mycoocoon: Color Immersion Pod

Pantone Universe founders create a chromotherapy pod for sensory stimulation and relaxation at London restaurant Sketch

by Caroline Kinneberg Experimental chef Pierre Gagnaire’s Sketch restaurant, a London design haven currently featuring work by beloved artist David Shrigley, has welcomed a new installation—a color therapeutic pod called mycoocoon, designed by Lanzavecchia + Wai and Marine Peyre. Before entering the pod, visitors are instructed to choose the color they’re most attracted to on an iPad. Another set of three colors appears, and they’re …

Interview: Casey Spooner of Fischerspooner

Spanning performance art, music and theatre, the influential New York legend weighs in on his upcoming book "New Truth"

Starbucks isn’t the place New Yorkers go to for art (or really coffee for that matter). However on one fateful night in 1998 at the East Village’s Astor Place location, the coffee retailer was unsuspectingly turned into a guerrilla performance art venue. Casey Spooner and Warren Fischer, art school grads new to the city from Chicago, threw together a performance under the moniker Fischerspooner. From …

Song of the Car: 2014 Airstream International Signature

Christopher Willits provides the rhythmic backdrop for recharging in the great outdoors

For the over-scheduled city dweller, the desire to faithfully unplug on an adventurous outdoor excursion often only exists in theory. As the relentless pace of autumn ensues in the north, access to nature seems to slip away, but this is actually prime time for a retreat into the woods as fall foliage and fresh air beckon. Something magical happens when whiling away the hours in …