This Newly Remodeled Showroom Is As Cozy As It Gets

Hidden away on the fourth and top floor of a historic New York building on Park Avenue South, the Zak+Fox showroom—open exclusively to the trade and by appointment only—is a respite from the metropolis below. “A parapet surrounds the entire structure,” says creative director Zak Profera, who founded the brand in 2012. “Looking out the window feels a bit medieval, […]

Joanna Gaines Takes AD Inside Her TV Kitchen

Like it did for so many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic changed Chip and Joanna Gaines’s plans. Their new television network, Magnolia, was supposed to launch in 2020. It is now on hold until further notice, but that didn’t stop the duo, who rose to fame renovating houses on their HGTV show Fixer Upper, from getting to work creating some […]

Japanese Glass Artist Baku Takahashi Crafts New Vibrant Table Lamp for Trueing Studio.

Industrial precision meets fine craftsmanship in the Totem table lamp, one of seven new light fixtures and four vases by New York–based studio Trueing (trueing.co) and Japanese glass artist Baku Takahashi (bakutakahashi.com). Topped by a whipstitched vellum shade, its crystal-clear glass dome encases a stack of Takahashi’s vibrant confections, sculpted by hand with shears and tweezers. See the rest of […]

Meet The Mind Behind NYC’s Yellow House Architects

“I love traditional architecture because it has proved, over and over again, that it works,” explains the Haitian-born architect Elizabeth Graziolo, who launched her own Manhattan-based practice, Yellow House Architects, last February. And she should know what works. After graduating from Cooper Union and spending a few formative years at Cicognani Kalla Architect, Graziolo clocked two decades at the AD100 […]

Sheila Bridges and Alexa Hampton on Creating a Lasting Design Business

What do design talents Sheila Bridges and Alexa Hampton have in common? AD100 honoree designations, multifaceted design businesses, and industry staying power are among them. Both women have led their interior and product design firms for more than two decades, and have naturally learned many things when it comes to staying relevant—and staying in business—over the years. Both decorators joined […]

Sandra Bullock Sells Oceanfront Tybee Island Beach House

After a little under two years on the market, Sandra Bullock’s picturesque Tybee Island home has officially found a buyer. The property, which comprises a 3,360-square-foot main house and an adjacent 2,848-square-foot guest house, sold for $4.175 million. Situated on nearly three acres at the northern end of the exclusive beach town, Bullock’s Georgia home has all the trappings of […]

Designing the Charming World of ‘All Creatures Great and Small’

Endless rolling hills and rich green meadows, quaint farms, centuries-old villages, and charming barnyard animals may be the perfect antidote for stress-filled days. And they can be found in the new PBS Masterpiece series All Creatures Great and Small.  The beloved story of author James Herriot’s 50-year career as a Yorkshire veterinarian, the new adaptation (the original aired on the […]

Kips Bay Decorator Show House Reveals Palm Beach Plans, Art Basel Gets Postponed, and More News This Week

A Top Designer Picks Her Favorite Things AD100 designer Pamela Shamshiri is a master at curating exciting products for her clients’ homes. For a recent collaboration with Autotype Design Club, she translated that skill into a series of limited-edition bundles for various rooms in the home: the office, the kitchen, the bedroom, and the bathroom. Ten percent of all sales […]