• Larissa Sand Studios

    Published as: Industrial Chic Text: Erika Heet Photography: Charles Kay Jr. Within a humble building in San Francisco’s industrial South of Market neighborhood, distinguished by a geometric steel door, is the world of Larissa Sand, a designer, metalworker and artisan who runs her eponymously named studio over several floors. The…

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  • Carolina Couture

    Within the ancient hills and valleys of the Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina lies a pocket of sweet serendipity in which a unique mélange of ideal materials, excellent geographic locations and, above all, generations of highly skilled craftspeople creates exquisite high-end furniture. In the way that soil, climate,…

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  • Modern Renovation in Belgium

    Published as: Divine Intervention Architectural and Interior Design: Pas-Partoe Text: Tina Høm Photography: Jean-Marc Wullschleger At first glance, Jan and Kathy Smits’ turreted home—a former vicarage in the quiet village of Heindonk, near Antwerp—is all Gothic splendor. But the couple, both designers who make up the firm Pas-Partoe, have a…

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  • Indoor-Outdoor California Home

    Published as: California Zen Architecture: Harvey Sanchez Interior Design: Conrad Asturi Studios Text: Zahid Sardar Photography: Charles Kay Jr. “An interior floor plan isn’t the only thing to focus on,” Modesto designer Conrad Sanchez says, pointing to the single-story, 4,400-square-foot home he built nearly six years ago with his father,…

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  • Brazilian Midcentury Modern Furniture

    Published as: Midcentury Maestro Designer Jorge Zalszupin Text and photography by Audrey Hall For Polish-born architect and furniture designer Jorge Zalszupin, who emigrated to Brazil after World War II, the fundamental inspiration for his work is the human anatomy. He tells me this from his home in São Paulo, seated…

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  • Modern Home in Chicago

    Published as: North Side Sanctuary Architecture: David Genc Interior Design: Wendy Labrum  Text: Michael Webb Photography: Meghan Beierle-O’Brien It’s easy to get cabin fever during the cold, dark Chicago winter, and designers are challenged to compensate for the harsh climate. A young professional couple decided they needed more room for…

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  • Italian Villa

    Published as: Tropic Italiana Interior Design: Interior Design: Giuliano Andrea dell’Uva Text: Marina Pignatelli Photography: Gianni Franchellucci The young Neapolitan architect Giuliano Andrea dell’Uva, who runs Capri- and Naples-based Zeta Studio with architect Francesca Faraone, is well known for his ability to fuse the aesthetics of the past with a…

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