The Waldorf Astoria, Beverly Hills

LA's newest hotel debuts with ambitious culinary offerings, luxurious amenities and a very pet friendly attitude

From the moment guests enter the dramatic Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills foyer, it’s clear they’re in a town known for Hollywood glamour. Co-designed by Pierre-Yves Rochon with Gensler and Perkins+Will, the hotel is a modern interpretation of Art Deco inspired by the Streamline Moderne style of the ’30s and ’40s. In fact, even before entering the hotel, visitors are given Hollywood-style treatment. Arriving at the …

Georg Jensen’s “Manhattan” Collection

Bar and wine designs that blend minimalism, sophistication and function

Inspired by Art Deco design from 1920s New York City, iconic brand Georg Jensen‘s new Manhattan Collection is made up of decadent yet sophisticated pieces for cocktail and wine enthusiasts. From a champagne bowl to a cocktail shaker and bottle opener, each piece is crafted from mirror-polished steel. The minimal nature of this collection only adds to its functionality, but also its refined look. Clean, …

South India’s Old-Fashioned Cinemas

Between 2010 and 2013, artists Stefanie Zoche and the late Sabine Haubitz traveled to South India (and seemingly back in time) to photograph the country’s multitude of old-fashioned theaters. Each cinema they captured “displays an unusual mixture of Modernism, local architectural elements, a strong use of color and, in the case of some older cinema halls, of Art Deco,” writes the duo. The retro theaters …