In New York City, an apartment’s light and views are second only to its size and location. So it’s easy to see why developers have been so besotted by glass towers, offering as they do an efficient way to maximize both famously scarce resources.
But living in a glass box is ... More
Not all artists' studios are created equal, as still life photographer Martyn Thompson discovers. Here, a look through his lens
There’s an undeniable fascination with the places people live and work that permeates the blogosphere, the pages of books and magazines and, of course, the boards of Pinterest. As photographer Martyn Thompson puts it, "Human beings are voyeurs; we like looking at things and learning about people. The ... More
Exquisite antiques and an expert eye make this Parisian apartment one for the history books. See why, here
Antiques dealer Sylvain Lévy-Alban lives like royalty. Take the inlaid marble on the floor of a passage in his Paris apartment. "It's Sicilian from the 18th century," he says, "probably from a palace." The tapestry in the sitting room of Emperor Constantine going into battle? "It's 17th century; it belonged ... More