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  • Why Steampunk Is Actually a Neo-Victorian Movement

    As a design concept, steampunk can feel elusive. Unlike movements such as Arts and Crafts or American Craftsman, which are rooted in specific historical periods, steampunk combines an imagined past with the present and sometimes even the future. In the late 1980s, writer K. W. Jeter coined the term steampunk to describe his science-fiction stories, […] The post Why Steampunk Is Actually a Neo-Vict...

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  • Extraordinary Before-and-After Transformations by Wesley Moon

    Where his design career is concerned, the 40-year-old, Atlanta-born Wesley Moon has led a considerably charmed life. Opportunity regularly arose along his path to establishing his own business: from landing his first New York job at architectural behemoth Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, to developing designs for Martha Stewart–branded residential communities around the United States, to […] The post E...

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  • 4 Interior Design Solutions for Spring

    With the spring season upon us, the time is ripe for a refresh. Updating your home can give you a new, brighter perspective on your surroundings, and it’s a great excuse to bring some of the warmth and color from the outdoors into the home. The good news is, you don’t have to be an […] The post 4 Interior Design Solutions for Spring appeared first on 1stdibs.

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  • Farmhouse Style Mood Board

    Largely defined by its geography, functionality and simplicity, the farmhouse style, both in the United States and abroad, is much emulated today — often as an amalgam of other rustically rooted ones such as cottage, French country and industrial. Early American homesteads are now emblematic of simpler times, when families strove to make their way […] The post Farmhouse Style Mood Board appeared f...

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  • 30 Incredible Kitchens

    “The kitchen of this reclaimed residence overlooking a heavily wooded creek lot, takes full advantage of the view with its floor to ceiling wall of windows,” Emily Summers says of this home in Dallas. “All of the kitchen functions were kept on the back wall to allow a completely unobstructed view to the outdoors, inviting […] The post 30 Incredible Kitchens appeared first on 1stdibs.

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  • Dressed to Kill: How Military Style Has Invaded Fashion

    While fashion is considered a form of self-expression, military garb is more about uniformity, anonymity and subordination of the self to the group. But if that’s the case, how do you explain the enduring popularity of military-style fashion? Of course, there are the obvious examples: anything camouflage, cargo or army green. Yet also rooted in […] The post Dressed to Kill: How Military Style Has ...

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  • 13 of Andy Warhol’s Most POPular Quotes

    The Pop-art superstar Andy Warhol baffled the press at times with his punchy and often provocative one-liners, some even becoming the stuff of legend. He unabashedly enjoyed poking fun at reporters and even turned the media on its head by founding Interview magazine, still in circulation today. Thirty years after his death, his words remain […] The post 13 of Andy Warhol’s Most POPular Quotes appe...

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  • 15 Rooms with Brass Accents

    Catherine Kwong chose a sleek brass and lacquered-parchment credenza by Scala Luxury to fit this San Francisco apartment. “The design of this sideboard is reminiscent of work by French modernist Jean Prouvé. The brass font imbues the space with warmth and the round ‘portholes’ provide an arresting geometric element.” Photo by Bess Friday “The brass […] The post 15 Rooms with Brass Accents appeared...

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  • Designers to Know: Eileen Gray

    The life of Eileen Gray (1878–1976) is inspiring, but also sad. She was a brilliant designer, yet because she was a woman and bisexual, her extraordinary achievements came at great personal cost. In fact, for much of her life, she lived and worked in complete obscurity. Today, some 40 years after her death, she is […] The post Designers to Know: Eileen Gray appeared first on 1stdibs.

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  • How to Decorate with Plants

    Keeping plants in your living room quite literally gives it life. These breathing beings purify the air, add visual interest and create a sense of well-being that extends beyond their leafy tips. With that said, it’s easy to overdo it — one shrub too many can quickly transform your space into a nursery. Here, we […] The post How to Decorate with Plants appeared first on 1stdibs.

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  • Fashionable Quiz: Yohji Yamamoto

    Yohji Yamamoto likes it dirty. But when he began designing in the 1970s, few shared his appreciation of garments that looked worn, distressed — even dark. No matter. He had a vision, and soon enough the rest of the world had an entirely new way to dress. How well do you know this man who […] The post Fashionable Quiz: Yohji Yamamoto appeared first on 1stdibs.

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  • March Birthstone: Aquamarine

    As we approach spring (which officially arrives on March 20), it’s hard not to think about all the things we love about warm weather, like the sun and the sea. Perhaps the one gemstone that best embodies the glimmering blue of the ocean is aquamarine, not just in name but also in color. Aqua marina […] The post March Birthstone: Aquamarine appeared first on 1stdibs.

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  • Be Inspired by Three Legendary Hollywood Women

    Audrey Hepburn — Feminine Class One of Hollywood’s most talented and graceful leading ladies of the 1950s and ’60s, Audrey Hepburn dazzled on the big screen with timeless classics like Roman Holiday, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and My Fair Lady. The epitome of elegance and sophistication, Hepburn’s classy, feminine sense of style can be easily translated […] The post Be Inspired by Three Legendary Holl...

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  • 15 Glamorous Hollywood Homes

    “The irregular shape of this master bedroom led me to create a number of large custom pieces, including the bed,” says designer Jeff Andrews. The bed, which is covered in Romo velvet, is flanked by Rueil commodes in lacquered walnut with Lucite handles and brass accents from Jean de Merry. The vintage Lucite and gold […] The post 15 Glamorous Hollywood Homes appeared first on 1stdibs.

