Miami Beach’s Faena District

A hotel, forum, shopping center and more for the cultured traveler

Occupying a stretch of beachfront land from 32nd to 36th Streets in Miami Beach (and reaching from the Atlantic Ocean to Indian Creek Drive), the Faena District comprises a series of architecturally captivating buildings, each with its own carefully considered mission. The hotel, aptly named the Faena Hotel Miami Beach, represents the heart of the destination and opened back in December 2015. One year later …

Baz Luhrmann + Dustin Yellin Create Ruinart Champagne-Inspired Works

How a journal from 1831 influenced two acclaimed artists

Among champagne experts, Ruinart is known as the Parisian’s drink of choice. The reason for this extends beyond their extensive history and iconic underground caves and pertains more to thoughtful effervescence and reliable, luxuriant flavor profiles. It’s one portion of their history, however, that stood as inspiration for two pieces of work (commissioned by Ruinart) that were revealed last night at the private studio of …