Category Archives: + IN REAL LIFE
The library above, photographed by Architectural Digest, belongs to writer/director M. Night Shyamalan. Creator of movies such as The Sixth Sense, Signs and The Village, Shyamalan is known for his smart thrillers and intricate mysteries. So it’s no surprise that … Continue reading
There’s a lot to love about Gilles Mendel’s New York apartment. First, its size: a mere 732 square feet, with only one bed and bath. Humble, intimate, petite – call it what you will, it’s decidedly small for a guy … Continue reading
Fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent once called the library of his Marrakech, Morocco home his “favorite room in the world.” And it’s easy to understand why, especially once you get a glimpse of the Villa Oasis library’s reading nook, above, … Continue reading
This week, AROHO heads to the South! In honor of our much-needed vacation, all three posts this week will focus on Southern man cave style in Savannah, Georgia. Above is an image of the drawing room in the Mercer Williams … Continue reading
Valentino Garavani, the renowned designer behind Italian fashion house Valentino, has one seriously unique man cave. It’s a pigeonnier or, in other words, a cylindrical tower once used to house doves on the Château de Wideville estate, built just outside of … Continue reading
This week, we’re ending things just as they began, following up Monday’s wallpaper post with an In Real Life/DIY wallpaper mash up. Upon spotting designer John Derian’s apartment featured on the Vogue Living blog, we had to figure out how … Continue reading
Having spotted Ralph Lauren’s New York City apartment chronicled in Elle Decor magazine, we instantly fell for the famous fashion designer’s blend of cool contemporary style and man child accents.
This image of Truman Capote’s home in the Hamptons, taken from the archives of Architectural Digest, showcases a space as intricately fascinating as the author himself.
Art dealer Francis Mill has a natural eye for aesthetics and his San Francisco home is, unsurprisingly, filled with stunning art covering the walls. But Mill’s degree in architecture also shines through in dramatic, sculptural pieces of furniture.
Happy birthday, Ernest Hemingway! The author would have been 113 years old today. Shown above is an image of the living room in Hemingway’s Key West abode, which has since been turned into a museum.