Stories

PROCESS
Womenswear Designer Snow Xue Gao Twists, Ties, and Splices the Traditional Chinese Dress With Western Tailoring

The Beijing native’s high-contrast collection joins two worlds with a dynamic sense of motion....

THE LIST
Schwartz and Architecture Designs a House That’s at Home With Its Environment

The Lichen House embraces the natural wonder of a distinct California microclimate.

BEHIND THE SCENES
A Striking Installation Interprets Hermès’s Approach to Time

Artist Levi van Veluw explains the ideas behind a work he created for the fashion house that debuts

BAR
A Ralph Lauren Alum Brings an Industrial Patina to a Napa Tasting Room

Designer Catherine Kwong ups the style quotient with touches like Flavor Paper wallpaper depicting...

STORE
The Oliver Peoples Miami Store Is Pure South Beach Flash

In addition to the art deco design, two special-edition frames were created in tandem with the...

ART
Meet the Heavy Hitters of Contemporary Jewelry Design

An exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt explores the evolution and explosive creativity of an...

ART
Solange Knowles Is Not a Pop Star

As she charts the next course of her career, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter of "A Seat at the

FILM
Interior Design and Fashion: Clash or Codependence?

The upcoming film Interior Motives, a directorial debut for Natalie Shirinian, explores the...

Hotel
Why Are Art Aficionados Flocking to This Tuscan Farmhouse?

Owner Riccardo Barsottelli's Locanda al Colle is a treasure trove of rare works from his private...

TRANSPORT
In a Future of Autonomous Vehicles, Can BMW Still Make the “Ultimate Driving Machine”?

As the car industry faces a radical upheaval, BMW works to keep engagement in the driver’s seat.

WATCH
The Patek Philippe Ref.5960/1A

A sporty stainless steel watch from Patek Phillipe features an unexpected high complication.

ART
Hauser & Wirth’s Somerset Gallery Recasts the Pastoral as Political

In this new show, more than 150 works call into question our relationship with the land.

Design
Reebok Launches Its Flexweave Technology

Joe Doucet, Odd Matter, and Modla augment sports performance with the durable, lightweight material.

THE LIST
Glasfurd & Walker Creates Stories That Stand Out

The Canadian graphic design firm’s creative director, Phoebe Glasfurd, discusses its distinct...

DESIGN
The Living Room Storage and Tables on Our Wishlist

These storage spaces and tables offer artful interpretations of ways to showcase—or stash—your...