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DESIGN
Painting Toward Architecture
One of the greatest historians of American architecture, Henry-Russell Hitchcock helped shape the way we consider the medium today. An advocate of architecture as art over absolute function, Hitchcock wrote numerous books on the subject of architectural...
DESIGN
Bisazza Crystal Collection
Established a half-century ago in Northern Italy's Alte Vicenza region, Bisazza is one of the world's most innovative producers of glass mosaics both in terms of technical solutions and style. Their recently launched The Crystal Collection blurs...
TECH
Loop iPad Stand
A versatile stand for iPads, the circular design of Griffin's Loop docking station allows the device to charge while in use. A cushioned cradle keeps the iPad securely in place, and it's configured to work in either portrait or landscape modes for...
STYLE
Porter Spring/Summer 2011
Renowned for their attention to detail, practical construction and timeless aesthetic, Porter's Spring/Summer 2011 collection combines these attributes with exciting new features such as reissued WWII Waldes zippers, goat skin zipper pulls and stonewashed...
FOOD-DRINK
The Eiskaffe
Recently, we've been taking well-deserved midday breaks from the heat with a Viennese treat that joins two classic summer coolers—ice cream and iced coffee. When we asked Austrian chef Eduard Frauneder (owner of NYC's Seasonal restaurant) to...
CULTURE
Art Basel 41 Highlights, Part Two
There were so many great things at Art Basel 41 we needed a second feature to capture them all. Check out Part One of our coverage here if you missed it. At NYC's Sperone Westwater, "Michael (Variation #1)" (2010), a larger-than-life bust by Canadian...
STYLE
Sak for Converse First String
In yet another display of exquisite craftsmanship, Ryusaku Hiruma of Sak releases his second lineup for Converse's premium label, First String. His old-world interpretations of the classic Jack Purcell and One Star 1974 speak to the enduring legacy...
CULTURE
Vopnabúríð
Photos by James Ryang With Sruli Recht's "nonproducts" and personal preoccupations housed in shelves and resting on workbenches crafted from remnants (found around his Fishpacking neighborhood in Reykjavik), his showroom and studio is an unrestrained...
DESIGN
Microplane Easy Prep Vegetable Peelers
From the makers of chef-approved graters, Microplane's peelers skip traditional handles for a cone-shaped palm grip. The ergonomic design not only means they're more comfy to use, but adds functionality for righties and lefties alike. Other features...
DESIGN
Resign Academy
A stand-out presence in the Italian design panorama, founders Andrea Magnani and Giovanni Delvecchio define Resign as not just a design collective, but also as a methodology "for all the designers who believe in magic and symbolic value of things...
DESIGN
Henry
Waterworks' latest range of bath and kitchen fittings, "Henry," lends a polished look to early 20th-century utilitarian inspiration. Referencing the drawing boards of Walter Gropius, Eero Saarinen and Constantin Brancusi, the streamlined curves of...
TRAVEL
Parrot Cay
Part of the north Caribbean archipelago of the Turks and Caicos, Parrot Cay was once a refuge for a notorious duo of female pirates, Anne Bonny and Mary Reid. Nearly 300 years later, tranquility prevails over the private island, covering 1,000 acres...
DESIGN
Daphna Laurens
A study on value, the transformer-like Vault structure from the prolific Eindhoven-based design team Daphna Isaacs and Laurens Manders speaks to the notion that truly priceless items are intangible, and can't be tucked away in a safe. Comprised...
CULTURE
20
For a man whose enigma dictates that he is rarely seen in person—even at his own shows—Martin Margiela must be one of the most prolific designers so far this year. "20," a new show running throughout the summer at the beautiful Somerset...
TRAVEL
Town Hall Hotel
by Shawn Thomson As the name suggests, a beautifully built, early 1900s town hall houses London's newly renovated Town Hall Hotel in the East End's working class borough of Bethnal Green. While the building's façade is classic Edwardian baroque...
STYLE
Bright Young Things Little Black Dress
Designer Eliza Starbuck, launched her new label Bright Young Things last week with only one style—the always-fashionable Little Black Dress. Inspired by her work with the The Uniform Project, a challenge to wear only one dress every day...
DESIGN
Building Fashion Contest
Recently announcing their first winners, Architizer's new contest (in collaboration with art and design non-profit BOFFO, architect Spilios Gianakopoulos, six clothing and accessory designers, and Supima Cotton) challenges architects to create innovative...
STYLE
Mayfourteenth
SF-based sunglasses label Mayfourteenth debuted on the date of its name this year with a collection that captures the beachy escapism of the California coast. Presented in a pop-up shop with an accompanying exhibit that opened earlier this week...
DESIGN
Engrave Your Book
The same company behind California Roll Stylie"—also contributed his hallmark illustrations (below left) to the mix. These latest additions typify a broad and international scope of work, further proof of Moleskine's worldwide fan base...
TRAVEL
Lighting the Sails
For the city's second annual winter celebration, Vivid Sydney tapped the immensely talented and ultra creative performance artist Laurie Anderson to transform the famed Sydney Opera House. "Lighting The Sails" does just that, turning the shell...
STYLE
Thermal Mapping
An industry-first technology created by Canada Goose, thermal mapping uses strategically-placed premium duck down to insulate the family-run label's forthcoming HyBridge line. Tailored for men's and women's unique needs, the approach makes for...
CULTURE
World Cup 2010
Starting this Thursday, 10 June 2010, the opening festivities of the 19th World Cup screen live at Orlando Stadium in Soweto, with spectacular events planned—including South Africa's own R&B sensation Lira—kicking off the world's most...
TRAVEL
Secret Islands
The onset of summer means vacation plans—or at least daydreams about them—abound. Whether you're looking for seclusion or are simply ready for a change in beach venues, these islands offer lesser-known ways to get your seaside fix. The...
TECH
Graffiti Analysis
The brains behind the daringly clever TSA Communicator project, iconoclastic technology artist Evan Roth is now spearheading an equally compelling software project, Graffiti Analysis. Roth and his co-collaborators have developed an open source...
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