Architecture

Walker Zanger unveils new lava stone Stardust tile collection

LOS ANGELES, CA – Walker Zanger—the world’s most comprehensive stone and tile company—introduces the new Stardust collection, featuring mosaic tile that is waterjet-cut from lava stone and glazed to achieve a textured, hand-crafted aesthetic. Drawing inspiration from celestial themes, 1970s glam and textiles, the Stardust collection features a variety of sleek, modern patterns to create […]

Bruno & Alexandre Lafourcade

For many, to make a trip to the French countryside is to fall in love and fall hard—especially with the idea of owning a bastide. Those who are serious about ownership will likely turn to the Lafourcade family, perhaps the most sought-after restoration and renovation specialists in the South of France. Since launching the business […]

Michele Bönan

The Italian architect Michele Bönan is rightly revered for the residential touches he has given to such upscale hotels as J.K. Place Capri and Florence’s Hotel Lungarno, yet his best work might be the private residences that he discreetly designs for his list of high-profile clients. “My first project was in the early 1980s, for […]

On a Pedestal

The London-based artist Antony Gormley—known for his Angel of the North sculpture in Gateshead, England—has made a unique foray into architectural design. His newest piece, a giant crouching man made of welded stainless steel, was commissioned by Mayfair’s newest luxury hotel, the Beaumont, which is scheduled to open in September. The figure sits on the […]

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