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CURRENTLY COVETING
Baker + Hesseldenz Studio’s ‘Dudley’ Gives Dining Chairs a Good Name

A piece that prioritizes luxury over pragmatism and comfort over idealism.

EVENTS
Charity Auction to Celebrate Mexican Textile Traditions

The nonprofit sale, Anonimo, in which all of the works on offer are anonymous, will present an...

WATCH WEDNESDAY
Watch Wednesday: Nomos Glashütte Orion Neomatik 41 Date Midnight Blue and Olive Gold

Nomos further refines the Update series with two new dial color variations for the Orion: midnight...

CULTURE CLUB
Gaggenau Cooks up Brutalist Cuisine During Frieze L.A.

On Feb. 10, German appliance mainstay Gaggenau welcomed art world glitterati to Los Angeles...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Sophie Dries

The Parisian architect lets materials, history, and alchemy guide her projects, which range from a...

In Remembrance
In Remembrance: Karl Lagerfeld

THE ART ISSUE
Kimberly Not Kim

After her meteoric rise working at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the internet’s most...

THE ART ISSUE
Wisdom: Artist Judith Bernstein on #MeToo, Female Rage, and Navigating the Art World

"Women have a lot of rage. I have a lot of rage. My mother had a lot of rage. We should own it."

NEW & NOTABLE
What’s New This Week, From Our List Members

Architecture and Design Film Festival takes Washington, D.C., Sonneman's new showroom, and more.

Checking In
In Paris, the Former Hennessy Family Residence Is Recast as a Gilded Hotel

French architect and designer Jean-Philippe Nuel fits a heritage building with contemporary touches

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Ben Medansky

The Los Angeles ceramicist lends playful sensibilities to earthenware sculptures that tantalize the

CULTURE CLUB
Oliver Peoples Hosts Tasya van Ree Exhibition at Leclaireur Los Angeles

To celebrate the inaugural Frieze Los Angeles, Oliver Peoples hosted an invitation-only cocktail...

Art
Bright Orange Blocks, Translucent Trees, and Rainbow Arches Pop Up in California’s Desert

The second edition of Desert X turns the Coachella Valley into a vast sculpture park, with works...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: David/Nicolas

Founded by David Raffoul and Nicolas Moussallem, the Beirut-based studio dreams up objects that...

WATCH WEDNESDAY
Watch Wednesday: Patek Philippe Twenty-4 Automatic

Unlike the original Twenty-4, which was housed in a manchette style, the new automatic models—aka

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Arielle Assouline-Lichten

A fascination with recyclable materials drives Slash Objects founder Arielle Assouline-Lichten, the

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
Reddymade’s Times Square Art Installation Wants to be Your Sculptural Valentine

"For me, the message is: At the intersection of difference and division, when justice, equality and

Checking In
First Look: At Moxy Hotels’s Third New York Outpost, a More Grown-Up Feel

Yes, there are bunkbed rooms but the newest iteration forgoes the cheeky amusement park overtones...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Rosie Li

The Brooklyn lighting maven shares how science and mathematics underscore her ethereal,...

The Upgrade
Put the 2019 European Capital of Culture on Your Radar

North of Greece and Turkey, and around three hours by air from London or Paris, Bulgaria and its...