Art Inhabits and Enhances The LINE Hotels

A diverse creative program aims to inspire a sense of curiosity and individuality

Each interior of The LINE‘s first three hotels is designed in response to its architecture and surrounding neighborhood. Every one aims to create an overarching atmosphere of curiosity and creativity. Accordingly, the properties are home to various art activations and events that are created to appeal to visitors and locals alike. With the hard work of site-specific creative directors (Aengus Cawley in LA, Jacqueline Gilles …

The Artists Behind Mexico City’s Hand-Painted Signs

Battling developments in technology, the artists behind Mexico City’s hand-painted signs—advertisements, directions, concert bills and more—stuck with their craft. Not only is it visually pleasing, it lasts longer, too. Acrylic on tarps fades in a year and vinyl fades in five—whereas a painted wall can last almost a decade. Most of the men adhere to strict rules on domain and paint from memory—the dozens of …

Studio Visit: Digital Artist and Painter Emma Stern

We visit her Brooklyn space to learn more about how she makes physical artwork based on non-physical spaces

Perhaps surprising for those who have seen artist Emma Stern‘s work online, paint is omnipresent in her Brooklyn studio. It’s on canvases, the worn-in wooden floor, tools and at the feet of furniture. Perhaps less surprising, there are also two computers in the space. A laptop sits open with a digital version of one of her characters blown up in an editing application, while a …