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McLaren Introduces an Original GT Model

Expanding upon the lessons learned with the 570GT, the brand introduces an entirely new design By definition, a Grand Tourer (GT) is the amalgamation of speed, luxury and comfort—a sports car with enough storage space to support multi-day road trips. Fans of McLaren will recall 2016’s 570GT release, the third installment of the model’s iterations—with the 570S and 570S Spider predating it. The new McLaren …

Stòffa’s Stylish SoHo Outpost

The newly opened space acts as the headquarters for the brand’s efforts Oftentimes custom-fitted clothing can be costly and exclusive. But for Stòffa, an independent made-to-measure brand that launched in 2014, the process of buying clothes that are crafted just for you shouldn’t be limited to three-piece-suits or hats and priced outrageously. As designer Nick Ragosta explains, “We believe that made-to-measure is an important vehicle …

Summer Gift Guide: Swimwear + Snacks

Boardshorts, bikinis, sweet treats and zesty nibbles for the perfect beach day There are several essentials for any beach or pool day: sunglasses, sunscreen, towel, good book, swimsuit and snacks. While a few of those rarely require a second thought, one duo in particular warrants frequent refreshing: the water-ready garments you wear and the hunger-satisfying treats you bring along. From bikinis to boardshorts, beverages, chips, …

Ariel’s Everyday Shorts

From CH favorite EVERYBODY.WORLD, Ariel’s Everyday Shorts are made for all sizes and genders, with comfort in mind. Crafted in an ethical factory in South LA from biodegradable 100% recycled cotton, they are super-soft and kinder to the planet. Available in Salt Lake pink, Gum green, Penny orange, a faded black or off-white oatmeal colorways and from XS to XXL, these lovely shorts are designed …

Studio Visit: Artist Jon Barwick

The NYC-based artist creates rich, layered work inspired by architecture and rooted in visionary techniques Instantly striking and undoubtedly worthy of a closer look, Jon Barwick‘s painted works boast immense depth—the kind that calls to mind dense city spaces. Offering one scene upon first glance and hundreds more when you’re mere inches away, the paintings are smattered with motifs and objects that jut out toward …

Premiere: “My Girl” by George Eve

Playful lyrics and a big production make for a successful debut single From its opening bars, George Eve‘s solo debut single “My Girl” telegraphs the bright, brilliant anthem to come. Sonically, the track aims to weave Eve’s background in guitar music with his interest in the production power of the likes of Avicii and Mark Ronson. Eve worked with producers Ben Baptie and Benjamin Miller …

Industry City’s High-Design Co-Working Space Camp David Adds 20,000 Square Feet

With a physical expansion comes a new fleet of partnerships, possibilities and amenities Amidst the bustle within the six million square feet of mixed-use space at Brooklyn’s Industry City, Camp David quietly transforms the idea of co-working. Two years ago, the membership club welcomed thinkers, creatives and entrepreneurs—setting them in a calm, upscale environment of wood paneling, thick marble counters and Prouvé chairs. As Industry …

Art-Filled Chapter Roma Hotel, Rome

Accommodation that blends history with contemporary design at every turn In Rome‘s historic district of Regola—a neighborhood where one can still breathe a deeply authentic Roman atmosphere—contemporary art galleries and traditional restaurants exist side by side. The 16th century Galleria Spada sits next to the nightlife of Campo de’ Fiori, and the once walled Jewish ghetto rises next to new restaurants. It’s here that the …

Alan Ruiz’s Multi-Faceted “Infrapolitics” Exhibition

We speak with the artist about how he uses physical and invisible power to highlight infrastructural prejudice, violence and more “The term ‘Infrapolitics’ seems an appropriate shorthand to convey the idea that we are dealing with an unobtrusive realm of political struggle,” James C Scott writes in his 1990 book Domination and the Arts of Resistance. This concept serves as primary inspiration for artist and …

Design-Driven, 3D-Printed Lighting Options From Gantri

Modern lamps from various designers, available at affordable prices Frequently, cost inhibits the purchase of future-forward design items for the home. Breaking through this barrier, online lighting marketplace Gantri gives consumers access to the work of numerous award-winning designers at undeniably reasonable prices. This pertains to the fact that their exclusive roster of 30+ products are 3D-printed upon purchase. But Gantri isn’t just a marketplace; …