Kyle Bunting has been carrying on a love affair with animal hide for nearly a decade. It is the sole material he works with to create his rugs and wall coverings.
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 wonderland, which consists of nine free-form pools on six
Familiar objects and fundamental forms are the stuff of inspiration for furniture maker Sylvan Fiss. Take the simple metal bolt that caught the 54-year-old designer’s eye last spring.
Dutch design studio Brand van Egmond intended for its La Vie en Rose lighting collection (www.brandvanegmond.nl) to inst
Fazenda Boa Vista honors the beauty of the Brazilian countryside with its dense woods, rolling hills, and tree-lined paths.
The award-winning Philippine furniture designer Kenneth Cobonpue’s inspirations range far and wide—from a crushed Coca-Cola can to a croissant and a tropical rainforest canopy.
Located in Watch Hill, Rhode Island, the Ocean House, which originally opened in 1868, closed in 2003 after falling into severe disrepair.
Brett Grossman, a fifth-generation Coca-Cola bottler from Boerne, Texas, had an unexpected encounter with nature while vacationing with his family last summer at the Ritz-Carlton’s Abaco Club on W
The value of a scientific experiment lies in the fact that, when repeated under the same set of conditions, it always yields the same result.
In 1958 Laurance Rockefeller, an early pioneer of ecotourism, opened his Dorado Beach Resort and Club west of San Juan, which, for the first time, made Puerto Rico a recognized tourist destination
Irish artist John Gerrard’s work often deals with the impact of human consumption on our environment, as in the agri-industrial landscapes he unveiled at the Venice Biennale in June 2009.
A small fishing community just outside of Los Cabos, Mexico, is vying to become the next great getaway.
Since 2002, the Los Angeles-based SylvanSF has employed painstaking craftsmanship, high-quality base materials, and precious veneers (parchment, lacquers, exotic woods, shagreen) to produce exquis
Balcones del Atlántico are taking great care to ensure that this resort community, located in the former fishing village of Las Terrenas, remains faithful to its environs inside and out.
When New York–based interior designer Andrew Suvalsky walked into the newly constructed high-rise apartment of his friend, a 52-year-old bachelor who owns a large commerc
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.