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Combined Strength • Alex Tieghi-Walker, the gregarious founder of the hit gallery and design platform Tiwa Select, is renowned for his eye. But to a lucky inner circle of friends, colleagues, and collectors, he’s equally famous for his alfresco dinner parties—hosted at his 1920s house in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles (page 90). So what’s his entertaining secret? It’s all in the mix.
editor’s letter • “Alicia and Kasseem see themselves not only as collectors of art but as custodians of the culture.” —Thelma Golden, director and chief curator, the Studio Museum in Harlem
Trunk Show • How Louis Vuitton’s luggage evolved from travel essentials to living room luxuries
Nurturing Impulse • At home and at work, Miami star gallerist Nina Johnson shepherds—and entertains—radical artists and designers of all ages
Holiday Cheer • From coveted collectibles to everyday upgrades, the best gifts this season deliver comfort and joy
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Lyons Share • Roll & Hill taps Jenna Lyons for a line of cool-meets-classic furniture
Surf and Turf • Harnessing sea and sand, Kisawa Sanctuary pioneers 3D printing for the intrepid traveler
The Art of Anticipation • Tiffany & Co. translates a Basquiat triumph into the ultimate holiday surprise
living the dream • For Alicia Keys and Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean, home is an art-filled modernist icon overlooking the Pacific Ocean
FLIGHT OF FANCY • At the Long Island home of an art-world insider, too much is never enough
design notes • THE DETAILS THAT MAKE THE LOOK
CLEAR VISION • An airy, expansive house in East Hampton makes an ideal getaway for Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness
OPEN STUDIO • Capping off a year of professional milestones, conceptual artist Charles Gaines moves into a new workspace personally tailored to his practice
MAKER’S MARK • Through his multipronged design platform, Tiwa Select, Alex Tieghi-Walker spreads the gospel of handmade craft
COME ON UP • Chicago art dealer Kavi Gupta transforms the loft above his gallery into a family home that’s ready for guests and ready for art
resources • All products have been identified by the designer of each residence. Items similar to vintage and antique pieces shown are often available from the dealers listed. Contact information was up to date at time of publication.