Fernando Romero at Ras

Mexican architect Fernando Romero, the 35-year old founder of the Laboratorio de La Ciudad De México, well-known for designing the Casa Da Música in Portugal while working for Rem Koolhaas' OMA, and who this year founded the firm, LAR, is the subject of an exhibit opening today at Ras, the gallery/bookstore in Barcelona's El Raval. A forthcoming book, titled Translations, is due out this September …

Celux Salon

The next tidbit from Theme's second issue is a story about Celux Salon in Tokyo's Aoyama shopping district. It's a members only boutique created by LVMH and featuring highly exclusive items from the big luxury brands as well as lesser known designers. It's as much a lounge as it is a shop and they aim to curate an entire lifestyle. How one gains membership is …

Secret Wall Tattoos

The next time you check in to a hotel room, look behind the mirrors, paintings and headboards because you might just find some art. And if you don't, make some! Secret Wall Tattooing (SWT) is an anarchy art movement, reminiscent of SWT that includes lots of pictures and a user forum. via City Rag