BÖEN Employs Technology to Translate Their Wine

By using near field communication, consumers can unlock a wealth of information on every bottle

Without proper knowledge, wine shopping can be a daunting task. There’s little degree of separation between a bad wine and an excellent one for an unknowing palate. And impressing and expanding your knowledge can be hard without a surplus of expendable income. But for the newly-founded Napa Valley-based wine producer BÖEN, the privilege of drinking great wine begins with finding it. That’s why, on their …

Studio Visit: Artist Refik Anadol

Where technology, data, light and space develop an interactive evolution of cinema

Refik Anadol is in the future—not from the future or thinking about it, but working within a space that many have yet to approach. The Turkey-born, LA-based artist creates immersive works that use light to explore architecture. He employs developing technologies and complex algorithms to create what he feels are an interactive evolution of film. Take “WDCH Dreams,” a 2018 work that uses the exterior …

Interview: Tender Greens CEO Denyelle Bruno

An attentive, passionate leader on a mission to achieve gender parity by 2020

Over the last two decades, Denyelle Bruno developed, scaled and enhanced retail operations for Apple, Drybar, Peet’s Coffee & Tea and others. For the tech giant, she conceptualized and launched their first 25 stores; for the hairstyling company, she opened 55. Today, Bruno helms the Los Angeles-based fine-casual restaurant brand Tender Greens. As CEO since mid-2018, she’s helped with strategic expansion and crossed milestone earnings. …