L Train Luncheon

NYC's supper clubs offer an impromptu dining cart serving up a six course meal in the subway

In a theatrical culinary feat, passengers aboard NYC’s L train were recently treated to a six-course lunch as they rolled across Manhattan, under the East River and into Williamsburg, each stop adding to the food frenzy. Cooked up by the crafty chefs behind A Razor, A Shiny Knife, the luncheon included an elegant array of dishes, including foie gras and filet mignon, as well as …

Dig

Explorations in form as artists carve out a foam-filled room

Fresh off Perrier-Jouët‘s Bi-Centenaire Project (more on that later), Daniel Arsham has a new installation and performance piece debuting this week in NYC. “Dig”, in collaboration with Arsham’s firm Snarkitecture, comprises of completely filling the gallery space at the Storefront for Art and Architecture with white architectural foam. Arsham and his fellow Snarkitects will occupy the space during the monthlong installation, excavating the foam filled …

John Maeda Is The Fortune-Cookie

The wise RISD president dispenses personalized advice in a live exhibition at London's Riflemaker gallery

Today John Maeda, digital design guru and President of RISD, drew my destiny in the sand at the Riflemaker Gallery in London’s Soho area. Playing my part in Maeda’s four day consultancy performance piece “John Maeda is the Fortune Cookie” was a brief, but rather unforgettable experience. There was little eye contact from Maeda as I was ushered reverently into the room by a lab-coated …