New York City

Three Exceptional NYC Bars in Unexpected Locations
New York City forever defies expectations. Strolling a different street on the way from work to one's home can reveal a masked gem that's been quietly entertaining for years. One subway stop from routine might be a perfect aesthetic match for drinking...
Mymo's Reinvented Monograms
One year ago, NYC-based designer Patrick Durgin-Bruce debuted a clever and unique update to the idea of monograms. Developing his own font and proprietary software, Durgin-Bruce created Mymo—an entirely customizable amalgamation of letters that are...
Interview: Colin Peter Field of the Hemingway Bar Paris
Enjoying a well-made cocktail is a sensory experience akin to consuming any other form of art. And yet, because of the ephemeral nature of food and drink, cocktails are often neglected when considering great artistic masterpieces. As such, so are...
Design Innovation at Paul Andrew S/S15
During this past New York Fashion Week, we had the opportunity to see the latest shoes from designer Paul Andrew. What we found was not only beautifully crafted and high quality, but also invoked an element of technical innovation that really set...
Josh Cochran's New York
Readers have probably seen the work of illustrator Josh Cochran before without even knowing it—from album covers to TIME magazine, the New York Times to the wallpaper inside room 1017 at Manhattan's Ace Hotel. Cochran's most recent endeavor is his...
Assembly Design's 00 Clock
Balancing a calculated academic approach with a very tactile studio process, the New York City-based duo Assembly Design (responsible for the imaginative furniture collaboration that debuted at this year's ICFF) is now exploring familiar territory...
Helen Toomer Takes Over Pulse Art Fair
Few events each year successfully gather and contextualize movements within the arts world. In its ninth edition, NYC's iteration of the Pulse Contemporary Art Fair manages to do exactly that. Fifty international exhibitors showcase the work of hundreds...
Raymond Pettibon: Are Your Motives Pure?
by Charlotte Anderson With characters and landscapes composed in stark ink, self-trained artist Raymond Pettibon's style is a melding of images and text––reminiscent of William Blake's illustrated poems––wryly focusing in on motifs of American life...
Armory Week 2014: Spikes and Speckles
This year's Armory Show brought together a multitude of respected galleries, and the contemporary and modern artwork of the talent they represent. In its 15th year, the show displayed artwork that excelled—and surprises were around every corner. Quite...
Charged: Solaire Generation
Depending on where you live, parking lots can either feel like a terrific waste of space or woefully inadequate for city needs. Still, they are everywhere, not to mention a critical component of urban planning. Since 2008, Solaire Generation has...
Volta Art Fair 2014
Volta Art Fair (in New York City this year from 6-9 March 2014) continues to offer a unique, fresh and edgy alternative to those from more established galleries participating in the bigger fairs like The Armory Show and the ADAA. Housed in the lofty...
Scene, by All: NYFW AW 2014
There's more to Fashion Week than what's draped across the models or the attendees at runway shows. With an ever-crowding competitive schedule, more brands have begun to embrace innovation in presentations—like last season's show-stopping debut from...
99U Conference 2014 Speakers
As regular attendees (not to mention current curation partners and co-founders with Behance back in 2009) we are excited to announce this year's line up for 99U's annual conference. The two-day event always delivers on the promise of actionable insights...
Stan Douglas: Luanda-Kinshasa
by Charlotte Anderson The recording studio on East 30th Street in Manhattan was once holy ground. Carved out of the abandoned remains of an old Armenian Church, it was a place where musicians shared in a mutual, perhaps now lost, struggle—to record...
STORY + Shop Small: Home for the Holidays
Advertorial content: One of our favorite NYC retailers STORY is presenting "Home for the Holidays" with the support of Shop Small, the initiative founded by American Express. This holiday shopping experience features products from over 200 small...
Ice Sculpture
"Getting iced" takes on a whole new meaning when one of Okamoto Studio's divine custom ice sculptures is involved. Flawlessly constructed and beautiful to behold, the temporal quality of this unexpected gift only adds to its physical and conceptual...
Art of the Automobile in NYC
Though a global front-runner in all matters of design and culture, New York City has missed out on a lot of America's heavy car culture history and is regrettably unfit for traditional car exhibitions and auctions. In fact the city has been without...
David Hochbaum: Village in a Can
It has been frequently noted that there's magic in miniature gifts. It's no different with New York-based artist David Hochbaum's "Village in a Can." A handmade, ornately painted collection of 11 pieces per can, all are born of the remnants of his...
Blackbody NYC
As essentially the only company making OLED applications available to the consumer market,Blackbody—a sub-brand of innovative Italian-French lighting developer Astron Fiamm—is leading the charge to bring the versatile lighting option to a wider audience...
Frederik Molenschot at Huys
At the Huys (pronounced "house") residence in New York City, presently in development by the Netherlands' Kroonenberg Groep, you'll find a new, unified showcase of Dutch contemporary design. Situated in an exhibition space, the lobby and beside every...
David Reuben: "Kings & Corpses"
On 22 October, fine artist and filmmaker David King Reuben will make his US debut at 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel in Chelsea, NYC. The show will feature his large-scale, figure-focused paintings paired with photographer Dominic White's black and...
Foreign Neighbors: A Solo Show by SiMPLE
Tomorrow, 28 September 2013, creative collective Foreign Neighbors unveils its inaugural New York City exhibition. The event will be the US debut of German-born, Sweden-based artist SiMPLE, whose work modernizes Cubist sensibilities with graffiti...
Patagonia Bowery
Purveyor of some of the finest outdoor gear on the market, Ventura-based Patagonia has grown from a couple of climbers banging hammers in a shed to a worldwide leader in the apparel industry. While paying homage to its roots with a recent heritage...
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