Men’s Summer Swimwear

Stylish new options for comfortable, confident bathing at the beach or pool

Beachwear style changes just as rapidly as other fashion. Although women tend to be granted more options, each year certain retailers provide interesting swim alternatives for men. Some of us might still be wearing the trunks we’ve had for the past six years. If that’s you, or if you’re just interested in riding the trends while riding the waves, check out the 10 brands we …

Design Miami/Basel 2013: Casting Light

From artificial storms to electronic innovations, five works that cleverly play with light

It could be argued that it doesn’t matter what, or who, is in any room if the lighting isn’t right. The following pieces—seen among the other wares at Design Miami/Basel—emit, warp or interact with light in exotic ways. Each piece embeds functionality within artistic achievement and the future of lighting design manifests as far more than just bulb, fixture and shade. The “Fragile Future 3 …

Design Miami/Basel 2013: Resting Upon Imagination

Beasts, thrones and walnut wood offer visionary sitting spots at this year's furniture fair

Design Miami/Basel houses the extraordinary. Objects as ordinary as a chair, and as everyday as a bench to sit upon, wow at this annual celebration of collectible design. With deft artistry, designers re-envision the structure and function of day-to-day living across furniture and housewares. From grandiose chairs fit for a czar to benches inspired by animals and the woods they call home, the following pieces …