• Designer Hervé Van der Straeten in Paris

    Published as: CHEZ VAN DER STRAETEN Outstanding designs, even if they are informed by historical motifs that enthrall their makers, begin with a blank canvas. “I constantly need to explore graphic purity and make radical choices to express the unconventional and the unexpected,” says Hervé Van der Straeten. The French…

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  • Artist Jorge Pardo’s Home in Mexico’s Yucatán

    Published as: Jorge Pardo CASA DE ARTE Text: Annie Kelly Photography: Tim Street-Porter Mérida, the capital of Mexico’s Yucatán—well placed between the art centers of Miami and Mexico City—has recently proved very attractive to artists. Among those is Jorge Pardo, who, with his bold environmental creations, blurs the distinction between…

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