The old-fashioned icebox was a simple concept—a place for cold storage. Do not expect the new iCEBOX appliance to keep the milk and lettuce cool.
What do Michael Jordan’s home, Ritz-Carlton hotels, the new Reichstag in Berlin, and Milan’s Malpensa airport have in common? Door hardware.
“Crystal is one of the truest materials in architectural decor because of its reflection of light, and light is a reflection of life,” says Rosemarie Le Gallais, the driving force behind the newly
Furniture maker David Hellman speaks about the need for trust between craftsman and client, and his reproductions of works by Arts and Crafts-era designers Greene and Greene display a deep fidelit
Max Palevsky was one of the pioneers of the computer industry.
Jiun Ho earned wunderkind status by launching his first furniture collection when he was only 26.
Understatement was not part of the Romanov vocabulary. The Russian rulers’ ornate Baroque palaces were symphonies of gold, amber, malachite, and lapis lazuli.
Eclecticism isn’t what it used to be.
Enter the unassuming building in New York’s historic Flatiron District, and you are immediately transported.
The 18th century was good to Marc-Antoine Thierry de Ville d’Avray—for a while, anyway.
Aman’s home is still his castle—his priorities have just changed. The kitchen has taken over from the great hall, and the bathroom has become the royal chambers.
A Phillipe Starke-designed steam bath sets the tone in the front display window of Steam (305.669.9991, www.steamstyle.com), a new 2,400-square-foot South
It began as boxes within a box.
Operating a full-featured home theater, complete with electric drapes, ceiling fans, and enough electronic equipment to heat a sauna, could require as many as 10 remote controls.
Italian kitchens are joining the ranks of Italian sports cars, with sleek designs that incorporate luxurious materials and innovative details.
Barbara Butler may understand more than most about the likes and dislikes of children.
Only one name is always mentioned in the same breath as “best” when discussing West In-dian Colonial furniture—Michael Connors.
“I think California is the best country in the world and always will be no matter who comes into it or what is done to it,” wrote publisher and impassioned builder William Randolph Hearst in 1906.
When Scott Jones decided he wanted to watch movies in his turn-of-the-century English manor near Indianapolis, he called noted home theater architect Theo Kalomirakis.
Recognizing the truth to the adage that home is where the heart is, we have assembled a selection of 10 American cities, towns, and other locales best suited for specific tastes and preferences or