The original concept for the dining room, according to Joe Nahem of Fox-Nahem, was to create a calm and inviting atmosphere so that the 14-foot-tall ceiling would be less imposing.
Penny Drue Baird transformed what was once a run-of-the-mill rectangular foyer into a grand entranceway and library.
When an adventurous client with an appetite for color teamed up with the architecture firm Shubin + Donaldson, the result was a vibrant home that stands proudly apart from its more traditional nei
When your house sits on the beach, having a pool is often redundant. A fire pit to ward off the evening chill becomes a more practical, and dramatic, proposition.
We want total control over our lighting options at home—and will need it with 16 million color lighting combinations.
The carbon fiber and leather RL-CF1 chair ($14,000) came about thanks to the two McLaren F1s in Ralph Lauren’s personal car collection.
Revisiting the bedrooms from a January 1987 article titled “Sleeping Beauties” to compare them with some bedrooms featured more recently confirms our suspicion: For better or worse, the swinging b
To Troy Adams, the word fusion is more than a marketing ploy for serving spring rolls with sauerkraut.
What Michael Jansen has learned most from the last decade of touring and working in Africa, Thailand, India, Egypt, China, Indonesia, and the Philippines is that “we are all a little overdone in o
In 1919, 11 years after creating the first commercial mixer, Hobart Manufacturing Co.
Mr. G, a New Jersey businessman who prefers to retain his anonymity, did not get the home theater that he wanted, and he could not be more pleased.
The career of furniture designer Maxine Snider is a case of life imitating art.
Clothes may make the man, or woman, but what about their upkeep? Too often, little, if any, thought is given to the maintenance of these valued image shapers.
It is not surprising that Lulu Lytle’s favorite color is eau de nil.
The Italians constantly offer reminders about why they are known for their style; they see possibilities for beauty in places and items that others overlook.
If “fitness” was the mantra of the ’90s, “wellness” is stealing its thunder as we settle into the hectic pace of the 21st century.
"Cima del mundo," a Spanish phrase meaning "top of the world,"
It took three years to finish the Theo Kalomirakis–designed hom
Old traditions die hard or—as a growing number of savvy European firms are demonstrating—reinvent themselves.
There is something about the sinuous curvature of a seashell, the shapeliness of a piece of driftwood, and the delicacy of a chrysanthemum’s petals that William Leslie has always found soothing.
“Richard Neutra told me long ago that architecture must keep up with the times,” says David L. Davies, the owner of a taut, planar, white stucco house that Neutra designed in San Francisco.
When Harvard Medical School psychiatrist/psychoanalyst Martha Stark realized that she was allergic to pollen and grasses, she began studying the effects of environmental impurities on mental and p
Adele Cygelman, Robb Report’s home and design editor and editor of The Robb Report Collection, along with photographer Erica Lennard, reveals some of Los Angeles’ most intimate green spaces in Sec
Pierre Lahalle and Georges Levard created some of the most exotic furniture of the early Art Deco period, but only a handful of French connoisseurs were familiar with their work.
While moonlighting as an audio-visual consultant, Lewis Lipnick, the contrabassoonist for the National Symphony Orchestra, had designed sound systems for clients including architect Richard Meier
“When a design is perfect, it does not age,” says Dominique Facon, senior marketing director of Porcher.
Most furniture collections, like runway fashions, are unveiled in the spring and fall. This year, the two genres share more than seasonal schedules.
With people spending more time at home, kitchens and baths are beginning to receive the attention they deserve.
On Jupiter Island, light and airy are the bywords, all the better to view the Intracoastal Waterway and South Florida’s palmy vegetation.
Tuscans are known for their headstrong love of life, food, language, and all things Tuscan.