Robb Report Home & Style July/August 2014

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Design Seen July/August 2014

New York City: Hour Hands  Homepolish takes a time-based approach to delivering top-notch interiors. If Homepolish began as an interior design service for the budget-conscious, it has since captured the attention of affluent clients, too. “Just because you have a lot of money doesn’t mean you to want to spend it all,” says Noa Santos, […]

Design Seen July/August 2014: Going with the Grain

Hudson Furniture   Barlas Baylar, the New York City company’s founder, emphasizes wood’s mass and weight in his pieces. His Lipstick console (from $31,200), with its slabs of wood and other materials, conveys a modernity that is at once sleek and brawny. 212.645.7800,www.hudsonfurnitureinc.com    (continues on next page) Thos. Moser   A study in refined […]

Home Tour: Dressed to the Nines

For his ninth house for a longtime client, Guy Dreier designed a singular desert retreat accessorized with his “handkerchief” roofs and other signature flourishes.  This Palm Desert, Calif., vacation home is the culmination of Guy Dreier’s relationship with a very good client: The architect had already created eight other residences throughout the western United States […]

Suite Escape

The new Bungalow One by Robb Report Home & Style at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel ditches formality in favor of a restrained take on the VIP retreat. The arresting view inside the recently unveiled Bungalow One by Robb Report Home & Style at the Fairmont Miramar hotel owes, in part, to what is not there: no […]

City Style: Montreal

Canada’s second-largest city enjoys worldwide recognition for its inclusionary design ethos. To describe Montreal as a North American city with a British background and a French varnish is to oversimplify its complex nature. On this island city where the Ottawa and St. Lawrence Rivers meet, the downtown core is bordered roughly by Old Montreal, with […]

Home Tour: Spirit of the Golden Age

The latest incarnation of a historic Paul R. Williams estate reveals a design team’s efforts to revive the property’s original essence. In his lifetime, the esteemed architect Paul R. Williams designed more than 3,000 homes, many of them for Hollywood’s glitterati and other luminaries. In 1938, he completed a house in Los Angeles’s Bel Air […]