Simone Ott

A freelance author Simone Ott divides her time between Los Angeles and Switzerland. She writes for such publications as Architectural Digest, NZZ am Sonntag, Annabelle and Tages Anzeiger. As a columnist she writes for the American online music platform The Comet. She will be contributing to The Brander from Los Angeles.

Bild/Picture Juniper Ridge – The Call of the Wild

Juniper Ridge – The Call of the Wild

Donning sturdy hiking boots and his trusty backpack, Hall Newbegin regularly strikes out into the backcountry of the West Coast to capture its intense, natural fragrances. Continue »

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Ottolenghi: The New Vegetarian

Yotam Ottolenghi is a master at transforming simple, fresh market produce into spectacular culinary delights. Continue »

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Bellocq – The Tea Artisans

With their exceptional sense of style, Heidi Johannsen Stewart and Michael Shannon blend tea of the finest quality to create an enchanting realm of experience. Continue »

Bild/Picture Hôtel Americano - A Home Away from Home

Hôtel Americano - A Home Away from Home

Good fortune is never random, even if it does play a crucial role in the best of success stories. Continue »

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Titoni: A Watchmaker Who Doesn't Peddle Dreams

Long before his competitors, Daniel Schluep, owner and director, positioned their high-quality watches in China. Continue »

Bild/Picture Fisker - Green just got sexy

Fisker - Green just got sexy

Cars like the Aston Martin DB9 and the BMW Z8 served to establish his reputation. Now, Henrik Fisker is attempting to revolutionize the automobile industry. Continue »

Bild/Picture Le Labo - Revolutionizing Perfume

Le Labo - Revolutionizing Perfume

Fabrice Penot challenges commercial perfumes with his bold concept. Continue »

Bild/Picture MOTHER Denim – The fine art of subtle glamour

MOTHER Denim – The fine art of subtle glamour

How Tim Kaeding creates an iconic brand in a saturated market Continue »

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