Miami Art Week 2019: Speaking With Designer Nao Tamura

The designer's connection with nature, time and philosophy made her DesignMiami/ oasis possible

During Miami Art Week, works that imbue splendor, surprise and significance bubble to the top and stay with us long after the event. Some of the most memorable include rare moments of calm, a brief respite amidst the chaos of the fairs. One such instance was inside this year’s Lexus booth at DesignMiami/, wherein designer Nao Tamura‘s “SUNSHOWER” created a slightly hidden oasis. The ethereal installation …

Interview: OIL / LUMBER Founder, Ethan Summers

The designer discusses contrasting influences, reinventing an iconic silhouette, and Nashville

Nashville-based designer Ethan Summers dabbles in three different mediums. His label OIL / LUMBER acts as an umbrella for all the concepts he comes up with, which include minimal modern furniture, apparel that references his Japanese heritage, and objects that range from coffee cups to tote bags. By operating as a design firm, rather than a furniture-maker, fashion label, or objet d’art manufacturer, OIL / …

CH Japan: Our Day in Tokyo with Lexus

From touring the city in 12 new vehicles to a private dinner, Kiriko glass lesson and subterranean cocktail session

To navigate Tokyo‘s attractions (from Kapital in Ebisu to Yoyogi Park in Shibuya and even teamLab’s two enthralling exhibitions in Koto City) requires an understanding of the city’s dynamic public transportation system—and, even then, an itinerary needs nipping to accommodate the sprawl. For CH Japan, our fifth hosted travel experience, we partnered with Lexus to allow our guests an unbridled freedom of movement through the …