Christoph Schmidberger on pHytonics

Posted on February 6, 2007 Under Art

"pHy"¢ton"¢ics 'fi-tä-niks n [NE, fr. pH] 1 : the presentation of the smallest portion of a body of work that when excised may grow into an entity of its own 2 : an online forum for images, ideas, and a…

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Atrio Restaurant: Conrad Miami

Posted on January 12, 2007 Under Travel

Executive Chef Michael Gilligan is no stranger to the kitchen-- we were glad (and very pleased) to try his newest creation called Atrio, a gem of a restaurant tucked inside the Conrad Hotel in Miami during our trip to the…

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Wish: The Hotel Miami

Posted on January 9, 2007 Under Travel

If you go to one restaurant in Miami, make sure it's Wish. Wish is in The Hotel in South Beach, and it impressed Josh and I in a way restaurants rarely do. The atmosphere had that classy, yet South Beach…

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Drooling on The Audi R8

Posted on January 4, 2007 Under Design

I almost forgot to mention, while the other JS and I were down devouring art fairs in Miami, we had a chance to spend a few minutes hands-on with (fondling inside and out) the new devilishly-fast looking Audi R8. The…

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Marlene Haring Sucking Marks

Posted on January 3, 2007 Under Art

The new year is customarily ushered in with a big lit up ball dropping in New York City and a kiss with that special someone. For many of you, that customary kiss may have not gone as planned this year.…

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Alexandre Orion Metabolics Project: Photo Miami

Posted on December 15, 2006 Under Art

The origin of the word 'Metabolics' comes from the word Metabiosis, meaning intermediary symbiosis: a more indirect dependency in which the second organism uses something the first created, however after the death of the first. Alexandre Orion's work ingeniously captures…

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Lois Renner: Scope Miami

Posted on December 13, 2006 Under Art

While visiting the Scope Miami show last weekend, we had the pleasure of seeing some of Austrian Lois Renner's artistic photography. Lois tries to hurdle the limitations of media with his large format photographs, and breathes a mysterious living quality…

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La Locanda: Miami

Posted on December 13, 2006 Under Food

By the time our last night in Miami rolled around (earlier this week), we were 'restaurant-ed out' to say the least. We had experienced some great cuisine during the 3 previous nights, but it just gets a little tiring going…

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Ross Ford Paintings: Miami

Posted on December 12, 2006 Under Art

Not all of the art gems we found while in Miami were at the organized fairs, or even at private showings for that matter; Josh and me discovered Ross Ford while walking down the pedestrian shopping plaza on Lincoln Road…

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Ryan Carr Johnson: Scope Miami

Posted on December 12, 2006 Under Art

We viewed a wealth of amazing work at the Scope Miami fair over the weekend. Young Ryan Carr Johnson's paintings were at the top of the heap for me. From what I can deduce, Ryan layers paint onto plywood and…

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