Design Dispatch

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The square of the Palais Galliera. (Photo: Wikipedia)

France Gets a Fashion Museum

Paris’s Palais Galliera, which has hosted many fashion exhibitions in recent years, will become France’s first fashion museum. Chanel will partially fund the required renovations.

Looks from the Hermès Men’s fall/winter 2017 collection. (Photos: via Vogue Runway)

Dressed Coast

For the first time, Hermès will present its new menswear collection in Los Angeles. The Paris-based fashion house is the latest in a string of brands to begin hosting shows in the California city.
[The Hollywood Reporter]

The New York Times headquarters. (Photo: Wikipedia)

News Look

The New York Times has redesigned its second and third pages in the mode of a magazine. “We didn’t want [print] to be something that remains the same as digital gets more and more creative, visual, innovative, and experimental,” said Jake Silverstein, editor-in-chief of The New York Times Magazine.

Ingrid LaFleur on the night of her announcement. (Photo: Sarah Rose Sharp, via Hyperallergic)

Artist Runs for Detroit Mayor

Artist, curator, and community organizer Ingrid LaFleur has announced that she will enter the Detroit mayoral race. In her speech, which took place at a the headquarters of an artist-activist collective, LaFleur said, “We are at a juncture now [where] we as Detroiters must come together and ensure that our city is not simply known as an arts leader, but a leader in innovation, education, and creativity in every field.”

A cartoon from The New Yorker. (Photo: Flickr)

Mankoff Moves On

After 20 years as The New Yorker’s cartoon editor, Bob Mankoff is leaving the magazine. “It’s a lot easier picking cartoons than doing them,” said Mankoff. “But it’s not quite as much fun. Now I have to throw myself back into the mix.”
[The New York Times]

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