• August 6, 2014 / 11:15am |

    My favorite independent bookseller, McNally Jackson, has opened a very cool new store devoted to posters, prints, editions, art, and artists’ books. The shop, called Picture Room, is located on Mulberry Street in NYC’s Nolita neighborhood, directly next door to the store’s stationery and writing-instrument outlet known as Goods for the Study. It plans to […]

  • July 30, 2014 / 11:00am |

    Oakland, California’s Book/Shop has opened a permanent space inside of C’H’C’M on Bond Street in NYC’s Noho. The carefully chosen selection includes vintage and rare books, author-related posters and prints, handmade shelves, and useful reading accessories. Owner Erik Heywood’s background in interior design is instantly recognizable—the space is small but well thought-out, clean, and modern. […]

  • Art
    July 3, 2014 / 11:35am |

    During men’s fashion week in Paris, I stopped by the Yvon Lambert Gallery to check out my friend Quentin de Briey’s book signing. Diary II is his first book of photographs, and I couldn’t be happier for him. He is a great photographer who shoots his friends in their own environments. His work is intimate, […]

  • June 25, 2014 / 10:20am |

    Sometime last year, I was invited by the Wallpaper* City Guide team to contribute to Dubai edition of the guide as a city insider. As someone who already loves to play host/guide, was thrilled to be able to share a little part of a city I have called home for almost two decades. Photos: Courtesy […]

  • May 23, 2014 / 2:00pm |

    In an A-frame house situated sixty kilometers north of Sydney, there’s an Aussie illustrator who the world needs to know about, and her name is Fern Levack. This week, she launches Aloha to Zen: The Art of Surfing and Living on Earth, an illustrated A-to-Z coffee-table book for adults and kids alike. It’s not only […]

  • May 21, 2014 / 1:00pm |

    The Literary Death Match tours the globe, showering audiences with prose and metaphorical sweat, tears, and bloody noses. (Sometimes the tears are real.) Its thirty-ninth episode took place at London’s Soho House and featured pugilists from the Unbound stable. All read works and then played Guess the Book From the Amazon Reader Review. “While the […]