September 1, 2011

James Galanos’s Hollywood Haven

The couturier’s glamorous frocks are a whirl of sumptuous hues, but his Hollywood home celebrates the somber beauty of black
September 1, 2011

James Galanos’s Palm Springs Retreat

An American fashion designer who has been practicing traditional French haute couture and a French interior designer working in the United States create a weekend refuge in the California desert
September 1, 2011

Josie Natori’s Orient Expressions

Encompassing everything from Chinese motifs to Vietnamese lacquer, the fashion designer’s new home-accessories collection, which launches October 15, is an elegant tribute to the East
September 1, 2011

Mercedes-Benz’s Reimagined CLS

The company adds strength and speed to its classic four-door
September 1, 2011

Shanghai’s Travel To-Do List

The city heats up with in-the-know boutiques, fashionable nightlife, and seductively revitalized hotels
September 1, 2011

Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin’s Manhattan Apartment

Earthy wood surfaces and acres of art invigorate the photographers’ once-standard-issue loft space
September 1, 2011

Karl Lagerfeld’s Glassware for Orrefors

The designer’s new collection for the Swedish company offers a minimalist statement that’s clearly superior
September 1, 2011

Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin’s Cutting-Edge Images

The Dutch fashion photographers, whose Manhattan loft is featured in our October 2011 issue, have made a career of blurring the line between commercial projects and high art. This fall, Taschen will celebrate their cutting-edge images with a new book, ...
September 1, 2011

Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel’s The Landmarks of New York

A champion of the city’s architectural heritage talks to AD about the latest edition of her go-to resource on local landmarks
September 1, 2011

Elizabeth Locke’s Virginia Farmhouse

The jeweler’s Federal-style home in hunt country is as refined as the bracelets and earrings she designs