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Restaurant
An Exclusive First Look at Sean Brock’s Experimental Restaurant in Nashville

Upstairs from his hit restaurant Audrey, the chef is turning out a choreographed tasting menu...

ART
Two Countries, Two Diverging Paths on Crypto

The crypto market may be simmering down, but remains a key issue as governments seek to tighten...

Project Spotlight
Innocad Merges Biophilic Design and Sustainability at an Austrian Research Center

At MAM’s research and development facility, the wellbeing of employees is as paramount as the...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Seattle’s Supernova Nightclub Explodes Onto the Scene, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Studio Akademos

The newly launched practice of designers Aurélien Raymond and Costanza Rossi, Studio Akademos sits

BEAUTY
The Fraught State of the Celebrity Beauty Brand

Celebrity beauty brands are a hot topic in 2022. Recent entries into the already-congested space...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Beyoncé’s New Album Artwork Compared to Lady Godiva, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

Event Recap
Guests Stay After-Hours for Storm King’s “A Summer Night” Picnic and Party

Storm King Art Center hosted “A Summer Night,” its second-annual summer celebration in New...

Travel
Can Lie-Flat Seats Make Economy Class Flights Bearable?

Designs from Air New Zealand, Alejandro Núñez Vicente, and Jeffrey O’Neill could usher in a new

DESIGN DISPATCH
Jins Moves Into a Trapezoidal New Shop in Japan, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

Culture Club
Fairchain Celebrates Three Years in the Business with a Summer Happy Hour

On June 28, Fairchain celebrated its third anniversary with a happy hour at New York City's Time...

ART
“Stay In Your Limited Lane”—Basquiat Drama Erupts in Orlando

The Orlando Museum of Art recently wrapped up an exhibition of paintings they attributed to...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Modsy Shuts Down Without a Trace, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

SUSTAINABILITY
Are Floating Cities the Solution to Rising Seas?

The Maldives recently greenlit the construction of a floating community and a similar development...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Armed Robbers Force TEFAF Maastricht to Evacuate, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

ARTIST STATEMENT
Paola Pivi Weaves Landscapes of Reverie

Delivering a welcome dose of whimsy during turbulent times, the Anchorage-based artist transforms...

Fashion
Sean Brown’s Bold New Collection: Inflatable Furniture

“Design should be polarizing and free flowing. People should have an opinion to say I like this...

BUSINESS OF DESIGN
Why Big-Name Designers Team Up With Mass-Market Brands

The celebrated Belgian designer Vincent Van Duysen is launching a modestly priced collection of...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Maldives Plans to Build a Floating Island City, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Studio Seitz

Seeking to keep dying legacies of Swiss craftsmanship alive, Studio Seitz is committed to making...

Project Spotlight
Kvadrat’s L.A. Showroom is Adorned in Knitted Yarn

Color and craft come together in the textile designer’s house-within-a box showroom envisioned by

New & Notable
What’s New This Spring, from Our List Members

From a new lighting collection by Christopher Boots at Milan Design Week and Lafayette 148’s...

DESIGN DISPATCH
John Pawson Can Even Make Bedding Sculptural, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

TECHNOLOGY
One of New York’s Last Public Payphones Finds a Symbolic Home

After being dismantled from its perch on a busy intersection in Midtown, the city’s final...

Restaurant
At Oiji Mi, Dinner Starts with Bokbunja Foie Gras and Air Force 1s are the Uniform de Rigueur

This is not your parents’ prix-fixe: chef-owner Brian Kim imbues fine dining with fun and...

ART
How Women Artists Are Responding to the Overturning of Roe v. Wade

Barbara Kruger, Jenny Holzer, Marilyn Minter, and more weigh in on the Supreme Court’s...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Louis Vuitton Enters the Restaurant Pop-Up Game, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

ART
Piet Mondrian Painted Masterpieces Under His Masterpieces

A two-year-long project undertaken by Fondation Beyeler and La Prairie to preserve four late Piet...

DESIGN DISPATCH
Daniel Arsham’s Fashion Label Isn’t Another Hype Project, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

CULTURE CLUB
Sotheby’s and Equinox Shine a Spotlight on Queer Intimacy

On June 21, Sotheby’s and Equinox hosted an intimate cocktail to celebrate “Forms of...

ARTIST STATEMENT
Cara Despain Excavates the Buried Injustices of Cold War Artifacts

Reckoning with the reverberations of uranium mining and atomic weapons testing in her home region...

ARCHITECTURE
A National Juneteenth Museum Is Coming to Fort Worth

The museum, designed by Douglas Alligood of Bjarke Ingels Group, promises to be a state-of-the-art...

DESIGN DISPATCH
AirBnb Launches Fund to Support Fantastical Listings, and Other News

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Kate Loudoun Shand

Kate Loudoun Shand follows no rules but her own when it comes to creating new fabrics and patterns.

Need to Know
Sommsation Champions Independent Wineries to New Audiences

The interactive wine tasting venture bridges the in-person experience with the ease of digital...

Currently Coveting
Anony’s Wisp Suspension Lamp is a Study in Design Ingenuity

Seeming to defy the laws of physics and mechanics, the Wisp lamp also invites constant interaction.