator Watch Puts Racing Tech on Your Wrist
Today's post comes courtesy of our newest contributor, Carson Chan. Not only is Carson an avid air-cooled Porsche fan and collector, he knows his watches better than most. Carson spent 15-years with Bonhams as their Managing Director & Watch Specialist for Asia Pacific. Currently, Carson spends time as Head of Mission for the Fondation de la Haute …Continue to the full article
You Can Configure This 115′ Porsche Inspired Yacht Online
If you're anything like me, you spend time on Porsche's site playing with the configurator designing the car of your dreams. I get a lot of enjoyment playing with option packages, colors, wheels and everything else you can do to personalize your Porsche. So, imagine my surprise when I found that Dynamiq - a yacht builder based in Monaco - had …Continue to the full article
Mountain Ascents: Porsche Style
While a Porsche can indeed climb a ski slope, leaving your car at the top in order to ski down is less than ideal. Thankfully Porsche has a solution. Among their wide portfolio of projects, Porsche Design Studio is responsible for ski lifts and an Olympian's sled. One of their more recent winter creations is a Gondola with extremely large windows …Continue to the full article
Review of the Porsche Design P’8478 Sunglasses
As a teenager growing up in the '80s one of my prized possessions was an original pair of Porsche Design folding sunglasses. I don't remember exactly where I got them, but they were a huge hit among my friends and I loved their big frame and the way they simply folded in half for storage. It was a very sad day in my home when I finally lost them. …Continue to the full article
Testing the Porsche 911 Soundbar
My love of Porsche wasn't at first sight, it was love at first sound! I can clearly remember the day I first heard an air-cooled 911. I was 13 and it was the early 80's. Porsches were definitely not common in my neighborhood and until that day I'd only seen them on posters and TV. The throaty burble of the flat-six immediately grabbed my attention …Continue to the full article
Behind The Scenes at The Porsche Design ANDIAL Limited Edition Watch Presentation
Sometimes, the coolest parties during events like Monterey Car Week go unnoticed by the masses. That's because, for the most part, they are private, intimate affairs intended for those few individuals lucky enough to be in attendance. The Porsche Zentrum at the Quail Lodge served as the setting for one such event in celebration of ANDIAL (a name …Continue to the full article
Mimmo Mariottini Joins Porsche Design as VP Global Sale and US-CEO of Porsche Design America.
Mimmo Mariottini joins the company as VP Global Sales and US-CEO of Porsche Design of America, Inc. He will lead together with Karsten von Engeln, Chief Operating Officer Porsche Design of America, Inc., the brand’s US subsidiary. In his previous position at Bally, Mimmo Mariottini, an American born and raised in Rome, Italy, served as VP Global …Continue to the full article