Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Istanbul in photos, the Serpentine's new cloud, Cape Town's hailstorm and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Tom Ford’s Western When he’s not changing the face of fashion for brands like Gucci and YSL, the iconic Tom Ford spends roughly a quarter of his year on a 24,000-acre New Mexico ranch. The equestrian compound, just south of Sante Fe, was meticulously designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando and features sprawling sandscapes, desert vegetation and moving water. It’s no mirage, a lot …