Samatha Urbani, Nine Inch Nails, Ash Shakur and more in this week's music
Samantha Urbani: Hints And Implications From her highly anticipated debut solo EP Policies Of Power, Samantha Urbani's '80s-inspired jam "Hints And Implications" is utterly addictive. With plenty of retro touches (including power riffs and that drum...
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Art made from garbage, a Star Wars hotel, Japan's cute drone and more in our look around the web
1. Mobile Architecture's New Radical Homes There's more to mobile housing units than the trailer category. As design writer Rebecca Roke notes in her new book "Mobitecture: Architecture on the Move" (published by Phaidon), everything from floating...
RHA Festival, Punta Mita
Mexico's newest boutique event adds luxury to the equation
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...
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Champagne Pommery's "Louis Meets Poppy"
A short film and signature cocktail from the prestigious French house as they launch their first California sparkling wine
Maison Pommery's played an innovative role in the Champagne market since 1874—when Madame Pommery (wife of then deceased founder Louis Pommery) invented Brut Champagne. In more recent years, Pommery's graced guests of the estate with exemplary...
Arc Phone Case's Advanced Ergonomics
A multifunctional X-shaped wrap for iPhones, Androids and the Google Pixel
In the phone case product category, just about everything feels as if it's been addressed, from waterproof and indestructible to bedazzled and novelty. And yet, the Arc Case—on Kickstarter now—doesn't look like any other and incorporates the functionality...
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Behind the Profile of Rémy Martin Cognac
Guiding 900+ growing partners toward the best eau de vie and ultimately a refined spirit
With cognac consumption on the rise around the world—including key markets like the US and China—an exhausted image of snifters in the hands of grandparents has been shed. Many consumers look to celebrities for recommendations. Some may even look back...
TRNK’s Debut Furniture Collection
The NYC-based retailer has designed Truss, their own range of home goods
Self-described "home enthusiasts," TRNK's co-founders Tariq Dixon and Nick Nemechek believe that your home is about self-expression and should be a sanctuary. After years of TRNK blending storytelling, editorial and commerce online it makes perfect...
COVE by Zaha Hadid Design for Boffi
A completely customizable sink and stovetop kitchen island
Even a quick glimpse at the late Dame Zaha Hadid's COVE kitchen for Boffi reveals the signature stylings of the acclaimed architect. The freestanding unit's smooth geometry makes reference to the curvilinear design of the MAXXI Museum of Art in...
Photographer Michael Hoerner's "Ilegal Pride" Exhibition
Powerful, celebratory images on display just blocks away from where they were captured
No image may ever be able to capture the complete sensations of NYC Pride—the ferociousness, liberated joy and unbounded togetherness—but photographer Michael Hoerner certainly comes close. In a series of vibrant images, punctuated by a large-scale...
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Robb Vices' Clase Azul Tequila
A limited edition, collector-worthy reposado, extra-matured in sherry casks
Some days it feels as if we are only at the dawn of tequila's golden age—from a growing global appreciation to avid collectors and an ever-developing roster of super-premium products unlike any other. A new 20th anniversary Clase Azul tequila joins...
The Waldorf Astoria, Beverly Hills
LA's newest hotel debuts with ambitious culinary offerings, luxurious amenities and a very pet friendly attitude
From the moment guests enter the dramatic Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills foyer, it's clear they're in a town known for Hollywood glamour. Co-designed by Pierre-Yves Rochon with Gensler and Perkins+Will, the hotel is a modern interpretation of Art Deco...
Samsung's Chef Collection
WiFi-enabled, high-tech appliances that make your kitchen smarter
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...