• 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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  • 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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