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ROSS GOODWIN
GOOGLE
MACHINE LEARNING
NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
AI
SAN FRANCISCO
FILMS
FILMMAKING
Interview: Artist + Filmmaker Ross Goodwin
By Fiona Killackey Ross Goodwin's brain isn’t wired like most. Part creative writer, part engineering genius, this 30-year-old San Francisco native struggles when it comes to filling out occupation forms. Since graduating from MIT (Economics) and...
BUENOS AIRES
ARGENTINA
ARTEBA
ART FAIRS
DESIGN FAIRS
LA BOCA DESIGN DISTRICT
GALLERIES
ARTISTS
DESIGN
Five Art + Design Destinations in Buenos Aires
Many emerging design capitals have vied for the fleeting attention of the art world in the past decade. Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Berlin and others have all sought the position, with various degrees of success. Buenos Aires, the bustling...
ART
EXHIBITS
EXHIBITIONS
CHINA
INTERVIEWS
BEIJING
ILLUSTRATION
Kong Lingxin's "Unit Time" in Beijing
by Alessandro de Toni In the Chinese art community, Kong Lingxin's work has been widely praised for its simplicity and elegance—characteristics rarely seen among the younger generations of artists in China. Kong's first solo show, "Unit...
VIETNAM
HANOI
HO CHI MINH
TOYOTA
TEST DRIVES
TRUCKS
AUTO
TOYOTA TRD PRO
ROAD TRIP
TRAVEL
CARS
Roadtripping From Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
by Matthew Askari It’s the smoke that first assaults the senses when stepping out of the airport in Hanoi. That, or the countless Samsung advertisements that seemingly stretch to the periphery of the eyeballs. In the van on the way to our hotel...
TEST DRIVES
CARS
AUTO
AUDI
2018 AUDI S4
2018 AUDI S5
DRIVING
PALM SPRINGS
CALIFORNIA
AUTO DESIGN
Test Drive: 2018 Audi S4 + S5
by Sue Mead A snaking, high-desert road course is the ideal test of the all-new 2018 Audi S4 and S5—cars that are spawned from the petri-dish of their ultra-high performance stablemates, the Audi R8 and RS. (To clarify: the German automaker...
ICE CREAM
POP-UP
TEMPORARY
LOS ANGELES
LA
DOWNTOWN LA
ARTS DISTRICT
MUSEUMS
INSTAGRAM
FOOD
MUSEUM OF ICE CREAM
Museum of Ice Cream, LA
by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick From 22 April through 29 May, a warehouse space in Downtown LA's Arts District will stand as a monument to dessert: it is the temporary home of the Museum of Ice Cream. The Museum lies at the sensory intersection of sweet...
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2017
KONSTANTIN GRCIC
LAMPS
LIGHTING
DESIGN
DECOR
MILAN
FLOS
FLOS LAMPS
MDW2017
Milan Design Week 2017: Konstantin Grcic's "Noctambule" Lamp
by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick Konstantin Grcic’s newest Flos lamp is a meditation on opposites. When off, the glass structure appears invisible, blending into the background. In turning the light on, it becomes a glowing line powered by multiple cinched...
TAMWORTH DISTILLING
BLUE LION CHICOREE
LIQUEURS
ALCOHOL
SPIRITS
AMAROS
NEW ORLEANS
DRINKS
COCKTAILS
RECIPES
Tamworth Distilling’s Blue Lion Chicorée Liqueur
by Emily Bihl Chicory may be well known throughout the country as the secret ingredient in “New Orleans-style coffee," but even in the Crescent City it’s hard to find the flavor unattached to its coffee companion. In fact, even the denizens...
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2017
FORMAFANTASMA
LIGHTS
LAMPS
LIGHTING DESIGN
SALONE DEL MOBILE
Milan Design Week 2017: Formafantasma's Imaginative Lighting
by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick "We’re not one of those people who say ‘less is more,'" Andrea Trimarchi of Italian design duo Formafantasma explains. His partner Simone Farresin agrees. "Actually, no," he says. "Not at all." Trimarchi completes the...
KNITTING
CRAFTS
TECH
APPAREL
CLOTHING
SHOES
DESIGN
KICKSTARTER
KNITERATE
Digital Knitting Machine, Kniterate
Aspiring fashion designers can now attempt to produce their own knitwear with a clever digital knitting machine currently funding on Kickstarter. Already fully-funded with $287,000 and still 32 days to go (at time of publish), well over their...
MILAN DESIGN WEEK
MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2017
MDW2017
FUORISALONE
SNARKITECTURE
STUDIO SWINE
FARE LUCE
JAMIE HAYON
CAESARSTONE
FOSCARINI
Milan Design Week 2017: Highlights
by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick Milan Design Week is happening now, and continuing through 9 April with events scattered all over the city. While the Fuorisalone offerings might overwhelm with options, rest easy knowing you can turn into almost any...
STUDIO VISITS
XU ZHEN
SHANGHAI
CHINA
CHINESE ARTISTS
Studio Visit: Artist Xu Zhen
by Alessandro de Toni An hour drive out of Shanghai—far from the urban glitter and the lavish skyscrapers, into a land where Chinese cities tend to look all the same—lies MadeIn Company. Amid storage spaces and small factories, it’s a warehouse...
WORD OF MOUTH
TRAVEL
CITY GUIDES
COPENHAGEN
DENMARK
RESTAURANTS
BARS
CAFES
DINING
DRINKS
COCKTAILS
Word of Mouth: Copenhagen
by Nicolas Stecher Located on the Danish islands Zealand and Amager, the country's capital Copenhagen is ever-changing. While it garners attention for its culinary scene, it's also host to a kind of renaissance in its fashion, coffeehouse, art and...
