From Art Deco to the Orient Express: the Legacy of René Prou

Despite his major influence on his peers, the French designer has been little known, until now.

by Ian Phillips
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From Art Deco to the Orient Express: the Legacy of René Prou

These Jewelry Designers Find Inspiration in Gems from the Past

Meet five modern makers and their antique touchstones.

by Kareem Rashed
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These Jewelry Designers Find Inspiration in Gems from the Past

When American Design First Went ‘Modern’

A new book takes a deep look at the pivotal decade when modernism became truly American.

by Cara Greenberg
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When American Design First Went ‘Modern’

Winold Reiss, an Unsung Decorator, Painter and Activist, Is Newly Appreciated

The German-born artist portrayed as his subjects Native Americans and notable figures of the Harlem Renaissance.

by Stephanie Murg
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Winold Reiss, an Unsung Decorator, Painter and Activist, Is Newly Appreciated

Out of Rinck’s Vast Antiques Archive Comes Innovation

While remaining true to its rich history of furniture design and traditional craftsmanship, the French company is moving in new directions with some exciting projects.

by Ian Phillips
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Out of Rinck’s Vast Antiques Archive Comes Innovation

Massimo Listri Carves out a Singular Home in Florence

The architectural lensman is famed for his depictions of palatial spaces. Here, he shares exclusive photographs of his own labyrinthine apartment and tells us about its eclectic rooms.

by Megan Cipollini | photos by Massimo Listri
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Massimo Listri Carves out a Singular Home in Florence

The Dynamic Duo Who Brought Modernism to America

A new show at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery casts light on the close friendship and intellectual exchange between the first director of MoMa, Alfred H. Barr, and his curator of architecture, Philip Johnson.

by Tim McKeough
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The Dynamic Duo Who Brought Modernism to America

Welcome to Alana Varel’s Marvelous Manhattan Loft

The New York tastemaker is known for connecting fashion brands with celebrities. Now, she’s focusing on her true passion: vintage furniture.

by Julie L. Belcove
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Welcome to Alana Varel’s Marvelous Manhattan Loft

The Best Designs of the Jazz Age Come to New York

A Cooper Hewitt show spotlights America’s taste in Art Deco and other styles of the Roaring Twenties.

by Cara Greenberg
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The Best Designs of the Jazz Age Come to New York
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