Who Reads Architectural Digest?
Architectural Digest is the world’s leading design publication, with a total audience of nearly five million. Its readers are successful, sophisticated and well-read; they recognize and appreciate good design--whether it’s found in a chair, a yacht or a house--and they expect to see spectacular photographs and informative features about extraordinary interiors and architecture along with well-written articles about home electronics, travel and automobile and jewelry design.
What You Can Expect in Each Issue:
Whether highlighting an art-filled Manhattan townhouse, a modern dwelling in Japan or a California vineyard residence, each issue of Architectural Digest presents an arresting mix of interior design and architecture from the world’s leading designers and architects. Regular columns include:
- AD Architecture: Highlighting projects by the foremost architects working today.
- AD Travels and AD Shopping: Noted designers take readers on a tour of their favorite shops and sources in cities around the globe.
- AD Electronica: The magazine’s guide to new and interesting home electronics.
- Estates for Sale
- Great Design Under $100
- Discoveries By Designers: Presenting singular designer sources.
Feature Articles: Every issue of Architectural Digest presents residential design around the globe. The stunning photographs give readers the opportunity to "walk through" a home, along with informative and entertaining feature interviews with designers, architects and homeowners. In addition to regular design features, there are profiles of fascinating people, such as Ted Turner; Steven Spielberg; Anjelica Huston; Lance Armstrong; Diane Keaton; Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones; Sting; and John Travolta and Kelly Preston. Several times a year, Architectural Digest publishes several special sections, including Hotels Around the World; AD Style, a collection of some of the most innovative design around today; and Motoring by Design, which highlights automotive innovations, concept cars and automobile collectors, like Nicola Bulgari of the legendary Italian jewelry firm.
Architectural Digest contains the work of some of the finest writers and photographers working today. Contributing Writers include Paul Theroux, fiction, non-fiction and travel writer; Patricia Leigh Brown of theNew York Times; Gerald Clarke, biographer of Truman Capote and Judy Garland; Nancy Collins, author of Hard to Get: Fast Talk and Rude Questions Along the Interview Trail; architecture critic Joseph Giovannini; Judith Thurman, author of biographies of Colette and Isak Dinesen and featured writer for the New Yorker ; architecture writer Mildred F. Schmertz; writer and critic Amanda Vaill; and Pulitzer Prize-winner Susan Sheehan.
Among the Contributing Photographers are legendary photo journalist Harry Benson; Durston Saylor; Mary E. Nichols; Scott Frances; Derry Moore; Robert Reck; Peter Aaron; and Tony Soluri.
Architectural Digest takes readers inside some of the most extraordinary homes being created today with stunning photographs and well-written and informative articles.
Comparisons to Other Magazines
Architectural Digest is regarded as the only magazine that brings its readers exclusive international coverage of the best interior design, architecture, art and antiques--along with select stories on travel, jewelry design and luxury automobiles.
Architectural Digest advertisers represent suppliers of the finest home design products available, from fabrics, furniture and carpets, kitchen and bath suppliers as well as luxury automobiles, fine jewelry and watches, electronics, art and antiques. The magazine’s readers see, source and buy products directly from its pages.