Interview: Retro-Americana Artist Lizzie Gill Twists Time

Traveling from her revitalized barn in Connecticut to a collage workshop at Soho House's White City Studio in London

Chances are you’ve seen artist Lizzie Gill‘s time-twisting collage work, whether or not you’ve been to her most recent gallery show in the Hamptons. As Gill has developed her fine-art practice, she’s also become an award-winning photo illustrator for The New York Times. Her editorial illustrations—much like her large-scale, mixed-media paintings—tell tales themselves. They do so as textured, allegorical landscapes; through an explosive anachronistic energy that …

Architect + Designer Lauren Rottet’s Dynamic Vision

From the interiors of a midcentury George Nelson home in Montauk to the heights of Central Park Tower in NYC and more

Acclaimed architect and designer Lauren Rottet—the founding principal and president of the international architecture practice Rottet Studio; creator of her own signature furniture line, Rottet Collection; and a fellow at the American Institute of Architects as well as the International Interior Design Association—can breathe life into every space imaginable. Rottet, who went to school to become a doctor before she switched to architecture, joined SOM in …

Staying at The Lake House on Canandaigua

A design destination in the picturesque Finger Lakes region

NYC residents who venture out on weekends away are likely familiar with the state’s splendors in the Hudson Valley, the Catskills or the Hamptons. A five-hour drive in a northwesterly direction from the city, however, takes you away from the more commonly frequented regions and into the pastoral Finger Lakes. Rolling, vine-covered hills and pools of crystalline fresh water dot the landscape. In the midst …