Theaster Gates’ “Black Image Corporation” Photos at Prada Mode Miami

Inside and around the Freehand Miami and Broken Shaker, a powerful pop-up photo exhibit

Few brands have a rightful, logical place on the schedule during Miami Art Week, but Italian luxury house Prada continues to demonstrate why it deserves to be there. Beyond the fact that their involvement in the arts begins with a Milan-based foundation, Prada’s efforts in Miami are anchored by impeccable curation, with a social twist. Last year, their stunning Cartsen Höller-designed Double Club became one of the …

The Broken Shaker

The best cocktails Miami has to offer, served inside or out

With one of the most innovative cocktail menus in the world, The Broken Shaker (at the Freehand Miami hotel-hostel hybrid) delights. The inside venue is compact and charming, but the sprawling pool-side garden outside make for an ideal spot to sip everything from a Cowboy Breakfast Old Fashioned to one of their punches, made fresh daily. The venue has won numerous awards, but they don’t …

A New Kind of Hybrid Hotel and Hostel: Freehand Chicago

Taking a magnifying glass to the intimate and luxe spaces designed by Roman and Williams

The Freehand Miami made waves when it first opened in 2012. The laid-back boutique hostel stuck out in the South Beach hotel scene, saturated with extravagant but oftentimes uniform options. This is the sort of thing we’ve come to expect from the developer Andrew Zobler of Sydell Group (the mastermind behind stylish, vibrant hotels with strong personalities like NYC’s NoMad and The Line Hotel in …