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Galerie Magazine, Designers working in Marble, Carla Baz, Francesco Meda, Ben Storms
Marble arts/Galerie magazine

Carla Baz, Francesco Meda, Ben Storms and the North American Sculpture Center are all turning out works in marble that are at once innovative and accessible (in terms of design, not necessarily price). Rock Solid includes mini profiles of all of the above designers/institutions....

Athletic Club & Social, Cape Town
An awesome Cape Town eatery in How To Spend It/The Financial Times

My trip to Cape Town in May yielded many fantastic discoveries, including The Athletic Club & Social, a 3-storey, impeccably designed restaurant and club. I'm not one for hyperbole, but I loved everything about it. You can read my ode to this lovely establishment here....

Pia-Maria Raeder in Galerie Magazine, Rima Suqi
Pia-Maria Raeder profile in Galerie

At a glance, the works of German artist Pia-Maria Raeder resemble white coral that might have washed up on a beach in an exotic locale. But a closer inspection reveals that the organic, undulating shapes of her Sea Anemone collection of furniture, lighting, and mirrors are created with thousands of beechwood rods that she cuts and arranges by hand in her studio in Munich. The results are really incredible. See/read more here....

JCK June 2019 diamond cover Rima Suqi
Diamond cover story in JCK

Yours truly is jewelry market editor for JCK magazine, and our cover story for the JCK show issue was all diamonds, all the time, all pulled by moi. In this shot, Lauren Layne wears earrings by Rahaminov, a ring by Effy and bracelets by Ashi Couture, Christopher Designs and Norman Silverman. Dress by Nina Ricci. And yes, it's all real. See all the shots here. Photo by Diego Uchitel, Stylist Soraya Dayan, Hair by Moiz Alladina, Makeup by Hector Simancas, Manicure by Roseann Singleton....

WSJ Off Duty Jason Wu Interior Define Rima Suqi
20 Questions with Jason Wu in Off Duty/The Wall Street Journal

Fashion designer Jason Wu has designed a collection of upholstered seating that will debut on Interior Define in a few days. In this Q+A style piece Jason dished on a variety of topics from shopping online to design pet peeves to his favorite building and the fact that his cats do indeed match his upholstery.  Read it here (paywall)....

Gorgeous George Hotel Cape Town
Gorgeous George Hotel in How To Spend It

Gorgeous George is Cape Town's first ever Design Hotel, located on St. George's Mall (a pedestrian walkway) in the center-ish of town. Interiors by Johannesburg-based designer Tristan DuPlessis, rooftop restaurant (Gigi) helmed by Chef Guy Bennett and bar program created by Jody Rahme. Read more here....

Lumber Club Marfa Architectural Digest Rima Suqi
Lumber Club Marfa in Architectural Digest

A group of girls in Marfa gathers every Friday afternoon to hand craft 3-legged stools that, thanks to instagram, now have a two month waiting list. It's a really cool story, one of my favorites ever....