The collector, cook and craftsman has taken certain prized keepsakes—Rolexes, Porsches, Hermès handbags—and transformed them into an unconventional yet thriving design business.
Acclaimed chef and author, Gabrielle Hamilton, considers the Lowline, a proposed park that will revitalize Manhattan's underground.
A Swiss team of engineers, Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, has designed a plane that will fly around the world—without burning an ounce of fuel.
The American designer moved from California to Paris a decade ago, bringing glamour and grunge to the fashion and furniture lines he launched there. An exclusive look inside his Paris home.
The artist's lower Manhattan house was the unofficial headquarters of a generation of Minimalists. Now, after years of renovation, it is reclaiming its position in the world of contemporary art.
WSJ. asks six luminaries, including designer Tom Dixon and architect Zaha Hadid, to weigh in on a single topic. This month: Design.
WSJ. asks six luminaries, including designer Kelly Wearstler and design consultant Iris Apfel, to weigh in on a single topic. This month: Color.
How deep should upper cupboards be? How high should they be hung? Decorator Alexa Hampton on the strategy that works best in our bigger-is-better world.
How to give your ho-hum daisies the heave-ho. Here are mail-order nurseries that more than deliver.
Orlebar Brown founder Adam Brown on swimwear, surfers and Savile Row.
The Bourellec brothers turn the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris into a delightful design playground.
Why discerning parents can't get enough of tiny, collectible, midcentury pieces.
A new form of miniature gardening is taking root—and this one's tough enough for the outdoors.
May is the most heavenly month, with bluebells shimmering beneath vaulted canopies of beech trees, and wisteria and lilac sweetly scenting the air. Bring the season's best blooms indoors with the perfect spring bouquet.
Style & Design | Rick Owens's Paris Home; Donald Judd's SoHo Haven; The Man Behind LACMA; The Ascent of Japanese Whisky; Global Art Star Ellen Gallagher; The Ladies Behind Moda Operandi
Men's Style | Carmelo Anthony's Slam Dunk; Mike Kelley, the Escape Artist; The Philippines's Strange Paradise; How Acne Studios Became a Powerhouse; For Scheer, the Shoe Must Go On
Spring Fashion | Fifty Shades of White; The Arnault Legacy; The House that Gucci Built, The Year of Cooking Dangerously; Narciso Rodriguez's Life in Fashion; Meet the Klosses; A Day With Keith McNally
Indulgences & Escapes | Rebecca Hall, a Starlet for a New Age; South Africa's Rising Wine Star; Mexico's Culinary Genius; Christophe Lemaire's Understated Glamour; Chef Paul Bocuse's Franco-American Quest
The Innovator of the Year Awards | WSJ. Magazine's 2012 award winners include Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Twitter's Jack Dorsey and others who share a passion for collaboration.
Fall Style Issue: Men of the World | The Century's Finest Travel Writer, Paris's Secret Motorcycle shop, Africa's Most Heralded Safari Guides & Joel Edgerton's Breakout Year
Fall Fashion: Go For Baroque | Donatella Versace's Day, Alber Elbaz's Deep Thoughts, Diana Vreeland's Family & Christian Louboutin's Garden
The Destination Issue: The Cool Elegance of Marion Cotillard, Time Traveling in Shangha, Day to Night Glamour in Bora Bora, On a Mission to Marrakech
Inside the Armani empire. Plus, Edna O'Brien's best friend, Being Wes Anderson, The Comeback of Christian Liaigre and Summer Poolside Glamour
The Designed World | The people & ideas redefining art, fashion, culture, interiors, travel and business
Josh Brolin, the rare leading man whose talent equals his good looks. Plus, John Waters, Pharrell Williams and artisinal olive oil.
Charlotte Gainsbourg, France's most-talked-about multitasker, teams up with a kindred spirit. Plus: Recalling the glory days of the Côte d'Azur, the face of French fashion, and artist Cindy Sherman is riding high.
Anjelica Houston on the '70s fashion scene in New York City and moving forward after the death of her husband. Plus: Francis Ford Coppola's grand hotel, Thomas Flohr's upstart VistaJet and the race to save Afghanistan's cultural heritage.
Glamorously surreal fashion brings a much needed spirit of eccentricity to the year's end. Plus: The cost of maintaining the family castle, the ultimate food destination in the world and Kevin Spacey brings Shakespeare to the world.
