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 …

UCCAstore @ DESIGN

Beijing's 798 Art District gets a design store

The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) is the most dynamic art center in Beijing’s 798 Art District, and since 2007 its UCCAstore has been a small temple for vanguard design within the gallery. The original store, now UCCA @ ART.BOOK, is still offering a glut of Chinese art and creativity, with a selection of limited-edition artworks—the fruit of the collaboration between UCCA and more …

White Chalk

Pajama suits for modern dandies from an NYC atelier

Creative director Aaron Black offers the urban gent a truly bespoke, handmade tailoring experience that nods to the ideals of Savile Row with his new boutique in New York’s SoHo neighborhood. His brand White Chalk (the name a tribute to one of the key tools in the tailor’s arsenal) creates garments in New York, while shoes are handmade in Italy. “This season all of the …