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Puzzling Investments

How an entrepreneur’s beguiling jigsaw creations won a cult following.

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The Lights Fantastiques

In a tiny French village, one family creates the most beautiful chandeliers on earth.

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Wave of the Future

At $34 million, Luciano Benetton’s new yacht is not only one of the world’s most luxurious—it may also be the most eco-efficient.

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When Is a Macaron Really a Macaron?

Peripatetic food writer Charlotte Druckman decides to find that perfect Parisian confection of ground almonds, egg whites, and sugar.

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Stretching the Euro

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Stirring the Pot

Taking cues from East and West, ceramist Per Weiss creates vessels with physical and spiritual heft.

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The Wild Side Of Paris

In the one-of-a-kind shop Deyrolle, the wolf dwells not only with the lamb but also with turtles and beetles, parakeets and prairie dogs, okapis...

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Just Shoot Me

From maximum megapixels to pocket-size convenience, Frank Vizard breaks down the best digital cameras for every type of photographer.

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Madame Bijoux

Equal parts personal shopper and market expert, Patty Hambrecht knows jewelry like few others.

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Very Fine Print

Part boutique publishing house, part ad hoc literary salon, Turtle Point Press and its sister imprints are a throwback to a bygone era.