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Tom Vanderbilt

Tom Vanderbilt

is an author, most recently, of “You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice"


All hail the flying taxi

Some of the world’s biggest companies are scrabbling to develop flying cars.
Tom Vanderbilt asks whether they are likely to take off

Stair flair

Superseded by elevators in the tall buildings of the 20th century, stairs are once again becoming architectural centrepieces. Tom Vanderbilt looks at the best, from Sydney to San Francisco

The long and winding road

Mid-life crises don’t always arrive in the shape of a sports car. Tom Vanderbilt’s involved untold hours in the saddle and some very expensive cycling jerseys