Tannoy: At Home in Country Manors, Concert Halls, and Race Tracks

To tannoy – verb; to make an announcement, particularly at a public venue. Tannoy – noun; public address system. Whenever a brand becomes so ubiquitous that...

ZICA ASSIS (Founder, Beliza Natural): A real rags to riches tale

AS a child in the seventies, Zica Assis and her family had nothing. They lived, like thousands of others in the run-down favelas of...

Brian May: Prince of the Universe

With his mane of ringlets and lean, tall physique and laid back manner, Brian May is every inch the (aging) rock star. However, there...

EESHA KHARE (Student): Young inventor changing the mobile world

MOBILE phone batteries last for a few hours and then slowly die. We all sigh a little, put them on charge, and wait a...

Zaha Hadid (1950-2016): “I Don’t Design Nice Buildings”

Zaha Hadid orphaned this world on March 31 and left it waiting for great works that now will never be. Architects bloom late in...

Joe Penna: Master of the Digital Video

The recent rise of video-sharing sites such as YouTube and Vimeo have allowed low budget independent filmmakers to reach millions of viewers. The MysteryGuitarMan...

LATAM Airline Group: Wings Over Latin America

How a small carrier from an inward-looking, almost insular, country outcompeted the big guys and gobbled them up to become the largest airline in...

Quad: Lasting Value

At the high-end, product quality and diversity do not go hand-in-hand. There are only so many ways to audiophile Nirvana. When no corners are...

Bhutan: Sustainable Happiness

At around the time Abba were raising a glass of Babycham to toast their number one chart success with Waterloo, the good folk of...

Ian Anderson: Living in the Present

When Ian Anderson, the lead singer of the celebrated band Jethro Tull bought a 15,000-acre estate on the Isle of Skye, the locals were...