Home and Garden

  • Esteemed gardeners are revisiting the flower best known as gas-station landscaping—and revealing its long-obscured charms.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:38:48 AM
  • In a Scandinavian-meets-Midcentury makeover of a Manhattan flat, hits of earthy woodgrain give an otherwise pallid palette a twist.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:38:46 AM
  • In a loose arrangement, floral designer Lindsey Taylor recreates the feeling of a poetically chaotic canvas by the abstract expressionist painter.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:34:16 AM
  • With a major show of Henri Matisse's cut-outs opening stateside this fall, designers are busily creating patterns inspired by the textile-obsessed painter's art.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:34:15 AM
  • Floral designer Lindsey Taylor translates one of the French master's Tangier paintings into a summer bouquet.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:33:06 AM
  • Pair a stylish, stress-dissolving hammock with a book so good you'll take up permanent residence between two trees.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:32:59 AM
  • How a shabby cabin in the woods can become a sophisticated weekend retreat—without losing a connection to the outdoors.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:32:19 AM
  • The sought-after architect reveals what he's seeking, riding, collecting and coveting.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:31:09 AM
  • In his apartment-cum-furniture-showroom, interior designer Charlie Ferrer proves that a muted palette needn't be meek.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:27:54 AM
  • These lamps and votives, modeled after ocean creatures, are the perfect accessory for beachy summer fêtes.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:24:30 AM
  • Floral designer Lindsey Taylor takes a fresh-cut look at an iconic John Singer Sargent canvas.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:24:08 AM
  • Reissued in the shadiest shade, iconic chairs, lamps and more are gaining a chic new gravitas.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:22:05 AM
  • How 11 nearly identical seascapes can add up to an idiosyncratic take on the salon-style wall of art.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:18:49 AM
  • A vase in sync with the Abstract Expressionist's vital style begets a bouquet by floral designer Lindsey Taylor.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:17:32 AM
  • The British maestro of stripped-down everyday design explains why he's wary of "luxury" and how Hergé's comic-book character shaped his taste.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:11:56 AM
  • The latest design news: The remarkably understated Ipnos light from Flos and hand-felted throws from South Africa.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:05:42 AM
  • This storied country house, where everything is beautifully of one style, challenges the modern idea that eclecticism is the way to go with décor.
    Created: 8/16/2018 8:01:39 AM
  • Dispense with pedestrian pine candles this holiday. These unconventional scents look unconventionally stylish, too
    Created: 8/15/2018 10:55:59 AM
  • Located in Oaxaca, Mexico, Casa Wabi is a refuge for artists and the local community, designed by the Japanese architect Tadao Ando.
    Created: 8/15/2018 10:30:55 AM
  • Keep your spaces for socializing warm, even without a fireplace, by embracing the traditional Danish concept of ‘hygge’ this winter.
    Created: 8/15/2018 8:21:52 AM
  • If you’re faced with a dauntingly cavernous room, the best approach is to divide and conquer—as in this inviting three-living-zones solution.
    Created: 8/15/2018 8:21:07 AM
  • Borrow a designer trick by springing for a take on a Tibetan meditation rug shaped like a tiger but far from carnivorous.
    Created: 8/15/2018 8:21:06 AM
  • Ambitious architects are elevating the humble mountain retreat with expanses of glass and industrial materials while still keeping its woodsy charm intact.
    Created: 8/15/2018 7:58:10 AM
  • Designer Sheila Bridges took on the challenge of furnishing a house almost entirely with online buys. Here, her top seven tips.
    Created: 8/15/2018 7:44:02 AM
  • Fujimoto’s designs eschew the predictable and often force viewers to relate to space in a new way, making the Tokyo-based architect a hero in his field.
    Created: 8/15/2018 7:41:57 AM
  • This holiday season, give the design junkie in your life the gift of inspiration, found in abundance in these coffee-table-worthy tomes.
    Created: 8/15/2018 7:14:54 AM
  • Floral designer Lindsey Taylor creates a many-layered bouquet that riffs on a 1980s painting by Anselm Kiefer.
