Twin Peaks-themed video by Chromatics, Elton John classics get new visuals and more in our musical round-up
Magnus The Magnus feat. Seinabo Sey: Keep on Lovin' Composer/producer Magnus The Magnus (aka Magnus Lidehäll) teamed up with fellow Swede Seinabo Sey for "Keep On Lovin'" and it's an unexpected, dynamically-layered track. Sey's lush vocals morph into...
Link About It: This Week's Picks
Magic mushrooms, moon dust, nudes and nature in our look around the web
1. Chameleons of the Art World: The Humans of Frieze New York Frieze New York 2017 has ended but the visual treats keep coming. In a hilarious, sweet mockumentary by W magazine, the island-based art fair and its curious attendees are explored...
Five Art + Design Destinations in Buenos Aires
Go beyond ArteBA to discover this dynamic city’s design scene
Many emerging design capitals have vied for the fleeting attention of the art world in the past decade. Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Berlin and others have all sought the position, with various degrees of success. Buenos Aires, the bustling...
ACLU Executive Director Anthony D Romero's TED Talk
An inspiring and fascinating take on art and the 2016 election
"The mother of all disruptions" is how lawyer and ACLU Executive Director Anthony D Romero described the 2016 US Presidential Election. "Once again," he said at this year's TED in Vancouver, "Politics is personal." And indeed, the election and...
Walking Around the BMW Concept 8 Series
A preview of the Bavarian manufacturer’s future yin and yang design language
First introduced in 1989, the 8 Series established a new design language for BMW by departing from upright and boxy forms in favor of a lower, wider stance and more angular nose. The full-size, four-seat coupe was immediately both iconic and curious...
"Men I Love and Other Things I Think About" at Amy Van Doran's Modern Love Club
Curator Gabrielle Sirkin turns one room into a study on humanity, emotion and interaction
When walking into the slender, shimmering jewel box that is Amy Van Doran's Modern Love Club, a contemporary art blitz strikes from all angles. When the East Village space opened last year as a hub for Van Doran's high-profile matchmaking work, she...
Florence Knoll's 100th Birthday
Celebrating the American icon and her designs
Today marks Michigan-born design and furniture icon Florence Knoll's 100th birthday. While no longer designing, she carries an incredibly important place in American design history—thanks to her thoughtful creations that were functional but sleek...
Floyd's Attachable Birch Headboard
An affordable addition to the web-based brand's signature item
Over the past few years, a never-before-seen burst of interest in simple, well-designed bedroom items struck the direct-to-consumer e-commerce market. One of the brands leading this movement, Detroit-based Floyd, introduced a beautiful bed platform...
Samsung Gear 360 Camera
An incredibly smart gadget for filming and photographing the world in more ways
While unveiling the brand new Samsung Galaxy S8 last month, Samsung announced another exciting product: the Gear 360 camera. An update from their original 360 camera, the intuitive device captures complete 360-degree images and video thanks to a pair...
Summer Weekender Essentials
From books to sunscreen, sneakers and more, some of our favorite things for little getaways
While warmer weekends in the city are special—allowing people to explore parks further, head to the beach, have picnics or even just sit outdoors—a getaway provides a true change in mentality. For those living in big cities, the sensation of escape...
A First Look Inside NYC's Forthcoming PUBLIC Hotel
Ian Schrager guides people through his highly anticipated new LES high-rise
Hotelier Ian Schrager is a busy man. In December, we bore witness to the opening of his magnificent EDITION Hotel Sanya in the South China Sea. Today, we have news from one of the most anticipated hospitality additions to NYC in a long while...
60 Years of Sergio Rodrigues' Mole Chair
Espasso celebrates the Brazilian designer's iconic, comfort-first leather furniture
The Rio de Janeiro-born Sergio Rodrigues, who passed away just a few years ago, wasn't called the father of Brazilian furniture lightly. His penchant for comfort, and beautiful local woods like jacaranda, resulted in designs like his late '50s...