People looking for very ornate, wedding cake-style Venetian chandeliers “generally don’t come to us,” says Giovanni Corrado, creative director of Mediterraneo, a 17-year-old Murano glass firm that
THE GIFTA 1.21-acre homesite within the Red Cloud community at Talisker in Park City, Utah.
Like a sculptor before a block of marble, Italy-based designer Brian Rasmussen conceives his pieces from solid forms.
The Swedish company Hästens began life as a fine saddler in 1852 and, with ready access to horsehair, created mattresses on the side.
Italian furniture house Natuzzi combined modern design and state-of-the-art electronics to create its Sound chair.
A third-generation Las Vegan planning to build a home for his wife, son, and daughter took inspiration from Nevada’s desert landscape.
On the night of January 16, 1939, the captain of the Greek cargo steamer Pelinaion decided to make an unscheduled stop at the island of Bermuda in the Atlantic Ocean.
Jaime Hayon, the barely-30-year-old, Spanish designer of the moment who has a prankster’s irreverence for high style, has created a collection for Baccarat.
Last year, Lyle and Umbach introduced the Peregrine collection, which excelled in its array of small occasional tables swathed in all manner of luxe materials, including snakeskin, shagreen, parch
Like music, design requires the harmonious conjoining of parts.
When James Magni travels to Paris, he stays at a flat near the city’s most central park, the Jardin des Tuileries.
Of the pioneers of midcentury modern—the design movement that spanned roughly 1945 to 1970—Oscar Niemeyer is probably the best known to have come out of Brazil.
Around 1598, Jacopo Peri debuted Dafne—thought to be the world’s first opera—at the Florence, Italy, home of Jacopo Corsi, a composer and patron of the arts.
Interior-design trailblazer Stephanie Odegard is known for reinventing the traditional Tibetan rug for the modern era and, in so doing, began a lifelong commitment to reviving the local artisanal
Tel Aviv-based furniture designer Arik Ben Simhon used the sporting world for inspiration in his latest collection of upholstery and furniture pieces, which feature plush couches meant to resemble
Objects that appear to be chrome pebbles hang from an aluminum disk on Artemide’s new Mercury Cluster ceiling lamp (877.278.3933,
When Piero Lissoni develops a new kitchen, he often envisions a refined—if uncommon—atmosphere.
Since 1904, when fashion fabric house Jakob Schlaepfer was established in St.
Jee Levin and Randall Buck are artists who find inspiration in a myriad of images.
The 20th-Century French architect and designer Paul Dupré-Lafon created this circa-1935 architect’s desk for himself.
What the 911 Cabriolet is to summer driving, the new X-Series barbecues could be to summer grilling.
When billiard tables were first introduced, during the 15th century, they were covered in green felt to simulate the grassy lawns on which the game’s predecessor, croquet, was played.
Not since the Middle Ages has chain mail looked so stylish.
A new residential resort on the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica will comprise 240 homes along the edge of the country’s most popular national park, with untouched white sand beaches and 4,000
Phillip Jeffries Ltd. was eco-chic back in 1976, before this idea caught marketing buzzword fire.
In Europe, B&B Italia has been selling outdoor furniture through its stable of international designers for years. But not until 2007 did B&B Italia Outdoor become available to the U.S.
Imagine a bowl of ramen that suddenly comes to life, its tangled squiggles rising up and taking the shape of a chair.
French furniture designer Jean Bérenger de Nattes, who combines dark woods, metals, and 24-carat gilt bronze in his modern designs, has created a new collection of 10 pieces that were recently unv
Pristine Bay Resort, a second-home community located on the tropical island of Roatan nearly 35 miles off the coast of Honduras, will finish building its first phase of homes in December.
The Galerie Van den Akker furniture gallery in midtown Manhattan has unveiled a collection of recently rediscovered 1960s and 1970s light fixtures, tables, and bookshelves from Luigi Sormani Desig