A Forgotten Airport Has Been Revamped Into a Thriving Public Park

French landscape architects Mosbach Paysagistes have created an ecological oasis on the grounds of a former airport outside the bustling city of Taichung, Taiwan. The sprawling layout of the park uses the original topography of the airport to create numerous installations, fields, and vantage points. Roughly based on philosopher Rudolf Steiner’s “Principle of the 12 Senses,” the architects set out […]

Designers Take to Instagram to Share Joy-Filled Inauguration Day Posts

“Fear never builds the future, but hope does.” That was the President Joe Biden quote that seemed to resonate most on Inauguration Day with designer Nicole Hollis, at least according to her Instagram. The San Francisco–based decorator was one of many industry professionals who shared their joy, and relief, on this remarkable day.  Both Jeremiah Brent and Nate Berkus were […]

Andre Mellone Unveils Manhattan Project, $175 Million Hamptons Listing Makes Waves, and More Real Estate News

A Star-Studded Property Reveals a New Unit The first model residence at 17 Jane, Sir David Chipperfield’s new West Village boutique condominium, has been completed by AD100 firm ASH NYC. The elegant property offers a contemporary response to the surrounding 19th-century brownstones with white wide-plank oak flooring, marble slabs, and handcrafted stonework throughout. Developer Edward J. Minskoff has imbued the […]

Matt Damon Lists Pacific Palisades Home for $21 Million

Actor, producer, and writer Matt Damon is selling his home in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles for $21 million. The seven-bedroom, 10-bathroom dwelling, purchased by Damon and his wife, Luciana Barroso, in 2012 for $15 million, appears quite modern from the outside, but plenty of mahogany wood details lend a warm and natural aesthetic inside. The main living […]

A 17th-Century Home Becomes a Charming Boutique Hotel in San Miguel de Allende

Laura, who has worked as both an interior and product designer for clients such as Baker Furniture, Kallista faucets, and Sheraton Hotels, always wanted a place of her own and couldn’t deny the charms of the nearly 350-year-old building. Mesón Hidalgo opened in November 2019, around San Miguel’s Day of the Dead celebration, and interest in the hotelito has continued […]

All the Inauguration Day Design Stories You Need to Know

After what will go down as one of the most contentious presidential transitions in American history, January 20, 2021, marks the start of President Joe Biden’s term. While there’s been plenty of focus on both the outgoing president’s departure and the Biden administration’s agenda for its first 100 days, there are plenty of design components to America’s grandest political tradition […]