Explosion By Ed Bertha Stefano Zardini’s Ikonos Art Gallery, located in Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy, opened with a bang debuting Giovanni Lunardi’s latest artistic photographic creations; EXPLOSION. Known as “The Pearl of the Dolomites” (Italy’s Aspen), the rich and famous flocked to the central Cortina gallery for comradery and to take in Giovanni Lunardi’s masterpieces.
Jack & Jill Dowd’s Annual Thanksgiving Gathering Photo by Giovanni Lunardi Turkey Ball (Softball), Assorted Beverages, Hot Dogs (Supervised by Paul Mattison) and Great Friendships!
James Beard Dinner Maison Blanche Style By Kerrie Lehnert Photography by Geoff Mottram Chef Jose Martinez established his mark on culinary cuisine operating Maison Blanche in Paris on Champs Eylsees, overlooking the Eiffel Tower and Seine River. There he earned a Michelin Star for his restaurants’ French cuisine. Ten years later the chef and his [...]
REAL Magazine Digital Edition Featuring: David Rooks, McCarver & Moser Jewelers, Dale Rieke & Wood Street Studio, Pines of Sarasota, 1850 Boyce Street, Kitchen Designer Kerrie Lehnert and more. Click on magazine cover to launch Digital Edition.
Christopher Roy McConnell The Evolution of Design As an artist and designer, Christopher Roy McConnell has become known for the international influences and sensual layers that define his portfolio of work. His design firm, Christopher Roy, creates spaces ripe with atmosphere and energy; environments that straddle the divide between practicality and quixotism but which nevertheless [...]
Christopher Roy Redefining Americana With a signature furniture line composed of artfully-designed limited edition pieces, Christopher Roy thoughtfully explores the boundaries of form and function. A native of England now based in Sarasota, Christopher graduated from the nationally-recognized Ringling College of Art + Design and has utilized his talents across a spectrum of mediums and [...]
Interview: Taking Off With ClearJet’s Clay Curtis By Ed Bertha With a quiet intensity Clay Curtis types on his computer, emailing one of the safety rated private jet operators in the ClearJet.net network from across the country. Over the last three years he has researched, tested and built a new online flight booking tool for [...]
REAL Magazine Digital Edition Featuring: Aimee Cogan of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Master Pianist Derek Han, Designer Christopher Roy, Ringling on the Water and more. Click on magazine cover to launch Digital Edition.
Christopher Roy A Bespoke Design Studio Interview “I don’t believe I could be limited to any one artistic medium. My passions are limitless; everything I do leads me to something else.” Like those who have inspired him, it is impossible to succinctly define Christopher Roy McConnell. His work is substantial, significant, yet maintains an unlikely [...]
Stingray Alert; Shuffle Your Feet! By Ed Bertha The Stingray name returned to Corvette in 1969. The same year saw the introduction of the ultra rare, all aluminum, ZL-1 427 cubic inch engine (only 2 Corvettes were built with the ZL-1 motor). At the time Chevrolet’s ZL-1 was the most powerful engine ever offered in [...]