WHERE Manhattan's meatpacking district
THE STATS and DECOR Glass and steel live/work space, in a trendy neighborhood overlooking Highline Park. It has eclectic and global feel to reflect her travels and style.
WHERE Western Connecticut
THE STATS and DECOR Her idyllic home in the country, called Cloudwalk, is sprawling landscape with a lake, hiking trails, a barn with chickens and two buildings: One is the property's original 19th-century residence, which has been renovated to house the kitchen, living room, and bedrooms for guests. The other, a former barn, is now "my home, a must for me," says von Furstenberg. "Welcome to my salon, my sanctuary, my archive, and my studio. This is my place to think and my place to dream." DVF collects art nouveau vases "from anywhere I can find them," she says.