Art Story

Pratt students have the run of Rachel Shechtman's magazine-style boutique

One of the things we’ve always loved about Story—Rachel Shechtman‘s ever-changing store in NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood—is that every iteration is a story in and of itself. Her latest venture is Art Story, a concept shop created with the help of Art.com and a group of eight masters students of interior design at Pratt Institute. Project leaders LuzElena Wood and Kelly Rosen worked as part of …

Word of Mouth: Beijing

From galleries to delis, a trio of spots to hit in the capital

The never-ending urban highways, the pale and empty grandeur of Tian’anmen Square, the heavy traffic and the mantle of dust which is just occasionally swept away by the bitter winds from Mongolia—these don’t necessarily make China’s capital a place you fall in love with at first sight. On the contrary, Beijing is a city that takes time to explore, and it’s just when you get …

Making Things Story

Shopping and machining combine in Story's latest concept store

In yet another stellar iteration of Story, Rachel Shechtman presents “Making Things,” a temporary concept store focused on the act of creation. Part retail experience, part educational series, Story partnered with GE to debut “GE Garages,” a community venture that hopes to provide professionals and novices alike with education on and access to advanced technologies. The center is enabled by TechShop—a member-based DIY workspace—and created …