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Art / Lifestyle 5 Ways To Welcome In Maximalism Through Color Minimalism has its appeal, but it’s hard to argue that maximalism doesn’t deserve its share of the design spotlight. In contrast to the pared-down aesthetics of minimalism and its Scandinavian neutrals, maximalism makes the claim that more is better. Instead of white walls and sparse decorative elements, think saturated colors, layered textures, and eclectic pieces […]
Art / Lifestyle 7 Pet-Friendly Features To Look For In Your Next Home Houston, Texas | Monica Brashear, Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty  One luxury that has skyrocketed in popularity over the last year and a half is pet ownership. Many people have expanded their families with four-legged companions during the pandemic. And while a gourmet kitchen, landscaped grounds, or a swimming pool may top the list of personal must-haves when […]
Art / Lifestyle The Global Resident | Part 7 – Japan As the landscape of the world continues to change every day, people are looking closely for investment opportunities. Placing their quality of life at the forefront of their decision making, some of these investments will inevitably mean relocation to a new home – and potentially even a new country. In this continuing series we’ll explore […]
Art / Lifestyle “Building Stories” Frieze Partnership Our collaboration with Frieze, “Building Stories,” highlights the homes of creative individuals and how they shape them into exceptional places to live. In this episode, architect Takashi Yanai transforms a tract home and infuses it with Southern California modernism and Japanese architecture.  
Art / Lifestyle Trends in the Landscape – The Latest in High-Impact Grounds Ridgefield, Connecticut | Krissy Blake, Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage A home’s exterior greenspaces are often the perfect place to find a moment of peace. From city plots to country estates, the configuration of a gar...
Art / Lifestyle Inside Jimmy Fallon’s Unique Gramercy Park Home In the late 1800s Manhattan, the concept of cooperative living—multiple families sharing one building—was a novelty, yet a group of developers who hit on the idea determined to move forward with it. They hired New Jersey–based architect George W. DaCu...
Art / Lifestyle Sotheby’s | Mapping the Adventures of the First Explorers The quest to discover the uncharted globe began in earnest In the 1500s. In this episode of Sotheby’s Stories, discover how European explorers took to the seas founding new lands and new species, revealing the true shape of the world. Curated by global explorer Jean-Paul Morin, this unique collection of century-old treasures takes us back […]
Art / Lifestyle Creating a Luxurious Kitchen This week we continue with our Extraordinary Angles® video series spotlight on Kitchens. To find out what it takes to create the luxurious kitchen of your dreams we spoke Daniel Kostiuc, managing director of Intarya, the award-winning design studio located in London. Daniel Kostiuc, Managing Director, Intarya While many will prioritise practicality over luxury when […]
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Art / Lifestyle The Flavors of Latin America | A Conversation With Chef Leonor Espinosa Leonor Espinosa, photo courtesy of Madrid Fusión There are few things that connect us to our surroundings, experiences, and other cultures in the same way that food does. This is something that Chef Leonor Espinosa carries at the core of her relationship with cooking. Named Latin America’s Best Female Chef in 2017, Espinosa is a […]
Art / Lifestyle Sotheby’s | Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery opened its doors in 2002, bringing a pioneering spirit and far reaching vision to Chelsea’s vibrant gallery district. Unique among his peers, Bryce Wolkowitz developed a program to compete with established galleries by investigating the intersection of art and technology in a manner where tradition and innovation find themselves as collaborators in […] The post Sotheby’s | Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery appeared first on Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.
Art / Lifestyle Quiz | Which Interior Design Style is Right for You? Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty Arguably, the best design includes a dash of personality. From eclectic prints to rich textures, each interior tells the story of its inhabitants. In the spirit of individualized inspiration, we reviewed some of today’s leading interior design styles and the qualities unique to each. The result? A quiz attuned to […]
Art / Lifestyle Design Essentials | Ethical Design Ibiza, Spain | Montse Hernandez, Ibiza Sotheby’s International Realty Good design is no longer just about aesthetics—it’s also about considering the context in which a product is made. Ethical design embraces sustainability while going beyond it to consider a product’s social impact, which includes the diversity of representation and even the treatment of employees within design firms […]
Art / Lifestyle Fresh Air | 5 Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors Safely Spring is in full effect in the northern hemisphere and as restrictions on some outdoor spaces begin to lift, here are five ways you can enjoy some much-needed sunshine and fresh air while practicing safe social distancing guidelines. Practice Cleanliness First and foremost, take care of yourself and the members of your household. While some […]
Art / Lifestyle 6 Design Tips to Make Your Spaces Feel Organized Sydney, Australia | Harriet France, Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty As spring’s arrival lines up with an increased amount of time spent at home, what was previously a yearly cleaning tradition may now be an important act of care. Whether paring down your belongings or installing better storage solutions, a thorough spring cleaning can establish a sense of […]
Art / Lifestyle Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in May 2020 Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Auckland, New Zealand | Jason Gaddes & Scarlett Wood, New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty  The breathtaking “super penthouse” spans 13,000 square feet. New Zealand’s Most Expensive Home Ever Is Hitting the Market for $24 Million – Robb Report The Hamptons Home Where Jackie Kennedy Summered […]
Art / Lifestyle 8 Women Changing Architecture Around the World Universita Luigi Bocconi | Photo courtesy of Federico Brunetti In March, for only the fourth time in its 43-year history, the Pritzker Architecture Prize was awarded to a woman—two women, in fact. Irish architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara were named the 2020 Pritzker Prize Laureates, a designation that reflects the important work being done by […]
Art / Lifestyle Seamless Style: 5 Homes with Enviable Indoor-Outdoor Spaces What’s better than enjoying fresh air and sunshine while remaining steps from the comforts and conveniences of the indoors? These five homes—in desirable locales from Palm Beach to wine country—boast indoor-outdoor spaces just right for the long, lovely days of summer. Contemporary Tour de Force Vivienne Leebosh & Caroline Santandrea | Sotheby’s International Realty – Montecito – Coast Village […]