CH Omakase 2017: Hickies Swarovkski Edition

Exclusive navy shoelace replacements in an edition of 100

Hickies—stretchy cords that replace traditional shoelaces—are not only convenient, they also provide slip-on comfort while keeping everything snuggly in place. For the 2017 holiday season the brand introduced their Swarkovski edition for an extra sparkly and luxurious look. For CH Omakase, we offered this crystal iteration in an exclusive navy colorway. With the breadth and depth of our Omakase program, collaborations like this reflect many …

Design Miami 2015: Fernando Romero Enterprise’s Replica of the Sun

A multi-sensory sculpture made in collaboration with Swarovski

It’s impossible to deny the impact of the sun upon art. More than providing the light and igniting the colors for our eyes to interpret a piece, the sun has acted as a muse for centuries and across cultures. A new homage, by Mexico City-based architecture and design firm Fernando Romero Enterprise (FR-EE) offers a stunning new take on the depths of solar inspiration. The …

Miami Art Week 2013: Glass

Clear, crystalline and dynamic uses of an every day component

Of all the materials put to use and on display during Miami’s art extravaganza, we saw several shimmering, shiny—but also innovative—works utilizing glass. Fragile, see-through and with the ability to morph light and color, it’s as multidimensional as it is straightforward. It completed collages, accented drawings and encased moments of time. And in one instance, an installation matched and enhanced a collaborative collection of haute …