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07/05/2017
Source: New York Times

Across New York, a Summertime Tour of Public Art

Public spaces in the city are filled with sculpture and other artworks that reward the attentive viewer. Here’s one critic’s summertime tour.

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06/01/2017
Source: Architzer

“No Light Is Created Equal”: Ines Leong on Capturing the Perfect Architectural Photograph

Ines Leong is a California-trained photographer who has since turned her lens on a variety of New York landscapes, from the sinuous façade of DDG’s XOCO 325 to the grieving grounds of the 9/11 Memorial. Architizer sat down with Leong to discuss the qualities of light in architectural photography and the challenge of achieving legibility.

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05/11/2017
Source: Dezeen

Fort Standard Unveils Range of Minimal Metal Furniture

New York studio Fort Standard has launched a set of easy-to-assemble metal furniture, including a raw brass side table and a white powder-coated shelving unit. The Strata collection, featuring a coffee table, side table and low shelf, launched as part of the Fort Standard’s Moments of Discovery exhibition at New York design store Colony.

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05/10/2017
Source: Interior Design

15 Highlights from Collective Design Fair 2017

The 5th Annual Collective Design Fair opened its doors on Tuesday, kicking off the expanded roster of NYCxDESIGN festivities taking place around New York City in May. Founded by architect Steven Learner, Collective showcases a treasure trove of design objects, installations, and vintage and contemporary furnishings.

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05/09/2017

Springtime in SoHo

There are things to love about wintertime–warm covers, hot coffee, watching the snow blanket the neighborhood from your window. But when the trees start budding and the tulips are in full bloom, most of us are ready to exchange the doldrums of winter for the freshness of spring.

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05/03/2017
Source: Wallpaper Magazine

SP01 Makes Its Stylish US Debut, with a Little Help from Ladies & Gentlemen Studio and DDG for NYCxDesign

Introducing yourself to a new crowd tends to be awkward at times, but Australian furniture brand SP01 makes it look easy with the launch of an elegant concept shop in New York, designed by Ladies & Gentlemen Studio. The label’s US debut is located on the ground floor of DDG’s XOCO 325.

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05/01/2017
Source: New York Times

New York Design Destinations You Can’t Miss This Month

NYCxDesign, the citywide celebration of design, fashion, architecture and art, officially runs from May 3 to 24. But throughout the month, galleries, showrooms, museums and trade fairs will host exhibitions, tours and conversations. Here are some standouts.

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04/27/2017
Source: Sight Unseen

A Down Under Furniture Brand Meets an American Favorite in SoHo

Opening today, one of our favorite design duos, Ladies & Gentlemen Studio, will be launching a concept shop in SoHo at XOCO 325 for the month of May, showcasing the new Australian design brand SP01. Over/Under  presents a leap for L&G beyond objects like lighting, furniture, and jewelry, and into a holistic interiors experience.

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04/24/2017
Source: Architectural Digest

Inside the Most Visually Arresting Art Installation of the Year

Dale Chihuly’s otherworldly glass sculptures adorn some of the world’s most prominent hotels, museums, and transportation hubs, commanding awe with their impressive scale and inimitable hues. Now, for the first time in more than a decade, the artist will debut a major outdoor exhibition in New York, at the city’s landmark Botanical Garden.

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04/21/2017
Source: New York Times

Still in Love With Comic Books, and Now With Her, Too

It started as many relationships do: Someone thought they were in one. In this case it was Ayanna Ross when she met Shawn Martinbrough, 45, a native of the Bronx and an illustrator for DC Comics, Image Comics and Marvel Entertainment.

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04/07/2017
Source: Wallpaper Magazine

Salone del Mobile 2017

All eyes of the design world are trained firmly on Milan ahead of Salone del Mobile. From furniture and product launches in the overflowing Rho fairground, to alluring exhibitions and installations, thrilling pop-ups and parties, Wallpaper* is hitting the city’s creative districts to bring you highlights from the year’s most compelling design showcase.

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04/04/2017
Source: Architectural Digest

Calico Wallpaper Collaborates with Faye Toogood, Snarkitecture, Ana Kraš, and BCXSY

Some subjects in art never cease to be reinterpreted. One such everlasting muse? The landscape. For Brooklyn-based Calico Wallpaper’s Imagined Landscape presentation in Milan, the husband-and-wife duo asked four of their favorite creatives to turn their personalized riffs on landscapes into digitally-printed wallpapers.

