Manhattan Born

Paul Darragh's design studio launches in NYC with a gallery show dedicated to the East Village

Bemodern, otherwise known as Paul Darragh, grew up in a tiny farming community in New Zealand before moving to Melbourne, Australia, where he lived for the next four years. It was there that he first caught our attention and, not long after that, decided to chase his dreams to New York City to open Manhattan Born. If the name of his new design agency is …

Eleven Silk Scarves

Wrap yourself up in something nice to ward off the winter blues

When the bleak winter months really hit full swing, a scarf becomes an essential element for staying warm. Rather than walk around with your eyes poking out of a massive knitted muffler, we’ve found wrapping a silk scarf around your neck before zipping up your parka provides an elegant base layer and a light touch to the season’s heavy ensembles. Below are 11 silk scarves …

Kamran Sadeghi

Sculpting with sound, an artist crafts multi-sensoral experiences

Sponsored content: Navigating the strata of sound, composer and visual artist Kamran Sadeghi maneuvers a digital diving bell that harmoniously discovers new territories forged between art and music. Culling sounds from eclectic sources such as found objects, a grand piano and the chamber of a nuclear cooling tower, Sadeghi weaves together an electronic topography that is both hypnotic and haunting. Sadeghi explains, “I would take …