|By PR Newswire||
|December 10, 2012 12:13 PM EST||
MIAMI, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Haute Living and Luxury Swiss watchmaker Hublot celebrated Art Basel Miami Beach with an event highlighting the work of international expressionist artist Domingo Zapata. In collaboration with The Collection Ferrari the brand hosted an exclusive cocktail party at the Hublot Bal Harbour boutique. The boutique showcased a selection from Zapata's Avion collection and several new pieces to a crowd of Miami tastemakers, art aficionados and VIP guests. In addition, Zapata created a piece that he presented to Miami Heat owner, Micky Arison, that will be auctioned at a later date to benefit the HEAT Foundation.
Following the private cocktail and art unveiling, Hublot, Zapata and The Collection Ferrari, hosted an after party at the newly opened SLS Hotel in South Beach. Special guests included: Miami Heat owner, Micky Arison; Heat president, Pat Riley; Heat player, Juwan Howard; NFL's Jeremy Shockey; music producer and artist, Rico Love; actors Jeremy Piven, Adrian Grenier, Simon Rex and Jordi Molla; Lea Black, Karent Sierra and Joe Francis from "The Real Housewives of Miami"; Jennifer Williams from VH1's "Basketball Wives"; Jill Zarin from "The Real Housewives of New York"; former NSync member, Lance Bass; artist Damien Hirst; WNBA players Kelly Schumacher and Ruth Riley; entertainment promoter, Kenny Burns; select members of the news media; and more.
Sponsoring the evening was Haute Time, a media group that operates HauteTime.com and Haute Time State of Mind. The magazine is a bi-annual watch lifestyle publication that caters to its robust network of celebrities and watch collectors. The night's events included hors d'oeuvres and drinks provided by Hyde Beach, a large variety of Zapata's works on display surrounding the outdoor dining and pool areas and the latest Ferrari FF, provided by The Collection.
Hublot's distinct craftsmanship of timepieces, with their unusual lines, sharp angles, and uniquely-cut diamonds naturally led to a collaboration with Zapata who is known for his abstract expressionist multimedia style and his incorporation of collage and graffiti. It was Hublot's artful products and their "Art of Fusion" culture that inspired his works, which were on display at the boutique during Art Basel Miami Beach.
Both the artist and the brand produce masterpieces that are enjoyed by influencers, celebrities, and global icons. Hublot's prized Black Caviar piece, valued at $1M, was also displayed alongside Zapata's pieces, reflecting the partnership's unique synergy.
Zapata has garnered praise from international press such as Vanity Fair Italia, Ocean Drive, People, New York Magazine and, most recently, The New York Post, proclaiming him the "new Andy Warhol."
In December 2011, Hublot opened its first U.S. boutique in Bal Harbour, Florida. The luxury watchmaker has since partnered with a variety of celebrities, charities and sports teams, including signing as Official Watch and Official Timekeeper of the 2012 Champion Miami HEAT. Recently, Hublot celebrated its unique relationship with the city of Miami by creating and launching an exclusive, limited edition King Power "305" timepiece.
About The Collection
On the corner of Bird Road and Ponce de Leon Boulevard in Coral Gables stands Florida's definitive luxury automobile destination, THE COLLECTION. President and CEO, Ken Gorin, a 33-year industry veteran in the exotic and luxury automobile business has built a world-class destination housing the globe's most celebrated automotive brands: Porsche, Audi, Ferrari, Maserati, Aston Martin, Jaguar and McLaren. THE COLLECTION's success is credited to outstanding service, exceeding customer expectations and to a staff that treats customers like members of their family. THE COLLECTION's facilities include a state-of-the-art service department, parts facility, and Ferrari Boutique to outfit today's high performance enthusiast. In October 2010, The Collection proudly inked a deal with seven-time NBA All-Star, 2010 NBA All-Star MVP and Miami HEAT guard Dwyane Wade. As South Florida's hometown hero, Wade helped lead the Miami Heat to their first NBA Championship in franchise history and the 2011 Eastern Conference Championship. He is now teamed up with THE COLLECTION as the face of the brand. To experience THE COLLECTION call 305.444.5555, or visit www.thecollection.com.
About Hublot, the exclusive story of Fusion
"Hublot? A different way to progress" say those who know this unique Swiss watch company, where each and every moment moves forward to create the future at breathtaking speed. A dream, initiated and developed by Hublot's Chairman Jean-Claude Biver with CEO, Ricardo Guadalupe, these two men are responsible for turning the Hublot brand into a genuine success story in which the Big Bang, King Power, Classic Fusion and Masterpieces represent the symbols of a constantly evolving tradition. From watch complications and revolutionary materials to world class collaborations such as FIFA World Cup™, Formula One™, Ferrari and the Miami HEAT with its captain Dwyane Wade, Hublot characterizes itself through the "Art of Fusion" philosophy, bringing tradition into the future. On a commercial level, the network of approved retailers has grown rapidly and currently stands at 800 points of sale and 58 exclusive boutiques around the world (Bal Harbour, Atlanta, Boca Raton New York/Madison, Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, Geneva, Cannes, Saint-Tropez, Paris, London, Berlin, Moscow, Singapore, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Ginza...). For more information, visit www.hublot.com
For additional information and/or high-res images, please contact GCK Partners:
Britta Towle (212) 488-1084 [email protected]
Docker offers a new, lightweight approach to application portability. Applications are shipped using a common container format and managed with a high-level API. Their processes run within isolated namespaces that abstract the operating environment independently of the distribution, versions, network setup, and other details of this environment. This "containerization" has often been nicknamed "the new virtualization." But containers are more than lightweight virtual machines. Beyond their small...
