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Behind the Lens

An interview with food photographer Nicolas Buisson

Nicolas Buisson is no ordinary food photographer.His background is in architecture, jewellery perfume – rather than the kitchen, its produce and tools - and he’s gained an outstanding reputation producing portraits and editorial forVogue,VanityFairandRollingStonemagazine, among others. Moreover, he happens to have chance encounters with world renowned fashion photographers, such as Herb Ritts, in swanky San Francisco locations. Not altogether that ordinary indeed. But in a recent interview, the dapper Parisian told FOUR about his lifetime love of cooking, which brought...

February 27, 2013

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Home Innovations

FROM BUILT IN COFFEE MACHINES TO HIGH-TECH COOKTOPS, FOUR LOOKS AT THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS FOR THE HOME KITCHEN…

Sub-Zero Anywhere Refrigeration This autumn Sub-Zero is introducing a ground-breaking line of integrated refrigeration, which just so happens to be the largest product rollout in the company’s 68-year history. The new line is the culmination of Sub-Zero’s industry-leading food preservation technology and impeccable design, including the new integrated refrigeration, which utilises Sub-Zero’s pioneering freshness technology. Additional features of the new line include filtered and chilled internal water dispensers; an optional icemaker with added control, to increase...

February 20, 2013

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Show Me Your Luggage!

FOUR explores that there is nothing that says class more than quality pieces of luggage, as seen in the International Edition…

In this age of mass-production and cheap knock offs, Louis Vuitton stands above all others to remind us what we can hope to attain. Louis Vuitton was founded in Paris in 1854, as a practical product for the avid traveller. The flat-bottom trunks with trianon canvas, were lightweight and airtight and had something that no other trunk had – a flat top. This ingenious style meant that the luggage could be stacked easily, making travelling with a lot of luggage effortless. In the days of transatlantic journeys this was a blessing. Immediately the luggage industry started to...

February 12, 2013

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From Avant-Garde to Icon

With 40 years of unparalleled success, Audemars Piguet tells FOUR’s International edition about their watches…

There is a before and after the Royal Oak in the history of modern horology. Launched in 1972 by Audemars Piguet, the first luxury sports watch was a breakthrough creation right from the start. Legend has it that this model was designed in one night. 40 years later, the Royal Oak has become an authentic contemporary watch icon. This spectacularly non-conformist watch, consistently one step ahead of its time, has made an indelible imprint on the history of Audemars Piguet. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Royal Oak, the Manufacture in Le Brassus is introducing eight...

February 12, 2013

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