Art Deco

Interior Design

Collecting elevator gates

These architectural curios are on the up in statement interiors, says Ruth Caven, used not just as lift doors, but also as coffee tables, garden features or art

GamFratesi design

An unusual fusion of Nordic rigour and Italian panache is bringing GamFratesi’s minimal yet warm, refined yet luxurious furniture designs to the fore across Europe. Opposites certainly do attract, finds Jenny Dalton. Portrait by Sebastian Boettcher

Geometric furniture

Prepare to be seduced by a playful use of geometry in the new pared-back furniture collections. Jenny Dalton reports
Property & Architecture

Homes for art collections

Extraordinary art museums of the past few decades have raised the bar for art lovers (and their architects) looking to create homes that best showcase their collections. Emma Crichton-Miller reports

Retro-modern furniture

Furniture designers are drawing on a number of visual motifs from the past century to create elegant hybrids with contemporary originality and flair. Jenny Dalton reports

Miami Beach’s arts-centric Faena District

For more than a decade, Miami has been on a rocketing ascent as a lifestyle destination with serious cultural bona fides. Now an Argentine iconoclast is preparing to inaugurate a whole new district. Is Miami ready for the Faena treatment? Maria Shollenbarger reports
Personal Luxuries


The 19th century may have been the apex of witty avaries, says Kasia Maciejowska, but showstoppers from other eras raise a smile too