    Created: 8/15/2018 6:39:14 AM
  • The real estate developer who helped turn Miami into a global destination for design is bringing scores of luxury fashion brands to the revived Design District.
    Created: 8/15/2018 6:35:19 AM
  • Love one particular color? Decorating your home in it needn’t feel one-note, as this New York apartment filled with burnished variations on golden earth tones proves.
    Created: 8/15/2018 6:31:14 AM
  • Low-lying ottomans like those found in Chatsworth House can be a surprising, multi-purpose addition to a contemporary interior.
    Created: 8/15/2018 6:22:58 AM
  • With a crack design team, a Manhattan couple invests in an 1830s clapboard home—and scores a weekend getaway that gently mixes tradition and modernity.
    Created: 8/14/2018 11:20:24 PM
  • Thanks to the appliance of science, you can now dim the lights, stream music, turn the heat up, snare dust bunnies and more—all without moving an inch.
    Created: 8/14/2018 10:45:00 PM
  • For theater professionals looking for a refuge from the Broadway bustle, this Hamptons interior grants a full measure of serenity.
    Created: 8/14/2018 7:21:47 PM
  • A new cadre of designers is offering endlessly adjustable, mural-like scenes that are truly one-of-a-kind.
    Created: 8/14/2018 7:09:42 PM
  • Upgrade your basic looking glass to one that’s embellished with details in wood, metal and more.
    Created: 8/14/2018 7:09:40 PM
  • Beyond bangles and sunglasses, fashion boutiques nationwide are now selling vases, vessels, mugs and pitchers from emerging potters.
    Created: 8/14/2018 6:52:35 PM
  • Custom shades made from designer fabrics ensure that your light never fades into the background.
    Created: 8/14/2018 6:09:06 PM
  • Floral designer Lindsey Taylor creates a long-lasting arrangement based on the work of British painter Meredith Frampton.
    Created: 8/14/2018 6:08:44 PM
  • Floral designer Lindsey Taylor translates an abstract 1955 canvas by the American artist into a bountiful fall arrangement.
    Created: 8/14/2018 5:14:49 PM
  • For a post-holiday-mania arrangement, floral designer Lindsey Taylor finds inspiration in a tranquil John Singer Sargent portrait.
    Created: 8/14/2018 3:44:14 PM
  • Designer Meg Callahan sews up a contemporary classic, while jewelry maker Lara Bohinc offers a bookshelf upgrade.
    Created: 8/14/2018 3:02:27 PM
  • The interior decorator holds forth on the appeal of Bauhaus design, why the smell of wood is so important in décor and more.
    Created: 8/14/2018 3:00:30 PM
  • Some busy people let interior designers choose all of their ‘personal’ items. Time-saving strategy or shameful secret?
    Created: 8/14/2018 2:40:24 PM
  • The maxim 'There is no such thing as bad weather, there is only inappropriate clothing' applies just as much to the home. Textures, color, lighting and just the right amount of clutter can winter-proof any room.
    Created: 8/13/2018 11:35:17 AM
  • Architect Massimiliano Fuksas and his wife, Doriana, open up in their penthouse home. Take a look at how the couple achieved a blissful harmony by juxtaposing the seriousness of Modernism with the playfulness of postwar Italian art.
    Created: 8/13/2018 11:29:20 AM
  • The weird and wonderful met in the Finnish capital as Helsinki Design Week turned the city into a showcase for new ideas.
    Created: 8/13/2018 11:29:18 AM
  • Arum lilies are one of the loveliest flowers you could have in your home, so why add any other element to the mix? Florist Robbie Honey on how to perfect the simple arrangement.
    Created: 8/13/2018 11:27:51 AM
  • It's as '70s as 'Close Encounters,' but the lowly light has sprouted again—in new incarnations of the upscale kind.
    Created: 8/13/2018 10:39:29 AM
  • This distinctly modern brass piece by designer Robert Kuo is grounded in techniques used in the Tang dynasty.
    Created: 8/13/2018 10:39:25 AM
  • This soothingly austere 18th-century abode offers a stylistic getaway from the opulence of a Connecticut estate's main dwelling.
    Created: 8/13/2018 10:38:18 AM