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CADILLAC
CADILLAC HOUSE
ART
EXHIBITIONS
ANDY WARHOL
ART SHOWS
MUNICH
GERMANY
NYC
DUBAI
"Letters to Andy Warhol" Traveling Exhibition
by Nicolas Stecher The Cadillac-produced, traveling "Letters to Andy Warhol" exhibition is now calling a small but opulent wing of the grand Deutsches Museum home, under the title of Cadillac House Munich. One of the more well-received private...
KIBRONO
ROBES
KIMONOS
OUTERWEAR
STYLE
LA
DOWNTOWN LA
CLOTHES
CLOTHING
MADE IN USA
Kibrono's Kimono-Inspired Outerwear For All Genders
by Rachel Ciandella Lucas Allen and Blake Landis, founders of Kibrono, traveled together not long after an introduction from mutual friends. While on the trip they found themselves enjoying loose, flowing garments ​which​ they’d borrowed...
MUSIC
MUSIC FESTIVALS
FESTIVALS
LUXURY
MEXICO
ELECTRONIC MUSIC
RHA Festival, Punta Mita
by Nicolas Stecher With boutique music festivals now a booming business, Mexico's four-day RHA Festival organizers knew there had to be something more. Of course, the musical talent was carefully selected for the stunning location, but RHA...
KITCHEN
APPLIANCES
HOME
COOKING
ELECTRONICS
SAMSUNG
TECH
CHRISTOPHER KOSTOW
Samsung's Chef Collection
by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick It's likely that your kitchen can be a lot more sophisticated than it is right now. Sure, you can buy a fancy blender or smart tableware—but items like that are accessories in the creation of a kitchen. To really...
TEST DRIVES
CARS
AUTO
VOLVO
2018 VOLVO XC60
TECH
LUXURY
LEATHER
Test Drive: 2018 Volvo XC60
by Sue Mead Motoring along a two-lane roadway in Catalonia that coils through small Spanish villages, the views of Montserrat—a majestic, multi-peaked rocky range located near the port city of Barcelona—are dramatic. The Scandinavian-inspired interior...
HENNESSY
COGNAC
YANN FILLIOUX
MASTER BLENDERS
INTERVIEWS
FRANCE
ALCOHOL
Interview: Hennessy's Former Master Blender Yann Fillioux
by Elva Ramirez In the spirits world, there are master blenders and then there is Yann Fillioux, who has been with cognac powerhouse Hennessy for 50 years. On his first day of work (3 October 1966) he was just 19 years old. A seventh-generation...
SWIMWEAR
INDEPENDENT DESIGNERS
MADE IN NYC
SWIMSUITS
WOMENSWEAR
MADE IN USA
APPAREL
DEBUT COLLECTIONS
SWIM
ONE PIECES
Just One One-Piece by Apricoss
by Sun Bak Upon a recent visit to one of our favorite online boutiques, Kindred Black, we came across a new brand that only offers a single, sophisticated swimsuit style. That was enough—one look and we were undeniably impressed by Apricoss...
MUSIC
EDUCATION
FENDER
GUITAR CHORDS
LESSONS
ONLINE COURSES
SELF-TAUGHT
GUITARS
ELECTRIC GUITARS
ACOUSTIC GUITARS
INSTRUMENTS
Fender Play
by Sun Bak Guitar, bass and amp manufacturer Fender wants to build lifelong relationships with their customers—and they're working toward this by providing useful services to make sure new guitar owners don't become "it's-somewhere-in-the-closet...
ARTISTS
ART
EXHIBITIONS
LA
TAKESADA MATSUTANI
HAUSER AND WIRTH
GALLERIES
Takesada Matsutani at Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles
by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick Artist Takesada Matsutani’s work is full of movement despite its minimalism. The art represents both an intellectual physicality and expressive groups of creations that were recently brought together at the Los Angeles...
SAUNAS
WELLNESS
11 HOWARD
BOUTIQUE HOTELS
SPAS
INFRARED
CHROMATHERAPY
SOHO NYC
DETOX
NYC
HigherDOSE at 11 Howard, NYC
While the science is still indeterminate on whether you can really sweat out toxins, spending 25+ minutes in an infrared sauna—where infrared light waves heat up the body, rather than the air, making it easier to stay inside longer—can often feel...
