With its near-constant sunshine and numerous golf courses, the Southern California desert can prove irresistible—especially for those who
For nearly two decades Tracy Glover has been turning out kaleidoscopic Venetian-glass masterpieces in the form of light fixtures, vases, c
Adding a pizza oven to your existing outdoor kitchen used to be a cumbersome, costly initiative involving construction plans, land-use per
When Bobby Kennedy Jr.
The most recent collaboration between French designer Jean Boggio and Francis Chen, founder of Chinese porcelain manufacturer Franz Collectio
Italian accessory designer Cesare Paciotti did the inconceivable several seasons ago when he created a collection of men’s wing tips and cap-
Eucalyptus, the most recent chandelier from Ochre, is emblematic of the lighting that has made this company the source for downtown-chic i
The Chinaphiles at Gracie, established in 1898, have reinvented the firm for a more youthful, discriminating clientele.
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-
The stunning, sparsely populated Big Sur coast attracts those seeking the most leisurely of California lifestyles—no exception the retired
With the creative input from some of the world’s most of-the-moment designers, Moroso continues to introduce fascinatingly i
At May’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan, Mobilidea, the younger offshoot of the 105-year-old furniture company Medea, unveiled
During the Nazi occupation of his native Denmark, Henning Koppel (1918–1981) fled to Sweden with his wife and daughter, whom he supported as
Aquarium designer Martin Schapira’s love affair with marine life began in the third grade.
A series of new pieces from Santa Fe–based Stone Forest blurs the line between art and function.
Thanks to the Bahadorzadehs, a family of Iranian commodities traders specializing in steel, the exquisite table settings of Prouna
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
Opened in January, the Hacienda Beach Club & Residences is a residential resort that sits on a quarter-mile stretch of Cabo San Lucas,
When Nick Berman renovated a house in Sun Valley, Idaho, he and his partner, Gennaro Rosetti, created furniture for the project, including wh
Chad Fleischer knows something about ski towns. The longtime U.S.
Flights of Fancy
Intimate, warm, subtle, and functional are not words typically used to describe large-scale homes.
Montana-based Caste Designs creates spare, almost spider-like tables and other unusual furnishings made from found objects,
Fairmont Hotels and Resorts recently teamed up with acclaimed Canadian developers Westbank Projects and Peterson Group to create the
Bangkok, Thailand-based Ango is a lighting company that made a big splash by combining raw natural materials, such as cocoons, with modern te
A thread of summer runs through the new Island series of fabrics from Anthony Lawrence-Belfair (ALB).
From the land of Vasco da Gama and Carmen Miranda come two spectacular limited-edition pieces (20 of each) that embody both the daring int
The villas of Ho’olei at Grand Wailea in Maui enjoy all the amenities of the Grand Wailea next door, most notably its 770,000-gallon water wo