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November 14th, 2017
November 9th, 2017
The beautiful semi-submerged structure will also host a marine biology center dedicated to training fish with sounds.
November 7th, 2017
World renowned percussionist and producer Taku Hirano presents The 8ctopus Project, combining his mixes with live percussion performed by [special guests] and Hirano himself in a “Live Remix” format. Having toured with the likes of Fleetwood Mac and Whitney Houston, recorded with Dr. Dre (on the seminal 2001 album), remixed for Kanye West, and performed with everyone from Stevie Wonder and Annie Lennox to Beyoncé, Hirano has curated a set from the soundtrack of his storied career.
November 2nd, 2017
While some people bizarrely debate whether women belong in science, tech, engineering, and math careers, Getty Images is busy replacing outdated stereotypes with stock images of women in STEM as they actually are: driven, talented, curious, and skilled.To mark Ada Lovelace Day, an international celebration to honor the achievements of women in STEM, Getty shared with Mashable contemporary and archival photos that demonstrate just how much progress has been made in creating more accurate depictions of women in these fields.
October 31st, 2017
Activity-based working (ABW) is often mentioned in conjunction with cost savings. Executed well, this workplace design typology—wherein employees forego dedicated seats in favor of moving between different areas suited to particular tasks—can indeed save organizations money on real estate and office furnishings. However, ABW’s biggest benefits don’t show up on the bottom line as quickly or succinctly as those line items. They are subtler, broader, and longer-term. They’re the human-side results of properly executed ABW: its ability to foster employee wellness—mentally, physically, and socially.
October 26th, 2017
Logos have to walk the tricky walk of being simple, yet comprehensive at the same time—i.e., instantly recognizable and communicating the brand’s essence. Some logos do this very well, but many don’t. After poring through thousands and thousands of logos, we asked Gardner and the LogoLounge judges what graphic devices were trending this year and if they felt they were effective for their intended audiences.
October 24th, 2017
In July, one of the largest icebergs ever recorded — measuring in at about the size of Delaware and containing a volume of ice twice the size of Lake Erie — broke off the Larsen C Ice Shelf in northwest Antarctica.
October 19th, 2017
Since the Salem witch trials of 1692, over a century before the first photograph was snapped, artists have swiftly rendered sensitive and high-profile proceedings for an eagerly awaiting public. But why, over 300 years later—and in an age where everyone carries a camera in their pocket—do old-fashioned drawings remain the main way we document memorable moments in court?
October 17th, 2017
Meet our newest member- Greg Mondshein, a Miamian at heart and a LARABAR fanatic, is a managing partner at SourceCode Communications. He completed an Ironman Triathlon and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro!
October 12th, 2017
With the gig economy growing, startups continuing to reign, and freelancers and consultants finding success in being their own bosses, office life—and the way people work—has evolved.
October 10th, 2017
Ever wonder how television and film achieved the three-dimensional look back when CGI was not as developed as it is now?
October 5th, 2017
But while Dada had no problem questioning authority, meaning, reality, and everything else related to what they saw as a bourgeois Western world, its practitioners rarely, if ever, cast doubt on conventional gender roles and behaviors. Even if the social conservatism that yielded such inequality was disdained, women were the second sex.
October 3rd, 2017
Ok, it’s no surprise that technology is literally changing everything around us, but one industry that hasn’t had as much advancement over the years comes in the form of interior design. It’s traditionally costly, timely, and requires a designer to come out and basically take care of everything unless you’re one of those handy types. While that may always be a popular method, regardless of the tech being introduced, it doesn’t mean that there aren’t movers and shakers that are disrupting our typical outlook of the field to make it quicker and easier, while still keeping most of the power in the homeowner’s hands.
September 28th, 2017
Samantha Citro, Jersey native, wears many hats as the Vice President of Immunocologie. You can bet that her San Junipero would definitely be Hawaii’s Big Island
September 26th, 2017
In Italy, iced coffee can mean something very different: espresso that’s semi-frozen, so it’s firm and scoopable, made into a granita that’s sometimes topped with a liberal dose of whipped cream. Granitas come from Sicily, where they’re a respite from ragingly hot summers, but they’re found all over Italy now, including Rome, the inspiration for Danny Meyer’s wood-fired Marta and its new casual neighbor Caffe Marchio.
September 21st, 2017
At a time of tremendous political and cultural upheaval, one thing remains certain: Companies will keep trying to sell you stuff, and they’ll keep coming up with new ways to do it. Design is, of course, a major part of that pitch. We spoke with designers and design leaders at nearly a dozen agencies to identify the major branding trends of 2017.
