When the tabloids’ favorite heiress fashioned her dream home, she had one priority: create comfort zone
Palace Green is the most exclusive street in London, home to embassies and foreign-born plutocrats who have bought their way onto the top rung of British aristocracy. Armed sentries patrol the tall gates. Across the street, in Kensington Palace, is the residence of Prince William and Kate Middleton. But one ... More
The 80,000-square-foot Palm Beach store is a sight to behold
There is plenty to be thankful for this holiday season, but for South Florida residents, one reason to give thanks is 80,000 square feet of luxury retail space at the freshly minted Restoration Hardware Palm Beach. At the grand opening last month, VIPs from Matthew McConaughey to ... More
The new generation is shaking things up at furniture icon Walter E. Smithe
With a 71-year history and 11 stores sprinkled throughout Chicago and the suburbs, Walter E. Smithe is a local furniture icon. Since 1945, the company has established itself as a reliable family-run retailer, with the second- and third-generation Smithe men at the helm. But now a new ... More
Mystic’s newest gem is upping New England’s luxury game
Owned by the Gates family of Stonington, Connecticut, the eight-room Spicer Mansion estate has been given a top-down renovation to become Mystic, Connecticut’s first small luxury property. The revamped 1853 Sea Captain’s home (formerly owned by Captain Elihu Spicer) now boasts such modern amenities as king size Duxiana mattresses, ... More
The famed interior designer and star on Trading Spaces talks HGTV’s reboot of the classic TV show and her best decor tricks
Since Trading Spaces debuted on HGTV back in 2000, the term “house swap” has had a whole new meaning. While the show’s concept – a pair of neighbors performing renovations on each other’s houses – was must-see TV, the idea of actually surrendering your home to the process would be ... More
Visit the pop-up shop for Denver-based e-commerce brand Sixpenny from now until December 31st
Denver-based e-commerce home furnishing brand Sixpenny launched just last year, and already has a successful tour of pop-up shops under its belt. Now, following successful pop-ups in Los Angeles and New York City, Sixpenny is going back to its Denver roots. The shop is open in ... More
The annual event creates a world-class marketplace for interior design aficionados
Everything was coming up roses...and daffodils and daisies at the San Francisco Fall Art & Antiques Show Opening Night Gala, with a nod to the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, naturally themed FLOWER POWER: Floral Imagery in Art, Antiques & Design.
The Show’s Grand Entry Hall featured four ... More
This eco-friendly faucet adds simple beauty to conservation
Packaged in a sleek silver nozzle, Swirl is a one-touch faucet that transforms running water into an elaborate display of intricate lattices. Created by Simin Qiu, a student at London’s Royal College of Art, the product offers consumers three water flow nozzles, each with a unique set of geometric designs.
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The lavish corner office was once the ultimate perk but today walls are being traded for transparency
When Jack Welch ruled over General Electric, he did it from up high. His 53rd-floor office offered expansive views of Central Park and Roosevelt Island, and left no question who was steering the ship. But these days, the ... More
The actress and her lifestyle brand Draper James have launched a very merry collaboration
As Halloween fast approaches, it’s only a matter of time we start the Holidays buzz. Yes—it’s time everyone! And to celebrate the season, Crate and Barrel has partnered with Reese Witherspoon—the brand’s newest ambassador—for a very merry holiday campaign.
The ongoing partnership, which will also incorporate Witherspoon’s lifestyle and fashion brand ... More