Joe Biden’s and Kamala Harris’s Real Estate Portfolios Revealed

While President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are getting adjusted to their new digs in Washington, D.C.—Biden at the White House, and Harris temporarily at Blair House just down the street—both politicians still maintain other dwellings. Despite a meme that circulated last spring claiming that Biden owns one of the largest mansions in Delaware, he currently owns just […]

The Upper East Side Origin Story of Scalamandre’s Most Iconic Wallpaper

When Gino Circiello, Guy Avventuriero, and Emilio Torre opened Gino of Capri, an Italian restaurant on New York City’s Lexington Avenue, in 1945, Circiello asked his friend Valentino Crescenzi to design something dashing for the walls. The results: 314 leaping zebras set against spaghetti-sauce red. “I chose it because I love to hunt,” Circiello later told The New York Times […]

Constructivist Influences and Scandinavian Design Meet in This Moscow Flat

To reflect the Soviet influence in a contemporary way, Alexandra put silver handles on the kitchen cabinets. She also chose lace curtains, as well as chrome-finished vintage furniture. “My favorite room is the main living area since it combines different zones in a relatively limited space, making it cozy,” Alexandra says. The dining nook is furnished with the Mezcla table […]

47 Best Housewarming Gifts to Celebrate That New Home

Moving into a new place is a momentous occasion, whether it’s a fresh apartment, first-time home purchase, or college dorm—and housewarming gifts are always a welcome gesture for the excited-but-overwhelmed mover. When a loved one makes that big move, you definitely want to have some housewarming gift ideas on hand. We’ve rounded up the best housewarming gifts at a variety of […]

Andrea Bocelli Unveils His Foundation’s New Office

Ten years ago, world-renowned opera singer Andrea Bocelli established his own charity. Since then, the Andrea Bocelli Foundation has built schools in Italy and Haiti, embarked on clean-water projects in the latter country, and implemented numerous music education programs. And in honor of the anniversary, the maestro moved the foundation’s offices into a very special new space that was a […]