Nomadic Mexican Design Gallery MASA Opens “Intervención/Intersección” Inside Rockefeller Center

A former federal post office space transforms into thought-provoking exhibition

NYC‘s Rockefeller Center has been no stranger to art over the years, and yet the current exhibition taking place beside its iconic skating rink—in a sprawling 8,000-square-foot subterranean space that once housed a federal post office—upends expectation. Known as Intervención/Intersección, the contemporary design exhibit is the vision of Mexico City-based MASA Galeria, a nomadic organization that pops up to present profound works by Mexican artists, designs …

Grupo Gitano Opens Mexico City Pop-up for Zona Maco

The international hospitality group takes over a restaurant and club for brunch, dinner and dancing

From their seasonal outdoor concept in NYC to their beloved permanent establishments in Tulum and Miami, the international hospitality venture Grupo Gitano taps into the excitement of local environments to celebrate art and design, as well as food and drink. This week Gitano opened the doors to their first-ever pop-up in Mexico City, which accompanies the acclaimed international art fair Zona Maco. James Gardner, Grupo Gitano’s founder and CEO, …

Modern Minimalism + Historical Opulence at Mexico City’s Círculo Mexicano

An oasis within CDMX's bustling Centro Histórico neighborhood

Located opposite the stunning Catedral Metropolitana in CDMX’s downtown Centro Histórico neighborhood, Grupo Habita‘s 25-room Círculo Mexicano (which opened in 2020) combines 19th-century architecture with minimalist modern design, creating an effortless feeling of juxtaposition. The building (once home to renowned photographer Manuel Álvarez Bravo) has been expertly renovated by architecture firm Ambrosi | Etchegaray‘s Jorge Ambrosi and Gabriele Etchegaray, who successfully play with light, tonality …