Ted Loos

Ted Loos has been covering art, design and architecture for 30 years, and he frequently contributes to the New York Times. Splitting his time between New York City and the Hudson Valley, he writes his articles at a desk he bought on 1stDibs.

Photo by Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques

In Japanese Woodblock Prints, the Fantastical and the Intimate Come to Vivid Life

In Japanese Woodblock Prints, the Fantastical and the Intimate Come to Vivid Life

Paired with an Exhibition, This Jean-Michel Basquiat Book Details Both His Art and His Family Life

Paired with an Exhibition, This Jean-Michel Basquiat Book Details Both His Art and His Family Life

You’ll See Why Martina Mondadori Has Unleashed ‘Cabana’-mania

You’ll See Why Martina Mondadori Has Unleashed ‘Cabana’-mania

Follow Studio KO’s Journey to Realize the Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech

Follow Studio KO’s Journey to Realize the Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakech

Meet the Force behind an Architectural — and Philanthropic — Mecca

Meet the Force behind an Architectural — and Philanthropic — Mecca

Whether Breaking Barriers in Paris or Building Castles in California, Julia Morgan Made Her Mark

Whether Breaking Barriers in Paris or Building Castles in California, Julia Morgan Made Her Mark

Enjoy a Celebration of the Case Study Houses That Brought Innovation to Postwar Los Angeles

Enjoy a Celebration of the Case Study Houses That Brought Innovation to Postwar Los Angeles

Alex Prager’s Cinematic Photos Freeze Time in Moments of Curious Action

Alex Prager’s Cinematic Photos Freeze Time in Moments of Curious Action

The Side of Ansel Adams’s Photography You Never Knew About

The Side of Ansel Adams’s Photography You Never Knew About

Travel Plans Canceled? Explore Inspiring Interiors from around the Globe

Travel Plans Canceled? Explore Inspiring Interiors from around the Globe

Step inside the Storied Mansions of Palm Beach’s Most Effervescent Architect

Step inside the Storied Mansions of Palm Beach’s Most Effervescent Architect

Leave the City Behind and Explore Some of Upstate New York’s Most Creative Homes

Leave the City Behind and Explore Some of Upstate New York’s Most Creative Homes

Marcel Breuer’s New England Homes Belie His Bauhaus Roots

Marcel Breuer’s New England Homes Belie His Bauhaus Roots

Tour a French Château Still Inhabited by a Family of Royal Descent

Tour a French Château Still Inhabited by a Family of Royal Descent

Journey to a Grand Peter Pennoyer–Designed House Inspired by Czech Cubism

Journey to a Grand Peter Pennoyer–Designed House Inspired by Czech Cubism

Dating Back to the 1920s, Art Deco Design Is Still the Epitome of Glamour and Dynamism

Dating Back to the 1920s, Art Deco Design Is Still the Epitome of Glamour and Dynamism

Sebastião Salgado Takes Us on a Close-Up Journey to Amazônia

Sebastião Salgado Takes Us on a Close-Up Journey to Amazônia

Can These Millennial Dealers Make Antiques ‘Cool’ Again?

Can These Millennial Dealers Make Antiques ‘Cool’ Again?

How Cranbrook Became the Go-To Art School for Mid-Century Masters and Today’s Design Stars

How Cranbrook Became the Go-To Art School for Mid-Century Masters and Today’s Design Stars

Comment Cranbrook est devenue une école d’art incontournable pour les maîtres du milieu du XXe siècle et les stars du design d’aujourd’hui

Comment Cranbrook est devenue une école d’art incontournable pour les maîtres du milieu du XXe siècle et les stars du design d’aujourd’hui

Wie Cranbrook zur bevorzugten Kunstschule für die Mid-Century-Meister*innen und die Designstars von heute wurde

Wie Cranbrook zur bevorzugten Kunstschule für die Mid-Century-Meister*innen und die Designstars von heute wurde