ARCHITECTURE
ARCHITECTS
DESIGN
BOOKS
PHAIDON
MAD ARCHITECTS
CHINA
INTERVIEWS
MA YANSONG
Interview: Ma Yansong, Founder MAD Architects
by Alessandro De Toni When Westerners think about Chinese architecture, we oftentimes have two images in mind: old, grand pagodas settled on the top of a hill or titanic mega-projects breaking global records. Understanding the essence of Chinese...
CARS
AUTO
MERCEDES
MERCEDES-MAYBACH
G 650 LANDAULET
TEST DRIVES
DRIVING
AUTO DESIGN
Test Drive: Mercedes-Maybach G 650 Landaulet
by Aaron Kohn There is something special about cars that should never be. Last week, we got to ride along in one which came close to never being realized: the first-ever Maybach SUV. On the heels of the highly successful AMG G 63 6x6 and G 500...
CARS
AUTO
MINI
2017 MINI COUNTRYMAN
TEST DRIVES
DRIVING
ENGLAND
OXFORD
Test Drive: 2017 MINI Countryman
by Michael Frank The new 2017 Countryman is a half-foot bigger than its predecessor (making it the largest-ever MINI) but it’s still only VW Golf-sized. The headline appeal is that at the starting price of $26,950 for the front-wheel-drive Cooper...
CYCLING
BIKING
BICYCLES
CUBA
TRAVEL
ADVENTURES
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHS
PHOTO ESSAYS
BIKES
Photo Essay: Cycling Through Cuba
by Daniel Golden Cycling across Cuba is an incredible and worthwhile adventure, but is a trip that requires good planning and the understanding that the countryside is still undeveloped and resources are quite scarce. It's a beautiful place with...
CARS
FACTORY TOUR
MINI
AUTO
FAMILIES
FAMILY-OWNED
INTERVIEWS
ENGLAND
OXFORD
100+ Years of British Car-Making at the MINI Oxford Plant
by Michael Frank In an age when automakers are suddenly front and center in potential trade wars, it’s important to take a step back and realize that these companies—regardless of where they manufacture—employ human beings. The impacts of trade...
SUBARU
SUBARU IMPREZA SPORT
SEDANS
TEST DRIVES
TEST RIDES
CAR DESIGN
AUTOMOBILE DESIGN
CARS
Test Drive: 2017 Subaru Impreza
by Sue Mead If you didn’t know any better, you might think the Subaru Impreza is simply another five-passenger sedan, with a five-door hatch variant that slots into the crowded, entry-level segment of the compact class. But, if you've awaited the...
SKI
SNOWBOARD
SKIING
SNOWBOARDING
BIG MOUNTAIN
BACKCOUNTRY
UNION BINDING CO
SKIS
SNOWBOARDS
BINDINGS
SPRING BREAK BOARDS
G3
Ski and Snowboard Kits for Big Mountain and Backcountry
by Sasha Barkans Nothing can spoil a great snow day like bad gear. Puffy jackets in wet conditions will shut your days down early, uncomfortable and heavy backcountry equipment will slow you down on the up-track, and that poorly shaped split board...
SKIING
SNOWBOARDING
SNOWSPORTS
SNOW
BRITISH COLUMBIA
CANADA
SOL MOUNTAIN LODGE
SKI LODGES
ACCOMMODATION
TRAVEL
WINTER SPORTS
30,000 Acres of Backcountry Terrain at Sol Mountain Lodge, British Columbia
by Sasha Barkans Ask any skier or snowboarder what their dream day would look like and their answers will be remarkably similar: deep untracked snow, no lift lines, and diverse terrain. The hunt for the aforementioned conditions and features is...
CARS
INTERVIEWS
VOLVO
DESIGN
VOLVO V90
V90
CAR DESIGN
AUTO
SWEDISH DESIGN
THOMAS INGENLATH
Interview: Volvo VP of Design, Thomas Ingenlath
by Michael Frank After Volvo debuted the V90 earlier this year, its loveliest wagon in ages, it has been announced that it will come (in late 2017 in the US) with a slightly lifted version, the V90 Cross Country. It’s penned by the same hand that...
JOSHUA TREE
CALIFORNIA
TRAVEL
SPACE
STARGAZING
POLLUTION
ENVIRONMENT
RANGE ROVER
2017 RANGE ROVER EVOQUE CONVERTIBLE
DRIVING
CARS
AUTO
Joshua Tree National Park Night Sky Festival
by Andrew Maness Joshua Tree National Park lies just 140 miles east of Los Angeles, an easy two and half hours of cruising on the interstate without traffic, or a miserable slog that can take upwards of five hours if you happen to depart at the...
AZORE
WOM
WORD OF MOUTH
TRAVEL
CITY GUIDES
RESTAURANTS
DINING
EATING
MUSIC
VENUES
ACCOMMODATION
Word of Mouth: São Miguel Island, Azores
by Ross Belfer Jettisoning across the Atlantic Ocean is a familiar experience if you’re a travel nut, but rarely do we ponder the infinite unknown—or in this case, the tiny archipelago that dots the swathe of sea in between North America and the...
RICK POWELL
PENS
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
PRODUCT DESIGN
OFFICE
WRITING INSTRUMENTS
DESIGNERS
Rick Powell Pens
by Paul Armstrong Rick Powell can’t seem to stop dropping, crushing or misplacing writing instruments as he designs bespoke furniture pieces in his London living room. Instead of simply accepting his fate, Powell took it upon himself to design...
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