SAMSUNG
TECH
REFRIGERATORS
FRIDGES
KITCHENS
HOE
TECHNOLOGY
APPLIANCES
INTERVIEWS
Samsung's Family Hub
The concept of a smart home requires tiny innovations in unexpected places. Lights that turn on upon verbal request, air conditioning that adjusts remotely—this is the ever-evolving world of the home, in which everything is designed to think a...
TEST DRIVES
CARS
FIAT
FIAT SPIDER
FIAT 124 SPIDER ABARTH
AUTO
DRIVING
MAZDA
Test Drive: FIAT’s 124 Spider Abarth
by Justin Kaehler FIAT’s 124 Spider traces its history back to 1968, when the original Pininfarina-designed roadster of the same name first hit the world stage. This ’68 Spider was everything an Italian automobile should be: a stripped-down...
REMY MARTIN
COGNAC
MICROSOFT
MICROSOFT HOLOLENS
AR
TECHNOLOGY
Microsoft HoloLens + Rémy Martin's "Rooted In Exception" Mixed-Reality Experience
by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick Cognac is perhaps the most luxurious of brandies. It’s a wine that few would choose to drink before it’s twice distilled and matured in French oak casks, where it transforms into a nutty, smooth and refined spirit...
LIQUOR
ALCOHOL
SOJU
SAKE
KOREAN
KOREATOWN
MADE IN NYC
KOREAN CUISINE
RESTAURANTS
FOOD
DRINKS
BEVERAGES
NYC-Made West 32 Soju
by Sun Pak Step into any Korean restaurant on a weekend night and you'll find similar set-ups at every table: a green bottle of soju perched next to plates of sizzling meats (or bubbling stews) and a collection of small vegetable sides. The...
BOOKS
PHOTO BOOKS
PHOTOGRAPHY
NYC
NEW YORK
FILMS
KIDS
MEL STONES AND HIGH
WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK
TOMPKINS SQUARE PARK
LARRY CLARK
Mel Stones and High's "That's a Crazy One" Photo Book
by Anne Kristoff In early '90s NYC, it seems that just about every sort of gathering featured a photographer with camera in hand. For a group of kids hanging out in Washington and Tompkins Square parks during that era, that role was filled by Mel...
AUDI
TEST DRIVES
VANCOUVER ISLAND
BRITISH COLUMBIA
AUDI SQ5
AUTO DESIGN
AUTOMOBILES
CARS
AUTO
Test Drive: 2018 Audi SQ5
By Sue Mead Vancouver Island, BC—situated in the Pacific Northwest—is a picturesque location to test drive German automaker Audi’s newest small, upscale SUV. The island is rich with history and culture, and its landscape is nothing short of...
CARS
AUTO
BMW
BMW ART CAR
CHINA
ART
ARTISTS
DIGITAL ART
MULTIMEDIA
CAO FEI
Chinese Artist Cao Fei's BMW Art Car
by Alessandro De Toni When it comes to the incredible speed of development in China, the other side of the coin is corruption, pollution, social disparity, wild urbanization and more—themes not only tackled by daily news, but explored by Cao Fei...
CARS
AUTO
MCLAREN
DESIGN
LUXURY
SUPERCARS
F1
CAR RACING
TEST DRIVES
The Meteoric Rise of McLaren Automotive
by Jason Harper These days, new car companies rarely succeed. For every Tesla, there are 10 would-be companies that never get beyond an initial press release. Five years ago, we test drove the first model from a brand new car manufacturer, McLaren...
WHISKEY
ALCOHOL
ROAD TRIPS
TRAVEL
NASHVILLE
KENTUCKY
TENNESSEE
USA
AMERICAN
Highlights From The American Whiskey Trail
by Nicolas Stecher The American Whiskey Trail is more than a place for bourbon enthusiasts to appreciate what they've spent so much time investing in, but it's a means to do so through immersion at the source. To feel its place of origin, its terroir...
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...
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