06/12/2017

It’s true that exploring Central Park has its charms year-round. There’s the quiet contemplation of a snowy walk, the thrill of watching a spring shower ripple across Conservatory Water, and, of course, the artistic appreciation for the foliage of fall. But few would disagree that summer is the time the park truly bursts to life.

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05/09/2017

When Manhattanites see the words “outdoor space” on a residential listing, their eyes light up in anticipation. Their minds drift to visions of sprawling terraces built for sun-soaking, dinner-party mingling, and skyline gazing. The unfortunate reality, however, is that Manhattan residences rarely include outdoor spaces that live up to these lofty expectations.

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05/01/2017
New York Times
By: Julie Lasky

NYCxDesign, the citywide celebration of design, fashion, architecture and art, officially runs from May 3 to 24. But throughout the month, galleries, showrooms, museums and trade fairs will host exhibitions, tours and conversations. Here are some standouts.

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04/27/2017
Architectural Digest
By: David Foxley

Dale Chihuly’s otherworldly glass sculptures adorn some of the world’s most prominent hotels, museums, and transportation hubs, commanding awe with their impressive scale and inimitable hues. Now, for the first time in more than a decade, the artist will debut a major outdoor exhibition in New York, at the city’s landmark Botanical Garden.

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04/08/2017
Country Living
By: Taysha Murtaugh

Eyesore no more! In recent years, kitchen range hoods have evolved from grimy eyesores to works of art. And why shouldn’t an appliance of such large size also make a big (stylish) statement? Today, kitchen vent hoods are available in all shapes, sizes, and materials (hello, copper!) that can either draw the eye or blend right in with the surroundings.

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04/07/2017
Wallpaper Magazine

All eyes of the design world are trained firmly on Milan ahead of Salone del Mobile. From furniture and product launches in the overflowing Rho fairground, to alluring exhibitions and installations, thrilling pop-ups and parties, Wallpaper* is hitting the city’s creative districts to bring you highlights from the year’s most compelling design showcase.

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03/09/2017
New York Times
By: Holland Cotter

The museum brings us “Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim,” a permanent collection show that fills the rotunda. The 170 works — mostly paintings, with a few sculptures, including a lobster-red Calder mobile dropped from on high — add up to a classic greatest-hits display.

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03/07/2017
Manhattan Magazine
By: Shira Levine

Drybar and a plethora of other retail spaces have recently moved into the traditionally residential-exclusive neighborhood. The reason? What may be Manhattan’s most significant infrastructural change of this century: the Second Avenue subway.

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03/03/2017
New York Times
By: Holland Cotter

Strong political art is hard to make. So when it turns up, it’s worth a look. In an era of “great, great walls” and “bad hombres,” an exhibition called “State of Exception/Estado de Excepción” created by Richard Barnes at Parsons School of Design fills the bill.

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01/24/2017
12.29

Scent can control your emotions and influence your behavior, without showing you anything, without touching you, and without saying a single word to you. This power is something most people don’t even think about. In fact, most people are unaware that it is being used or when they themselves are using it.

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01/10/2017
New York Times
By: Hilarie M. Sheets

Keen to distinguish the Armory Show, which is facing competition from almost 300 other contemporary art fairs around the world, the New York art fair’s executive director, Benjamin Genocchio, is playing up the gritty industrial space of Piers 92 and 94 on the Hudson River.

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12/15/2016
designboom
By: Nina Azzarello

From a 100,000 square meter golden pier that wrapped a floating dock on an Italian lake, to the monumental structures built for Burning Man in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, 2016 saw a number of large scale installations completed around the globe.

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12/12/2016
New York Times
By: Tim McKeough

The credenza, also known as a sideboard or buffet, was once used primarily for serving food. Today, it has become a multifunctional storage piece uniquely suited to the contemporary living room — particularly in the age of the enormous flat-screen television.

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12/07/2016

A very special type of brick adorns the exterior of 180 East 88th Street. Here, we’ll discover not only what makes the brick so special, but also what makes the artisans who make it so special.

