June 29, 2011

Wedding Presents for Gay and Lesbian Couples in New York

Well, as most readers of this Blog already know, gay marriage has been approved in New York State, the largest such State to change its laws […]
June 27, 2011

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June 27, 2011

Charles Gwathmey’s St. Barts Paradise

(Slide Show) The architect designed one of his final projects for a spectacular island site: a villagelike compound of pristine white pavilions with breathtaking views
June 27, 2011

Martyn Lawrence Bullard’s Seaside Enhancement

The designer deploys vivid colors and a worldly sensibility at a Hollywood client’s expansive retreat in Punta Mita, Mexico
June 27, 2011

A Heavenly Home and Garden in Belgium

East meets west at an entrepreneur’s historic estate in the countryside, with interior design by Axel Vervoordt and grounds by landscape firm Wirtz International
June 27, 2011

Wirtz International’s Gardens of Earthly Delight

(Slide Show) At the eminent Belgian landscape-design firm Wirtz International, shapes are as important as plants. Hedges are shorn into curving coils that wander dreamily across pristine lawns, while shrubs are trimmed into cloudlike formations that se...
June 27, 2011

Martyn Lawrence Bullard’s Latest Designs

This month, AD visited a dramatic seaside retreat in Mexico that was outfitted by the decorator. To infuse your home with his fanciful style, see our selection of pieces from his fabric, furniture, and accessories collections.
June 27, 2011

This Year’s Most Inventive Concept Cars

Concept-car designs give us the auto industry at its most optimistic, creative, and, occasionally, impractical. Concepts always get attention, but the following cars, many which debuted at auto shows in 2011, especially turned heads. Here’s what ...
June 27, 2011

Gorgeous Guest Rooms

(Slide Show) For a weary traveler, a stylish, well-appointed guest room gives a sense of comfort hotels can’t match. We’ve gathered a dozen chic examples from AD’s archives that would make any visitor want to stay awhile
June 22, 2011

A Prisoner, a Watch, a War Story

Old soldiers don’t forget. For one, the memory of a special watch won’t let him.