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A Thrilling Effect
Exposition Moderne • THE ARRESTING RESTRAINT OF PROUVÉ, PERRIAND, FRANK, AND OTHER FRENCH MODERNIST MASTERS RETURNS IN LYRICAL FORMS AND MATERIALS, FROM STRAW AND SHAGREEN TO WALNUT AND BURL WOOD.
All the FINEST TRIMMINGS • More than masters of disguise, wallpaper borders shed a rather campy legacy and return with modern verve. A look at their creative applications, plus three tricks for custom embellishment
VIVA LA REVOLUCIÓN • The bold, avant-garde spirit of four 20th-century art movements lights up everything from textiles and tableware to furniture.
STAR POWER • In a rush of good omens, zodiac jewelry returns with celestial gusto in gem-studded charms and pendants.
HIDDEN Agendas • Inspired by the revolutionary style of the 1920s, top jewelry houses reimagine Deco with three enigmatic timepieces that celebrate—or cunningly mask—the moment.
EGYPTIAN RHAPSODY • The hieroglyphics are on the wall: A flurry of new collections recasts Pharaonic, Roman, and naturalistic imagery for dashing modernity.
WONDER WALLS • VERANDA contributor JOY MOYLER steps inside Brooklyn-based artist Peter Lane’s sculptural world, a ceramic playground of light and scale.
BLOCK PARTY • In a burst of bright, painterly color, modern makers revive the historic craft of hand-stamped textiles for florals that are pure artistry.
Romancing the Stone • Jewelry designer Nicholas Varney takes his father’s love of color to earthy Deco depths with semiprecious agate.
HOUSE of GETTY • On the threshold of Christie’s landmark auction of the collection of Ann and Gordon Getty, a look at their inimitable style at home
At the ARTIST’S TABLE • In her new book, Juliska cofounder Capucine De Wulf Gooding turns inventive florals into masters of ceremony for her gracious tableaus.
SCENT & SENSIBILITY • From tantalizing florals to heady spices, fragrant arrangements inspired by California perfumer Mandy Aftel rouse a stirring sense of emotion.
MIRROR, MIRROR • Five floral visionaries compose expressive and imaginative self-portraits with blooms.
ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY • In East Hampton, Alex Chantecaille extends her world of natural beauty to a centuries-old cottage, where she hosts a late-summer lunch in the garden.
PLAYING to the GALLERY • NEW YORK REAL ESTATE STAR MICHAEL LORBER BRINGS A CACHE OF CHERISHED ANTIQUES TO HIS PARK AVENUE APARTMENT, MASTERFULLY COMPOSED BY LONGTIME DESIGNER NICK OLSEN.
SCULPTING THE SKY LINE • ARE AMERICAN RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISES EXPERIENCING A PIVOTAL RESET? WRITER AND NEW YORKER STEPHEN WALLIS EXPLORES AN EARLY-CENTURY SWING TOWARD TRADITIONALISM, PREWAR DETAILING, AND ALL-OUT ROMANCE IN TOMORROW’S LANDMARKS.
ESTATE of the ARTS • Designer Ellen Hamilton conjures a deeply personal sanctuary for a collector whose sizzling lineup of contemporary art shines in the abundant Florida light.
Collector in Residence • In France’s Oise department, David Jimenez fills a centurie-sold manor house apartment with antiques and art gathered across the countryside.
Masterpiece Theatre • In a London apartment, Philip Vergeylen builds a lively repartee between a client’s art collection and a charismatic cast of global antiques and daring patterns.
ELEGANT BEDFELLOWS • Should we collect furnishings with the same...