Interview: Event Designer David Stark

Immersive experiential design planning from a team with vision unlike any other

Whether it’s a 40-person salon dinner for social change in Detroit, a 4,000-person non-profit fundraiser or top-tier art museum galas in New York, one call tell when David Stark Design has been involved. Stark and his team use their decor to trigger dialogue—from reaction to conversation. They aim to keep the message moving, and it’s a beautiful thing. Much of Stark‘s success can be pinned …

Ten Women Who Built NYC’s Art Scene

The Whitney, the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim—these are world-famous art museums and their founders (or co-founders) all happen to be women. New York’s art scene doesn’t hinge on three institutions, however. From art salons and extensive commissions to forward-thinking galleries, women built what would become one of the richest cultural scenes on the planet. Some names are more familiar than others—Peggy Guggenheim (founder …

The New Whitney with Renzo Piano

A hard-hat tour with the architect of the museum's future home

Sitting at the south end of New York City’s High Line park, the Renzo Piano work-in-progress is the Whitney Museum‘s future home. The team behind the project is so excited about what they have in store that they invited us to take a hard-hat tour of the building at its halfway point. Every person there—from curator to construction worker—comes to work each morning feeling like …