The Brooklyn Museum Tells a Fascinating New Story in Its Decorative Arts Galleries

The Brooklyn Museum Tells a Fascinating New Story in Its Decorative Arts Galleries

Tour a Tribeca Apartment with Blue-Chip Art in Every Room

Tour a Tribeca Apartment with Blue-Chip Art in Every Room

Visite d’un appartement de Tribeca regorgeant d’œuvres d’art de premier ordre dans chaque pièce

Visite d’un appartement de Tribeca regorgeant d’œuvres d’art de premier ordre dans chaque pièce

From Yayoi Kusama’s New Show to Your Veggie Garden, Outdoor Sculpture Wows

From Yayoi Kusama’s New Show to Your Veggie Garden, Outdoor Sculpture Wows

Cecil Beaton’s Portraits of Bright Young Things Shine Brightly Still

Cecil Beaton’s Portraits of Bright Young Things Shine Brightly Still

Design Goes to the Dogs — in the Best Possible Way

Design Goes to the Dogs — in the Best Possible Way

Power Is Portrayed in the Pages of These Eminently Giftable Art and Design Books

Power Is Portrayed in the Pages of These Eminently Giftable Art and Design Books

Conceptual Artist Mel Bochner Explores His Connections to 20th-Century Italian Art

Conceptual Artist Mel Bochner Explores His Connections to 20th-Century Italian Art

Mid-Century Master Osvaldo Borsani Gets His Due at Donzella

Mid-Century Master Osvaldo Borsani Gets His Due at Donzella

Discover the Stories of Several Modernist Marvels — and the Architects Behind Them

Discover the Stories of Several Modernist Marvels — and the Architects Behind Them

Step inside 1930s Los Angeles with HBO’s Buzzy ‘Perry Mason’ Reboot

Step inside 1930s Los Angeles with HBO’s Buzzy ‘Perry Mason’ Reboot

You Loved the Films, Now Collect the Posters

You Loved the Films, Now Collect the Posters

Harnessing the Power of Photography for This Era

Harnessing the Power of Photography for This Era

In India, Scarlet Splendour Is Producing Daring Pieces by Top Creators

In India, Scarlet Splendour Is Producing Daring Pieces by Top Creators

The Met’s Just-Opened Galleries Cast a New Light on British Decorative Arts

The Met’s Just-Opened Galleries Cast a New Light on British Decorative Arts

One-Man Torrent of Artistic Expression Billy Childish Unveils Nine New Paintings

One-Man Torrent of Artistic Expression Billy Childish Unveils Nine New Paintings

What Does Jean-Michel Basquiat Mean to Us Today?

What Does Jean-Michel Basquiat Mean to Us Today?

Stephan Würth Photographs the Sport of Tennis from Every Angle

Stephan Würth Photographs the Sport of Tennis from Every Angle

Marie-Christine McNally’s Spaces Are a Symphony of High Design

Marie-Christine McNally’s Spaces Are a Symphony of High Design

Sawyer Berson Plays by the Rules, and Breaks Them Too

Sawyer Berson Plays by the Rules, and Breaks Them Too

The Original American Silver-Making Company Is Back in the Spotlight

The Original American Silver-Making Company Is Back in the Spotlight

At a Historic Country Inn, the Champalimaud Family Swathes 21st-Century Amenities in European Charm

At a Historic Country Inn, the Champalimaud Family Swathes 21st-Century Amenities in European Charm

A New Museum Is Home to an Unparalleled Trove of Works Devoted to Man’s Best Friend

A New Museum Is Home to an Unparalleled Trove of Works Devoted to Man’s Best Friend

At Colonial Williamsburg, Everything Old Is New Again

At Colonial Williamsburg, Everything Old Is New Again

Canadian Designer Philip Mitchell Masterfully Balances Tradition and Glamour

Canadian Designer Philip Mitchell Masterfully Balances Tradition and Glamour

New York’s Hirschl & Adler Showcases the American Workmanship and Design Panache of Neoclassical Treasures

