The Meissen porcelain factory near Dresden, Germany, is best known for its popular figurines depicting people and animals in allegorical and pastoral scenes.
Mark Gosselin had already built and sold a home in Maui when he set about creating his residence in Honolulu.
Interior designer Nicole Fuller expanded her services earlier this year when she established Isabella Wolfe (www.isabellawol
When Nôtre Dame, Versailles, or Maisons-Laffitte need to restore or replace decorative hardware on windows and doors, there is one firm they call: Rémy Garnier, which has been headquartered in Par
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
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
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
With its near-constant sunshine and numerous golf courses, the Southern California desert can prove irresistible—especially for those who reside in cold climes.
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.
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
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.