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Food Trend: Boozy Desserts in the U.S.A.

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Finally, diners no longer have to choose between a coveted sweet and that one last drink at the end of a meal. Behold the Boozy Dessert, a culinary phenomenon gaining traction in restaurants across the country. These adult treats—served with a heady dose of ingredients—are making food and drink aficionados go wild. Here are several […]

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“2013 Designs of the Year” Nominees: By Zaha Hadid

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Renowned as the first woman to receive the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004, Zaha Hadid has also been repeatedly acknowledged in design categories ranging from architecture to furniture to technology (her Z-Car is on permanent display at New York’s MoMA). And it looks like 2013 will be no exception: Last week, the world-renowned architect, whose futuristic creations focus […]

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Frank Gehry’s Fish Lamps at the Gagosian Gallery

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Internationally celebrated architect Frank Gehry, whose monumental buildings include Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum, the Vitra Design Museum in Germany, and the Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, is now going small. A duel exhibit of Gehry’s fish lamps is currently being shown at two of superdealer Larry Gagosian’s galleries, in Beverly Hills and Paris. The architect […]

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Martino Gamper Reimagines Moroso

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  To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Italian furniture giant Moroso, London-based designer Martino Gamper has reinterpreted eight of the company’s pieces in a collection entitled The Metamorfosi. Taking elements from classic pieces and adding his own twist, Gamper was invited to Moroso’s factory in Udine to create his own collage of colors that re-imagine the brand’s kaleidoscope-like […]

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Araki Creates Anime for Gucci

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The bold and unique statement has always been a signature of the house of Gucci, a truism currently illustrated by creative director Frida Giannini’s decision of how to showcase the floral collection for Cruise 2013. Straying from the conventional window visuals used by other major luxury houses, she has collaborated with Japanese manga (cartoon anime) […]

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Last-Minute Holiday Gift: Caviar From an ATM

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From pizza to cupcakes to sportscars, there seems to be almost nothing one can’t order from the modern vending machine. So, in an effort to accommodate their discerning clients, Beverly Hills Caviar—a luxury food supplier that usually operates on an appointment-only basis—has placed “Caviar ATMs” throughout select malls in the Los Angeles area. The machines’ […]

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France: Explore Mirazoz by Architects of Air

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British firm Architects of Air invites visitors to experience the surreal setting of their traveling structure Mirazoz as part of their ongoing project, Luminaria. Described as “somewhere between a womb and a cathedral,” the inflatable design’s interior roams through labyrinthine tunnels and cavernous domes, all illuminated with vivid hues of color that are projected onto the PVC […]

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A Christmas “Tree” Crafted of 5,000 Pieces of Porcelain in Belgium

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While major capitals across the world have erected large Christmas trees adorned with glistening lights and brightly colored bulbs, Hasselt’s main square in Belgium has reinterpreted the classic iconography. In collaboration with local residents of the city known as “the Capital of Taste,” Inge Vanluyd and Stefan Van Bergen of the creative agency Mooz have designed The Taste Tree, a Christmas symbol […]

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