Eclectic Style

  • Alex Birkenstock's NYC Penthouse: Living Room

    The penthouse is furnished with antiquities and one-of-a-kind pieces scavenged from around the world: Napoleon III chairs, tufted mohair sofas, vintage French leather club chairs, industrial factory…   See the Image

  • Alex Birkenstock's NYC Penthouse: Kitchen

    The kitchen features reclaimed tin ceilings and customized zinc and brass cabinets aged with patina. The stainless steel Art Deco doors (not pictured) were salvaged from a theater in Hawaii and date…   See the Image

  • Alex Birkenstock's NYC Penthouse: Great Room

    The wide-open layout of the apartment can be sectioned off by two sets of retractable glass garage doors — one set between the living room and master bedroom (see far right), the other between the…   See the Image

  • Alex Birkenstock's NYC Penthouse: Dining Area

    Alex Birkenstock, heir to the Birkenstock sandal company, is selling his 30th-floor penthouse in the Financial District. The two-bedroom home features a wall of windows offering views of the Statue…   See the Image

  • Alex Birkenstock's NYC Penthouse: Corner Sitting Area

    The sitting area on the southeast corner of the penthouse features two retractable glass NanaWalls. Transform the space into a loggia during the summer and enjoy the sauna, which is immediately…   See the Image

  • Alex Birkenstock's NYC Penthouse: Corner Sitting Area at Night

    Alex Birkenstock, heir to the Birkenstock sandal company, is selling his Financial District penthouse for nearly $13 million. The apartment is located on the 30th floor of the Setai Wall Street…   See the Image

  • Alex Birkenstock's NYC Penthouse: Bathroom Sink

    The sauna sink features reclaimed hand-cut 1930s tiles from Belgium. The door to the left leads to a large walk-in closet. The apartment has 2.5 bathrooms total.   See the Image

  • Architectural Digest Home Design Show: Voutsa

    It's hard not to smile when facing a panel of Voutsa's bold, playful wallpaper designs. Sprung from the mind of George Venson, the wallpaper comes in vibrant patterns of koi, octopus, snakes,…   See the Image

  • Architectural Digest Home Design Show: Todd Sanders

    You couldn't miss this booth from a mile away. Artist Todd Sanders has been designing giant neon signs for nearly 20 years, turning it into a one-of-a-kind art form that counts Johnny Depp and Willie…   See the Image

  • Living Room: Black-and-White Bath in Paris, France

    A multitude of colors and patterns makes its mark on this eclectic living room. Black-and-white wallpaper, a fuzzy purple area rug, vibrant orange pin-tucked sofa, elephant sculpture and furniture in…   See the Image