Publication: Architectural Digest:

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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