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Welcome to the Issue
Our Interiors, Ourselves • Following a long artistic tradition, new works examine what our rooms reveal—and conceal—about us all.
Screen Test • As museums and exhibitions went digital, one devoted art writer learned how to let himself enjoy the virtual view.
The Stories a Chair Can Tell • A writer considers “taste”—and the magic, mystery, and freedom of furniture that’s been in her family for generations.
Culinary Cool • Elevate meal prep with custom appliances and accessories that serve.
Sight Seeing • Books to take you near and far.
Attachment Theory • Once used to fasten garments, brooches are the glamorous multitaskers of the jewelry world.
Insider Art • We asked 10 designers to divulge their gallery go-tos for sourcing paintings, sculpture, and more.
Salman Toor • With a debut solo show currently on view at the Whitney, the painter shares what fuels his creativity.
Be Her Guest • In a turn-of-the-century St. Louis house, Susan Barrett dreams up an arts club in which more is never enough.
Animal. Vegetable. Subliminal. • Artist Urs Fischer creates a Surrealist menagerie for store windows.
Out of Sight, Top of Mind • The modern powder room reflects years of human ingenuity and imagination—and a determination to design our way through our collective anxieties.
Primp & Circumstance • Bold prints and sculptural fixtures make the humble powder room a decorative heavy hitter.
PICTURE THIS • Blue-chip, off-the-wall, gallery-worthy interiors where art steals the spotlight. Plus, painterly fabrics to add an expressive stroke to any room.
WHAT BECOMES A LEGEND MOST? • In L.A.’s Hancock Park, a 1920s mansion is lovingly preserved, setting the stage for gutsy contemporary art and furniture by modernist icons.
MR. BESTER BUILDS HIS DREAM HOUSE • Culling diamonds from detritus is the foundation of South African artist Willie Bester’s practice—and the cornerstone of the imaginative house he has built east of Cape Town.
CULTURAL CAPITAL • Blue-chip paintings and sculptures are the honorary residents of a Washington, D.C., power couple’s 19th-century home.
HOT HOUSE • We paired six floral designers with a selection of new art-inspired fabrics—and they took the phrase “great stems” to new heights.
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE • James Soby, the pioneering modern art collector and critic, once hosted guests like Alexander Calder, Joan Miró, and Salvador Dalí in this Connecticut Greek Revival. Now a museum curator and his young family are breathing new life into its storied, charming good bones.
FROM BAUHAUS TO PENTHOUSE • In Tel Aviv, a creative couple’s live-work loft is a paean to the city’s international style.
The Medium Is the Message • New York artist Sanford Biggers weaves a bevy of cultural allusions into a showstopping rug.