Reaching Optimal Body Composition with S10 Training

This design-minded downtown NYC gym is easy on the eyes, tough on the body

A block below the downtown Canal Street subway stop in Manhattan is a space lacking any signage on Walker Street. Passersby—unable to see clearly through the blue-tinted windows—walk in, and are greeted by a large-scale photograph by artist Jim Mangan. Lime-washed brick walls on one side and painstakingly polished Venetian plaster on the other, subtle James Turrell-inspired lighting toward the back and the lack of …

Interview: Nathan Zhang

We talk to the Beijing-based founder of Brandnü about his upcycled fashion operation

Waste is one of the dark sides of development, especially in fast growing-country like China, and Beijing is no exception. With massive urbanization bringing crowds of mostly unskilled rural workers to the city and a literal ring of garbage dumps and unauthorized recycling centers besieging the capital, it’s often difficult to see the few making a positive impact in their community. Fully aware of these …

Poketo Store

An exclusive look at the site's new Los Angeles shop

Eight years after Angie Myung and Ted Vadakan of Poketo moved from San Francisco to LA, they’ve fulfilled their dream to open a store for their successful business. Located in the downtown Arts District, the newly opened 4,000-square-foot boutique stocks exclusive in-store-only goods in addition to Poketo’s usual range of stationery, home and design items, accessories and clothing. The space also houses its new headquarters …