Charged: Moving Art Forward with Bryce Wolkowitz

An interview with the owner and curator of the NYC gallery at the forefront of digital art

Slightly obscured by the glare of the gallery’s impossibly tall and tinted windows, the lines of Robert Currie’s wiry, site-specific installation stretch toward the entrance of Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery. Unassumingly elegant, Currie’s sculpture looks untouched by human hands, but like a majority of the work shown in the Chelsea gallery, the veneer of flawless execution masks careful engineering. It is this seamless blend of art …

The Bulgari Octo: Master Watchmakers

An interview with the team behind the watch's classic, yet forward-thinking design

Impressed by the stunning, geometric design of the Bulgari Octo, we’ve taken time to explore its inspirations and shed light on a watch that steps beyond the traditional. To bolster our knowledge of the timeless architectural structure applied to the timepiece, we spoke with some of Bulgari’s watch experts for further insight. With their depth of knowledge and their deeper understanding of the watch’s influence …

The Bulgari Octo: Il Duomo, Florence

A design inspiration for the watch, this Florentine basilica's engineer was also a clockmaker

The next stop in our ongoing series with Bulgari is in celebration of the designs that inspired their Octo watch line, which happens to be one of the most globally recognizable basilicas: Florence, Italy’s The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore—more commonly known as Il Duomo. With towering, architectural magnificence, exceptional detail work and octagonal composition, the cathedral is truly inspiring. While the Octo prominently …

Bonobos: Patterned Oxfords

A vibrant take on the classic button-collar shirt with special attention on cut and construction

Advertorial content: A quality shirt is the foundation of good style. For most, the oxford shirt is the go-to for most occasions—the classically styled button-collar staple can be dressed up with a suit or worn casually with jeans and sneakers and makes for a perfect travel companion. The creative design team at Bonobos sought to inject some new life into the old favorite with their …

The Bulgari Octo: Terme di Caracalla

A design inspiration for the watch, these Roman ruins are now a theater

Continuing our ongoing series with Bulgari, in celebration of the designs that inspired their Octo watch line, we’ve delved into the past, present and future of Rome’s Terme di Caracalla. This great structure, built around 212 AD, was reborn as a theater among ruins in 1937 and is the site of theatrical innovation to this day. As Bulgari found a way to reenvision the classic …