With bold strokes and cool-to-hot hues, prismatic minds Olson Kundig, David Adjaye and Thiel Architecture + Design have produced distinctly vivacious designs in Seattle, Los Angeles and New York City, respectively, bringing a little more color to the urban cityscape.
Still splendid after all these years, the Bradbury Building—a strapping architectural sentinel in Downtown Los Angeles—was clearly built to last. Constructed by draftsman George Wyman in 1893 from the original design by architect Sumner Hunt, the landmarked structure has seen eras and all manner of stylistic changes come and go in its long march to the current moment.
For the contemporary tastemakers of today, to-the-max is more of a fine eye than a riotous palette. Through different stylistic endeavors, each vibrant and distinct, design stars Alexandra Loew, Tara Shaw and contemporary brand CB2 look to the past to animate space with a fresh, sumptuous feeling.
India-born Sashya Thind was raised around strong female role models—her mother and grandmother are both architects—and a pilot father whose work took her all over the world as a child.
With his hand-honed designs upending conventional notions of craft, contemporary artist-craftsman Taylor Donsker works wonders in California timber.
Laura Aviva’s New York City design studio L’Aviva Home combines luxury and savoir-faire through handmade objects with soul.
Beijing-born and New York-based Sean Zhang, who leads Ocrùm, creates furniture, lighting, mirror and decorative accessories collections with a high level of precision
A carpenter, farmer, and stonemason born in 1912 in rural North Carolina, Henry swung a formidable hammer and taught his grandson, Scott Hudson, to do the same.
Texas-based Designer Michelle Nussbaumer—founder of Ceylon et Cie—reflects Her Eclectic Universe in Her Holiday Home in Mexico For…
Whether through sculpture, tableware, lighting or furniture, these creative minds express their passion for the handmade.
Jae Joo of Jae Joo Designs and her husband toured the entire Tribeca neighborhood to find their perfect home, which is located in a very quiet area, only a three-minute walk to animated downtown Manhattan.