From March 16 to July 8, Brooklyn Museum will show Keith Haring: 1978-1982, the first large-scale exhibition that explores the early career of one of america’s most popular and well-known artists of the twentieth-century. The exhibition chronicles the period in the artist’s career from when he left his Pennsylvania home and arrived in New York city to attend the school ..read more..
New York boasts some fascinating subway art, and now there’s an app to help you explore it. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)’s Arts for Transit division has launched the smartphone guide, which you can access by downloading travel navigation iPhone app Meridian and choosing the MTA option. Within the app, works are organized by subway or railroad ..read more..
Williamsburg, Brooklyn is quickly changing shape these days, especially when it comes to the influx of delicious restaurants. Recently opened on Wythe Avenue in Brooklyn is ISA, a cozy, rustic eatery with a simple wood sign. Designer and restaurateur Taavo Somer together with chef Ignacio Mattos have pieced together a new and unique atmosphere which they describes as “primitive modernism.” Somer ..read more..
Locke is the architect behind the ‘Department of Urban Betterment,’ a New York-based interventionist project that is repurposing phone booths into communal libraries or book drops through the installation of hanging bookshelves milled from single sheets of plywood. Locke’s easily replicable shelf hangs securely to the interior of the payphone without the aid of additional ..read more..
Besides Proenza Schouler their cult hit PS1 bags, the brand is also known for their youthful take on luxury clothes. Their fabrication every season is customized and so intricate, that fast fashion couldn’t possibly emulate it. They have an original point of view and they do what they do the best and in the fashion industry that’s half the battle. ..read more..
In photographer John Clang’s intriguing series Time, Clang photographs pedestrian traffic along the city streets of New York at various times. He then deconstructs the fluidity of the crowds by tearing multiple photographs into strips, akin to the pieces of a broken mirror, and then compiles them together into a single frame. The combination of ..read more..
Following the success of Nicola Formichetti’s pop-up store in New York, BOFFO, SOFTlab and Focus Lighting have launched another great project for a pop-up shop of the lingerie brand The Lake & Stars, a small New York company, putting real effort into making beautiful, high-quality lingerie. Project description: The SOFTlab-designed pop-up shop for The Lake & Stars plays with the concept ..read more..
We are very inspired by the small scale creative entrepreneurship in Williamsburg. Fortunately our star writer Carlos Cuellar Brown lives around the corner and keeps us posted on what is going on. In the video you’ll see an interview with Matt Swanston of Gooey & co, actor, artist and cakemaker introducing the butter cake in ..read more..