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03/31/2017
Source: Architectural Digest

The On-the-Rise Textile Designer You Should Know

Takeda started her career in Japan, where she learned the Mingei style of domestic textile weaving in Kyoto. “It wasn’t art; it was more functional,” she says. “I learned how to emphasize the material and make something beautiful and useful.”

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03/28/2017
Source: Wallpaper Magazine

Who Runs the World? The Second Whitney Houston Biennial Offers an All-Female Spectacle

“There’s a palpable amount of love in the air here,” Finley says from the exhibition’s SoHo venue, where more than 220 works by some 160 artists hang salon-style to make the most of XOCO 325’s retail space by DDG.

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03/28/2017
Source: W Magazine

The Whitney Houston Biennial is Not Messing Around

Organized by the artist and curator Christine “C.” Finley, The Whitney Houston Biennial has doubled in size since its first edition in 2014, and this time around is showcasing everyone from Justin Vivian Bond and Spring/Break organizer Ambre Kelly to dozens and dozens of various emerging artists, in the vein of the biennial’s namesake song.

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03/15/2017
Source: CBS Living Large

Living Large in SoHo

Join CBS’s Emily Smith as she tours Penthouse West in XOCO 325, a former chocolate factory reimagined into a modern residential building by DDG.

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03/10/2017
Source: Wallpaper Magazine

Brian Thoreen is a Designer on the Edge at Patrick Parrish

How are you feeling? Brian Thoreen’s response to this quotidian question from a friend ended up inspiring his latest body of work. “My answer was ‘unsettled,’” explains the Los Angeles-based designer. 

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03/03/2017
Source: Infurma

Dickson, GANDIABLASCO’s First Outdoor Rug Collection

At GANDIABLASCO they are very passionate for life in the open air. Loyal to their original textile business, which they’ve had for 75 years, they are opening their doors and launching their first collection of outdoor rugs.

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02/17/2017
Source: Flat Vernacular

Ikat Pencil Wall

Watch as Flat Vernacular applies 6,000 pencils to walls by hand to create the illusion of a woven ikat pattern.

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02/16/2017
Source: New York Times

Art and Museums in NYC This Week

Our guide to new art shows — and some that will be closing soon.

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02/14/2017
Source: Mansion Global

A Sleek-As-Can Be SoHo Loft in a Former Tootsie Roll Factory: Listing of the Day

With its domed ceilings, soffit edges and contoured kitchen island, Penthouse West at XOCO 325 is ahead of the curve.

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01/24/2017
Source: 12.29

12.29’s Dawn Goldworm Speaks at TEDxEast

Scent can control your emotions and influence your behavior, without showing you anything, without touching you, and without saying a single word to you. This power is something most people don’t even think about. In fact, most people are unaware that it is being used or when they themselves are using it.

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01/18/2017
Source: Hyperallergic

Rehabilitating the Untrendy Tradition of Still Life Painting

In their two-artist show at Mrs. Gallery, Sarah Bedford and Tracy Miller offer complementary approaches to bringing the historically devalued genre of still life painting into the 21st century.

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01/10/2017
Source: New York Times

Piers 92 and 94 to Stand Out at the Armory Show

Keen to distinguish the Armory Show, which is facing competition from almost 300 other contemporary art fairs around the world, the New York art fair’s executive director, Benjamin Genocchio, is playing up the gritty industrial space of Piers 92 and 94 on the Hudson River.

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01/05/2017
Source: Dezeen

Lindsey Adelman’s Catch Lights Ooze Over Brass Bases

New York designer Lindsey Adelman has created a collection of lamps that appear to be made from melting glass.

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12/15/2016
Source: designboom

Top 10 Art Installations of 2016

From a 100,000 square meter golden pier that wrapped a floating dock on an Italian lake, to the monumental structures built for Burning Man in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, 2016 saw a number of large scale installations completed around the globe.

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12/12/2016
Source: New York Times

Shopping for Credenzas

The credenza, also known as a sideboard or buffet, was once used primarily for serving food. Today, it has become a multifunctional storage piece uniquely suited to the contemporary living room — particularly in the age of the enormous flat-screen television.

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12/05/2016
Source: ArchDaily

XOCO 325 / DDG

Nestled in the heart of SoHo, XOCO 325 is a luxury condominium that sits on the site of a former chocolate factory. The ground-up new development has been designed, developed and constructed by DDG and elegantly references SoHo’s celebrated cast-iron loft buildings, while forging a balance between classic and contemporary design.

