Makers Mondays: Studio Visit with Alexandra Grecco
Brooklynite Alexandra Grecco released her first ready-to-wear collection in 2010—a series of ultra-feminine pieces in ladylike colors, fabrics and often pinup-inspired silhouettes that are at once nostalgic (calling to mind fashion icons like Catherine...
Terra New York
Braving the elements in style just got a whole lot easier thanks to Terra New York, a new line of fashion-conscious, 100% waterproof rainwear. The semi-transparent, smoky-hued jackets and accessories have NYC-centric names including the "Lower...
AIGA/NY Anniversary Posters
2012 marks the 30th anniversary of the New York chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), the nation's premier professional design organization. In honor of the celebration, AIGA/NY reached out to 30 NYC design stars to each create...
Kim Dong Yoo
Already a household name in Asia, Korean painter Kim Dong Yoo's inaugural U.S. exhibit at NYC's Hasted Kraeutler gallery aims to introduce the artist to a new, American audience. The self-titled show features a series of large-scale paintings...
The Pig That Therefore I Am
Photographer Miru Kim's newest exhibition "The Pig That Therefore I Am" opens next week at NYC's Doosan Gallery. For her latest series, the Korean-born, New York-based artist juxtaposes her own nude body with those of about 300 pigs, exploring the...
If you're after a secluded, otherworldly experience on your next vacation, look no further than Verana, an intimate boutique hotel on Mexico's Pacific coast. Tucked in a remote hillside jungle just thirty miles south of Puerto Vallarta and accessible...
American Fashion Designers at Home
While most of the interiors-obsessed turn to The Selby these days to sneak glimpses of the intriguing abodes of creative types, Assouline's new book "American Fashion Designers at Home" proves that nothing quite beats the appeal of thumbing through...
Pierre Cardin: 60 Years of Innovation
On the occasion of his fashion house’s 60th anniversary, Pierre Cardin has no regrets. “I will have owned it all,” he says, “without it owning me.” The new retrospective, "Pierre Cardin: 60 Years...
Set in Vienna's design-forward 4th district, Gabarage Upcycling Design repurposes materials from personal and corporate donations—old binders, street signs, film, tennis balls and more—into playful, purposeful modern design pieces. The...
The Ikea Phenomenon
Now showing at the Vienna Furniture Museum, The Ikea Phenomenon takes a look at the international lifestyle brand's design evolution from the 1950s to the present. The show, considered through the lens of design history (and reinforcing Ikea...
Ripped: T-Shirts from the Underground
Images: © Ripped: T-Shirts from the Underground A testament to the post-punk art and music scene of the '70s and '80s, "Ripped: T-Shirts from the Underground" offers a visual history of the time through rare and one-off t-shirts. From Sonic...
Geometry Lessons T-Shirts
by Anna Carnick For artist Lincoln Mayne shapes don't get any better than geometric ones, a theory he recently put to the test with his debut t-shirt collection Geometry Lessons. His designs center around three ubiquitous shapes—the circle...