Art & Design

An American Designs Asia: The Design of Bill Bensley

How did a California-born, Harvard-educated architect become the most sought-after hotel designer in Southeast Asia? It might be his philosophy. Chances are, if you’ve stayed in...

Surprisingly Small Homes Innovate to Let the Outdoors In

Homeowners today are increasingly forgoing McMansions in favor of more intimate, innovative living spaces. With economic complications and other outside factors in mind, these...

How Far to Push: an Interview with Designer Gideon Mendelson

Gideon Mendelson talks about creating rooms that respect clients’ needs and identity — but also push their boundaries. “People come to me thinking they want a look,”...

Fit for a King: Take a Tour of Elvis Presley’s Priceless Cars

Some he loved. Many were bought on a whim . . . and at least one he shot. Welcome to the “garage” at Graceland. Elvis Presley could afford whatever cars he wanted. Receipts...

Everything — Including the Kitchen Sink

How do you design a place for creating culinary masterpieces, cleaning up afterwards and all the moments in between? Start with a dream and find the reality. Most artists prefer...

Barack and Michelle Obama Return to D.C. for Ceremonial Portrait Unveiling

Former President Barack Obama and ex-First Lady Michelle reappeared in Washington D.C. yesterday to preside over the unveiling of their official portraits....

Chicago Trips Over a New Psychedelic Exhibit from Artist Paul Heyer

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, located near Water Tower Place in downtown Chicago, boasts a permanent collection with over 2,500 artworks that span media and movements...

Artist/Author Chris Ware’s Monograph Celebrates the Work of a Lifetime

Prepare to be drawn in by Monograph, a career-spanning collection of works from renowned artist and author Chris Ware. Celebrated for his work in The New Yorker, Ware is a...

New Schiaparelli Book Explores Her Inner Circle: Dali, Picasso, Cocteau

By André Leon Talley, Donald Albrecht, Dawn Ades, Hamish Bowles, Angelo Flaccavento, Dilys Blum and Justine Picardie; | Rizzoli New York; $85 Elsa Schiaparelli may be best known...

“Fabulous” New Tom Britt Book Takes Readers Into Luxe Living

Fabulous! The Dazzling Interiors of Tom Britt | By Mitchell Owens;Rizzoli New York; $75 Tom Britt is a world renowned designer whose specific style has attracted many famous...

A New Exhibit of Prison Photos Depicts Life Behind Bars

It’s not commonly known that most U.S. jails and prisons prohibit prisoners from having access to cameras, or that it hasn’t stopped them from recording images....

Rub-a-Dub, Hot Boys In a Tub Captured by Photographer Roger Wingman

Roger Wingman is a NYC-based photographer who tends to point his lens at LGBTQ subjects. “My main demographic is the gay community,” Wingman says....