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11/14/2016
New York Times
By: Tim KcKeough

The original M. Crow is a general store in the tiny town of Lostine (estimated population: 209) in northeastern Oregon; it is down the road from Mr. Hays’s hometown, Joseph, Ore., at the base of the Wallowa Mountains. When the store was set to close in 2012, Mr. Hays bought it and remade it in his own vision.

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10/24/2016
Architectural Digest
By: Hannah Martin

Ten years after creating her iconic Branching Bubble light fixture—an illuminated network of metal tubes and handblown glass spheres—Brooklyn-based industrial designer Lindsey Adelman wants to get her hands dirty again. Case in point? The Ambrosia collection.

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10/14/2016
New York Times
By: Louis Lucero II

It’s a big city, with plenty to do, see, hear and watch. This guide is a sampling of cultural highlights taking place in New York this weekend and over the week ahead. And there’s much more where these came from.

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09/06/2016

Ever since the first intrepid human took a nip of fermented grape juice, we’ve been enjoying wine to lift spirits and elevate occasions. Whether you crave a cabernet or require rioja, the residences at 180 East 88th Street condos are the ideal home for any oenophile.

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08/02/2016
Wall Street Journal

Fleishers Craft Butchery, the 12-year-old meat purveyor that celebrates “the art of butchery,” is finally opening a Manhattan outpost on Friday.

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07/11/2016

New York City is one of the most visited places in the world—and for good reason. Fine dining, world-class cultural institutions, and an irrepressible joie de vivre draw millions to this bastion of urban living.

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06/08/2016

Located at 12 East 94th Street, Salon 94 fits in perfectly with the artistic pedigree of Manhattan’s Carnegie Hill neighborhood. Not far from the stretch of street known as Museum Mile, Salon 94 is one of the Upper East Side’s most exclusive galleries.

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05/06/2016
New York Times

Whether you think of it as locavore design or simply another byproduct of the tech revolution, the “maker” movement is fueling a resurgence in American design.

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04/28/2016
The New Yorker

The dioramas at New York City’s American Museum of Natural History — those vivid and lifelike re-creations of the natural world, in which the specimens almost seem to breathe and the painted horizons seem to stretch for miles — are very much products of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century milieu.

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04/06/2016

To an extent rarely seen, the Upper East Side condos at 180 East 88th Street effectively pay homage to Old World artisanship while providing every modern amenity.

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02/03/2016
Sarah Bedford

Sarah Bedford is a New York artist whose work includes paintings, sculptures and ceramics. Born and raised in Roundup Montana, she received a BFA from the Cooper Union and attended the Skowhegan Residency Program. She lives and works in Brooklyn New York.

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01/14/2016
Wall Street Journal
By: SARAH MEDFORD

As a creator of sculptural lighting for prestigious clients such as Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen and film director Nancy Meyers (who included her Bubble chandelier in this fall’s The Intern), New York–based designer Lindsey Adelman, 47, has set a standard for success that many American designers dream of reaching.

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12/31/2015

180 East 88th may be the most distinctive luxury building yet to arrive on the Upper East Side, one carefully designed to reflect and preserve the proud architectural heritage of its surrounding neighborhood. While paying homage to the area’s abundance of elegant, pre-war residential architecture, this Upper East Side condominium residence features a contemporary twist that immediately positions it as a modern classic.

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12/24/2015
NY Eater

Here are some of our favorite eating establishments in the sprawling Upper East Side neighborhood, which runs from 59th Street up to 100th Street, and between Central Park and the East River. Don’t expect many of these places to be new and faddish. On the other hand, if you pick up this guide in 10 years, nearly all are likely to still be open.

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12/17/2015

The Upper East Side’s rich cultural offerings are among the best in the world. From the monumental museums of Museum Mile to the rich gallery scene ? and with an abundance of cultural societies and educational institutions nestled among the luxury condos of the Upper East Side ? it can be hard to keep track of everything at hand.

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12/03/2015

Home to the breathtaking structures that compose Museum Mile as well as private estates—including Gracie Mansion—the Upper East Side is a neighborhood rich in architectural integrity. Its Beaux-Arts apartment houses, Georgian brick, stately brownstones, and decorative ironwork evoke New York’s Gilded Age.

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