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Art, Architecture, and Design

The explosion of interest in art, architecture, and design has fueled the need for writers who can interpret aesthetic principles for the casual reader, yet write with authority for specialized audiences. Alice Powers’  work reflects a long experience with the design community. Read “New Life” in the April 2020 issue of Home and Design; Read “The Change Artist: the Home of Paul Sherrill” in the July/August 2016 issue of Home and DesignRead “Private Tour: the Home of Sally Quinn and Ben Bradlee,” from Home and DesignRead “The Odyssey” from Luxe Magazine


There is an art to the interview and its faithful translation to the page; a good profile should capture the person and his or her passion. In many profiles, Alice Powers has interviewed architects, writers, interior designers, landscape architects, artists — and dozens of others.Read profile of shoemaker Federico Badia in Dream of ItalyRead profile of designer Jimi Yui from Home and Design Magazine.


Book and film reviews draw on a well of knowledge of literature and popular culture. A review of Alice McDermott’s book That Night on “All Things Considered” drew an overwhelming response from NPR listeners. Listen to “You Must Read This” broadcast on National Public Radio.