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Design
This Bright-Eyed Australian Designer Is All About Simplicity

Rhys Cooper creates objects that embrace top-tier materials and an uncomplicated manufacturing...

PARTNERSHIP
Built For and Inspired by New York, This Compact Cabin has a Local Perspective

Architect Peter Zuspan used his everyday experience and NYC know-how to inform his contribution to...

DESIGN
Does Meaningful Design Have a Place in the Age of Shitposting?

The internet's culture of nihilistic memes and viral absurdity have become a way to speak not...

Design
Compartés Chocolate Opens a Dusky-Emerald Flagship in Los Angeles

The boutique chocolatier Compartés turned to design doyenne Kelly Wearstler for a hometown...

HOTEL
The Drifter Is the Platonic Ideal of a Midcentury Motel

The New Orleans boutique hotel lets you live like a beatnik—if only for a weekend.

Scene
Dowel Jones’s Personality-Packed Furniture

The Melbourne-based design firm creates everyday objects infused with humor and eye-catching color.

Bar
A Cocktail Bar Where Blade Runner Meets Frank Lloyd Wright

Located in a massive Asian marketplace, San Francisco's Cold Drinks pays homage to the sci-fi...

Design
Statement-Making Interior Wallpaper for Every Style

Culled from the latest wallcoverings, these artful designs have us pining for more wall space.

DESIGN
What to See at This Year’s Salon Art + Design

At Salon Art + Design, New York’s annual fair dedicated to presenting both the fine and...

Hotel
The U.K. Is Embracing This American Design Firm’s Contemporary Pastel Style

The latest in a string of openings from New York’s Grzywinski+Pons is a converted 18th-century...

DESIGN
This Sydney-Based Design Studio Embraces an Honest Use of Noble Materials

SP01 collaborates with designers from around the world to create its approachable, blue-chip...

STUDIO VISIT
How Graphic Design Legend Paula Scher Created the Identity of Shake Shack

We stop by Pentagram’s New York office, just before its relocation, to discuss the importance of...

Taste
Alexandre de Betak Has Mastered the Art of Pesto

The renowned fashion-show designer keeps his many obsessions on heavy rotation—the pasta sauce...

Fashion
Designer of the Day: Larry Leong

The Australian designer behind accessories line LZL on the ideas that inform her pared-down pieces,

Hotel
San Francisco’s Most Anticipated New Hotel Is Like an Instagram Fever Dream

Designer Kelly Wearstler transforms a turn-of-the-20th-century building into Proper Hotel, a visual