The Woodlark Hotel in Portland Becomes a Modern “House of Welcome”

By | March 15, 2019

The Woodlark is the newest hotel to join Provenance Hotels and it’s located in downtown Portland, Oregon, offering 150 rooms within a sophisticated and warm environment. The project involved the renovation of two buildings – the Cornelius Hotel and the Woodlark Building – that were combined to create a modern “House of Welcome” for the city. Behind the… Read More »

Pro-Ject Audio Artist Collection Puts a Spin on Turntable Art

By | March 15, 2019

Pro-Ject Audio Debut line turntables look as good as they sound, with sleek carbon fiber finishes representing the contemporary resurgence of analog appreciation. They’ve become a standard for their simple set-up, and are outfitted with components that belie their affordable price tag: metal platter, carbon tube arm, and Ortofon 2M Red moving-magnet cartridge  – all reasons I ended up purchasing… Read More »

Friday Five with Brian McLaughlin

By | March 15, 2019

New York-based Brian McLaughlin, Design Director of ustwo, wears many hats, from industrial designer to illustrator to product designer, with over 15 years of experience under his belt. His ability to create immersive experiences by merging design and technology has resulted in collaborations with BBC, HBO, Nickelodeon, Facebook, Netflix, and other leading tech companies around the world. Having… Read More »

A São Paulo Apartment That Combines Rustic Elements and Shades of Blue

By | March 14, 2019

Owned by a 30-year-old woman in São Paulo, Brazil, the AK Apartment spans a mere 70-square-meters requiring requiring the designers to think about every square inch. The compact apartment was designed by Rua 141 and Rafael Zalc who used a combination of rustic elements and shades of blue to create a cozy, inviting space to entertain family and friends.… Read More »