Taking inspiration from Madrid’s historic Mercado de San Miguel, Atlanta’s Bar Mercado fittingly features a tapas and small plates menu, matched by a bold and lively design envisioned by the acclaimed, locally-based architecture and design firm Square Feet Studio.
Five years ago, the local government and bishop asked if the artist Santi Moix might come and paint the interior of St. Victor, the village’s 1,100-year-old Romanesque church, whose plain stone walls had become dull and decrepit over time. Moix, who isn’t religious, was reluctant. Finally, after many months of negotiations, he agreed — but only if he’d be granted full artistic license, free from conceptual obligations to church or state.
Where Clay Hickson and Liana Jeger lurk beavering away for Tan & Loose Press isn’t your your ordinary office.
When Stockholm-based design firm Doberman set its sights on a second location, New York wasn’t the immediate choice.
From A5 Hospitality – the Montreal-based hospitality group whose portfolio includes local hot spots Kampai Garden and Jatoba – comes Kozu, a bustling Asian brasserie in Plateau-Mont-Royal.
Located in San Francisco’s buzzy Dogpatch district within the Minnesota Street Project, a communal gallery space, Alta is the latest addition to chef Daniel Patterson’s growing group of restaurants and culinary enterprises that also include seafood restaurant Coi and conscientious fast-food hub, Locol.
When former Pentagram partner and Apple design director Robert Brunner founded Ammunition ten years ago, he noticed an increased emphasis on the “strategic importance” of design.
Hope Gangloff won’t let her face be photographed. Unlike some of her contemporaries, who cruise the fair and gala circuit to keep their names bold-faced in the art world, the 42-year-old American painter prefers to stroll the streets of New York solo.