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Trending Artists Under 40 at Frieze New York

Wunderkinds of painting, photography, sculpture, digital art—or combinations thereof—we’ve singled out the top ten artists from the new class at …

The Official Goldman Sachs Elevator Review Of 'Young Money,' A New Book On Young Wall Streeters

With all of the other glowing reviews, there's not much for me to add ... So I thought I would take a stand, and make a defense of Wall Street.<p><b>Young Wall Street Life is Hell ...</b><p>Yes, the life of a young analyst on Wall Street can be miserable. With the help of his eight analyst-subjects, Roose …

Daughter's Artistic Taste At HK Billionaire's Langham Hotel Chain

When Katherine Lo heard about the Langham Chicago project, she saw it as a chance to enter the luxury hotel business of her father, Hong Kong billionaire Lo Ka-shui. Set in the former IBM building designed by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the Langham Chicago had an artistic allure for …

Wood Tailoring at Stockholm Design Week 2014

Launched at Stockholm Design Week less than a week ago, the Layered Chair from Farg & Blanche has already won a FORM +1 Award, and rightly so. I met …

Furniture

Upper West Side Penthouse by TCA

This Upper West Side Penthouse got a major gut renovation with the help of Turett Collaborative Architects (TCA). With panoramic views of New York …

Manhattan

Carving Paper: The Surprising Sculpture of Li Hongbo

From an inch away, the sculptures of Li Hongbo look like plaster. They are not. These large reproductions of classical busts are 100% paper. And I’m …

Art

New Releases from MASHstudios’ LAXseries Line

Venice, California design firm MASHstudios, led by Bernard Brucha, designs two gorgeous lines of modern furniture, the LAXseries and the PCHseries. …

Furniture

Articles about nyaia recognizes 6 creative new york architecture and design studios on Dwell.com - Dwell

At Dwell on Design NY, architects explain the delicate nature of designing spaces synonymous with tragedy.<p>Ada Louise Huxtable is the doyenne of architecture criticism in New York, if not the world: as architecture critic at the New...<p>With Dwell on Design New York as an anchor, the festival enters …

Articles about 4 pristine prefabs marmol radziner on Dwell.com - Dwell

The broad services of design-build firm Marmol Radziner include an in-house metal shop, out of which comes handcrafted jewelry in...<p>If you read Dwell's February 2009 Process section, you saw the inner workings of the Marmol Radziner prefab factory, where they...<p>From city slickers to country …

Rodrigo Nino Wants to Crowdfund Your Next Hotel

Getting in on the ground floor of a Manhattan real estate development can be a prohibitive investment for many. The ambitious 17 John project, an extended stay hotel being proposed by Rodrigo Nino’s Prodigy Network, may change all that, while showcasing how an alternative funding and crowdsourcing …

Articles about 19th century livework factory new york on Dwell.com - Dwell

Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>If you are in New York City this week or next, stop by Brookfield Place in the World Financial Center Complex to celebrate design...<p>"Most architecture in any age is crap, and today’s crap isn’t …

The 50 Coolest Small Businesses In America

These up-and-comers—like a floating island restaurant, a vegan strip club, and a pirate supply shop— are shaking up the food and retail industries.<p>Here's our year-end roundup of the 50 hottest small businesses around the U.S.

Kathryn Schulz’s Top 10 Books of 2013

<b>1. The Flamethrowers, by Rachel Kushner</b><br>“I walked out of the sun, unfastening my chin strap. Sweat was pooling along my collarbone, trickling down my …

Articles about abandoned factories modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple embarks on a new life together by establishing a homestead on a dilapidated lot in a buzzworthy corner of San...<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a devastating fire, …

The 21 Books President Obama Bought On 'Small Business Saturday'

The Obamas have shown support for the initiative over the years by patronizing local bookstores in and around D.C. and encouraging others to do the same.<p>This year the Obamas chose Politics & Prose, a tiny independent bookstore in Northwest DC, for their book-buying spree. The Huffington Post …

Books

How Smart Is Investing In Art?

When a Francis Bacon triptych of his friend Lucian Freud sold for $142 million in November, it was heralded as the highest-ever price for a piece of art at auction. But adjusted for inflation, it didn’t top Renoir’s 1876 painting of a Paris dance crowd, which brought the equivalent of $154 million …

Why Anyone In Their Right Mind Would Pay $142 Million For A Piece Of Art, In One Great Paragraph

We offered up an explanation of how that painting in particular ended up as the new global benchmark.<p>There may be an even simpler explanation: We are now in an era where someone will drop a hundred-million-plus for a painting in general, without much hesitation.<p>In his profile for this week's New …

Corsicans Are Using Bombs to Protect Their Island Paradise

The island has changed hands a number of times over the centuries, being ruled by the Genoese, the French, the British, and by the Corsicans themselves. Now, the French are in charge, and there aren't many people who are particularly happy about that.<p><i>The Corsican coastline</i><p>If you've never been to …

An Interview with John Oates, Who Deserves Your Respect

The humbler half of Hall and Oates talks dubstep, tries and fails to define "psychedelic Americana," and reveals he really, really wants to be a guest on Noisey's <a href=http://noisey.vice.com/guitar-moves><i>Guitar Moves</i></a>.<p><i>Photo by Sarrah Danziger</i><p>Anyone who snickers at the name John Oates …

John Oates

David Byrne on creative life in NYC: The Rent is Too Damn High

Photo: Clayton Cubitt<p>Beloved artist, musician, and author David Byrne wrote a Creative Time Reports/ <i>Guardian</i> op-ed piece on the increasingly …

10 Bets You Will Always Win, Part 8

British psychology professor, author, and performer Richard Wiseman of Quirkology released part 8 of his ongoing series “10 Bets You Will Always Win.”<p>…

Web Hosting

Artist Profile: Four Tet – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Ten years after the release of his influential album “Rounds”, <i>The Creators Project</i> profiles Four Tet (Kieran Hebden). Watch the video below!

Contractor Picked For Major Redevelopment Of Dilapidated DUMBO Warehouses

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday announced the contractors for a new plan for the redevelopment of a warren of empty …

Kimiaki Yaegashi – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

‘I Am the Central Victim’: Art Dealer Ann Freedman on Selling $63 Million in Fake Paintings

“I am as shocked as everybody, more shocked, as I am the central victim,” Ann Freedman, the gallerist at the center of an $80 million art forgery …

I Joined NYC's Most Boring Cult

Aesthetic Realism is the worship of a poet who killed himself in the 1970s. He claimed to have discovered the "One True Answer" to societal ills. His panacea goes something like this: man has a desire to like the world while fostering an equal and...<p>New York's SoHo neighborhood has plenty of art …

A Blow-by-Blow of a Secret Prince Concert: Dancing Until Dawn

<i>This story was originally published in 2013.</i><p>Someday, if you have even just a touch of funk in your soul, the universe will conspire to give you an …