Say goodbye to jetlag! Commute to work across the ocean or take a day-trip to see the world at twice the speed of sound on the Boom XB-1. Supersonic flight has existed for over 50 years, but the technology to make it efficient and mainstream has only recently been accepted by regulators. The all-business-class interior of the XB-1 is designed for comfort, privacy and productivity. Window or aisle? No need to choose — each seat has a large, personal window and direct aisle access. No more painful, 3-day trips to make a single meeting. Leave from San-Francisco a whole day later and still make your morning meeting in Tokyo. No destination will feel out of reach. Never heard of Boom? They helped launch the Airbus Americas Engineering, developed the 787 auto-pilot control law and directed engineering of SpaceX Falcon 9’s second stage, plus many other impressive aeronautic feats. Presently Virgin Group and Japan Airlines have 30 planes on pre-order with delivery starting in 2021; BoomSupersonic.com.
Highlighted by one of the most tragic tenor arias of all time “Vesti la giubba,” the original “Tears of a Clown,” Florida Grand Opera’s presentation of Ruggero Leoncavallo’s I pagliacci is a not-to-be missed tour de force.
Step into a world where interior and exterior spaces meld to create a harmonious symphony of design, architecture and functional aesthetics that redefines spaces and leaves a lasting impact. Introducing a curated collection of DESIGN MINDS — industry leaders from some of South Florida’s top design firms who showcase their sources of inspiration and secrets to success.