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Striped Decor

02.24.12

(Slide show) Whether thick or thin, horizontal or vertical, stripes are a timeless classic. As our portfolio from the AD archives illustrates, they can also be quite versatile

Doug Aitken’s Latest Video Installation

02.23.12

The façade of the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C. will display the artist's moving imagery

Q+A with Thomas Heatherwick

02.22.12

The cutting-edge British designer talks about thinking small while building big, re-creating the London bus, and why every project should feel like a new invention

Artist Alex Katz’s SoHo Loft

02.22.12

The figurative master readies new artworks of wry exuberance in the New York City space that has served as both home and studio since 1968

Oscar Producer Brian Grazer’s Sleek Office

02.21.12

The Michael S. Smith-designed Beverly Hills office provides a calm backdrop for a man known as a supreme multitasker

Oscars Preview: The Year’s Best Sets

02.21.12

AD spotlights the 2012 nominees for Best Art Direction and talks to the designers behind the five visually stunning films

Watches Made for Ottoman Market Draw Big Interest

02.21.12

The competition for these antique pieces is a reflection of the rising purchasing power of Turkish buyers.

Reaching Into the Past to Build Future Success

02.21.12

Van Cleef & Arpels revives a men's model first designed in 1949 and commercialized in the 1970s.

A Return to Artistic Roots, to Stand Out in the I.T. Age

02.21.12

The need to reinvent watchmaking for the digital age has brought esoteric arts like miniature painting and micro-mosaic work back from the brink of extinction, placing them on equal footing with mechanical innovations.

Bling or Works of Art? A Flood of Sparkling Watches

02.21.12

There is a growing convergence between jewelry and watchmaking, a phenomenon that is elevating the previously unsung work of the stone-setter to new heights.
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