New York’s Hirschl & Adler Showcases the American Workmanship and Design Panache of Neoclassical Treasures

From the Hamptons to Palm Springs, FormArch’s Homes Embody Both Comfort and Cool

From the Hamptons to Palm Springs, FormArch’s Homes Embody Both Comfort and Cool

Before Art Deco Hit Miami Beach, Streamline Moderne Had Taken Over Chicago

Before Art Deco Hit Miami Beach, Streamline Moderne Had Taken Over Chicago

Architect John B. Murray Seamlessly Combines the Classical and the Contemporary

Architect John B. Murray Seamlessly Combines the Classical and the Contemporary

A Rare Q&A with American Legend Alex Katz

A Rare Q&A with American Legend Alex Katz

These Five Summer Books Will Serve You Well Throughout All Seasons

These Five Summer Books Will Serve You Well Throughout All Seasons

Appreciating Robert Indiana, LOVE’s Greatest Ambassador

Appreciating Robert Indiana, LOVE’s Greatest Ambassador

These Lovers of Color Pay Close Attention to Paint

These Lovers of Color Pay Close Attention to Paint

57 Photos That Forever Changed How We Look at Architecture

57 Photos That Forever Changed How We Look at Architecture

Tom Stringer Goes in Search of the New Global Interior

Tom Stringer Goes in Search of the New Global Interior

Design Luminaries Remember the Extraordinary Wendell Castle

Design Luminaries Remember the Extraordinary Wendell Castle

Thomas Jayne Rewrites the Bible of Interior Design

Thomas Jayne Rewrites the Bible of Interior Design

Frank Stella on Six Decades of Experimentation and Change

Frank Stella on Six Decades of Experimentation and Change

How Alexander Calder’s Magical Mobiles Came to Be

How Alexander Calder’s Magical Mobiles Came to Be

Wiener Werkstätte Was the Original Multimedia Craftsmen’s Collective

Wiener Werkstätte Was the Original Multimedia Craftsmen’s Collective

Our Annual Holiday Roundup of Sumptuous Design Books

Our Annual Holiday Roundup of Sumptuous Design Books

Meet the Millennial Brothers with a Passion for Early American Antiques

Meet the Millennial Brothers with a Passion for Early American Antiques

South-of-the-Border Modernism Finds a Home in L.A.

South-of-the-Border Modernism Finds a Home in L.A.

The Best Design Books to While Away the Lush Last Days of Summer

The Best Design Books to While Away the Lush Last Days of Summer

The Quirky Magazine That Highlights Upstate New York’s Creative Talents

The Quirky Magazine That Highlights Upstate New York’s Creative Talents

Victoria Newhouse Measures Renzo Piano’s Architectural Footprint

Victoria Newhouse Measures Renzo Piano’s Architectural Footprint

A Grand North Carolina Mansion with a Trove of American Art

A Grand North Carolina Mansion with a Trove of American Art

Philip Gorrivan Lets Locale Dictate the Colors in His Rooms

Philip Gorrivan Lets Locale Dictate the Colors in His Rooms

New York’s MR Architecture + Decor Goes for the ‘Gasp’

New York’s MR Architecture + Decor Goes for the ‘Gasp’

Jorge Pérez Deepens His Commitment to Latin American Art

Jorge Pérez Deepens His Commitment to Latin American Art

Two D.C. Museums Boast Striking Design and Rich Exhibitions

Two D.C. Museums Boast Striking Design and Rich Exhibitions

Our Holiday Roundup of the Year’s Most Luxurious Design Books

Our Holiday Roundup of the Year’s Most Luxurious Design Books

The Enduring Appeal and Extraordinary Breadth of Equine Art

The Enduring Appeal and Extraordinary Breadth of Equine Art

New York Gallerist Susan Sheehan Makes Modern Prints Charming

New York Gallerist Susan Sheehan Makes Modern Prints Charming

Quality and Originality Reign Supreme in Tony Ingrao’s World

Quality and Originality Reign Supreme in Tony Ingrao’s World

Open a Treasure Trove of Textile Designs

Open a Treasure Trove of Textile Designs

Our Late-Summer Reading Roundup, Part II: Design Books That Will Get You Daydreaming

