Redesigning Washington DC’s Iconic Restaurant, Sequoia

The new gallery-like space features Hitoshi Kuriyama light art and pieces by Sol Lewitt

Every so often, one might glance at a light fixture and understand that it’s far more than just an appliance. It’s impossible not to feel this way about Hitoshi Kuriyama‘s wall-to-wall light sculpture at the newly redesigned Sequoia. Ark Restaurant founder Michael Weinstein tapped Jeffrey Beers International for the dramatic reimagining—and Weinstein’s personal art collection was the inspiration. Weinstein and Beers sought to turn the …

Sir Terence Conran’s (RED) Suite at the ANDAZ Hotel, London

We speak with the famed designer about his new project supporting the AIDs organization

The first time Sir Terence Conran set foot into what was then The Great Eastern Hotel in London, decades ago, it wasn’t exactly a boutique experience. “I went to book a room, and the girl behind the reception desk asked me, ‘How many hours do you want?’” He tells us the story at the opening of his new suite—created in collaboration with AIDS organization (RED)—at …

Lee Broom’s New Lighting Collection: Observatory

We speak with the designer about his new range unveiled at Milan Design Week

Unveiled at the 2018 Milan Design Week, Lee Broom‘s new lighting collection, called “Observatory,” is as dreamy and luxurious as we’ve come to expect from the British design brand, while showcasing the designer’s maturation and skills. With signature clean lines, juxtaposing materials and an overall opulent but elegant vibe, the celestial-inspired collection is sculptural and striking. We previewed the lighting and spoke with Broom ahead …

Interview: Baranowitz + Kronenberg Studio

Process, inspiration and why the design team behind Ibiza's Sir Joan hotel doesn't believe in "style"

Contemporary stereotypes surrounding Ibiza are drenched in mega-clubs, day parties, super-yachts and plenty of EDM, but one of the island’s newest hotels, Sir Joan, is an oasis that harks to the island’s heyday. While the property (located on Passeig Joan Carles I) feels exclusive, it’s also inclusive and relaxed—with plenty of cleanly designed and sun-drenched common spaces. Designed by Baranowitz + Kronenberg and Ribas & …

Preview: MC Escher Wallpaper Collection by Jannelli & Volpi

Take a first look at the artist's impossible explorations of infinity turned into home decor

The name Maurits Cornelis Escher (more commonly known as MC Escher) is intrinsically linked to the concept of infinity. An exploration of repetition and impossibility permeates his artwork—derived from science—creating worlds that are as surreal as they are realistic. His work is still relevant today; reflected in everything from video-game backgrounds to data visualization. In reality, Escher’s creations are the results of studying the laws …