Nov. 22, 2014 04:15 PM EST Reads: 886
The move in recent years to cloud computing services and architectures has added significant pace to the application development and deployment environment. When enterprise IT can spin up large computing instances in just minutes, developers can also design and deploy in small time frames that were unimaginable a few years ago. The consequent move toward lean, agile, and fast development leads to the need for the development and operations sides to work very closely together. Thus, DevOps become...
Nov. 22, 2014 04:15 PM EST Reads: 846
An entirely new security model is needed for the Internet of Things, or is it? Can we save some old and tested controls for this new and different environment? In his session at @ThingsExpo, New York's at the Javits Center, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, reviewed hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal a new risk balance you might not expect. Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, has more than nineteen years' experience managing global security operations and asse...
Nov. 22, 2014 04:15 PM EST Reads: 771
The definition of IoT is not new, in fact it’s been around for over a decade. What has changed is the public's awareness that the technology we use on a daily basis has caught up on the vision of an always on, always connected world. If you look into the details of what comprises the IoT, you’ll see that it includes everything from cloud computing, Big Data analytics, “Things,” Web communication, applications, network, storage, etc. It is essentially including everything connected online from ha...
Nov. 22, 2014 04:15 PM EST Reads: 314
We are all here because we are sold on the transformative promise of The Cloud. But what good is all of this ephemeral, on-demand infrastructure if your usage doesn't actually improve the agility and speed of your business? How must Operations adapt in order to avoid stifling your Cloud initiative? In his session at DevOps Summit, Damon Edwards, co-founder and managing partner of the DTO Solutions, will highlight the successful organizational, process, and tooling patterns of high-performing c...
Nov. 22, 2014 04:15 PM EST Reads: 123
The major cloud platforms defy a simple, side-by-side analysis. Each of the major IaaS public-cloud platforms offers their own unique strengths and functionality. Options for on-site private cloud are diverse as well, and must be designed and deployed while taking existing legacy architecture and infrastructure into account. Then the reality is that most enterprises are embarking on a hybrid cloud strategy and programs. In this Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo (http://www.CloudComputingExpo.com...
Nov. 22, 2014 07:00 AM EST Reads: 1,274
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Chief Ar...
Nov. 21, 2014 09:15 PM EST Reads: 1,182
Leysin American School is an exclusive, private boarding school located in Leysin, Switzerland. Leysin selected an OpenStack-powered, private cloud as a service to manage multiple applications and provide development environments for students across the institution. Seeking to meet rigid data sovereignty and data integrity requirements while offering flexible, on-demand cloud resources to users, Leysin identified OpenStack as the clear choice to round out the school's cloud strategy. Additional...
Nov. 21, 2014 08:45 PM EST Reads: 1,165
Technology is enabling a new approach to collecting and using data. This approach, commonly referred to as the "Internet of Things" (IoT), enables businesses to use real-time data from all sorts of things including machines, devices and sensors to make better decisions, improve customer service, and lower the risk in the creation of new revenue opportunities. In his General Session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Dave Wagstaff, Vice President and Chief Architect at BSQUARE Corporation, discuss the ...
Nov. 21, 2014 08:00 PM EST Reads: 1,266
The security devil is always in the details of the attack: the ones you've endured, the ones you prepare yourself to fend off, and the ones that, you fear, will catch you completely unaware and defenseless. The Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing if not an endless proliferation of details. It's the vision of a world in which continuous Internet connectivity and addressability is embedded into a growing range of human artifacts, into the natural world, and even into our smartphones, appliances, a...
Nov. 21, 2014 08:00 PM EST Reads: 1,184
SYS-CON Media announced today that Aruna Ravichandran, VP of Marketing, Application Performance Management and DevOps at CA Technologies, has joined DevOps Journal’s authors. DevOps Journal is focused on this critical enterprise IT topic in the world of cloud computing. DevOps Journal brings valuable information to DevOps professionals who are transforming the way enterprise IT is done. Aruna's inaugural article "Four Essential Cultural Hacks for DevOps Newbies" discusses how to demonstrate the...
Nov. 21, 2014 07:00 PM EST Reads: 1,228
"BSQUARE is in the business of selling software solutions for smart connected devices. It's obvious that IoT has moved from being a technology to being a fundamental part of business, and in the last 18 months people have said let's figure out how to do it and let's put some focus on it, " explained Dave Wagstaff, VP & Chief Architect, at BSQUARE Corporation, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Nov. 21, 2014 07:00 PM EST Reads: 1,146
The 4th International DevOps Summit, co-located with16th International Cloud Expo – being held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY – announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's large...
Nov. 21, 2014 06:45 PM EST Reads: 1,109
Verizon Enterprise Solutions is simplifying the cloud-purchasing experience for its clients, with the launch of Verizon Cloud Marketplace, a key foundational component of the company's robust ecosystem of enterprise-class technologies. The online storefront will initially feature pre-built cloud-based services from AppDynamics, Hitachi Data Systems, Juniper Networks, PfSense and Tervela. Available globally to enterprises using Verizon Cloud, Verizon Cloud Marketplace provides a one-stop shop fo...
Nov. 21, 2014 05:30 PM EST Reads: 1,092