Simon De Burton is a journalist and writer on the topics of watches, automobiles, and luxury. On top of being the author of Classic Cars: A Century of Masterpieces, he is a regular contributor to the Financial Times, GQ and Vanity Fair, among others.
If you know Simon, you quickly realise he is never in one place for long, hopping between a car rally in Switzerland to riding a motorbike through the Moroccan desert.
We got to spend some downtime with Simon in his home, safely tucked away in the British countryside. Heated by an old stove, this is where he takes the time to think, write and recharge.
Todd Levin lives an hour away from New York City, which is just the way he wants it. Of course, there’s still the co-op in midtown Manhattan, but the veteran art advisor now spends as much of his week as possible in his new Frank Lloyd Wright home, The Stuart Richardson House (1941), in the quiet suburb of Glen Ridge,...