• 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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  • British Designer Kelly Hoppen at Home in London

    Published as: MODERN CHIC Interior Design: Kelly Hoppen Text: Michael Webb Photography: Mel Yates Expansive living spaces with lofty ceilings are a rare luxury in London, where even the costliest lodgings may feel cramped. Designer Kelly Hoppen searched for two years before finding a former auction house in the city.…

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  • A Los Angeles Penthouse Renovation

    Published as: HIGH DESIGN Interior Design: Woodson & Rummerfield’s House of Design Text: Erika Heet Photography: Karyn Millet   Above the hustle and flow of downtown Los Angeles, the Gensler-designed tower housing the Ritz-Carlton residences stands as a beacon of a changing skyline, mostly for the better. Inside, a penthouse…

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  • A Contemporary Art Deco Home in Russia

    Published as: FROM RUSSIA W I T H   S T Y L E Interior Design: Kirill Istomin Text: Laura Mauk Photography: Will Webster “Nowadays, a lot of people call themselves ‘interior designers,’ but I really like the old-fashioned word ‘decorator,’” says Kirill Istomin, the legendary Moscow-born and -based, well, decorator,…

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  • A Designer’s California Canyon Home

    Published as: California Cool Interior Architecture and Design: Nick Berman Text: Erika Heet Photography: Sam Frost Near the top of a canyon road that snakes upward just off Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles is the home of designer Nick Berman, who has spent more than 25 years transforming it into…

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  • Seaside Capri Retreat

    Artists and writers have always been romanced by Capri’s beauty, and Neapolitan architect Giuliano Andrea dell’Uva is no different. Reviving the island’s authenticity and rediscovering its magical characteristics were among his creative goals when he began building a home for clients on this legendary Italian retreat. A particular abode that…

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  • Design Icon Elsa Peretti

    It is hard to imagine Elsa Peretti without a roof over her head. But that was once the logistical predicament the Tiffany designer endured in Sant Martí Vell, a small village in Catalonia, Spain. Peretti initially inhabited her mustard-yellow house there while the roof was still under construction. “It was…

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  • Modern Waterfront House in Brazil

        At first glance, this weekend house appears to be an architectural anomaly perched on the cliffs above the Sea of Crete or the Bay of Biscay, its stark white planes playing off of the islands dotting the undisturbed blue water beyond. But it is neither Greece nor France, it…

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  • Celebrating Women in Design with Cassina by Diva Group

    At the Cassina showroom in Los Angeles, interiors hosted an evening with some of the most talented female architects and designers working today. We celebrated the work of Cassina design luminaries from Charlotte Perriand to Patricia Urquiola, Cassina’s art director. Celebrated guests paused in Urquiola’s new, aptly named Gender chair,…

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  • Classical Getaway on Lake Como

    PUBLISHED AS: Noble Pursuit Text: Joann Greco Photography: Nathan Kirkman ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: AUGUST+SEPTEMBER 2008 Villa La Cassinella isn’t just another Old World, postcard-perfect estate ready for the tourist’s lens. Instead, its service and style are the pinnacles of aristocratic luxury, and exceed even the highest-rated European hotels. This is a…

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