Fashion Company and Tech Lab Ab[Screenwear]

Blending traditional luxury with future-thinking materials to create the perfect outerwear

Ab[Screenwear] founder Olya Petrova Jackson is driven to seam the disconnect between real and virtual—specifically in the realm of apparel and its broader identity. She marries traditional luxury outerwear materials, wool, cashmere and leather—or as she refers to it “the sensual, material world”—with an RGB-like, dichroic polyurethane—”the emergent, a-material intelligence of our virtual lives.” It’s an intuitive union for her. “We are Screen,” the designer …

Thirty Years of Chinese American Designer Han Feng

Reflecting on her synthesis of eastern and western inspiration

Han Feng rose to prominence in the ’90s as the first Chinese designer to show at New York Fashion Week. It may be no coincidence that Feng, who apportions her time equally between a Shanghai atelier and a NoMad, NYC loft—where she showcases her own work and that of emerging Chinese artists—has both Eastern and Western influences. Her loft is a Manhattan footprint reflective of …

Tycho Journal

A new sci-fi publication currently funding on Kickstarter

With the ambitious goal to be “the most beautiful science fiction journal of all time,” Tycho Journal—co-founded by Adam Brent Houghtaling (former EIC and Brand Director at BlackBook Magazine) and Cici James (proprietor of science-fiction book store Singularity&Co) is currently funding on Kickstarter. Houghtaling, who was initially drawn to science-fiction through comics and film, believes that the “the bold ideas and big vision” of the …

Artists boijeot.renauld Camp Out on Broadway for a Month

Interviewing the French duo as they shift their bed and chairs down NYC sidewalks

By Natasha Tauber Artists Laurent Boijeot and Sebastien Renauld, together boijeot.renauld, work in “actions,” and their latest is a one month migration through the length of Manhattan, via Broadway. Having started in Harlem and unhurriedly making their way down, the French duo are inhabiting New York City’s public thoroughfare with the wooden tables, chairs and bed they’ve designed. The artists, together with partner Mélanie Heresbach, …

Studio Visit: Conceptual Artist Dove Bradshaw

A look behind some of her stone work currently on show at the Noguchi Museum

by Natasha Tauber In the live/work space artist Dove Bradshaw shares with her partner of 41 years, artist William Anastasi, every sightline is assembled in deference to her eye and the couple’s evolving artistic harmonies. Dense pockets of books and recordings are points of gravity, in an expansive light-filled upper Manhattan apartment made loft-like by the removal of many of its 1913 walls. In art, …