henrietta hotel

The Henrietta Hotel opened this summer in London, and with it’s opening, a new French edge to Covent Garden. The London neighborhood welcomes the first boutique hotel by Paris based Experimental Group. The 18 room locale designed by Dorothée Meilichozon (founder of Chzon design firm) also features a new restaurant led by Michelin starred chef Ollie Dabbous. Each […]

podcast party

When meeting new people, the safest and favorite topic of mine to explore is books (you can tell just about all you need to know by what someone reads, and also make an instant friend because books= bonding). Recently though, podcasts have become a new favorite point of conversation. A lesser commitment than a 400 […]

yield design

Based in St. Augustine, FL, Rachel Grant and Andrew Deming created Yield, a modern product line that ranges from backpacks to coffee tables. The two designers have varying backgrounds, Grant studied architecture and Deming graphic design, making the two a formidable pair when it came to product design. Clean, precise lines and form with function seem […]

ben youseff madrasa

High above the entry door an inscription reads, “You who enter my door, may your highest hopes be exceeded”.  The Ben Youseff madrasa in Marrakech, Morocco is a visual masterpiece. Built in the 1560’s, the structure was once the largest Islamic school in Africa housing over 900 students. Carved cedar, marble, and intricate mosaics cover […]

the lynhall

This June Minneapolis welcomed a new face onto the dining scene, The Lynhall. The Lyndale Street establishment pairs a tasteful interior with a coffee bar, lunch/dinner menu, and an actual bar come happy hour time. The space also features a private dining area that is available for rent, an outdoor patio, and an incubator kitchen. A […]