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  • Experience the Splendor of Venice with Francesca Bortolotto Possati

    Across the world, there are many captivating cities, but no place beguiles like Venice. For centuries, natives and visitors alike have sought to make sense of its magic — and failed. Enigmatic, ever-changing and yet somehow timeless, the allure of La Serenissima defies reason. “It is held by some that this word ‘Venetia’ signifies ‘Veni […] The post Experience the Splendor of Venice with Francesca...

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  • 5 Luxe Honeymoons for Every Type of Bride — and Rings to Match

    There are many wonderful and rightfully raved-about honeymoon destinations, but it can difficult to decide which locale will best suit a couple. The couple also has to factor in the season and window of time they have to travel. Luckily, we’ve partnered with our expert friends at luxury travel company Indagare to put together the […] The post 5 Luxe Honeymoons for Every Type of Bride — and Rings t...

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  • Why the Cozy Danish Concept of Hygge Is So Popular Right Now

    Times of political uncertainty spur the most significant cultural upheavals, whether it’s the rise of Romanticism during the French Revolution or the 1960s countercultural movement in response to the Vietnam War. So it only follows that the latest cultural zeitgeist, hygge, is a little hazy on specifics and heavy on coziness. Because while there are […] The post Why the Cozy Danish Concept of Hygg...

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  • Decorators to Know: Mark Hampton

    Mark Hampton (1940–98) was a rare individual: He was an extremely gifted interior designer who counted the world’s wealthiest and most powerful people among his clients, and he also happened to be exceptionally erudite and just plain nice. As a decorator, he was often described as being a “relaxed traditionalist,” but in fact he admired […] The post Decorators to Know: Mark Hampton appeared first ...

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  • How to Spot a Fake Hermès Birkin Bag

    On a short flight from London to Paris, in 1983, fashion history changed forever. That’s when Jane Birkin accidentally upended her Hermès datebook, scattering papers everywhere. To her assistance? Only Hermès’s legendary leader Jean-Louis Dumas, who engaged the actress and singer in discussion for the rest of the flight. Dumas asked Birkin: What is your […] The post How to Spot a Fake Hermès Birki...

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  • 13 Spaces with High-Style Ceilings

    “In a two-story house subject to strict coastal height limits, our client sacrificed one second-floor bedroom to realize the family room, set between the kitchen and the swimming-pool terrace, as a double-height space,” says Gary Brewer, the partner at Robert A.M. Stern Architects who led the design of this house in East Quogue, New York. […] The post 13 Spaces with High-Style Ceilings appeared fi...

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  • 15 Entertainment Rooms That Were Designed for a Good Time

    Fox-Nahem Associates turned the living room of this Southampton, New York, beach house into the ultimate entertainment space with this cozy conversation pit for fireside chats and movie nights. Photo by Peter Murdock Timothy Godbold created a games nook in the Sag Harbor, New York, home of two avid backgammon players. “We were able to […] The post 15 Entertainment Rooms That Were Designed for a Go...

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  • How to Spot a Counterfeit Louis Vuitton Bag

    The ability to tell the difference between an authentic Louis Vuitton bag and one of those ubiquitous imposters “comes with time,” says Diane D’Amato, director of luxury at Heritage Auctions. For D’Amato, who spent years with Louis Vuitton before moving to Heritage, the learning curve was gradual. She describes “being surrounded by incredible product and […] The post How to Spot a Counterfeit Loui...

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  • The Legendary Adolf Loos Designed This Modern Prague Villa

    All photos by Martin Polak, courtesy of the City of Prague Museum Not far from Prague Castle, in a quiet, upscale residential area, sits a striking white home with yellow-framed windows offering sweeping views of Prague’s Vltava valley. Built between 1928 and 1930, Villa Müller — today a museum open to the public — was […] The post The Legendary Adolf Loos Designed This Modern Prague Villa appeare...

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  • Tour the Retro-Modern Loft of Designtel’s Benjamin Jay Shand

    The airy Sydney loft that Benjamin Jay Shand calls home has a history that could rival its contents (it was originally built for Victorian-era boat makers). But it’s the rare mid-century and postmodern collectibles, like Panasonic radios and Elami Jr. robots, that Shand loves so much. A 25-year-old University of Sydney architecture and design graduate […] The post Tour the Retro-Modern Loft of Des...

  • The Exotic Look of Bamboo, in Every Iteration

    Bamboo, the reed-like, woody grass revered the world over for its attractiveness, durability and unbeatable versatility, has a purity and elegance that Ming Dynasty dignitaries, European royals and workaday folks alike have appreciated throughout the centuries. So why is bamboo — in its many forms — so enduringly popular? The grass itself is classic-looking and […] The post The Exotic Look of Bamb...

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  • 17 Comforting Chalet Interiors

    Pierre Yovanovitch Architecture d’Intérieur designed this modernist vacation home in Andermatt, Switzerland, which features a curving built-in sofa with triangular and spherical throw pillows. Photo by Jean-François Jaussaud / LUXPRODUCTIONS A set of glass pendant lights resembling chunks of ice are suspended from the wooden ceiling in the Andermatt home. Photo by Jean-François Jaussaud / […] T...

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  • January Birthstone: Garnet

    The word garnet has roots both in Latin and English. In Latin, granatus means “seed,” and the old English word gernet, which means “dark red,” dates back to the 14th century. Regardless of the dictionary you are using, either term paints a picture in our heads of this beautiful stone, whose deep pomegranate hue is […] The post January Birthstone: Garnet appeared first on 1stdibs.

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