Pantone®, the global color authority announced PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet as the color of the year for 2018. Described as, “a dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.”
For the collector, art is a top of mind consideration when purchasing a home, whether it’s grand wall space, custom built-ins, or a dedicated gallery space to showcase select pieces. Some connoisseurs take their passion one step further, incorporating art into their home’s design through custom works of art crafted to perfectly suit a property. From stunning entryways and dining rooms to gorgeous outdoor entertaining spaces, explore a collection of luxury real estate offerings around the United States in which art truly meets home.
Nestled in the heart of Park City, Utah, with direct access to the regions’ finest slopes, Skullcandy founder Rick Alden is selling his ski-in/ski-out home for $18.9 million with Summit Sotheby’s International Realty.
Nestled into the sides of mountains, these often-snowy homes are also ideal for the ski-enthusiast, or simply someone wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of metropolitan life. Originating in Europe’s Alpine region, these wooden residences predominantly feature heavy, gently-sloping rooves and wide, angular eaves showcased in the front of the structure. Time and cultural developments around skiing and hiking have transformed these one-time seasonal farm buildings into sought after landing pads during prime recreational periods in some of the world’s most sought after destinations.
From the September 2017 edition of Art & Home, Iyna Bort Caruso shows us that a library can be a true reflection of your best self.
Walk into a personal library and you enter a realm, not just a room. No other space offers as much insight into a homeowner’s preferences, style and intellectual curiosity. They can feel intimate and consequential.
In our first installment of the “Carry the Torch” series, join on us on a journey around the world to experience homes for top-class athletes. Whether it’s a home gym, swimming pool, or a dedicated space for your favorite team sport, let’s explore homes fit for the stars of the Summer Games.
Located on Anguilla’s leeward north side on the Sea Rocks of Island Harbour near some of Anguilla’s most beautiful reefs, Villa Amarilla overlooks a mesmerizing scene that changes continually with the tides from iridescent aqua to deep sapphire blue. The villa features a home gym that benefit from the surrounding environment with large doors and windows that look out over the ocean and open to the grounds. The home’s spectacular setting, stunning design and décor, and elegant comfort create the perfect ambience for your island home.
This sprawling estate in Utah is situated in Hobble Creek Canyon on 109 acres of horse property with picturesque mountain views, lush horse pastures, a cold mountain river and a huge pond full of trout. The property is ideal for entertaining; it features a full-sized indoor basketball court, an exercise room, an incredible indoor swimming pool, a theater room, acres of lawns, and it even has its own private softball field.
Located in the famed Sept Fontaines Golf Club, this nearly 900-square-meter contemporary home is striking in design and features. Blending the use of lines and large windows, this light-filled escape also comes complete with an indoor soccer pitch. The Sept Fontaines Golf Course area is wooded and in close proximity to the Waterloo shopping center.
This pristine and tranquil ranch is surrounded by the lush San Gabriel Mountains and adjacent to the Angeles National Forest. Here you can experience the wonders of nature on this nearly 150-acre parcel with exceptional sunrises and sunsets, and a night sky filled with a blanket of stars. The property includes a swimming pool with diving board, tennis courts, sand volleyball, zip lines and areas perfect for fishing.
Built and designed over three levels of luxury and functionality, this home is unparalleled in its many offerings and high quality finishes. The ground level features access to the home’s full-size, floodlit championship tennis court. Also featured in this captivating property is three-level home theater, dual-lane lap pool, billiards room, bowling alley and wet bar.
International artist and art world celebrity Josée Nadeau recently completed a two week visit to Washington State where she completed 12 new brilliant original paintings. Many of the paintings were based on well known Washington State landmarks including Mount Rainier, the Skagit Valley Tulip Fields, Misty Isle Farms on Vashon Island and the views from Cave B Estate Winery and Resort of the mighty Columbia River.
As we prepare for the upcoming “March Madness” season and await the return of spring baseball, we find ourselves reflecting on the types of homes that attract pro-athletes. Of course, fitness rooms and outdoor sports courts with swimming pools are always a draw, but establishing a unique brand for a home is often just as imperative. After all, many professional players brand themselves to transform into much more than athletes: they’re product sponsors and spokesman with their own businesses offering unique memorabilia and products.
The latest volume of Art & Home is here! This month, Iyna Bort Caruso showcases homes with captivating and architecturally significant staircases from around the world. Staircases are among the oldest architectural elements, conceived in function and, in the most dramatic cases, elevated to an art object.