Tag Archives: New York
A Design Conversation in New York

A Design Conversation in New York

After eight years of leading design conversations on the west coast, Dwell is partnering with New York magazine to do the same for Brooklyn and Manhattan. From Sept. 27 through Oct. 4, the two magazines are hosting their second annual series of panel discussions and home tours in New York, Dwell’s new hometown. Tagged City [...]

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City Modern Ups the Ante in New York

City Modern Ups the Ante in New York

Dwell and New York magazines are once again pooling their resources – and upping the ante – to produce their second annual City Modern, a week-long series of events dedicated to design in New York City. “Last year was terrific, though we were making it up as we went along,” says Wendy Goodman, design editor [...]

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At FXFOWLE Gallery, Archi/Texture

At FXFOWLE Gallery, Archi/Texture

An insightful curator brought artists Anne Finkelstein and Cora Jane Glasser together last year for a New York exhibit of their paintings, one she called Archi/Texture. Neither painter knew each other at the time, but curator Mary Garret recognized a pattern in the way each treats architectural references, both literally and metaphorically. “We’re both native New Yorkers,” [...]

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Lost Wax Studio: Ancient and Organic

Lost Wax Studio: Ancient and Organic

If you’re going to tackle the international fashion industry, you might as well start with the best. And designer Tam Tran did precisely that – with Tommy Hilfiger, just as he began to take off. “It was a great opportunity – I did everything, trying to figure it out,” she says.  “It was a bunch of young [...]

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Home + Gallery for Two Architects

Home + Gallery for Two Architects

It’s 2,000 square feet of space that’s designed around two collections by two of New York’s more talented architects. 315 West 46th Street is home to Joe McDonald, principal in Urban A&O, and Tom Hennes, who founded Thinc Design in 1992.  McDonald designed a serene and calming lobby for Fumihiko Maki’s 88-story 4 World Trade [...]

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Post-9/11 New York, in Photographs

Post-9/11 New York, in Photographs

New York has always been a photographer’s city, and it always will be, says Hamburg Kennedy Gallery owner Marla Hamburg Kennedy. So she’s organized a book of more than 300 photographs, taken since 9/11, by emerging artists.  Among the 100 photographers represented are Jenny Holzer, Peter Funch, Arash Radpour, Vincent Laforet, and Ryan McGinley. “The [...]

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