Tag: new york
If you’re a sucker for hipster retail spaces, no-nosense industrial aesthetic and New York City (who the hell isn’t?) then boy do I have a treat for you today. Retrosuperfuture is an Italian sunglasses label with their first recently opened flagship store in the US that has me feeling weak at the knees. For my money, the stripped back, industrial chic hits that sweet-spot between the luxurious and the austere.
A master of color and geometric composition, Andy Gilmore’s work is often characterized as kaleidoscopic and hypnotic.
Fort Standard is a Brooklyn-based contemporary industrial design studio founded by Gregory Buntain and Ian Collings. Pure geometry, sophisticated detailing, and long lasting natural materials like timber, marble and brass are the hallmark of their work. The pair have developed a distinct design language rooted in simplicity and functionality, attention to detail, connections and materiality which they describe as a “warm-contemporary” aesthetic. I, on the other hand, describe it as hipster-ville…
Fashion designer and recently appointed creative director of Balenciaga, Alexander Wang is one of those so-successful-it’s-annoying types. It’s not surprising that the concept for his flagship store is yet another manifestation of his brilliance.The serial award winner was only twenty seven when he opened his first flagship store in Soho, New York in February 2011. Wang had a heavy hand in the design process, developing the interiors concepts in collaboration with friend and interior designer, Ryan Korban (who is also, annoyingly youthful FYI). They worked with architects from Kramer Design to realise the store’s design…
Skyhouse is a unique home in the sky located at the summit of one of New York City’s earliest surviving skyscrapers dating back to 1896.
Today we venture into the Greenwich Village loft of James Jebbia, which he shares with his young family. Jebbia is the owner of streetwear label, Supreme. Quite the departure from his label’s aesthetic, his home is minimal, delicate and paired back. Perhaps the natural light pouring through those mighty steel windows made him turn to whites and neutrals…