Art-world eminence Simon de Pury exerts his worldwide influence not from a gallery or auction house, but instead a well-appointed office in his own Mayfair home
"I’ve never been desk-bound,” says Simon de Pury, a faint grimace clouding his face at the notion. “I don’t have a routine. In this business, flexibility is the name of the game.”
It’s this ability to stay elastic that has kept the 65-year-old, Swiss-born de Pury on top throughout his extensive ... More
Maximilian Riedel, the thirty-something CEO and president of Riedel Crystal, is the eleventh generation of his family to oversee the day-to-day operations of the brand. After a stint living in the United States and expanding the North American market, Riedel resettled back in Kufstein, Austria, where his company is headquartered and which boasts ... More
The founders of interior design firm PomaSteven share decorating tips to maximize form and function
“The most intimate story you can tell about yourself is on your coffee table,” says Alexander Poma, co-founder with Leslie Steven of New York architecture and interior design firm PomaSteven.
To start, he suggests, pick a color scheme that complements your existing art, walls and carpeting. Then hunt for pieces of all shapes, ... More
From chic outdoor decor to tailored landscaping, a new generation of urban gardens dissolves the stress of city living.
With demand growing from prospective home buyers looking to escape the bustling city without actually having to ever leave town, the focus on designing and building luxurious private green spaces has also increased. This viable trend gives certain New Yorkers the outdoor space they crave, all without the hassle of ... More