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.
Entering this home, a 17,500-square-foot structure built partly over a man-made lake within a private four-acre site near Vancouver, British Columbia, is a religious experience of sorts.
When you extend an invitation in Palm Beach, you can only guess who’s coming to dinner.
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.
Before closing their London antiques shop more than two decades ago, Michael and Lucy Vaughan had learned something significant about the demand for vintage lighting: that quality lamps and ligh
In opening its first store, the Kohler Co. has created an environment where consumers can get their hands, if not their feet, wet.
When in 2000 the BBC presented a retrospective of items that have become symbolic of 20th-century design, it included the Coca-Cola bottle, the VW Beetle, and the Aga stove.
In her previous career designing gardens within buildings, Pamela Worley often employed iron sculpture.
A stylishly designed and appointed home bar is an island unto itself, a comfortable yet luxurious corner of the house that does more than separate you from the madding crowd.
Rosemary Hallgarten has taken many turns in her life, from making jewelry in her native England to building a successful advertising career in the United States to her current venture designing
Walking through the front door of Colette Daniels’ San Francisco apartment is like stumbling into Coco Chanel’s living room on the Rue Cambon.
First at herman miller and then at Hickory Business Furniture, Christian Plasman discovered the rewards of commissioning artists, architects, and interior designers—none of whom had designed fur
A jolt of caffeine has been the genesis of many a brainchild. The cappuccino Juergen Pluess was sipping late one night in Barcelona’s fashionable Marina section is a case in point.
Furniture created by architects has a room of its own in the world of interiors.
Not long ago, the only way to gain entrée into the rarefied world of custom kitchen or bath design was to visit a showroom accompanied by your designer or architect.
Expect your sense of vision to go into overdrive when you enter the new Parisian quarters of Maison Baccarat.
Nineteenth-century British designer Christopher Dresser worked against the grain of his more prominent Arts and Crafts contemporaries.
Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands
Edelman Leather and Herman Miller
Waldorf Island Cooking Suite
Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen
Vitraform Coppa Pedestal
When Antonio Citterio agreed to create a line of bath furnishings for the 10th anniversary of Hansgrohe’s cutting-edge Axor brand, he had a plan.
For a Georgian-style farmhouse turned country weekend home in Millbrook, Conn., Greg Jordan transformed a former ballroom into an antiques-filled living room.
There is an enlightening aspect to entering the Atherton, Calif., residence created by Jim Olson.
A significant residence does not simply burst onto the scene.
Barbara Ostrom’s obsession with originality is evident in this Shrewsbury, N.J., kitchen, where no inch was left untouched.
“Sleeping in the master bedroom makes you feel like you’re in Palm Beach or Old Havana,” says Tom Riley of the Thomas Riley Artisans’ Guild.
Pairing antique French with ancient Etruscan may seem an odd combination of styles, but George Constant managed to pull it off in the master bathroom of a house on the North Shore of Long Island.