Looking for an affordable, vintage modern hotel in New York? Check out Ace.
Ace Hotel has been around since 1999, the same year that Standards started shaking up the hotel industry. Instead of a boutique hotel, hotelier Alex Calderwood likes to call his creations "small European, modern hotel." Calderwood likes to take existing historical hotel and convert… Continue
When most people go to a landmark or tourist attraction, they take home a little souvenir to remind them of their trip. Then there's Michael Hughes. He loves to take pictures of world famous landmarks - perfectly blended with cheap souvenirs.
Born in Britain and now living in Germany, 56-year-old Michael Hughes is a…
If you're looking for something to do tomorrow and you feel like being entertained and inspired, check out Royal/T's newest art exhibit, "I Can't Feel My Face." Curated by KAWS and taken from the collection of Susan Hancock, "I Can't Feel My Face" shares its title with a painting by KAWS and is a centerpiece of the exhibition, which explores the theme of contemporary… Continue
Added by alice on February 21, 2009 at 11:00am —
Easily, one of my favorite things about living in these times is that when you can see art and commerce come together in a beautiful, yet meaningful way it can be just like "magic." I've always felt that the two could exist simultaneously, like Murakami says, there is a "changing of the line" where the two worlds can now "blend." Simply, this means that art isn't reserved… Continue
Considered one of the most alluring, competitive and iconic of all Ferrari racing cars, the beautiful and immediately recognizable Scaglietti-designed, 'pontoon-fender' 250 TR was produced from 1957 to 1958 during which only 22 were constructed. The Ferrari 250 TRs entered 19 international championship races from 1958 through 1961 emerging with 10 victories and… Continue
How do we like this new line from Alexander McQueen for Target? McQueen describes it as "an ‘eighties punk aesthetic that evokes the anarchy and social change of the time." Rolling out on March 4th, the McQ line is the more affordable line of Mr. McQ. Can fabulous fashion be cheap? Are you going to rush out to be yourself a piece of the McQ?… Continue
I hold a special place in my heart for Stonehill Tavern, famed chef Michael Mina's beautiful restaurant, inside the gorgeous St. Regis in Dana Point. Sam and I had our engagement dinner there about two years ago and I've been wanting to go back ever since.
So how wonderful it is to read that this amazing restaurant will be celebrating their 3rd anniversary with a… Continue
Sometimes when two companies come together and join hands it just makes sense. Let's all sing Kumbaya, people, for these Blik + Threadless wall art decals. Each month, the Blik team selects and posts some of their favorite Threadless original tee shirt designs and then asks their consumers which ones should be the inspiration for a new… Continue
What will transportation look like in a few decades? Who knows, but hopefully this jet powered bike will be around. Conceptualized by Norio Fujikawa, this Jetbike may seem outrageous right now and may never hit production lines, but could this give us a glimpse into the future? Only time will tell...…
It's rare when you can find a company that can hit it out of the park every time. This is DOT, a design oriented household, personal care, outdoor and leisure items company that houses a collection of products with an unusual look at the world of things. Only making each product in a small series, "DOT tries to catch the blend between poetry and irony, shape and function,… Continue
Thousands of fun-seekers have started celebrating carnival in Germany. By dressing up in costumes and singing in the streets, they are determined to shrug off what is shaping to be the worst recession since the Second World War. “When times are tough we just party even harder,” said Christoph Kuckelkorn, the manager of the Cologne's Rose Monday procession, which… Continue
synopsis: In TOKYO!, three of the world's greatest filmmakers come together for an omnibus triptych examining the nature of one unforgettable city as it's shaped by the disparate people who live, work (and even run amok!) inside one enormous, constantly evolving, densely populated Japanese megalopolis - the ravishing and inimitable Tokyo.
Houston-based Morris Architects took top honors and a $10,000 grand prize for the most radical innovation in hospitality. The international design competition was co-sponsored by the John Hardy Group and Hospitality Design magazine. Projects from around the world were submitted by hospitality brands, designers, and consulting professionals.
Eliza Dushku is quite the seductress in the March edition of Maxim Magazine. Born in Watertown, Massachusetts on December 30, 1980, Eliza has appeared in several movies including True Lies and Bring It On. She is also well known for her TV roles, such as her recurring appearances on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. Currently, Eliza stars… Continue
Guys! Hey Guys! I think I stumbled upon the perfect location for our super-secret hideout!
It's like 15,000 sq ft! In A CAVE! AW, C'MON! Secret handshakes, decoder rings - think of the epic games of hide 'n seek we could have! All we need is like a super-catchy phrase now! Like "Legion of ... something". Something cool like that! Or something with "Patrol" in it. "Doom Patrol!", "M³… Continue
Added by E on February 19, 2009 at 11:32pm —
Is it bad that I want these stickers? How many times have we been in these predicaments; when we just want to slap on a big old FAIL sign? Well now you can with these stickers from FailSticker.com. Next time you see something absurdly crazy, just peel off this sticker, slap it on and then let out a… Continue
Sure we love beautiful decor (Gordon Ramsay). Yes, we're taken aback when we get spectacular service (XIV). But why do we really enjoy dining out? For the FOOD! FIG, in Santa Monica, is an all new moderately priced French–New American restaurant that… Continue