There are certain times each year where we are prone to reflection and goal setting. New Year’s Eve brings the inevitable resolutions, birthdays remind us of the preciousness of each year, career or personal milestones end one chapter and begin another. So, we set goals and expectations for ourselves, hoping and planning for more energy, more time to explore and create, better health and vitality, or even just the ability to detach.
If ever there were an antithesis for contemporary design, Victorian architecture would be it. From turrets and towers to spindles and brackets, ornamentation is the telltale characteristic of these cherished homes.
Victorian manors can often be found cheering up neighborhoods, with warm and whimsical colors inviting visitors and residents alike to cozy up in more traditionally defined rooms.
Whether you spend the day exploring local art and architecture, browsing market stops, or indulging in culinary delights, there’s no denying the seventh and final day of the week is reserved for discovery as a ritual. We explore the best of Barcelona on a Sunday.
Corkscrews, glasses, and decanters are all elegant, essential tools for wine-tasting; but for the true oenophile, nothing beats the holy grail of a unique, well-stocked wine cellar. Ready to impress guests—and yourself—in your own private tasting room? Here, we present six homes to house your wine collection.
Explore homes from around the world from the comfort of yours with the Sotheby’s International Realty virtual reality tour of the month. World-renowned architect Kobi Karp’s translation of luxury tropical modernism boasts Pine Tree Drive’s only direct ocean view estate. The ingenious, elevated design inspired by Le Corbusier, coupled with nearly 44,000-square-feet of wide-open land along Indian Creek Waterway, creates a unique oasis to capture coastal breezes.
Your home serves as the outward expression of your inner-self, something of a vessel for your spirit. To capture that essence, clear structure, a thoughtful palette, and ambient lighting hold key roles; but it’s what you display in this space that makes it unique. Curating art for this blank slate is what makes a home uniquely yours.
This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas continued the trend we’ve highlighted in years past towards new and exciting connected devices for the home. Of particular note this year is the integration of other key technology segments.
Turquoise waters, breezy sea air, sun soaked beaches and lush greenery are part and parcel for the idyllic island jaunt, but there are tropical escapes, and then there are tropical escapes.
Once you decide to own a slice of paradise, the details of island living become that much more nuanced. It becomes about sun and shade cycles, open-air living, a welcome dose of privacy, and views whenever possible. Warm wood adds a beach-hut feel, sweeping white walls offset pops of topical color, and washed stones evoke nearby shorelines. Couple those trappings of good taste with resort-like amenities and you may never leave the island.