• An Artful Factory Renovation in Chicago

    Published as: CHARCOAL FACTORY Interior Design: michael del piero Text: thomas connors Photography: janet mesic mackie As owner of Chicago’s Architectural Artifacts, Stuart Grannen spends his days surrounded by things. Furniture, signage, stained glass. Carnival banners, fragments from Louis Sullivan buildings, Frank Lloyd Wright light fixtures. And his inventory isn’t…

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  • Jeff Andrews Designs for Kris Jenner in California

    Published as: REALITY STAR This home is seen in 150 countries on a weekly basis,” Los Angeles interior designer Jeff Andrews says of television personality Kris Jenner’s Hidden Hills, California, house. But when it came to the design approach, “I couldn’t think about that,” he says. “It was a designer-client…

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  • Ken Fulk Designs for an Art Collector in San Francisco

    Published as: WILDE CHILD When a prominent art collector and philanthropist set about revamping his 1912 Ernest Coxhead–designed house in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights neighborhood, he called interior designer Ken Fulk. At the 9,000-square-foot three-story house and its new east wing, with horizontal bands of windows facing Presidio Park, Fulk…

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  • Modern Renovation: Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills Hotel

    Two decades passed before the Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills—a low-key, high-design hotel whose glamorous history remains subtly infused into its décor—received a much-needed refresh courtesy of the local firm Smith-Firestone Associates (SFA). “They interviewed almost every designer in town—and in New York,” notes principal Kara Smith, president of SFA, founded…

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  • A Modern American Farmhouse Rises in Conecticut

    Published as: LIGHT SCULPTURE Architecture: Gordon Kahn Associates Text: Jeff Turrentine Photography: William Waldron When he was developing the concept for the Usonian house—his vision of the organically designed, meticulously crafted home made affordable for the middle class—Frank Lloyd Wright distilled his aesthetic imperative into a memorable and oft-quoted exclamation:…

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  • Updating a Sunny Corner Apartment in Manhattan

    Published as: IN PERFECT HARMONY Interior Design: Drake/Anderson Text: Zahid Sardar Photography: Marco Ricca On the 9th floor of a 1940s Art Moderne building in Manhattan, interior designers Jamie Drake and Caleb Anderson, who recently formed a partnership to become the firm Drake/Anderson, were entrusted with a three-bedroom, 1,950-square-foot corner…

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  • Ike Kligerman Barkley renovates a 19th-century house in upstate New York

    Published as: Upstate Revival Restoration Architecture and Interior Design: Ike Kligerman Barkley Text: William Lamb Photography: William Waldron When a professional couple from the New Jersey suburbs west of New York City embarked on a search for a weekend getaway nearly a decade ago, they were drawn northward to the…

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  • Classic, Contemporary Apartment at the Apthorp in New York

    Published as: Forever Young Interior Architecture: SPAN Architecture Interior Design: Stacey Gendelman Text: Jorge S. Arango Photography: Scott Frances Since the Astor family erected the Apthorp in 1908, it has been recognized as one of Manhattan’s grande dame apartment buildings. Nora Ephron, who lived “in a state of giddy delirium”…

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  • A Modern Apartment Renovation in Manhattan

    Published as: Urban Renewal Interior Design: Marcella Cacci Text: Jeff Turrentine Photography: Gianni Franchellucci Over the course of one very productive weekend 
in October 1878, a man named George Leslie pulled off what many historians still believe is one of the most impressive and audacious bank heists of all time.…

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  • 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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