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Article Image - A Stable State
Imagine a lavish country home, replete with a full-service equestrian facility. Now imagine those horses living as opulently as you. Impossible? Not so, Bespoke discovers a place where both muddy shoes and old-school luxury have a place.
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Article Image - Lofty Heights
At 82, Frank Gehry has designed his first skyscraper and it has transformed Manhattan’s skyline. Bespoke tracked down the spirited architect to discover his side of this twisting, rippling tower.
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Article Image - Trophy Case
The world’s richest man, Lebanese-Mexican Carlos Slim Helu, recently unveiled the Museo Soumaya, an iconic landmark housing his personal art collection. As Bespoke discovers, this civic gift is an art museum worthy of international buzz.
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Article Image - Shore Thing
Husband and wife team Cortney and Robert Novogratz are simply known as ‘The Novogratz’. Over 16 years, this young, hip and artsy couple has developed and designed many unique properties including this latest cabana in Palm Beach, executed with taste, boldness and luxury.
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Article Image - A Clear Statement
AGi Architects is a company started by two friends and Harvard grads. That one is a Kuwaiti and the other a Spaniard explains why it has offices in Kuwait and Madrid, and that they have already gained such critical acclaim in just over five years demonstrates the capability of this firm.
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Article Image - Ahead of the Curve
London’s Tate Gallery has propelled them to stardom, but Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron, the Swiss masters of architecture are not done with their peaceable and splendid revolution of the way we view buildings – not by a long shot. Here Bespoke shines a light on the architects’ path to making history.
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Article Image - Refined Living
While interviewing the Lebanese jeweller, Viviane Debbas, the homeowner of ‘one of the most beautiful houses in Lebanon’ as it has been dubbed, we discovered more than just a stunning residence.
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Article Image - To the Manor Born
Normandy is famous for the D-Day landings, the Abbaye du Mont-Saint-Michel and horse breeding. Lebanon's former Deputy Prime Minister, Issam Michael Fares, has a breathtaking property that ties all three together in just one place.
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Article Image - Vantage Point
Living in modern spaces does not always entail advanced synthetics and robotic housemaids. As award-winning architect Nabil Gholam’s F-House hows, sometimes the simplest designs in collusion with a respect for the environment can give you the feeling of being progressive.
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Article Image - Stillness of Time
Just on the outskirts of Tripoli, three brothers and their families have made nature their home. Seemingly a simple farm from the outside, there is more than meets the eye to this take on Libyan country life.
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Lebanese painter, sculptor and architect Nadim Karam breaks down the barriers that divide his trades. His visionary approach to using space transcends traditional thinking.
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