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The 21 Best Places in North America to See Fall Leaves
With the crisp air of fall upon us, now is the best time to begin mapping the year’s best road trips
13 Best Berkshires Hotels and Homes To Book For A Weekend Away
Meet your new go-to escape from the city
By Erika Veurink and Laura Itzkowitz
Kelly Wearstler’s New Collection With Serax Is What Tabletop Dreams Are Made Of
Fit for hospitality and residential settings, this versatile lineup by the AD100 Hall of Famer leaves no diner behind
By Gabriela Ulloa
The World’s 13 Most Beautiful Villages You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
From an English hamlet seemingly plucked from a fairy tale to a color-packed town in Colombia, these under-the-radar spots allow you to enjoy the quaint atmosphere without the crowds
By Elizabeth Stamp
9 Best Hotels in Vegas for Design-Savvy Travelers
Where other than Sin City can you be in Paris, New York, Italy, and Las Vegas all at once?
16 of the Most Charming Lake House Rentals on Airbnb
Where the air is fresh and the vibes are immaculate
13 Best Hotels in Chicago for Architecture Aficionados
Head to the Windy City where you’ll find luxury hotels housed in architectural icons
The 7 Best Design Destinations in the Hamptons Right Now
From restaurants to hotels and galleries, here’s how to hit the beach in style
4 Stunning Facts You Need to Know About NASA’s Artemis I Rocket
After years of planning, the space agency has designed its most powerful rocket yet
An Immersive Tribute to Hermès’s Craftsmanship Pops Up Stateside
Currently on view in Detroit, “Hermès in the Making” is set to travel to Austin later this year
The Inside Story Behind Dior’s Latest Runway Set Design
Artist Pietro Ruffo helped make the Cruise 2022 show in Athens a mesmerizing event
Porcelain-Inspired Fashion Is Having a Moment
Adidas, Tory Burch, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, and more are revitalizing the 2,000-year-old medium
How The Upper West Side Revolutionized NYC ApartmentsToday AD joins architect Nick Potts in New York City for a walking tour of the Upper West Side. At the turn of the century, apartment hotels such as The Dakota and The San Remo started populating the Upper West Side. Servants' quarters, elevators, and the realization of views were making apartment living more appealing to the upper middle classes and increasing the value of the top floors. Join Nick for an in-depth look at how the Upper West Side revolutionized apartment living and became the birthplace of the penthouse in Manhattan. Director: Hiatt Woods Director of Photography: Eric Brouse Editor: Tristen Rogers Host: Nick Potts Producer: Skylar Economy; Vara Reese Line Producer: Joseph Buscemi Associate Producer: Brandon Fuhr Production Manager: Melissa Heber Production Coordinator: Fernando Davila Audio Engineer: Brett Van Deusen Production Assistant: Noah Bierbrier; Ryan Coppola Post Production Supervisor: Andrew Montague Post Production Coordinator: Holly Frew Supervising Editor: Christina Mankellow Assistant Editor: Courtney Karwal Colorist: Oliver Eid
How Walt Disney Concert Hall Was Designed To Be Pitch PerfectToday AD welcomes back architect Valery Augustin to tour Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles. Designed in 1987 by Frank Gehry, music runs through the veins of this building. A unique steel exterior houses an acoustically perfect auditorium designed by Yasuhisa Toyota and is home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. Join Valery as he takes an in-depth look at how the concert hall pioneered new design techniques and became a true gift to the people of Los Angeles.
Why The World’s Tallest Apartment Buildings Are On The Same StreetToday architect Nick Potts joins AD in New York City for an in-depth walking tour of Billionaires’ Row in Midtown Manhattan. West 57th Street has been attracting Manhattan’s wealthiest residents for centuries–a former amalgamation of brownstone and gothic mansions in the 1800s, the street has evolved into a hotspot for supertall luxury skyscrapers boasting the three tallest residential buildings in the world. Join Nick as he deep-dives into the area’s rich history and explains why Billionaires’ Row could only be built on 57th Street.
Architect Explores Downtown Los Angeles’s Diverse Architecture & HistoryToday AD welcomes back architect Valery Augustin for a walking tour of Downtown Los Angeles, exploring its diverse architectural design. From Spanish Colonial and 1930s art deco to postmodern deconstructivism, Downtown Los Angeles has become a playground for design, boasting a wide variety of architectural styles spanning centuries–discover the history of this diverse district through Valéry Augustin’s expert eye.
Architect Walks New Orleans, Exploring Its Distinctive StyleBonjour, mes amis! Today on AD, architect Robby Cangelosi leads us on an insightful walking tour of New Orleans, exploring the fascinating history of its neighborhoods and buildings from its origins to the present day.
Architect Walks SoHo NYC, Exploring Its Distinctive StyleArchitect Nicholas Potts returns for another history-revealing walking tour, this time exploring the ever-evolving look of SoHo in New York City.
Architect Explores Wall Street's Details & HistoryToday AD returns to New York City for a deep-dive walking tour of Wall Street in Downtown Manhattan with architect Nicholas Potts.
Architect Explores Chicago's River North NeighborhoodArchitect Lynda Dossey returns to the streets of Chicago for another walking tour, this time highlighting the hidden details to be found in the stylish River North neighborhood.
Architect Explores Chicago's Hidden Architecture & HistoryToday on AD Architect Lynda Dossey leads us on a walking tour of Chicago, highlighting the captivating details found in its storied architecture.
Lost Art Deco Treasures From the Empire State Building Rediscovered
Winold Reiss’s murals were presumed destroyed when the building was redone in the 1960s
Princess Diana’s Personally Designed Jewelry Is Heading to Auction
The People’s Princess wore the gems out during one of her last public appearances
A Jackson Pollock Painting Worth $54 Million Was Just Discovered in a Police Raid
The artwork represents a previously unknown addition to the small body of work Pollock left behind following his death in 1956
11 Rare Artworks Were Stolen From a Historic Palace
The robbery happened just two weeks after the institution increased security following a previous break-in attempt
A Stately Mercedes-Benz Wins the Prestigious 2023 Best of Show at Pebble Beach
The 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster, which only has 13,000 miles on it, was just awarded America’s most renowned vintage automobile prize
This Ancient Village, Submerged Beneath a Lake in Europe, May Be 8,500 Years Old
Residents of the 8,500-year-old sunken settlement reportedly lived in stilt houses
AD’s Back-to-School Tech Essentials 2023
From Apple’s lightest new MacBook to the best reusable digital notebook, these 22 products are sure to make this school year the best one yet
Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed’s Former Yacht Sinks Off the Coast of France
According to French authorities, all passengers were safely rescued
Tricia Benitez Beanum Takes Pop Up Home to the Next Level With a New Design Showroom
Diverse creatives feel at home within the 7,000-square-foot space in Los Angeles
12 Beachside Restaurants and Bars To Visit Before You Die
From Italy to India and from Saint Barts to the Seychelles, you’ll love these hidden gems, no matter your plans or your palate
16 Best Palm Springs Airbnb Rentals to Book in 2023
From futuristic desert cabins to Frank Sinatra’s midcentury-modern home, AD has got you covered
This Gas-Guzzling Superyacht Was Just Transformed Into Something That Will Actually Help the Planet
Formerly the world’s largest aluminum yacht, Time’s new voyage is deep underwater