New Haven’s Hotel Marcel Revives a Brutalist Icon as a New Net-Zero Property

This former office building pays homage to the past while looking to the future

An IKEA parking lot just off I-95 in New Haven may not seem like the most attractive vacation destination, but this one also happens to be home to a rare architectural specimen: an icon of Brutalism designed by Marcel Breuer and known as the Pirelli Tire Building. Built in 1970, the two-tiered structure was first the corporate headquarters for Armstrong Rubber Company, but Pirelli acquired …

Interview: Retro-Americana Artist Lizzie Gill Twists Time

Traveling from her revitalized barn in Connecticut to a collage workshop at Soho House's White City Studio in London

Chances are you’ve seen artist Lizzie Gill‘s time-twisting collage work, whether or not you’ve been to her most recent gallery show in the Hamptons. As Gill has developed her fine-art practice, she’s also become an award-winning photo illustrator for The New York Times. Her editorial illustrations—much like her large-scale, mixed-media paintings—tell tales themselves. They do so as textured, allegorical landscapes; through an explosive anachronistic energy that …

Photographer + Gallerist Theo Coulombe’s Dreamlike Landscape Imagery

In Sharon, Connecticut, a fine artist photographer captures pastoral beauty

In the idyllic town center of Sharon, Connecticut, photographer and gallery owner Theo Coulombe‘s Standard Space welcomes art-curious residents and tourists seeking a side of imaginative inspiration served with the region’s pastoral beauty. Coulombe is a welcome fixture in an ever-growing art scene, bolstered by a continued influx of New Yorkers into the area. Standard Space (which he founded in 2017) exceeds the expectations of a …