Robb Report Home & Style - May/June 2014

ELEGANT ESCAPES

 

Destination villas and high-design havens that celebrate outdoor living. Plus properties in New York, Paris, Costa Rica, Phuket, Hong Kong, and Tuscany.

For last fall’s remaking of Beverly Hills’s Greystone Mansion as a decorator show house, the team...
Designer Jean-Marie Massaud has poured his talents into the 20-piece Silver Time collection—the...
The New York–based firm Meyer Davis Studio has brought a distinctive vintage-cum-urban aesthetic to...
Known for her fog sculptures, the Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya will shroud a landmark of modern...
Thom Filicia has provided a glimpse of his comprehensive redesign for the Grace Bay Club with the...
The sleek, sculptural Spoon tub by the designer Giampaolo Benedini was a sensation when Agape...
To mark the upcoming 140th anniversary of its Pivoines pattern, the earthenware producer has...
Centuries-old Scandinavian weaving techniques have defined the wares of Røros Tweed since 1940, and...
Armed with a chisel, sandpaper, and a blowtorch, the Korean artist Byung Hoon Choi transforms...
The modern furniture maker features the designs of Studio28 founder Gino Carollo, including his...
For years, Angelenos have flocked to Jenni Kayne’s boutiques in Los Angeles’s Brentwood and West...
In honor of its 10-year anniversary and to commemorate the Chinese year of the horse, L’Objet has...
Interior designer Linda Allen has created outdoor lighting options that offer the sophistication of...
The Swiss-born artist’s latest photography collection, Camera in Motion—From Chur to Tirano,...
Fans of the company’s antique-inspired indoor range now have an outdoor version to covet. Officine...
In the dozen years since Oki Sato founded the Tokyo-based firm Nendo, he has been commissioned by a...
Exquisite finds from Paris’s latest Maison & Objet design fair. 1} Fendi Casa The Italian...
Bold designs bring delight into the rooms of youngsters and the young at heart. 1} Challières Paris...
Making a statement proportional to its large scale, this travertine-encased residence, completed...
At a landscape design event 15 years ago, Kathryn Herman and James Doyle bonded over their mutual...
Wedged between glistening ocean and verdant vineyards, South Africa’s west-coast metropolis is a...
Italy’s southeast coast, with its fishing towns, rustic charm, and limited development, may be the...
Queensland—Australia’s second-largest state—occupies the country’s idyllic northeast corner, where...
The socializing. The restaurants. And yes, even the Long Island rosé for summer sipping. The...
Among the many charms of the Riviera Nayarit, on the Pacific coast, are its tropical climate, its...
Jackson hole may be widely known for its spectacular skiing in winter—its slopes boast a vertical...
With its upscale shopping, fine dining, and vibrant nightlife, St. Barts is perhaps the most well-...
Oversize windows and a garden, among other features, make outdoor living the focus throughout...
The 800-year-old village of Castelfalfi was home to no more than a dozen people in 2007, when the...
Opened in 1928, the grande dame of the city’s hotel scene marries old-world charm, such as the...
Created by the London-based yoo Studio and the Dutch designer Marcel Wanders, this 91-room hotel...
W Hotels’ outpost in Hong Kong’s booming West Kowloon district mimics the energy and vibrancy of...
Blond woods, cool marble, floor-to-ceiling windows, and ample natural light make the hotel’s 399...
From its perch in the city’s historic Pedder Building (and its outposts in Shanghai and Singapore...
The international art show’s next Hong Kong edition, to be held from May 15 to 18, will present 245...
Known for her globally influenced, Riviera-ready collections, the fashion designer Marie France Van...
The well-heeled visitors who take in the art shows, film screenings, and other offerings at...
Scheduled for completion in 2017, M+ is developing under the auspices of the Swiss design firm...
A Hong Kong Central social hub for the creatively minded, Duddell’s features styling by the London-...
This brand-new 20,000-square-foot, four-story museum recently opened on Hollywood Road—Hong Kong’s...
Giving guests aboard Stella Maris the illusion of walking on water did not demand a miracle from...