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12/02/2016

Galleries Providing New Perspectives in SoHo

SoHo has long been known as a foremost dining and boutique shopping destination in New York, as well as a mecca for architectural and artistic innovations, like the cast-aluminum “floating” facade at the XOCO 325 Manhattan condos.

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11/22/2016
Source: New York Times

A Furniture Maker’s Quest: Create Everything From Scratch

The original M. Crow is a general store in the tiny town of Lostine (estimated population: 209) in northeastern Oregon; it is down the road from Mr. Hays’s hometown, Joseph, Ore., at the base of the Wallowa Mountains.

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10/28/2016
Source: Chashama

chashama Exhibition at XOCO 325 by DDG

On view at XOCO 325 through November 5th, the ‘Theory of the Five Element’ is simply an observation of natural, creative changes; and it is the natural world confirming that all forces and energies in nature can be in constant smooth and harmonious transition from one phase to another.

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10/26/2016
Source: Wallpaper Magazine

Pop-Up Design Shows and Galleries From Around the Globe

Temporary spaces are arriving all around the world. Many studios and galleries experiment by making the move to pack up and travel across seas or outside to accomplish a new design territory via a pop-up. 

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10/24/2016
Source: Architectural Digest

Lindsey Adelman Debuts and Amazing New Line

Ten years after creating her iconic Branching Bubble light fixture—an illuminated network of metal tubes and handblown glass spheres—Brooklyn-based industrial designer Lindsey Adelman wants to get her hands dirty again. Case in point? The Ambrosia collection.

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10/20/2016
Source: New York Times

10 Things to Do Now in NYC

It’s a big city, with plenty to do, see, hear and watch. This guide is a sampling of cultural highlights taking place in New York this weekend and over the week ahead. And there’s much more where these came from.

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10/18/2016
Source: Storefront for Art and Architecture

Letters to the Developer

This fall, Storefront launches Letters to the Developer where a group of architects and critics have each been asked to write a letter to a New York City-based developer who should be recognized for making a positive contribution to public life. One of the letters is from writer, Fred A. Bernstein to DDG.

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10/13/2016
Source: Architectural Digest

Apparatus’s Jeremy Anderson and Gabriel Hendifar Share Their New Manhattan Digs

The fun-loving design duo behind Apparatus feel the rhythm—and hit their stride—at a new Manhattan headquarters that has the whole town buzzing.

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10/03/2016
Source: House of Solo

Artist Ben Eine Raises Funds for Homeless Charity Shelter

Eine says of his work; ”Havana was everything I expected and a lot more…the city is alive with color and energy, and there are some insanely talented artists showcasing their art publicly. It’s amazing to bring a little of that to everyone back in London and donate money to a charity that I care about.”

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10/01/2016
Source: Architectural Digest

Where Design Lovers Should Shop in NYC Now

As design-savvy New Yorkers skimmed the headlines and press releases announcing new design stores this summer, one common thread quickly became apparent: A bevy of new shops were cropping up along one SoHo street.

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09/28/2016
Source: Interior Design

4 Model Residences Show Off NYC's Hottest Residential Buildings

Model residences open the door to architects’ vision.

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09/20/2016
Source: Sight Unseen

Calico Wallpaper’s Envy-Inducing Airy Red Hook Loft

In hindsight, it feels almost like fate that Nick and Rachel Cope would end up in the sprawling, historic Red Hook loft they now call home.

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09/12/2016
Source: Elle Decor Italia

XOCO 325, the New Sustainable Architecture of Soho

Constructed with environmentally friendly materials, XOCO 325 is the latest residential project by DDG, born in a former chocolate factory in the heart of SoHo, with sustainable elements and a model residence with furniture by BDDW.

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08/29/2016

Summer at the Drawing Center

The Drawing Center at 35 Wooster Street is one of New York City’s art world treasures, blending the intimacy of a neighborhood gallery with the scope and caliber of a museum.

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08/05/2016
Source: The Real Deal

Get Your Cameras Ready: The Most Photo-Friendly NYC Projects

In an ode to its roots as a Tootsie Roll factory, DDG named its condo conversion in SoHo after the Catalan word for chocolate. Sweeter than the name is the building’s facade, where vertical gardens creep up a 10-story cast aluminum frame, set in front of a glass curtain.

