BVN Designs NeueHouse Madison Park’s Outdoor Experience, The Longhouse

Pop-up architecture paves the way for safe, continued community engagement

Long lacking in outside dining capabilities, NYC has undergone a radical transformation the last few months in order to accommodate the needs of bars and restaurants—and the safety and mental health of its residents. The latest destination to metamorphose parking spots into an elegant activation space, NeueHouse Madison Park looked to some of its own members, associates at Australian architectural and design firm BVN, for …

The Catlin Guide 2015

A peek at this year's best and brightest emerging artists, as chosen by art book publisher Justin Hammond

Discovering tomorrow’s artists today takes effort: prepare to go to every graduate show and art fair in the country to find the really good stuff. Or, if you live in the UK, there’s a shortcut: The Catlin Guide. Published by fine art insurer Catlin Group Limited, the annual book features 40 emerging artists as chosen by art dealer, exhibition curator and art publisher Justin Hammond. …

Michael Leon + Arkitip Vexhall Series

The artist creates new flags as part of his ongoing project

by Eva Glettner Both an artist and an art director, Michael Leon never strays far from the tenacity and enthusiasm he picked up as a skateboarder in the late ’80s. He blends a DIY attitude with finely honed skills perfectly, and the results are always something special—especially when you’re working in the unusual medium of flags. He first introduced “Vexhall” (a word coined by Leon …