Interiors

Yuputira, Mariko Mori Residence, Miyako Island, Japan

Japanese multidisciplinary artist Mariko Mori (b. 1967) reminds us in many ways of another Japanese female multidisciplinary artist, the 93-year-old Yayoi Kusama Both are eccentric and persistent, and both have a spiritual dimension in their attitude towards their art. Both also have a slightly surrealistic style and both work or...

AHC Waterful Desert Spa, Gangnam, Seoul-South Korea

AHC Waterful Desert Spa is the new flagship location and a renewed spa brand of the Korean beauty brand AHC. The soft-hued, open and airy spa provides an antidote to the endless hustle of the 9.8-million-inhabitant city’s Gangnam (Gangnam-gu – South of the River) district that is the capital’s modern high-end, high-energy...

Oceanside Retreat, Santa Barbara, California

Barry and Sheryl Schwartz’s retreat by the Pacific Ocean in Santa Barbara would be stunning even if it were completely unfurnished. The spectacular openness of the structure and the tangible presence of the ocean would suffice. But the luxurious touches added by Barry, the 77-year-old renowned luminary of thoroughbred racing...