A fashion-savvy home decorating magazine for the new generation of design professionals and consumers who know exactly what they want, ELLE DECOR covers fashionable and inspirational products that bring couture chic to every room of your home.
THE CITIES ISSUE
FOLLOW THE THREAD • Our favorite new textiles, seen through the lens of life in ELLE DECOR’s home, New York City.
THE AGENDA • What’s shaping our tastes and topping our to-do lists this month.
GRAPHIC CONTENT • This season, the most exciting new rugs and garments emphasize bold patterns, varied textures, and show-stopping colors. Why settle for a quiet backdrop when you can have a red-carpet moment?
HE LOVED NEW YORK
NIA DACOSTA • On the eve of the release of the London-based director’s next film, The Marvels, she shares what’s keeping her anchored and inspired this autumn.
COMMIT TO MEMORY • The new International African American Museum in Charleston, South Carolina, encourages both commemoration and contemplation.
DRINKS AT INTERMISSION • Architect and acclaimed set designer David Rockwell turns his terrace above Manhattan’s High Line into the perfect place to relax and entertain.
BLIND AMBITION • Let the sun shine in (or not) with window treatments that draw inspiration from classic styles in thoroughly modern ways.
THROW SOME SHADE • Your windows can take it.
HOW TO DRESS A ROOM • When fashion superstar Christian Siriano branches out into interior design, the result is a Manhattan apartment that’s ready to strut its stuff.
SIRIANO’S NEW YORK CITY
IN HIS BAG • A fashion accessories designer shows his knack for interiors, creating an expressive, colorful apartment for himself in the City of Light.
Have We Met? • Team ELLE DECOR recently wondered: Who should the big design brands collaborate with next? Get to know five New York City–based talents who are prime candidates.
Kelly to the Rescue! • How a couple’s love of animals helped get Kelly Wearstler’s attention and persuade the California superstar to design their Toronto home.
THE SCHEINBERGS’ TORONTO
Going for PoMo • In a historic city in Poland, the couple behind Paradowski Studio combine postmodernism and other design influences to make a distinctly homegrown mix.
THE PARADOWSKIS’ POZNAŃ
YOU DO THE MATH • When a large-scale painting begged for a new home, one collector asked two design firms to simply rebuild his whole house.
WOODS AND DANGARAN’S LOS ANGELES
THE WISDOM IN SIMPLICITY • Architect Elliott Barnes finds inspiration in a Mannerist Michelangelo masterwork.