AD100 Designers Remember the First Time They Were Published in AD

The goal of every designer is, of course, to exceed their client’s expectations. But when a project attracts editorial attention, the result is exceptionally rewarding. These AD100 designers have all graced the pages of Architectural Digest—some, many times over—but you always remember your first. Here, we’ve asked designers to recall the first time their work was featured in AD. Although […]

Luxury Bed Company Hästens Ventures Into Hospitality with a Dreamy Sleep Spa

From Hästens’s perspective, the hotel is an opportunity for potential customers to try out a bed if they are considering a big-ticket purchase (their products are notably high-priced.) And while selecting which mattress type to use throughout the sleep spa proved challenging (they settled on a soft model, that feels like “sleeping on a cloud,” as Hästens’s Julia Alqvist puts […]

7 Renovation Trends To Look Out For In 2021

This year saw an incredible shift in the day-to-day operations of the world. Offices shuttered, daily commutes ended, and we tried to do it all—from schooling to working out to therapy to vacations—in our homes. According to a study, 36.2 million Americans (22% of the workforce) will be working remotely by 2025, which is an 87% increase from the number […]

This Is the Year to Get Into Dried Flowers

As we take stock at the end of the year and make plans for the new one, perhaps you are considering crafting a thriving plant collection. Great! The benefits of plants are numerous and well documented. But for those without a green thumb, myself very much included, may I present a whimsical alternative for becoming a plant parent: dried flowers. […]

7 Design Exhibitions to Know About—Even If You Can’t See Them

“Alternative Histories” at the Irish Architectural Archive Following runs in London and Brussels, “Alternative Histories” now makes its way to Dublin, on view at the Irish Architectural Archive. Organized in collaboration with the Drawing Matter Trust and the Architecture Foundation in London, the exhibition examines the notion of alternative realities by envisioning exchanges between 80 European architectural firms. For the […]