French designer Hervé van der Straeten, known for exceptionally crafted nature-inspired furniture, accessories, and jewelry, has just released several new bronze designs that will be represented e
Fresh from its retrospective exhibition at the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum in New York, Rodarte, the high-profile fashion house of sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy, is extending its runway into the
During a chance meeting at a Starbucks on a quiet Sunday morning in Austin, Texas, architect Winn Wittman agreed to help transform businessman Milton Verret’s staid mid-1990s McMansion i
Can the American market sustain yet another purveyor of luxury kitchens?
It is customary for businesses to celebrate milestones in intervals of 5 or 10 years, but for Craig Leavitt, Stephen Weaver, and Len Revelli, the 33rd anniversary of their design firm, LeavittWeav
Daniel Hellman and Eric Chang launched their signature custom-furniture line four years ago with the singular elegant and innovative Z pedestal table that won them numerous accolades and a prestig
The Resort: Like something from an alpine fairy tale, the Hôtel de Charme Les Airelles in Courchevel, France, is a chalet-style retreat with stenciled wall paintings covering its
With its near-constant sunshine and numerous golf courses, the Southern California desert can prove irresistible—especially for those who reside in cold climes.
Earlier this year, Hering Berlin—the German maker of porcelain plates and bowls found in the restaurants of Pierre Gagnaire and other top chefs—debuted its first non-porcelain products, which incl
One of Giorgetti’s latest creations is not at the Italian furniture maker’s New York Design Center showroom on Manhattan’s Lexington Avenue, but rather in a penthouse residence on the 20th and 21s
For nearly two decades Tracy Glover has been turning out kaleidoscopic Venetian-glass masterpieces in the form of light fixtures, vases, curtain rods, and other decorative accessories for private
Adding a pizza oven to your existing outdoor kitchen used to be a cumbersome, costly initiative involving construction plans, land-use permits, and a reliable building contractor.
The most recent collaboration between French designer Jean Boggio and Francis Chen, founder of Chinese porcelain manufacturer Franz Collection (
Eucalyptus, the most recent chandelier from Ochre, is emblematic of the lighting that has made this company the source for downtown-chic illumination since it was established in London in 1997.
Italian accessory designer Cesare Paciotti did the inconceivable several seasons ago when he created a collection of men’s wing tips and cap-toe lace-ups that, instead of actual stitches, had stit
When Bobby Kennedy Jr. and Mary Richardson Kennedy wanted a stunning floor installed in their recently reconstructed home in Mount Kisco, New York, they called John Yarema.
The Chinaphiles at Gracie, established in 1898, have reinvented the firm for a more youthful, discriminating clientele.
The stunning, sparsely populated Big Sur coast attracts those seeking the most leisurely of California lifestyles—no exception the retired business executive and his wife who four years ago acquir
During a trip to London in 1992, John Levitties wandered into a stall at one of the city’s antiques markets and came across an early-20th-century silver tea service by the late Archibald Knox.
With the creative input from some of the world’s most of-the-moment designers, Moroso continues to introduce fascinatingly innovative, truly global
At May’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan, Mobilidea, the younger offshoot of the 105-year-old furniture company Medea, unveiled a line of beautifully crafted New York–themed furnishings,
A series of new pieces from Santa Fe–based Stone Forest blurs the line between art and function.
Aquarium designer Martin Schapira’s love affair with marine life began in the third grade. "My father came home with a 10-gallon fish tank one day, and I was immediately captivated," he recalls.
During the Nazi occupation of his native Denmark, Henning Koppel (1918–1981) fled to Sweden with his wife and daughter, whom he supported as an artist for hire.
Thanks to the Bahadorzadehs, a family of Iranian commodities traders specializing in steel, the exquisite table settings of Prouna are now available in the U.S.
When Colt and Jackie Melby went looking for a seaside home, they decided to investigate Newport Beach, Calif.
Dallas-based Manheim-Ruseau has reached into its library of more than 2,500 archival designs to unearth and bring to life a 1919 prototype writing desk by Art Deco master Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann us
Opened in January, the Hacienda Beach Club & Residences is a residential resort that sits on a quarter-mile stretch of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico’s immaculate and swimmer-friendly Medano Beach.
When Nick Berman renovated a house in Sun Valley, Idaho, he and his partner, Gennaro Rosetti, created furniture for the project, including what they dubbed the Sun Valley table.