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DESIGN
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...
FOOD-DRINK
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...
STYLE
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...
DESIGN
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...
CULTURE
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...
CULTURE
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...
CULTURE
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...
TECH
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...
CULTURE
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...
STYLE
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...
CULTURE
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...
CULTURE
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...
CULTURE
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...
DESIGN
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...
CULTURE
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...
TECH
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...
DESIGN
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...
CULTURE
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...
CULTURE
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...
DESIGN
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...
CULTURE
Rapha Cycle Club: New York City
Renowned London-based cycling apparel and accessories purveyor Rapha is known not only for their style-meets-technical-performance gear and collaborations, but also for fostering a rich community based on a lust for pure speed. The newest chapter...
CULTURE
Interview: Takehiro Ueyama of TAKE Dance
For over eight years, Takehiro Ueyama has brought athleticism and physicality to an oft-overlooked art form. The Japanese-American choreographer, creative director and founder of TAKE Dance (pronounced "tah-keh")—a New York-based, world-traveling...
FOOD-DRINK
The Lucy June Cocktail
Rum doesn't tend to be first on most people's lists when approaching the cocktail scene. Its history lends itself to associations with summer parties and wild nights. In fact, high-end rum has only found a home behind bars over the past few years...
STYLE
Prospekt Supply
Classics done extremely well are always welcome in the design world. Newly launched luxury streetwear label Prospekt Supply provides a strong showing with their debut product simply dubbed "No. 1 Windbreaker," which is likely the highest quality...
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