Jakob LeBaron Dwight

A multifaceted video artist explores the communicative effects of light

by Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi Mentioning an artist in the same breath as Jeremy Blake isn’t something to take lightly, but New York-based video artist, Jakob LeBaron Dwight’s current solo show at L.A.’s Papillion Institute of Arts proves the comparison holds up. With multifaceted training as philosopher, painter and videographer, his studies have converged into a body of work that’s imbued with a sense of organic experimentalism …

Future Forum 2010: Hybrid Thinking

A creative conference for architects, designers, entrepreneurs and innovators in the hospitality industry

Hospitality is an industry of intersecting disciplines, and Design Hotels emphasizes the multi-pronged approach to hotel planning and design in “Hybrid Thinking,” the upcoming Future Forum conference in Berlin, Germany. Design Hotels’ annual symposium focuses on architecture and design. This year, the agenda of “Hybrid Thinking” encompasses other aspects in synergy with the hotel business and hospitality, from the sensory experiences of food and drink …

Content 09

by Adrienne So Installed in the rooms of Portland, OR's Ace Hotel, the first Content brought the brightest talent in the city's fashion, music and art scene together into a multi-media exhibition last weekend. Eschewing traditional runways both by choice (Portland's fashion set chose the city over NYC for a reason) and because upfront costs make them prohibitive for smaller designers, Content provides an untraditional …