"I recently saw a statistic where MTV is losing more viewers to the Food Network than to any other channel," says kitchen designer Matthew Quinn of Design Galleria. "It has become cool to cook.
"I often do a lot of hiring and firing in here," interior designer Anouska Hempel says of the breakfast room in her Regency-style home in London’s Holland Park district.
When Bottega Veneta first collaborated with the St. Regis Hotel, New York, it was to create a handbag commemorating the Manhattan establishment’s 100th anniversary, in 2004.
Windy Hill, A Grand Manor in Mississippi, conveys the immediate impression that it has presided for centuries over the 2,000-acre property on which it stands, secreting the tales of the family it
A year before retiring, Gloria and Randal Baker purchased a pair of one-eighth fractional shares at the Hearthstone Private Residence Club in McCall, Idaho.
Since 1967, when he introduced his Polo label with a series of handmade ties, Ralph Lauren has been demonstrating his penchant for preppy apparel.
For more than two decades, Englishman David Linley had been crafting custom wood furniture for interior designers and their clients through his namesake retail shop in London (a second store ope
In 1913, Kohler hired Frederick Jr. and John Olmsted, sons of the designer of New York’s Central Park, to devise a 50-year plan for the company’s namesake village in Wisconsin.
Hype suffuses the hospitality business, but the Keating hotel in San Diego is indeed—as its promoters claim—unique.
During Napoléon Bonaparte’s reign, European furniture styles reflected his ambition and his ego.
To coincide with the opening of its fourth U.S.
Domus has occupied the front ranks of the world’s architecture and design journals since its founding by Milanese architect Gio Ponti in 1928.
Sferra Fine Linens has created bedding so precious that you might hesitate to lie on it.
When neither east nor west is best, when matters on the Atlantic and the Pacific coasts demand equal attention, or when the virtues of both locations are equally alluring, it becomes desirable to
In the English countryside, 30 miles south of London, an Arts and Crafts brick manor has been reborn, transformed into a stylishly appointed, high-tech guesthouse.
Nearly a decade after the death of Gianni Versace, who once described his couture as having “the memory of the classic mixed with a touch of the future,” the designer continues to influence his c
The sixth floor of Midtown Manhattan’s Architects & Designers (A&D) Building was still under construction when visited in late February, but by the end of May, the expanses of freshly pou
While preparing in 1999 to write a book about his family, Jean-Claude de Merry was doing research when his own life’s plot took an unexpected twist.
Eric Johnston, head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce during Dwight Eisenhower’s presidency, once warned American businesses about the dangers of excessive growth.
Working for clients who own part of the San Francisco Design Center could intimidate some designers, but Suzanne Tucker was not fazed by the prospect.
While you may have only one chance to make a first impression, it is also true, writes Douglas Keister, that you have but a single opportunity to create a last impression.
Building a house for a client, says Michael C.F. Chan, is like making a film in which he or she will play the starring role.
This 1920s-era Bel-Air mansion is the answer to a presidential trivia question, one involving John F. Kennedy and where and with whom he spent a night.
When the owners of a Northern California winery purchased this 20,000-square-foot home in Southern California five years ago, it lacked what is for this particular couple an essential feature: a w
Italian architect Antonio Citterio, now 56, was a bachelor in 1984 when he began designing products for Arclinea, a kitchen manufacturer in Vicenza, Italy.
Ben Soleimani’s great-grandfather worked as a rug trader in Isfahan, Iran, and in 1981, his father, Mansour Soleimani, founded the House of Mansour, the London purveyor of antique rugs and tapes
It has been said that the larger the kitchen, the less frequently it is used. However, the owners of this contemporary home in Los Angeles do not subscribe to that theory.
Designer Paul Vincent Wiseman recognized the potential pitfalls of creating a room that would house the mementos from the hunting expeditions of the husband and wife who own this formal estate nea
This issue features the fifth edition of the Ultimate Home Tour, and Robb Report Home & Design Editor Adele Cygelman has been directing the processfrom the beginning.
Not everyone seeks instant gratification. Consider the owners of this Long Island residence.