Eric Johnston, head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce during Dwight Eisenhower’s presidency, once warned American businesses about the dangers of excessive growth.
While preparing in 1999 to write a book about his family, Jean-Claude de Merry was doing research when his own life’s plot took an unexpected twist.
The sixth floor of Midtown Manhattan’s Architects & Designers (A&D) Building was still under construction when visited in late February, but by the end of May, the expanses of freshly pou
Entering this home, a 17,500-square-foot structure built partly over a man-made lake within a private four-acre site near Vancouver, British Columbia, is a religious experience of sorts.
Building a house for a client, says Michael C.F. Chan, is like making a film in which he or she will play the starring role.
This issue features the fifth edition of the Ultimate Home Tour, and Robb Report Home & Design Editor Adele Cygelman has been directing the processfrom the beginning.
Ben Soleimani’s great-grandfather worked as a rug trader in Isfahan, Iran, and in 1981, his father, Mansour Soleimani, founded the House of Mansour, the London purveyor of antique rugs and tapes
Italian architect Antonio Citterio, now 56, was a bachelor in 1984 when he began designing products for Arclinea, a kitchen manufacturer in Vicenza, Italy.
This 1920s-era Bel-Air mansion is the answer to a presidential trivia question, one involving John F. Kennedy and where and with whom he spent a night.
When you extend an invitation in Palm Beach, you can only guess who’s coming to dinner.
When the owners of a Northern California winery purchased this 20,000-square-foot home in Southern California five years ago, it lacked what is for this particular couple an essential feature: a w
Designer Paul Vincent Wiseman recognized the potential pitfalls of creating a room that would house the mementos from the hunting expeditions of the husband and wife who own this formal estate nea
Not everyone seeks instant gratification. Consider the owners of this Long Island residence.
The challenge presented to Steven Park was daunting: He had six weeks to transform a former studio apartment with a sleeping loft, which had been stripped to its brick walls and cement floors, int
Working for clients who own part of the San Francisco Design Center could intimidate some designers, but Suzanne Tucker was not fazed by the prospect.
It has been said that the larger the kitchen, the less frequently it is used. However, the owners of this contemporary home in Los Angeles do not subscribe to that theory.
While you may have only one chance to make a first impression, it is also true, writes Douglas Keister, that you have but a single opportunity to create a last impression.
Before closing their London antiques shop more than two decades ago, Michael and Lucy Vaughan had learned something significant about the demand for vintage lighting: that quality lamps and ligh
In opening its first store, the Kohler Co. has created an environment where consumers can get their hands, if not their feet, wet.
In her previous career designing gardens within buildings, Pamela Worley often employed iron sculpture.