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Hotel
In Oaxaca, a Hotel With No Name

An artist-and-architect team turned to Mexican craftsmen when kitting out Hotel Sin Nombre, an...

Parting Shot
Architecture Memes

An Instagram meme account has achieved the unthinkable: it has made architecture funny. Now tag...

Travel
The Best Places to Escape New York City This Winter

An upscale resort on the Jersey Shore, a cluster of secluded Catskills retreats, a wabi-sabi...

DESIGN
Our Favorite Designs of the Decade

We asked our community of designers to share their favorite designs from the past ten years—as...

Partnership
Artist Pablo Valbuena Teams Up with La Prairie to Transform the Miami Beachfront During Art Basel

Dubbed “Wave,” the immersive light installation took on the form of an undulating ocean...

Design
When Algorithms Become the Designer

Computers take the lead in Chinese designer Zhang Zhoujie's world.

Partnership
Check Off Your Holiday Shopping List With Our Picks from the MoMA Design Store

From a Mondrian-inspired vase to textile artist Jo Gordon’s lambswool scarf, the MoMA Design...

Tickbait
Arm Candy

A collection of poppy wristwatches by Richard Mille is equal parts delightful and divisive.

Critical
Mark Foster Gage is the Most Prolific Architect of Buildings That Don’t Exist

Blade Runner meets The Wizard of Oz in the New York architect's fantastical work.

Surfacing
This Hammer Museum Curator Uses Cinema to Educate and Empower

Erin Christovale creates inclusive new communities around gender, race, and class.

WEIRD SCIENCE
An Artist Whose Medium is Extinct Flower Aromas and Birdsong Choruses

Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg looks at our fraught relationship with nature through experiential...

Opening Shot
John Pawson Lends His Clean, Natural Touch to the West Hollywood Edition

Ian Schrager makes his triumphant return to Sunset Boulevard, this time alongside the British...

Partnership
A Global Hotel Brand with a Local Spirit

Through dynamic contextual design and neighborhood-centric influences, each Renaissance Hotel tells

Art
The Immaculate Pan Paintings of B Wurtz

The New York artist gives the humble aluminum staple of corner delis the luster of stained glass...

The Art Issue
These Chinese Bookstores Feel Like Infinity Rooms

Li Xiang, the founder of Shanghai design firm X+Living, dreams up illusory bookstores that forge...

CORNER STUDIO
How Deborah Berke Became One of Architecture’s Most Visible Women

The accomplished architect and Yale School of Architecture dean opens up about how she gets the job

SITE SPECIFIC
The Parisian Shop Making Made-to-Measure Bikes

At its exacting atelier and showroom, Parisian bicycle company Maison Tamboite carries on the...

MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE
Benjamin Shine Sculpts Feminine Faces Out of Tulle

Cosseting ballerinas and society swans, tulle has long been admired for its ineffable delicacy....

STUDIO VISIT
How Jos Devriendt Plays With Light and Shadow

Known for his playful ceramic lamps that resemble mushrooms, the Belgian artist-designer has...

Art
Can an Unorthodox Berlin Gallerist Succeed in Tokyo?

Johann König debuts his first outpost in Asia with a Juergen Teller exhibition.

The Art Issue
The New York Art Advisor Curating the Boldest Family Dinners in Town

Eleanor Cayre doesn’t hesitate to break bread in a room filled with daring contemporary art and...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Chris Wolston

After studying non-Western creative techniques in Ghana, Chris Wolston was awarded a Fulbright...

Rediscovered
The Enduring Charm of Chile’s Midcentury Design Classic, Hotel Antumalal

For more than 70 years the Chilean lakeside hotel has lured guests to the Andean foothills by...

PERSONAL UNIFORM
The Fashion Bricolage of Job Smeets

The Dutch provocateur wears his irreverence on his sleeves.

OBJECTIFIED
These Unconventional Wares Are Sculptures in Their Own Right

Opening Shot
An Ethereal Gallery Marries English and Korean Influences in Bath

Cereal magazine founder Rosa Park showcases Korean ceramics and European artwork at Francis...

EVENTS
What We Loved at Design Miami

The fair’s fifteenth edition, which runs Dec. 3–8 during Art Basel, takes on an environmental...

UPSTARTS
Don’t Want No Scrubs?

Direct-to-consumer brand FIGS is giving the health care industry a dose of millennial cool.

Design
Devon Turnbull’s Handcrafted Speakers are the Most Premium Audio Experience Around

Commanding and retro, low-tech and sculptural, the speakers have amassed a fanbase that includes...

Travel
Jorge Pardo’s Travel Picks for Merida, Mexico

The prolific artist and weekend fisherman enjoys the low-key pleasures of his adopted Mexican...

SURFACING
A Japanese Design Studio Threads the Line Between Human and Nature

Takt Project’s lighting fixtures melt and grow like icicles.

Art
Nicolas Party’s Audacious Sense of Color

With his radically modern pastel works and flair for the uncanny, the Swiss artist has grabbed the...

DESIGN
Daniel Arsham Dreams Up His Own Microcosm

The prolific New York artist reconstructs a bona fide kunstkammer at Design Miami/ to unveil a...

EXTREME BEAUTY
Meet Tokyo’s Most Daring Florist

Floral artist Makoto Azuma pushes the boundaries of art, fashion, and nature with his experimental...

THE VANGUARD
Design Miami/’s Aric Chen Name Checks His Five Favorite Things

DESIGN
Joana Vasconcelos Reimagines a French Design Classic

The Portuguese artist inscribes her identity into six signature Roche Bobois pieces, including a...