“Crystal is one of the truest materials in architectural decor because of its reflection of light, and light is a reflection of life,” says Rosemarie Le Gallais, the driving force behind the newly
Furniture maker David Hellman speaks about the need for trust between craftsman and client, and his reproductions of works by Arts and Crafts-era designers Greene and Greene display a deep fidelit
Jiun Ho earned wunderkind status by launching his first furniture collection when he was only 26.
A Phillipe Starke-designed steam bath sets the tone in the front display window of Steam (305.669.9991, www.steamstyle.com), a new 2,400-square-foot South
Aman’s home is still his castle—his priorities have just changed. The kitchen has taken over from the great hall, and the bathroom has become the royal chambers.
Eclecticism isn’t what it used to be.
Understatement was not part of the Romanov vocabulary. The Russian rulers’ ornate Baroque palaces were symphonies of gold, amber, malachite, and lapis lazuli.
Enter the unassuming building in New York’s historic Flatiron District, and you are immediately transported.
The 18th century was good to Marc-Antoine Thierry de Ville d’Avray—for a while, anyway.
It began as boxes within a box.