A Boston-based former senior travel editor of Departures, Andrew writes + edits stories about travel, food, culture + fashion; creates branded content; and collaborates with designers on their books.
A perennial hospitality hot spot, Italy has seen an exceptional year of new arrivals, all aiming to add extra sweetness to a trip oering a taste of la dolce vita. Each of these five hotels is exceptional in its own right, but here’s a tip sheet to help pick the one most suited to you.
The fashion designer shows off his beloved Horace Gifford–designed home, thoughtfully modernized by Neal Beckstedt.
The big changes come courtesy of Mexico City–born chef Dantón Valle, reflecting his European-style culinary training and heritage.
An undisputed authority in classic American menswear, Snyder has newly masterminded the interiors of 20 bungalows at southern Maine’s beloved Hidden Pond resort.
For a Floridian project, the king of California cool incorporates blue tones, de Gournay wallpaper, and more, into his signature aesthetic
Boston's Langham hotel could be forgiven for having a certain stuffiness. Set in the straight-laced financial district of a fairly traditional city, it occupies a century-old Renaissance Revival landmark built as the local HQ of the Federal Reserve Bank. But this hotel—which debuted its two-year, reportedly $150 million redo last year—is anything but stuffy.
Celebrated architects and decorators known for shore-side projects are increasingly taking to the water, where they’re proving they’re anything but “at sea.” Armed with high-profile yacht commissions, these designers are throwing the cookie-cutter layouts and tired aesthetic tropes of typical marine interiors overboard. Instead, they’re employing floorplans that flow more gracefully, luxe furnishings and blue-chip art that would feel at home in the most sophisticated urban pied-à-terre.
A family-friendly interior design book from design expert, dad, and funnyman Andrew Howard, perfect for everyone craving lively, easy-to-adopt design ideas that bring a breath of fresh air to home decor.
Boston’s history runs deep, but the city hardly lives in the past, especially these days. Yes, there are still the Revolutionary War sites, the classical art and neoclassical buildings, the generations-deep Boston brahmin hauteur, and all that New England clam chowder. Today, though, this gateway to New England impresses with contemporary art, haute shopping, cutting-edge cuisine, newly updated top hotels, and a surprising playful side, too.
The rise of the hotel private club may be one of the more luxe silver linings of the pandemic’s effect on the hospitality landscape. From LA to Providence to the Hudson Valley, here are five newly launched hotel clubs offering their own takes on the members-only concept.
The design maestro has purchased Blantyre, a former mansion turned hotel in rural Massachusetts, and speaks exclusively to T&C about how he plans to bring his signature flair to its storied halls.
For the first time ever, the international editors of Architectural Digest joined forces to celebrate the best new projects from around the world—all designed by talents on our AD100 and AD50 lists. From an experimental house to daring art spaces, these are true Works of Wonder. In a word: WOW.