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07/26/2016

No Ticket To Ride: Our Favorite Bike Routes In NYC

Over the last decade or so, New York has followed in the footsteps of its European peers and become increasingly bike-friendly, and cycling around Manhattan has become the hottest way to see the city and get some exercise.

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07/06/2016
Source: Facebook

In the Studio with Shawn Martinbrough

NPR chats with illustrator Shawn Martinbrough in his studio about “Thief of Thieves,” art, and comics.

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06/08/2016

Vesuvio Playground

With boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and new condos for sale, SoHo is a veritable playground for fashion-forward, fun-loving adults. But tucked away on Thompson street is a literal playground whose name—Vesuvio—conjures both the ancient city of Pompeii and an erstwhile bakery owned by a man with an incredible passion for his neighborhood.

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06/03/2016
Source: WWD

Street Life

Accessories have taken to the street — and not just in the sense of casual styles or sporty motifs. This season, handbags and shoes are canvases, as designers “paint” them with images that coincidentally recall Miami’s fabled Wynwood

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05/31/2016
Source: Sight Unseen

The Best of New York Design Week 2016

New York Design Week may come hot on the heels each year of the all-consuming behemoth that is the Milan furniture fair, but to pay it any less attention would be a mistake.

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05/17/2016

Spring for SoHo: Hotspots for Chilling Out

Things are heating up in SoHo, and it’s time to start planning those evenings and weekends that make everything worthwhile. But where exactly are the district’s finest hotspots for chilling out? We know a handful that are guaranteed to put a warm smile on your face and a spring in your step.

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05/06/2016
Source: New York Times

Local Designs, Served Fresh

Whether you think of it as locavore design or simply another byproduct of the tech revolution, the “maker” movement is fueling a resurgence in American design.

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05/04/2016

Dining on West Broadway

Visitors may come from near and far to experience New York’s fusion fare, but residents of the condominiums for sale at XOCO 325 have the world’s best food just footsteps from their front door.

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04/28/2016
Source: New York Times

SoHo: Chic Stores and Cobblestones

Shopping opportunities range from Prada and Chanel boutiques and Bloomingdale’s to the nonprofit Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, which sells donated books and music. Dining spots include Balthazar, the popular French bistro.

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03/16/2016
Source: DNAinfo

See Gorgeous Secret Gardens in 8 New York City Buildings

It’s a dream of many New Yorkers to have their own slice of outdoor green space to escape the concrete and crowds.  

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02/10/2016

Life Is Sweet in this Former Chocolate Factory

Xoco, in case you didn’t know, is the Catalan word for chocolate. This explains the delectable new name – XOCO 325 – for the beautiful converted chocolate factory at 325 West Broadway that now features new SoHo condos for sale.

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01/15/2016
Source: In Out Design

BRIAN THOREEN

In Brian Thoreen’s work, material is the master. Fusing art and design, having worked in the fields of fashion, architecture and art, the Los Angeles-based designer uses the material’s…

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SoHo Eats
12/24/2015
Source: Thrillist

13 Reasons Why You Should Eat in SoHo

From remarkably tasty grocery store ramen to a 44oz ribeye, here are 13 reasons why you should eat your next meal in SoHo.

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12/10/2015
Source: New York Times

Inside Nike’s Supersecret Showroom and Fitness Studio

In the fashion world, showrooms are essentially a safe place for editors, buyers and stylists of very important clients to experience a collection — to ask questions, inspect details, feel fabrics and understand a garment’s nuances.

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11/26/2015
Source: W Magazine

Tyler Hays’s Many Talents

Tyler Hays may be best known as the founder and head designer of BDDW, the high-end furniture company in SoHo, but he is also a painter and sculptor, and over the years, he has dabbled in everything from music to fashion.

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11/12/2015
Source: Design Milk

Metallic Marble Wallpaper by Calico Wallpaper

“We wanted paint and light to dance without breaks. I’m an artist and Nick is a designer. He loved the work that I was doing, and I loved his idea to apply it to interiors.” – Rachel Mosler

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Inside Jacque Torres’s Chocolate Wonderland
10/22/2015
Source: Gothamist

Inside Jacques Torres's Chocolate Wonderland In Brooklyn Army Terminal

In the 15 years since he debuted his beloved DUMBO shop, Jacques Torres has dominated the New York City chocolate scene, opening up fancy boutique shops all over the city and taking over an enormous 40,000-square-foot factory in the Brooklyn Army Terminal.

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