Artist Nacho Carbonell’s Cocoon-Like Lamps at The Armory Show

An imaginative solo presentation at the NYC art fair from Carpenters Workshop Gallery

When meandering through The Armory Show—one of NYC’s strongest annual art events—visitors’ eyes fall upon works both new and old, worn and wondrous. In that blitz of painting, sculpture, photo and VR, it’s hard to find pieces that quietly impart a wow factor that truly connects art with viewer—more than an Instagram or a famous name but a true appreciation for an artist’s career developments. …

Inside Carpenters Workshop Gallery’s NYC Exhibition Space

A two-floor shifting display of otherworldly art and design

In addition to their Mayfair and Marais locations, Carpenters Workshop Gallery recently opened a midtown, NYC location to showcase the curiosities they’ve come top exhibit over the years. Commencing on the 19th floor of the iconic (and recently renovated) Takashimaya Building, the gallery hosts frequently changing exhibitions—with Dutch designer Maarten Baas’s Carapace on display at present. It’s their second floor, however, that stands as one …

Frederik Molenschot at Huys

The Dutch lighting designer's public exhibition in a private residence in NYC

At the Huys (pronounced “house”) residence in New York City, presently in development by the Netherlands’ Kroonenberg Groep, you’ll find a new, unified showcase of Dutch contemporary design. Situated in an exhibition space, the lobby and beside every door, sculptural lighting designer Frederik-Molenschot has unveiled an imaginative public art exhibition and more. Among the work of the High Line’s landscape architect Piet Oudolf and world-class …