Foscarini’s Woodstock, New York Lighting Installation

Glowing images that shift from day to night at this converted farmhouse

The latest installment of Italian lighting design firm Foscarini‘s photo series sees the brand showcasing their wares in real homes in Woodstock, New York. There, Naples, Italy-based photographer Gianluca Vassallo captures the second home of a couple, simply known as Bryan and David, from NYC. Several magnificent fixtures come to life in the converted dairy farmhouse, and the environment Vassallo depicts is one of quiet, …

Best of CH 2020: Travel

From boutique hotels in Denver, Santa Monica and the Catskills to wineries in Mexico, an island off Brittany and more

Borders locked down; shelter-in-place directives cascaded across cities, counties, countries and continents. If this were any other year, our team of full-time staff and contributors would have traversed the globe in search of inspiration and stories that come from diverse, immersive experiences. And although this year began that way, it settled into routines at home and daydreams of travel. By summer, we were granted safe …

Urban Cowboy’s Catskill Mountains Escape, The Lodge

Beyond the reach of cell signals, the newly opened property offers opportunity to connect with nature

Big Indian, New York’s Urban Cowboy Lodge counters the bustling metropolis found just two and half hours south with the warm charm of a respite that’s at once familiar and unchartered. Expanding upon a sort of design universe built from their previous openings—Urban Cowboy Brooklyn and Nashville and The Dive Motel & Swim Club in Nashville—proprietors Lyon Porter and Jersey Banks use this ’40s-era “vacationland” (a title …