The Innovator's Issue: Fashion gets busy, artist Ai Weiwei breaks all the rules, architect Bjarke Ingels creates the buildings of tomorrow and Joris Laarman elevates everyday objects into the realm of the extraordinary.
The State of Man: David Beckham suits up. Plus: Ferrari Chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo's bella vita, the death of the playboy and tough questions for Meredith Whitney.
Fall Fashion Issue: The seductive charm of Rachel Weisz. Plus: The battle for Hermès, Rei Kawakubo speaks, Russia revamps the Bolshoi, and the new dress code.
The Travel Issue: Buying a village in the south of France, eating in Copenhagen and Chicago, restoring a Modernist palace in Brazil, luxury shopping in Mongolia, and more.
The elusive cool of Mr. X, Michael Fassbender, Dasha Zhukova's next big art gamble, the new Paris underground, and summer's hottest swimsuits.
The Old-World Artistry Behind Chanel: Inside the luxury house's legendary haute ateliers. Plus: Haiti's architectural heritage, the greatest buildings never built, Richard Branson's parents and Robert De Niro.
The Business of Being Anna: The Vogue editor's web of allies has helped turn her into a global brand that transcends fashion. Plus: Carlos Slim builds a museum, Lucian Freud about his dealer, Christo after Jeanne-Claude.
The season's vibrantly decadent dresses come undone with wistful abandon on the shores of Turks and Caicos. Plus, great new suits for men and a look behind the curtain of mercurial master strategist Pierre Rougier.
Vincent Cassel's rugged refinement; Warren Buffett and his bridge partner, Sharon Osberg; Beirut's creative renaissance and Michael Eisner on the future of media.
Luxury Guide: how to buy prestige wines, secondhand helicopters, the safest face-lift and more. Plus: camel classics, the one-man museum and Indian art.
American small-town girl meets British stalwart. How Angela Ahrendts made Burberry a global success story. Also: Uggs, a Love Story.
At headquarters with J. Crew's Mickey Drexler; the creative pair behind "Mad Men"; executives take up surfing; and summer's chicest styles.
It's no longer about tight, tighter tightest. Clothing's new relaxed proportions are a breath of fresh air.
Step into the spotlight in a Gucci gown or a Céline top and covet the sleek modern designs that feature simple draping, easy fabrics and new take on the color pink.
Leaving the tailored confines of suits far behind, go off fashion's familiar grid in rugged, relaxed pieces that give a peak performance.
The latest romantic looks make good use of electric eyeliner, textured nails and silver-tipped lips for a quiet strength.
From Asian-inspired sandals to African beads, accessories inspired by the farthest reaches of the globe bring a touch of worldliness.
When nothing is stirring, tiptoe through a house filled with the finest season gifts, from sparkling jewels to bespoke suits—each made in America.
A look at fashion designer Jil Sander's minimalist designs.
The Arab world artworks marking a generation of change.
The unspoiled island that's advancing the face of Greek real estate.
KAWS through the years, from art world rebel to an icon for the anti-establishment.
The groundbreaking works of Jeanne Gang
Inside Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berge's Moroccan oasis.
Embrace the more flamboyant side of fashion, à la David Hockney or Lapo Elkann. Who says your shirt need always match your pants or shoes?
After seasons of stark minimalism, there's an unapologetic exuberance in the air, including gilded gold, jewel-tone brocades, black lace, capelets of feather and an endless stream of silk scarves.
Oscar winner, model and new mother Marion Cotillard perfectly embodies the high-stakes drama of fall fashion—heavy on romance, and tough as nails.
When summer temperatures rise, shine in dazzling metallics and shimmering gems.
Actor Josh Brolin is gritty and direct -- in both films and his life -- and happily relies on his wife to dress him.
With a garment-district pedigree, uncanny business skill, and labels like Proenza Schouler and Helmut Lang under his stewardship, Andrew Rosen emerges as the most influential man in the American fashion industry.
At 79, Oscar de la Renta is pursuing an ambitious expansion plan, venturing into new categories, including cosmetics and childrenswear, and dusting off older ones, such as fragrance.
For artist Cindy Sherman, a great portrait is "something that combines the familiar with the unfamiliar—something seductive but also repulsive."
terryteachout: For me, pillow quality is the fastest way to tell a good hotel from a good-enough hotel. More often than not, all else follows.