Elegant Storage for Upscale Kitchens

Karen Williams, the principal of the bespoke kitchen firm St. Charles, is branching out with her own Signature Elements collection of versatile cabinetry. The three initial pieces are meant to function as transitions from the kitchen to other spaces—family room, great room, dining room, and so on—by showcasing furniture details elegant enough to grace any […]

Deco Designs for the Bath

The family-owned Florentine firm Devon and Devon, known for impeccably designed and crafted bathroom collections, including bathtubs, fittings, and flooring, recently debuted two new vanities: Suite and Bentley. The company—which outfitted Franco Zeffirelli’s Positano retreat as well as Francis Ford Coppola’s 19th-century Palazzo Margherita (reincarnated as a luxury hotel)—casts a wide inspirational net. “Our collections […]

Smart Showings

Los Angeles When the actor and self-taught designer Kristoffer Winters purchased a 5,000-square-foot home in west Los Angeles’s affluent Holmby Hills neighborhood in 2010, he envisioned for the property an Art Deco–influenced overhaul. With the help of architect Philip Vertoch, builder Gordon Gibson, and landscape designer Stephen Block, he transformed the original home—built in 1959 […]

Artful Portuguese Cabinets

The Portuguese furniture maker Boca do Lobo has taken two of its most popular designs—the Diamond sideboard and Pixel cabinet—and modified them for two limited editions (only 20 will be made of each). The Diamond sideboard is covered in silver leaf finished with a layer of translucent emerald-green paint covered in high-gloss varnish. The design’s […]

Setting a Modern Brazilian Table

The Brazilian furniture and art gallery Espasso has moved into the tableware arena with its new accessories collection. Harnessing the talents of some of the country’s most important designers, including the industrial designer Ruben Simões, and the artist and designer Jacqueline Terpins, the collection consists of clean, contemporary table accessories and flatware, mostly in stainless […]

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