Basement at the EDITION Hotel
In under a year, the EDITION Miami Beach has managed to build a name for itself as a go-to destination for all-hours fun. At the base of it all, quite literally on ground level, is a bowling alley and year-round iceskating rink saturated in the light...
Club W is an online service that delivers three bottles of wine to your home each month. Wines are recommended based on an algorithm derived from members' personal taste and purchasing history.
Word of Mouth: Tel Aviv
Head of External Relations at the Design Museum Holon just outside Tel Aviv, Eyal de Leeuw is not only a natural tour guide, but as co-founder of Israel's leading men's fashion blog Ha-Garconniere, he is clued into some of the most interesting city...
Word of Mouth: Amsterdam
After a five-year stint studying in the picturesque Holland town of Leiden, Cassandra Pizzey moved to Amsterdam, where she interned and was subsequently hired on as an editor for Design.nl. Working as a freelancer has allowed her to explore by bike...
Open Design Explorations
At the most recent Milan Design Week Heineken launched a global project to design the club of the future. After an international competition and a year-long research process, the nightlife destination will be actually built and unveiled at the 2012...
From the airy architecture of seaside retreat Basico to Distrito Capital's urban focus, Mexico-based hotel group Habita has already made a name for itself for how it introduces high-design without disrupting surroundings. Opening today, 6 September...
Soho Beach House
Despite sandy beaches and tropical influence, when it comes to social life, Miami isn't known as the warmest of places. Inundated with velvet ropes, crowded clubs, big cars and bigger jewelry, the Florida metropolis recently received an attractive...
Soho House Berlin
by Shawn Thomson Centrally located on Torstraße in Berlin's hotspot Mitte district, Soho House'a recently-opened branch of their private members club and hotel joins the handful of other boutique hotels in the area, introducing new cosmopolitan...
Safiren Apt 606
Stockholm's first and only members bar, the recently-opened Safiren Apt 606 serves up Bombay Sapphire-based drinks. Hidden within Stockholm's stylish Story Hotel, Apt 606 offers members an urban retreat that even guests aren't privy to. A gin heavily...
B@ TV is a new platform (still currently in beta) created for virtual and vicarious clubbing. A pioneering web TV community, the channel broadcasts from every major club event in the world with exclusive content from the hottest international DJs—from...
My House Nightclub
Nightlife visionary David Judaken teamed up with design guru Dodd Mitchell on his latest project to create My House, a world-class nightclub set against the stunning backdrop of a contemporary, luxury home. The collaboration seeks to revolutionize...
Zhi Tea Of The Month Club
All tea comes from the same plant, Camellia sinensis, but that doesn't mean there isn't a wide variety of sub-species, different blends and flavors. Zhi Tea of Austin, Texas has dozens of flavors of tea, from a plum oolong that actually has...
The New Old Tokyo
The 12 million person metropolis of Tokyo has gone all quiet and traditional. Tiny, obscured bars buried in dark alleyways behind nondescript doors are inviting small numbers of trusted patrons to quiet nights of reserved nightlife where a word of...
Kubik Pop-up Club: Barcelona, Berlin and Lisbon
We've seen the pop-up store, but a pop-up club? Kubik is a modular open-air club located in Barcelona, Berlin and Lisbon for this summer only. Designed by Balestra Berlin along with Modular Beat and lighting by Andreas Barthelmes of Light Life...
A club, record label, band and movement all-in-one, the Nublu Orchestra is committed to developing and creating new sounds and music. The Lower East Side institution is comprised of talented musicians from jazz, funk, pop, fusion, Brazilian, R&...
Ministry of Sound's Minibar
Fifteen years since the original club opened in London's Elephant and Castle, Ministry of Sound has evolved beyond all recognition into a truly global brand. These days, it doesn't just sell dance music of all shades, but also the audio equipment...
The Big Chill House
The Big Chill Festival was one of my highlights of last year, and with Glastonbury taking a break in 2006, it's likely to attract even more people this summer. Off the back of its success, the Big Chill brand is quietly establishing itself in...
Project FOX, is an event in Copenhagen promoting the newly released Volkswagen Fox. For the occasion they created a hotel, a club, and a studio all in downtown Copenhagen. For the hotel they took an already pre-existing hotel, and combined the talent...
Grime is a form of music that has stemmed out from UK Garage in the underground music scene in the UK. The quickly fired lyrics are overlaid on top of some intense beats. Most of the this music can't even be played on the radio due to the explicit...
House Music All Night Long
Loveslap Recordings just put out “Heartbeat” volume I featuring the inimitable DJ skills of David Harness and and will release volume 2 with the equally tantalizing Julius Papp on March 8. Harness, resident DJ at the incomparable San Francisco...
French fashion photographer Franck Sauvaire has been visiting ibiza over the last 16 years. Ibiza - Isla En El Mar is a collection of hundreds of his photographs capturing the ecstasy and agony of this island, its inhabitants and its visitors...