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November 14, 2017

Announcing the New Casa Perfect

Trousdale Estates, sited in the spectacular wooded hills above Sunset Boulevard, is one of Los Angeles’ most architecturally significant neighborhoods. Once part of the famous Doheny Ranch, which claims Greystone Mansion, the enormous Tudor-style residence, as its centerpiece, the 429-acre tract of land emerged as one of the world’s foremost hubs of modernist architecture during the 50s and 60s.
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October 30, 2017

LA | Los Angeles Home Tour

Frank Lloyd Wright once remarked that if one were to “tip the world over on its side everything loose will land in Los Angeles.” Almost sixty years after his death, the master architect’s observation holds true, particularly when it comes to the city’s unrivaled collection of residential architecture.
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October 20, 2017

NY | Hiroshi Sugimoto at the Japan Society

Known for his illusory images documenting environments that include abandoned theaters, serene marine panoramas and exotic animals, Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto has always reached for the sublime.
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August 17, 2017

NY | Ettore Sottsass: Design Radical

Italian design polymath Ettore Sottsass would have turned 100 this year, but his inimitable and wildly creative designs feel more relevant than ever. Currently on view at the Met Breuer, Ettore Sottsass: Design Radical, the museum’s first exhibition dedicated solely to design, offers a comprehensive survey of the Italian renegade’s remarkable career.
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July 12, 2017

LA | Summer in Malibu

As any Angeleno knows, when it all gets too much there’s only one thing to do: drive away to Malibu, the famed hippie enclave turned billionaire’s playground. When the LA heat becomes unbearable, this beach enclave, with its miles of beaches, architectural curios and atmospheric restaurants, is the ultimate palette cleanser.
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February 21, 2017

LA | The Lodge

Since it opened in early 2015, The Lodge, an art gallery situated in on-the-rise East Hollywood, has become one of the West Coast’s most prescient cultural venues. “In many ways The Lodge is the anti-gallery,” explains its namesake curator, Alice Lodge, an artist herself who grew up among the creative communities of the Hollywood Hills and Sydney, Australia.
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December 20, 2016

NY | Now Savouring: Yabu Pushelberg’s Taste

Yabu Pushelberg know a thing or two about Taste. True to their innovative shape-shifting spirit, the firm have launched a biannual ‘bookazine,’ a new kind of periodical that blends magazine and coffee table book. Each dedicated to a single theme that captivates Yabu and Pushelberg, the most recent edition surveys the concept of “Taste,” and what it means to a generation of creatives.
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October 26, 2016

In Focus: Annabelle Selldorf

You only have to take a short stroll around The Future Perfect’s New York neighborhood to realize architect Annabelle Selldorf and her firm Selldorf Architects are firing on all cylinders.
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October 04, 2016

NY | We Love Il Buco

Ask any NoHo resident - or indeed most of downtown denizens - their favorite classic restaurant, and chances are they'll point to Il Buco, located on Bond Street.
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August 03, 2016

NY | Boglioli

One of our favorite Milanese menswear brands touches down in Noho, with a sensational interior design by Dimore Studio.
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August 01, 2016

SF | 500 Capp Street

Join us for a walk through 500 Capp Street, the newly renovated home and studio of late Bay Area artist David Ireland.
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July 31, 2016

NY | Downtown's brand new ICP

Reopening in a stunning new downtown space, New York's ICP brings more cultural clout to the Bowery, one of the city's hottest cultural precints.
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July 22, 2016


We chose five must-sees from the extraordinary new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art designed by architectural firm Snøhetta.
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