September 19th, 2017
The team behind white-hot Los Angeles omakase export Sugarfish will roll out its second fish concept, KazuNori. The hand-roll bar, with two SoCal outlets, hits Nomad (15 W. 28th St.) on Friday with a 24-seat bar and both a la carte and set-menu options like three to six hand rolls per order, in combinations that include toro, yellowtail, snapper, and crab.
September 14th, 2017
Ask Andrew Cohen and Jeremy Levitt of Parts and Labor Design to list the projects they’re working on and there’s a good chance your head will start spinning.
September 12th, 2017
The new museum explores the living culture of Jerusalem, which curator Reem Fadda sees as a city that exemplifies the beginning and end of globalism.
September 7th, 2017
We caught up with MZ Goodman, our newest member in our community, AND got the (fun) load down on her. She is a native New Yorker who was raised in Montreal- the best of both worlds!
August 22nd, 2017
Just Opened New York (JO/NYC) by Siobhan Gunner / April 6, 2017
After successfully operating as a food truck and stand alone shop in the Upper West Side, BONMi has opened its doors in downtown New York. BONMi is a fast-casual Vietnamese concept, inspired by Vietnamese street cooking. Does New York really need another Vietnamese restaurant? Maybe not, but BONMi brings something new to the table.
August 8th, 2017
The rooftop component to Top Chef competitor Dale Talde’s first Manhattan restaurant opened last month in the Arlo NoMad hotel, offering another angle to peer up at the Empire State Building—and down below at 31st Street. Called “The Heights,” the rooftop bar includes several notable features other than the view, like Talde’s Detroit-style pizzas, cocktails, and some thick glass overhanging the street where you can stand to test your will.
July 25th, 2017
When you buy a ticket to Hansel & Gretel, a new installation by Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, you might not notice the fine print on the back: “Your attendance at this event shall be deemed your consent to have your image or likeness appear in any video display or reproduction in whole or in part.” That’s part of the exhibition’s mystique. You might not even realize you’ve given your consent to be watched or recorded–much like the terms of service agreements we routinely accept every day.
July 21st, 2017
We caught up with Jessica Halcomb in the Blender Lounge last week.
June 23rd, 2017
Some of the most successful people in history have relied on morning routines to help them start their day consistently. From Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of Vogue, who famously starts her day with an hour of tennis, to author Cal Newport, who heads outside for a walk first thing, morning routines help artists, entrepreneurs, politicians, and CEOs control how they start their days.
June 22nd, 2017
Ambition is the keyword for the British event production agency Ruby J Events. Known for their versatility and exceptional creativity, the company is directed by Joanna Greenfield – who just like her company; is here to get the job done, and done well.
June 18th, 2017
If you’re looking for something to do for a summer weekend, Storm King Art Center officially opened two special exhibitions for the 2017 season, Heather Hart’s The Oracle of Lacuna and David Smith’s The White Sculptures.
May 10th, 2017
Creative and humble, Brittney Escovedo knows all the secrets to turning dreams into reality. Founder of the company Beyond8, Brittney always knew that event production was the best way to utilize all of her skills and continue to do what she loves the most – cater to people. For the powerful brunette; the ability to […]
May 5th, 2017
Observing, drawing and creating things with is hands have been an essential part of Christian Kotzamanis’ life for as long as he can remember.
April 18th, 2017
Do briefcase warriors need a perfume-making seminar at work to be successful? How about a bean-bag couch? As coworking spaces become more ubiquitous in cities around the world, lifestyle amenities are now being deployed to entice members of the gig economy, blurring the line between social club and office.
March 31st, 2017
Office drones may have missed the memo, but the co-working office model is all the rage now, as communal desks meet mobile workers meet Starbucks.
March 10th, 2017
The way we work is changing – roles are becoming more dynamic, offices more open, and wardrobes more versatile. The new 9 to 5 means breaking out of the cubicle, and having the flexibility to fit the diverse needs and personalities of the modern workforce.
January 19th, 2017
Long gone are the days when the New York workforce happily settled into bare-bones Midtown office towers, got lunch at the corner deli and promptly went home at 5 p.m. Seemingly everything has changed about a city work day — perhaps nothing more so than the rising expectations employees, and as a result employers, have for their workplaces.
October 21st, 2015
For the nine months that Jeffrey Fidelman headed investor relations for a startup based at a Manhattan WeWork location, he found the shared space a fine place to work. He just didn’t like bringing investors there.