Saturday, December 9, 2017

'The Prada Double Club Miami' by Carsten Höller for Art Basel

DesignBoom – "carsten höller X fondazione prada: interview on the prada double club miami"

"scientist and artist carsten höller highlights miami art week 2017 in a three-night-only collaboration during art basel with milan-based arts institution, fondazione prada. titled ‘the prada double club miami’, the piece is set in a 1920s film studio complex, formerly an ice factory, and comprises of an internal club and an outdoor tropical garden."

Friday, December 8, 2017

Ultra Violet

New York Times – "The Future Is ... Purple"

"It “communicates originality, ingenuity and visionary thinking,” Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, said by way of explanation. It is found in the cosmos (think of all those swirling purple nebulae!), the wellness movement (amethyst crystals!) and was a favorite color of the architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who, Ms. Eiseman said, used to wear a purple cape when he was trying to be creative. Ditto Wagner, who liked to surround himself with purple when he was composing. Also, of course, Prince."

2017 Pantone Color of the Year: Greenery

David Rockefeller’s Rolodex

Wall Street Journal – "David Rockefeller’s Rolodex Was the Stuff of Legend. Here’s a First Peek."

NBA to Create G League Team in Mexico City

New York Times – "N.B.A. Plans to Put a Minor League Team in Mexico City"