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he Main Bedroom, which looks out over the wide South Lawn, had an early-19th-century American four-poster bed, with a raw silk canopy, curtains, and valance. Image: Michael Mundy
The Man Who Reworked the White House Interiors.

Having reimagined the White House for the Obamas, celebrated designer Michael S. Smith explains exactly how working on the White House interiors came about, and shares other fascinating details.

Hotel La Couronne, Solothurn
The 89 most beautiful hotels in Switzerland.

In its revised new edition of its publication “The most beautiful hotels in Switzerland”, the Schweizer Heimatschutz presents 89 special inns where a high level of architectural culture is cultivated and honest hospitality is lived. The starting point is always a high building culture, which is cultivated, maintained and sometimes creatively developed with care and love.

The Work of Jewelry Artists to Watch Out For.

Modern masters such as Picasso and Dalí created jewelry as eyecatching—and collectible—as their canvases, and a new generation of artists is following in their footsteps with a host of wearable creations.