These rooms take elegance to great heights — literally. Getting cupola envy?
These luxuriously fun spaces were made for watching the big game — or for playing your own games.
What are the telltale signs that you're holding a real Louis Vuitton and not a knockoff? We spoke with expert Diane D’Amato to find out.
Peek inside the streamlined 1930s house that was way ahead of its time.
Vintage electronics, toy robots and mid-century modern furniture add tons of whimsy to this whitewashed Sydney home.
See how interior designers use this versatile material and check out our mood boards of stylish bamboo furniture, decor, jewelry, fashion and more.
This time of year, the cozy ski-lodge look is at its most inviting, whether you're off to the slopes or just dreaming of them.
Best known for its deep red varieties, this gemstone was once so sought after that Empress Marie Terezie banned its export.
The word garnet has roots both in Latin and English. In Latin, granatus means “seed,” and the old English word gernet, which means “dark red,” dates back to the 14th century. Regardless of the dictionary you are using, either term paints a picture in our heads of this beautiful stone, whose deep pomegranate hue is beloved by gem connoisseurs around the globe. While red garnets are the most popular, garnets actually come in a medley of colors. This gives January babies an opportunity to show off their individuality with a birthstone that offers plenty of variety.
The holiday season was a time for glitz and consumption in mid-20th-century America.
In her delightful and illuminating book Midcentury Christmas: Holiday Fads, Fancies and Fun from 1945 to 1970 (Countryman Press), Sarah Archer recalls a time in the United States when Christmas was truly great: factory workers were comfortably middle class, tidy new tract houses were in the reach of most families and brightly wrapped presents of Barbies, Slinkys and Silly Putty were plentiful under shiny aluminum Christmas trees.
The Moroccan-Argentine designer made Oriental interiors a global fad.
If you want proof that “some are born to sweet delight,” as William Blake once augured, look no further than interior designer Alberto Pinto (1945–2012). Seldom does one come across a life so charmed. What he accomplished during his 41-year career of wild, wondrous creation — the extraordinarily opulent yet restrained decoration of palaces, villas, pieds-à-terre, townhouses, corporate headquarters, yachts, jets and hotels — is more than most of us might ever dream. What’s most remarkable about it all is that he had no professional training, although every aspect of his cosmopolitan life seems to have been a preparation for his adored vocation.