Luxe Colorado Stylemaker: Sushe felix

"Coloradoans are accustomed to the beautiful terrain they call home. Yet wandering among the golden Aspen forests in autumn or through the Garden of the Gods’ red rock formations, even longtime residents can still be awed. Colorado native and artist Sushe Felix captures this wonder in her paintings, which evoke the sharp geometric style of … Continue reading Luxe Colorado Stylemaker: Sushe felix

Luxe Colorado Stylemaker: Ron Hicks

Something elusive lurks in the portraits by painter Ron Hicks; faces seem caught mid-thought, things unsaid floating in the shapes and colors surrounding them. Such tension is part of the Denver-based painter’s approach to portraiture. A self-described “abstract artist with representational tendencies” whose work is shown at Denver’s Gallery 1261 and Vail International Gallery, he … Continue reading Luxe Colorado Stylemaker: Ron Hicks

Luxe arizona stylemaker: Jim Graham

"One wonders how the Dutch felt when they first saw tulips, watching them burst into unpredictable colors. In the 17th century, the Old Masters obsessed over these blooms, painting them in fanciful still lifes laden with other treasures from the Dutch empire. It's hard to conjure the same awe for something that's now so readily … Continue reading Luxe arizona stylemaker: Jim Graham

Venice Fall 2021: Chef Jen Knox

In the competitive, swashbuckling world of professional high-end kitchens, you can often tell a lot about the chefs by their tattoos. They wear their hearts on their sleeves, with talismans collected from years perfecting their passions on the line. Chef Jen Knox, the culinary visionary behind Delray Beach’s latest luxe eatery, Warren American Whiskey Kitchen, is … Continue reading Venice Fall 2021: Chef Jen Knox

LUXE LA STYLEMAKER: RAINA LEE

Like a mysterious, simmering cauldron, there’s always something bubbling in ceramicist Raina J. Lee’s kiln. The results never fail to surprise, whether it’s foaming glazes that crackle like the surface of the moon or the swirls of dreamy pastels and nebula neons. The Los Angeles-based artist fully embraces her craft’s alchemical elements, reimagining classical forms … Continue reading LUXE LA STYLEMAKER: RAINA LEE

LUXE STYLEMAKER SOUTHWEST FLORIDA: Philomena Marano

Artist Philomena Marano will never forget those first spine-tingling moments on the famous Wonder Wheel Ferris wheel at Coney Island in New York City—that slow crank of gears and the swing of the passenger cars rising up, until the whole park reveals itself in a riot of color and sound. “I remember how the light … Continue reading LUXE STYLEMAKER SOUTHWEST FLORIDA: Philomena Marano

Luxe SoCal Home: Kadlec Architecture + Design

"In winter, the light takes on a whole new quality in the vast expanses surrounding Palm Desert, California, where surreal blue skies meet golden, sun-baked mountains that draw snowbirds from across the country. A Chicago couple seeking warmer climes during the frigid season also felt the pull and imagined a new home that embraced its … Continue reading Luxe SoCal Home: Kadlec Architecture + Design

Luxe PNW Home: The Picket Fence Interior Design

There’s a distinctive pleasure experienced only when one returns home after a long journey—that soothing transition from the new and exciting to the warm and familiar. This was what a pair of Paradise Valley, Arizona empty nesters craved. Avid travelers, they wanted a house that they could leave without worry, but also one that felt … Continue reading Luxe PNW Home: The Picket Fence Interior Design

Luxe SoCal Home: Heirloom

There are many aesthetic stories in Newport Beach—among them as a glamorous enclave for old Hollywood and a playground for visionary modern architects of the midcentury period. For one globe-trotting family seeking to escape the foggy gray skies of London, however, their idea of a vacation home proved more elemental. Their California dreams were of … Continue reading Luxe SoCal Home: Heirloom

Luxe Arizona Home: Lissa Lee Hickman

There’s a distinctive pleasure experienced only when one returns home after a long journey—that soothing transition from the new and exciting to the warm and familiar. This was what a pair of Paradise Valley, Arizona empty nesters craved. Avid travelers, they wanted a house that they could leave without worry, but also one that felt … Continue reading Luxe Arizona Home: Lissa Lee Hickman