“Call Me By Your Name” Director Tries Interior Design

Call Me By Your Name garnered rave reviews for its acting, directorial qualities and, quite frankly, its completeness. But some of the loveliest moments in the film are anchored by beautiful backdrops and stunning corridors. Director Luca Guadagnino admits that he’d always dreamt of working in interior design—that his sets, with their layered details, were his expression of that dream. Now, he has. “Space is the …

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 …

Cool Hunting Video: Studio Formafantasma on Creative Collaboration

We hear from the couple about their creative process, working relationship and how important it is to say "no."

Based in The Netherlands, Studio Formafantasma is the Italian design duo Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin. The creative team met and began conceiving projects before deciding to apply for a design degree at the Design Academy Eindhoven. After graduating in 2009 they established their studio in Amsterdam and have been charming the design world with their award-winning work ever since. In this video we hear …

Cool Hunting Video: Creative Collaboration at Hermès Home

We tour the impressive Milan Design Week installation with the brand's co-Artistic Directors

We caught up with Hermès maison co-Deputy Artistic Directors Charlotte Macaux Perelman and Alexis Fabry during Milan Design Week in their spectacular installation at the Museo della Permanente. Featuring rooms covered in 600,000 colorful Moroccan zellige tiles that took three weeks to create the space was created simply to show off the 2018-2019 collection for the week. Perelman designed the installation, and Hervé Sauvage collaborated …