London’s Playful New Standard Hotel

The brand's first foray outside the USA puts the focus on public spaces

The Standard‘s first foray outside of the USA, The Standard, London offers quite the visual feast—saturated in countless colors, patterns and textures. With familiar retro-futurism, it feels similar to those in NYC and Miami, and maintains the brand’s focus on bringing locals and guests together in vibrant, dynamic public spaces. The hotel’s 1974 brutalist building (conveniently located just steps from King’s Cross) is wildly different …

Aston Martin to Offer Custom-Built Garages

The auto brand's architectural arm will bring to life Bond-like dreams

For the most unabashed auto enthusiasts, driving a car is only part of the obsession. In fact, the opportunity to marvel at their beauty—the intricacies of the design and the brilliance of its production—is just as important. As the process of owning premium vehicles has become more personalized, Aston Martin has capitalized with their boutique service, Q. Now, debuting at Monterey Car Week, a new …

The Turk’s Inn Opens in Brooklyn With a Familiar Feel

Nostalgic ephemera included, an iteration of a once-lively Wisconsin Supper Club lives on through two now-grown-up patrons

Nostalgia has a peculiar way of permeating: sometimes it’s sudden and you’re transported back in time, while in other instances you’re enveloped in a feeling that’s warm and familiar but somehow untraceable. The Turk’s Inn—which (re)opens in Brooklyn tomorrow—is steeped in the latter. From its plush patterned carpet to the imported textiles on the walls, the space—which is 6,000 square-feet and comprises a restaurant, music …