A worldwide survey of youthful ambition and ingenuity, including a handmade bamboo mansion in Bali, a Dutch school that has now become a home, a London loft furnished with many found parts and on a budget of only “800 quid,” two Genoan brothers and their family’s showroom/palazzo crash pad, an Art Deco beauty in Mumbai that hadn’t been touched for 80 years, and the revival of the design collective. Plus: a luminous wooden lightbulb, a color-changing radiator, and more very imaginative products from the young set.
On the Cover: Ecology of Colour installation. Photograph courtesy of Nous Vous.
Amid the government shutdown, pundits have expressed great shock at the radical nature of these new “upstart” Republicans—even though their cause, tactics, and influence are as old as American history itself. By Frank Rich
The New York Post loses perhaps $50 million a year and is down to a print circulation of 300,000. Rupert Murdoch, by contrast, has nearly 500,000 Twitter followers. Something’s got to give. But publisher Jesse Angelo feels confident he can save his brand—by reinventing it on the web. By Steve Fishman
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He’s a cartoon. A megalomaniac. An irresistible Hollywood subject. And a crucial historical figure.
Kathryn Schulz on the Nobel laureate’s ability to find big stories hidden in life’s smallest details.
Morning coffee at home on Vanity Fair’s centennial.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
Dewi van de Klomp’s soft cabinets, Rent the Runway opens at Henri Bendel, and more new stuff in stores.
“With great hair comes great responsibility. Also, it lets me get away with stuff.”
Han Dynasty stays true to Sichuan cooking.
The Wayland's Robert Ceras uses husk cherries to make a satisfying and deceptively stiff cocktail.
How new owners lovingly dusted off a historic Brooklyn watering hole.
You’ll remember his name after 12 Years a Slave.
All Is Lost’s Robert Redford doesn’t need co-stars, but he could use a towel.
When artists sign with one of the four giants, something happens to their work—and it’s often not good.
As the breakout star of Bad Jews, Tracee Chimo has a stage presence almost as big as her character’s ’do.
Miley Cyrus re-declares her independence on Bangerz.
A Night With Janis Joplin contains pearly performances of great songs. It’s a shame about the rest of the show.
Robert Redford gives a career-best performance in All Is Lost.
25 things to see, hear, watch, and read.
Readers sound off on Antonin Scalia, ethical parenting, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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