Our Late-Summer Reading Roundup, Part II: Design Books That Will Get You Daydreaming

Our Late-Summer Reading Roundup, Part I: Design Books That Will Get You Thinking

Our Late-Summer Reading Roundup, Part I: Design Books That Will Get You Thinking

James Danziger Has a New Gallery and Sage Advice

James Danziger Has a New Gallery and Sage Advice

David Scott Parker Plays against Type

David Scott Parker Plays against Type

Mario Nievera Creates Gardens Worthy of Great Houses

Mario Nievera Creates Gardens Worthy of Great Houses

Finally, a Hotel That Fits Miami Beach’s Artistic Aspirations

Finally, a Hotel That Fits Miami Beach’s Artistic Aspirations

At Last, the SFMOMA Has Its Grand Reopening

At Last, the SFMOMA Has Its Grand Reopening

Artful Installations Take Over a Grand Manhattan Apartment

Artful Installations Take Over a Grand Manhattan Apartment

Marcel Wanders Embraces His Dark Side

Marcel Wanders Embraces His Dark Side

John Barman’s High-Impact Interiors

John Barman’s High-Impact Interiors

A Rising Design Star with Smarts and Personality

A Rising Design Star with Smarts and Personality

Kenneth Josephson Knows When a Lightbulb Isn’t a Lightbulb

Kenneth Josephson Knows When a Lightbulb Isn’t a Lightbulb

A Tavola with Casa Cabana and 1stdibs!

A Tavola with Casa Cabana and 1stdibs!

The Man Who Shot a Glittering David Bowie

The Man Who Shot a Glittering David Bowie

Modern Marriage

Modern Marriage

Nouveau Nashville

Nouveau Nashville

New Edition

New Edition

Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano

Vera Neumann Blooms Anew

Vera Neumann Blooms Anew

A Classical Act

A Classical Act

Oppenheim’s Time

Oppenheim’s Time

Wyeth’s Worth It

Wyeth’s Worth It

The Optimistic Expressionist

The Optimistic Expressionist

Hitting the Mark

Hitting the Mark

Thomas Phifer

Thomas Phifer

Berke Brings Buildings Back to the Basics

Berke Brings Buildings Back to the Basics

New York Transformed

New York Transformed

A Western Classic

A Western Classic

Allan Greenberg Brings A Modern Eye to Classical Architecture

Allan Greenberg Brings A Modern Eye to Classical Architecture

Jim Hedges

Jim Hedges

Keenen/Riley

Keenen/Riley

Michael Haverland’s Ad Hoc Architecture

Michael Haverland’s Ad Hoc Architecture

The Distinctly Irregular Forms of Shiro Kuramata

The Distinctly Irregular Forms of Shiro Kuramata

Inside Fire Island’s Modernist Bungalows

Inside Fire Island’s Modernist Bungalows

Iris Apfel

Iris Apfel

The Radiant Splendor of Labrouste’s ‘Immersive Environments’

The Radiant Splendor of Labrouste’s ‘Immersive Environments’

A Glimpse Inside the Architect’s Home

A Glimpse Inside the Architect’s Home

Carey Maloney STUFF

Carey Maloney STUFF

Modern Brazilian Furniture Comes to London

Modern Brazilian Furniture Comes to London

The New Urbanism of Hilary M. Weston

The New Urbanism of Hilary M. Weston

Ike Kligerman Barkley Knows How to Elevate Relaxed Retreats

Ike Kligerman Barkley Knows How to Elevate Relaxed Retreats