Robb Report Home & Style September/ October 2015


September/ October 2015

From This Issue

Design Seen: Man Power

Summoning art deco glamour and Machine Age details, fashion house Ralph Lauren conjures a refined masculinity for the home this fall. IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE: Sutton bar tools ($195) featuring carbon-fiber embossed leather; porcelain Oliver dinner plate ($75); Bentley crystal stemware ($85 each); Bauhaus table ($4,305); Penthouse Suite dining armchair ($3,225); Durban silver-plated brass pitcher […]

Design Seen: Discreet Chic

Thanks to fashion designer Giorgio Armani’s mastery of pure lines, harmonious colors, and timeless sophistication, Armani/Casa brings elegantly understated luxury home.  IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE: Murano glass and gray bronze Jolanda floor lamp ($9,620); hand-knotted silk Didone rug with Wave pattern ($2,190 per square meter); Joe leather-and-wood-framed tic-tac-toe with alabaster pieces ($1,565); limited-edition Borromini circular armrest […]

Design Seen: New Sensations

Contemporary shapes, top-notch materials, and a modern attitude invigorate the fashionable home furnishings and accessories of Fendi Casa. IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE: Cassiopeia lamp in polished brass ($7,130); cushion with Swarovski crystals ($1,330); Fleurette coffee tables by Thierry Lemaire, featuring Macassar ebony wood and polished brass ($24,280 as shown); Hermann chairs in cognac-colored leather and […]

Design Seen: Material Obsessions

Steeped in a sumptuous heritage, luxury clothier Loro Piana transforms textiles into rarefied indulgences for the finest residences. IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE: Nodo d’Amore fabrics featuring a “fil coupé” technique, from Loro Piana Interiors’ Maharaja Collection; Chelidonio from the Windrose Collection (drapery shown), which pairs linen with contrasting cotton embroidery; passementerie, a January 2015 debut; Graham gloves; Levante, a diaphanous […]

Design Seen: Character Study

The quietly confident imprimatur of Tomas Maier reveals itself in his seductive designs for the Bottega Veneta home collection. IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE: The recently opened Bottega Veneta home-furnishings boutique— replete with such adornments as 18th-century frescoes—on Milan’s Via Borgospesso; Murano glass lamp ($5,400); Bottega Veneta appointments inside the fashion house’s branded suite at Park Hyatt […]

To Russia with Art

Los Angeles’s James Magni enhances a modern house in an exclusive Moscow neighborhood. Italian American, James Magni grew up in Omaha, Neb., never imagining that he would become an acclaimed interior designer in Los Angeles and be summoned to Moscow to design the house of a Russian tycoon.  From age 5, his ambition was to […]

Table Manners

Sieger by Fürstenberg brings graphic luxury to daily rituals. Christian and Michael Sieger are not color-shy. The brothers—stewards of the eponymous brand founded by their father in 1964—are known equally for their designs and their sartorial moxie.  Though Sieger’s fashion-accessories collection revels in the full spectrum of the rainbow, the latest pieces from its style-forward […]