Provocative, imaginative, and oddly nostalgic. The Portrel Edit. Balmain S20 RTW. Provocative, imaginative, and oddly nostalgic, Balmain ’s spring 2020 ready to wear collection checked an unusual set of boxes. However that was only normal for designer Olivier Rousteing, who has a penchant for polarising critics and fans alike. This time around, Rousteing draw his […]
Yiorgos Trichas Ceramic Design. Words turned into Objects. Handmade ceramics with an autonomous artistic value. Ceramic Design turned out as the perfect solution for the artist. Yiorgos Trichas grew up in the bustling Athens, a city formed by contradictions. From a young age he searched for the right words in which he would describe the […]
A Contemporary Tale That Dwells In History Not often does a Renaissance-era church reinvent itself as a contemporary residence. But when it does, the result can be particularly breathtaking. The newly unveiled Church of Tas in Sopuerta, Spain, is a fascinating if unusual example of adaptive reuse. Expertly executed by Garmendia Cordero Architects, the project […]
Presenting Ralph Lauren Fall 2019 Ralph Lauren has a way of serving sophistication with a side of quirky. It was only natural for Ralph Lauren Fall 2019 ready-to-wear collection to be unveiled in a Wall Street bank styled as a 1920s speakeasy for the night. It was also natural for classic tuxedos to appear amid […]
TWA Hotel 512 showstopping guestrooms feature soaring views of JFK’s runways plus authentic 1960s furnishings. At the TWA Hotel in New York’s JFK Airport, guests can hop on a flight back to the Golden Age of Aviation. Hence, going by the unbeatable setting, offerings and look-feel of this chic hotel, they’ll be flying first class. […]
Paintings, Installations, Performance. Lina Iris Viktor is a British-Liberian conceptual artist whose work centers around the age-old practice of gilding with 24-karat gold to call into question the nature of time and being. The New York Times described her paintings as “queenly self-portraits with a futuristic edge”. Utilizing a multidisciplinary approach, Viktor weaves together many disparate materials, […]
Housed in Victorian environs of London’s iconic and bustling King’s Cross Station, Tom Dixon ’s Coal Office creates a new vocabulary for adaptive reuse.