NYC’s Amazing Landmarked Interiors.

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Sometimes you walk into a building in New York that harkens back to another era. Court houses, terminals, bars, lobbies - they aren't everywhere, but when you do stumble into one, they remind you of Old New York, of the sipping cocktails in iconic bars at dusk, of men in suits bustling down at wall street, of people at the theater in gowns, and the … [Read more...]

The Lifeguard Towers of Miami Beach.

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Miami generally makes me kind of stabby, but I can't deny its a delight to the eyeballs. White sands, clear water, and most importantly, Art Deco awesomeness. Plus, it's got the warmest winter weather on the US mainland, which doesn't sound too bad. There are 25 Lifeguard towers on an 8.5 mile stretch of Miami sands. In 1992, Hurricane Andrew … [Read more...]

Under the Faux Tuscan Sun.

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Do you know how many times I've wished I could slap a faux sunlight somewhere? Inside my dark closet, or my galley kitchen, or any time I ever had to shoot anything inside? Yes, yes, yes. These photos look so pristine that you assume they are fake, right? But no. A group of Italian scientists, and a company called CoeLux, has made a … [Read more...]

DESIGN + ART | Xavier Corbero in Residence.

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Yesterday The Nowness posted one of their "In Residence" videos with Spanish artist Xavier Corbero. The 4 minute video is so beautifully shot and executed, I highly recommend you watch it. Seriously. Considered by many to be Spain's premier living sculptor, Corbero's home is a literal maze of wonders. The home has been 40 years in the making. … [Read more...]

CASE STUDY HOUSE # 22 | THE STAHL HOUSE

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"Nobody famous ever lived here" is the famous quote about the house, and yet it's one of the most famous and celebrated houses in America. While in LA, we visited Case Study House #22, The Stahl House. Way up in the hills, perched over Los Angeles, on a small spot of precarious looking land, sits The Stahl House. As you drive up unmarked "private" … [Read more...]