LAST WORDS

Graphic Stamp Tool by Martí Guixé

April 17, 2014 Dining & Food By Tom Ran
Graphic Stamp Tool by Martí Guixé for Antica Acetaia Villa Bianca

Photo: Antica Acetaia Villa Bianca

Martí Guixé is a self proclaimed “ex-designer.” Though he’s worked on many projects from interiors to products he also dabbles in food design.The idea of coalescing food and design never crossed our minds before Guixé began experimenting with the medium in 1997. Since then he’s made pie chart cakes, reforestation lollipops, post-it chips, and many other conceptual food items. He recently worked with Antica Acetaia Villa Bianca, a traditional balsamic vinegar manufacturer based in Northern Italy to create a new tool that would complement their line of products. Guixé’s ABTM Graphic Stamp Tool is a stamp consisting of 3 different patterns that one can apply to any food item using the balsamic vinegar as ink. This decorative placement of the vinegar adds an element beyond taste and aroma but of sight. designboom was on hand for the exhibit during Salone in Milan and discusses their experience.

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Overland Journal

April 16, 2014 Outdoors By Tom Ran
Overland Journal

Photo: Overland Journal

Overland Journal has been around the block in their all terrain vehicles since 2006. The publication is all about self-reliant adventure travel that is usually accompanied by off road transport, from trucks to bikes. The team is comprised of a group of journalists, photographers, and adventurers, many of whom are experts in the field of the outdoors. Along with the spectacular journeys they document, they also review gear for outfitting your travel and gear for your vehicles. It’s a niche publication for the outdoor enthusiast where the journey is so much a part of the experience.

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Andrea Aranow

April 15, 2014 Textile By Tom Ran
A sampling of Andrea Aranow's collection of textiles

Photo: Ace Hotel

Andrea Aranow is a collector and a scholar of textiles. She has turned her passion of woven fabrics into a career that spans five decades. Traveling the world over, Aranow’s research has exposed her to many indigenous cultures from the remote areas of China and mountainous regions in Peru to Afghanistan and Mexico. Her collection and knowledge has caught the attention of the British Museum where they purchased a significant part of her collection early on. As much as she is involved in academia, Aranow’s work has also attracted musicians like Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis where she’s designed and made clothes for them.

Though she is active in showing her collection publicly, there is still a lot more in her archive that has not been seen. Along with her son Caleb Sayan, Aranow is currently digitizing her collection for future purpose. Inventory has an interview with her in the latest issue and a selection of her American Quilts are now on view at Nepenthes.

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EVENTS

May 9 - July 1

RETAIL

Herman Miller Collection Pop Up

Furniture

May 17 - June 22

ART

Wes Lang at Half Gallery

Here Comes Sunshine

March 22 - March 23

RETAIL

United Bamboo Tsunami Relief

Sample Sale

March 17, 10PM - 4AM

MUSIC

Operation Tomodachi

Inna Downtown Top Ranking Style Benefit For Japan

January 9 - January 30

FILM & THEATER

Liberty Hall Screenings

Film Screening at Ace Hotel

October 20, 8PM - 10PM

FILM & THEATER

The Devil and Daniel Johnston

Tishman Auditorium, The New School

July 28, 6PM - 11PM

FILM & THEATER

Muppets Take Brooklyn

BAMcinématek

July 16 - July 23

ART

Died Young, Stayed Pretty

Rock Poster Show and Documentary

June 24 - June 28

ART

No Soul For Sale

X Initiative

June 20 - September 26

FAIRS

Recess: The Lawn Series

Governor's Island

June 9 - December 31

ART

Spencer Finch: The River That Flows Both Ways

The High Line

June 10, 3PM - 7PM

FILM & THEATER

Food Inc.

Bell House

March 26 - June 6

ART

Picasso: Mosqueteros

Gagosian Gallery

May 15 - September 20

FILM & THEATER

Rooftop Films

Summer Series

May 14 - June 14

ART

Ernesto Neto: anthropodino

Park Avenue Armory
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FEATURES

M.Nii John Moore

By Tom Ran
M.Nii Tailor, Waianae, Hawaii 1959

Photo: Tom McBride

The photo is one of the few relics that remain of M.Nii’s history. An image that recalls the golden age of American surf culture. Three friends in front of a wooden shack, one of whom is caught clearing his nasal passage while a friend next to him arches his back as if he were riding a wave off the beach of O’ahu. The photo was taken in 1959, just outside M.Nii Tailor where an obscure but revered surfwear began. Read More

Classic Car Club

By Tom Ran
Owners Michael Prichinello and Zac Moseley in front of a 1965 Shelby Cobra

Photo: Tuukka Koski

Michael Prichinello has a passion for life and speed. His eyes light up whenever he talks about one of his cars or a motorcycle project he’s working on with a friend. The excitement he expresses is contagious. It’s easy when you’re in a showroom and garage surrounded by some of the world’s most desired cars. Read More

What’s In Store? – Outlier

By Andrew Craig
Abe Burmeister and Tyler Clemens of Outlier

Photo: Rose Callahan

Outlier’s conceptions is a testament to the uniquely serendipitous moments that life sometimes offers. Abe Burmeister and Tyler Clemens wanted to design a new breed of functional, smartly styled clothing that could stand up to exhausting bike rides as easily as a desk job or night out without the need for a shower and change in between. Neither had any design experience. Read More

TOURS

The Bacon Tour

By David Tez

Photo: Staff

From time to time, The Scout will feature interborough food tours designed as culinary and geographic explorations of our fair city. Each has been field tested, in a single day,…

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The Tenenbaums

By Siobhan Vivian

Photo: Staff

The Royal Tenenbaums is Wes Anderson’s visual love letter to New York. Though never explicitly named, the film presents a stunningly constructed pastiche of the quirky, the kitschy and the…

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