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When purchasing exquisite luxury goods – paintings, sculptures, textiles, furniture and wines – provenance matters. Similarly, when well cared for, homes enriched with the prestige of age and history can acquire the patina that only decades or centuries can bestow.
Architect Charles Zana’s Effortless Interiors
To his clients, Charles Zana embodies the best of what France has to offer. An architect rigorously trained at Paris’s École des Beaux-Arts and steeped in his country’s rich decorative arts history and tradition of fine craftsmanship, Zana is also a man who wears his voracious curiosity about contemporary art and Italian design on his sleeve.
Van Cleef & Arpels: Decades of Decadence
With medallions and tassels handing from long textured-gold sautoirs, flashes of vibrantly colored turquoise, coral and malachite, and with influences ranging from India’s hippie trail to Talitha Getty’s decadent Morocco, the extravagant jewelry of the 1960’s and 1970’s looks fabulously right today.
18-KARAT GOLD “SEQUINS” NECKLACE AND EARCLIPS, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, PARIS, 1971.
When he made his pitch to design the set for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hip-hop musical Hamilton in 2015, Korins made no bones about it to director Thomas Kail. Given his deep knowledge, it was natural that he be asked for his picks from Sotheby’s upcoming Americana Week, which includes a sale devoted to Alexander Hamilton.
Madrilenõs have many reasons to be grateful to King Charles III, who was born 300 years ago and is now being commemorated with a variety of events. During his reign, far-reaching urban developments were carried out, notably the transformation of Paseo del Prado into an elegant boulevard lined with educational institutions.
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