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

The late Art Deco style — a hallmark of 20th-century design in the Midwest — hits the big time, once again, thanks to a just-opened museum show that's blowing away the Windy City.

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

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

Placing equal emphasis on traditional aesthetics and 21st-century desires, the New York designer creates homes that easily exceed their owners' dreams.

by Ted Loos
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Architect John B. Murray Seamlessly Combines the Classical and the Contemporary

A Rare Q&A with American Legend Alex Katz

On the eve of a new exhibition just north of New York City, the nonagenarian contemporary-art icon talked with ‘Introspective’ about his long and ongoing career, the development of his signature style and his rather malleable definition of realism.

by Ted Loos
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A Rare Q&A with American Legend Alex Katz

This Hotshot Duo Is the Design World’s Next Big Thing

Adam Charlap Hyman and Andre Herrero, rising young design talents, are debuting a new, eclectic line of textiles.

by Ted Loos | photos by William Laird
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This Hotshot Duo Is the Design World’s Next Big Thing

These Five Summer Books Will Serve You Well Throughout All Seasons

The lazy days of August are a great time for clearing your mind — and enriching it with striking images and thoughtful reflections on design. You might not want to haul these books to the beach, but they're ideal for a quiet afternoon of daydreaming on the couch.

by Ted Loos
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These Five Summer Books Will Serve You Well Throughout All Seasons

Appreciating Robert Indiana, LOVE’s Greatest Ambassador

One of America’s preeminent Pop artists had a way with words as well as colors.

by Ted Loos
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Appreciating Robert Indiana, LOVE’s Greatest Ambassador

These Lovers of Color Pay Close Attention to Paint

A group of color arbiters teaches us how to distinguish between iconic brands of paint, and not just by the amusing names of their pigments.

by Ted Loos
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These Lovers of Color Pay Close Attention to Paint

57 Photos That Forever Changed How We Look at Architecture

A new show at the Parrish Museum of Art, in Southampton, examines the ways in which photography and design both enhance and complicate each other.

by Ted Loos
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57 Photos That Forever Changed How We Look at Architecture

Tom Stringer Goes in Search of the New Global Interior

From Morocco to Bali to Northern Michigan, this Chicago-based interior designer finds aesthetic inspiration wherever his travels take him.

by Ted Loos
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Tom Stringer Goes in Search of the New Global Interior
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