#2017 Stories

Buried in Velvet

One writer sees the tony fabric’s recent renaissance as a sign of the fraught times we live in.

Please Stop
Please Stop: Writing Open Letters

Our regular look at a design trend that needs to end.

Suite Sorrow: The Death of New York’s Grand Hotels

One New Yorker laments the passing of one of the city’s greatest offerings.

Detail: Dolce & Gabbana’s Witching Hour

An eye-catching item that makes us want to take a closer look.