• Record  In February the Grand Palais in Paris was the scene of the Christie’s sale of the Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé collection. The proceeds benefited Saint Laurent and Bergé’s foundation. Paris’ Sale of the Century

    Inside the Christie’s Auction of Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé’s Collection
    Architectural Digest, Cover Story

  • “Symmetry is the ultimate goal,” architect Chakib Richani says of the apartment he conceived for fashion designer Elie Saab in Paris. Elie Saab

    Opulence and Masculinity Merge in the Fashion Designer’s Paris Apartment
    Architectural Digest

  • passport photo: His Holiness the Dalai Lama The Dalai Lama

    An audience with His Holiness

  • Audi Forum Welcome Home Audi Forum Welcome Home

    commissioned by Architectural Digest

  • K Gathering group hikes separate into three levels of "challenge." Thoughts on the Krishnamurti Gatherings in Mürren, Switzerland

    first appeared on

  • Bhogilal's 1934 3.5-liter Bentley, above in Bombay. Mr. Bhogilal’s Used Car Lot

    The elusive Bombay industrialist owns 200 vintage and classic cars. He uses them all, too.
    Town & Country

  • Jeanne Moreau: the ultimate French star. Photo credit: Chris Alexander. Jeanne Moreau

    Film: the ultimate French star

  • In the studio, designers collaborate on concepts for the Cross Pro RS mountain bike as well as The Audi Collection, which consists of accessories ranging from golf bags and scale models to clothing and luggage. Audi’s Design Hub

    The Wheels of Invention Turn at the Automaker’s Munich Concept Center
    Architectural Digest

  • Potato Republic Potato Republic®

    frozen food and store concept

  • Comanche Corn Comanche Corn®

    frozen food and store concept

  • Let Them Eat Cake Let Them Eat Cake

    Paris’ Sugarplum Cake Shop
    first appeared on

  • Finger C's headlamp/taillamp design area. Piano devised an open plan to promote communication and creativity. Forward Thinking

    A Design Center by Renzo Piano Exemplifies a New Era for Mercedes-Benz
    Architectural Digest

  • Lord March, photo courtesy of The Telegraph Rolls-Royce is Reborn

    Lord March Gives Rolls-Royce a New Home on the Goodwood Estate
    commisioned by Architectural Digest

  • Ina and Andy Warhol at the Factory circa 1984. Being … Ina

    Her son, Mark, recounts how this stylish, inquisitive, and sharp-minded Viennese helped lay the foundation for Washington and Hollywood’s ongoing love affair.
    Washington Life Magazine

  • In the model shop, located within the Design Center, a technician creates taillight reflectors for a prototype vehicle by heating acrylic sheets and molding them over a wood form. Lexus’s Global Push

    The Emphasis Is on Originality at the Automaker’s New Design Center
    Architectural Digest

  • "I see every car as a face, as an image, with a personality," remarks Pininfarina, who incorporated iconic details of earlier models - such as the oval front grille - into the Quattroporte. Maserati’s Big Comeback

    Sergio Pininfarina Dreams Up a Powerful New Luxury Sedan
    Architectural Digest

  • A designer models a dashboard out of clay. Though ADI uses the most current high-tech computer design programs, Kloos and her staff have not abandoned older, tried-and-true methods. Daimler-Chrysler’s Top Secret Design Lab

    At a Sprawling Italian Villa, a Team of Designers Is Combining Science with Style to Revolutionize Automotive Interiors
    Architectural Digest

  • Standing next to a new GT at Crewe are two of the car's creators: Raul Pires, left, the GT's exterior design manager, and Dirk van Braeckel, Bentley's director of design. The Bentley Continental GT

    A New Coupe Heralds an Overdue Renaissance for the Legendary Marque
    Architectural Digest

  • "It's so boring to sit in anything else," says Sutherland. Donald Sutherland

    Ferrari Safari: Actor Donald Sutherland tracks down his favorite auto outside Milan
    Vanity Fair

  • A reunion of woman and machine: Rigg remains glamorous and British to the core, while the Elan goes multinational. Diana Rigg

    Mrs. Peel’s Wheels: Diana Rigg takes a spin in the new Lotus Elan, a high-tech version of her Avengers sports car.
    Vanity Fair

  • "It's the kind of car that lures you into sporty driving," Weir said after spending time with the Carrera 2 Tiptronic. Bob Weir

    A bisexual Porsche: The Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir gets down in the new Carrera 2 with a Tiptronic Dual Function transmission
    Vanity Fair

  • Though landslides on portions of the KKH are a common occurrence, the Pakistani army soon opens the road to traffic again. Most travelers ride in brightly painted (and rickety) buses, enjoying the spectacular vistas, if not the unpredictable delays. Highway to the top of the World

    From Pakistan to China

  • Luciano Benetton and his son Mauro with the 500SL. Only the image is conservative. The Benettons

    La Dolce Two-Seater: The Benettons play around in a Mercedes 500SL
    Vanity Fair

  • Lang with her dog, Jillian, in the Chevrolet 454 SS on the waterfront in Vancouver, B.C. k. d. lang

    Truckin’: Country singer k. d. lang burns rubber in a hot new Chevrolet pickup
    Vanity Fair

  • Paloma Bailey's dad loves cars, and this one is nearly perfect. David Bailey

    Fast Film: Porsche comes to shove for photographer David Bailey
    Vanity Fair

  • "In a dream world, where all wishes come true, I would have a Rolls and someone to drive me." Irene Worth

    Worth the Trip: Irene Worth and two Rolls-Royces, naturally
    Vanity Fair

  • Jackie Collins on the Reatta: "It's a car for rock stars on the way up." Jackie Collins

    Hollywood Drives: Novelist Jackie Collins prowls Sunset Boulevard in the Buick Reatta
    Vanity Fair

  • "People would expect me to buy a Ferrari or a big Cadillac. I'm not going to do that...The 780 is a great car. The stereo is great." Spike Lee

    He’s Gotta Have It: Spike Lee, Brooklyn’s answer to Orson Welles, gets seduced by the Volvo 780 Coupe
    Vanity Fair

  • The Living Daylights, latest of the 007 films, has a new face, Timothy Dalton, as Bond, but a familiar name - Aston Martin - on his car. The Car That Came in from the Cold.

    Our reporter, on hand during the filming of the latest James Bond movie, explains how 007 is back behind the wheel of an Aston again

  • Ferrari Frolic! When the GTO turned 25, the wine flowed for a week. The Flawed Frolic of the Ferrari GTO

    Touring in a race car is not grand, even if it is the model’s 25th anniversary
    Autoweek (Cover Story)