Matzu Made Some Snow Globes With The Standard

Cool idea.

Valentine’s Inspiration

At the Ace Hotel, a chance encounter between a photographer, and a musician leads to the kind of night that you only read about on the internet.

Photography by Ruediger Glatz | Model: Seasick Mama | Lingerie by Araks for Ace NYC | Location: Ace Hotel NYC

Araks for Ace NYC Valentine’s Teddy is available in-store or online.

Seasick Mama’s EP Dead Like Money is due out this year.

From NY Pinstripes to Oregon Plaid

The New Era 59FIFTY Yankees cap in Pendleton plaid for the Ace NY hotel. Available through the Ace.

via, coolhunting

 

Thomas Campbell’s in-room Studio at The Standard, East Village

Standard Culture talked to the artist as he did some last minute preparation for his show at Half Gallery

Bronze Bones in Miami

Photos from our dominos session at Mondrian South Beach during Art Basel by Ruediger Glatz for BHP.

More info on the Bronze Bones here

Introducing Bronze Bones

This past Friday in an intimate gathering on the Sunset Terrace at Mondrian South Beach over a year’s worth of hard work came to fruition. Collaborating with my talented friends The Principals, we introduced a set of dominoes, made by hand in Brooklyn, NY out of bronze. Over hours of drinks, we played until the sun set and the darkness finally pushed us out. A big thank you goes out to the Morgans Hotel Group who accommodated us on this special occasion. Look for something even more special from the both of us in the coming week but, for now, we hope you enjoy the Bronze Bones.

Visit the Bronze Bones site here

 

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De Profundis

Standard Culture interviews James Jarvis about his new book which he’ll be signing tonight (11/10) at the Standard NY’s shop.

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Bed Bug Hotels

A clever project installing tiny hotels at addresses where bed bugs have been reported in NYC.

via, laughing squid

Wes Lang Chateau Marmont Tees

Cool.

Jeff Canham Flags and Pennants

A unique collaboration with The Standard

Room 1701

Located on the top floor of the Clift, accessible only by a grand staircase and tucked away in a far corner, room 1701 is a luxury escapists dream. Boasting 270º degree views with windows that open, this room is perfect for experiencing the ever-changing light and weather of of San Francisco. If for some reason you feel ansy and want to explore, the Clift’s marquee bar the Redwood Room is a specially designed place to have a couple drinks and make some new friends. 100% worth the visit.

 

Vote For Your Favorite KAWS Companion Photo From The Ones We Picked On The Standard’s Facebook Page and You Automatically Have The Chance To Win a $200 Gift Shop Certificate

Easy Enough?

Cast your vote here

This Bike Is Rideable

Designed by Ron Arad for W Hotels

Imitating KAWS

People sitting like KAWS’ Companion (Passing Through) in front of The Standard New York, plus a dude planking it for good measure (after the jump).

If you submit an image including the sculpture to the live upload at live@standardhotel.com, or Tweet your photo at @standardny using #KAWS you’ll be considered by us (we’re judging) for an opportunity to win 2 nights free at The Standard New York. It’s a fun, so it wouldn’t hurt to do this. The deadline for submissions is September 21st, more info here.

See a full gallery here

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Picture of the Day

Terry Richardson

Lindsay Lohan in front of Room 69 at the Chateau Marmont

Best Companion Picture Contest

The Standard, New York has tapped us to select the best 3 photos from their KAWS twitpic gallery to be given a chance to win 2 rooms at The Standard, New York.You have until September 21st to submit a pic, wherein after, we’ll select our 3 and then turn the power over to the facebook populus who will vote one the winner on October 12th. Make it happen Manhattan, and show us what you’re working with.

You can submit your entry in two ways:

1.Tweet your photo at @standardny and use #KAWS

2.Email your photo to live@standardhotel.com

Enjoy!

The Ames Has Some Of The Slickest Hotel Rooms

If you can get away with a black wall, and follow it up with black tile in the bathroom you’ve won.

Situated in Boston, the Ames Hotel sits diagonal to the historic Old State House, in the first skyscraper the city ever raised. After crazily sitting vacant for 8 years, the hotel was opened in 2009 by the Morgans Hotel Group who tapped the Rockwell Group to handle the building’s architectural planning and interior design. In addition to the 113 contemporary rooms, Ames also boasts a foodie destination in the form of Woodward (manned by executive chef Mark Goldberg), which is rightfully billed “A Modern Day Tavern.”  The morning I dined, I had a delicious Eggs Benedict with chorizo and smoked paprika hollandaise (slide 17). If eating is not your thing, opt for a Smuttynose Woodward Ale which is exclusive to the restaurant and brewed in New Hampshire… and possibly some oysters too, just for the sake of having oysters.

For more info, visit the Ames Hotel website

Ryugyong Hotel – Pyongyang, North Korea

Unexpected to see that kind of architectural beauty in North Korea, but the 105 story hotel is expectedly empty on the inside.

photo by Mark Panama

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Moraine Lake Lodge

If you require things on vacation like fresh air, nature, and a room with a dominating view, the Moraine Lake Lodge is your place. Situated on the shore of Moraine Lake amongst the Valley of the Ten Peaks in Banff National Park, the lodge is only accessible between June 1st and October 1st. In this brief time, visitors are exposed to the Canadian Rockies in its fairest weather. Featuring activities including canoeing, hiking, and relaxing, the lodge is a destination for decompression. As an added bonus for those overdosing on technology, there are no phones, nor televisions at the lodge, just some all-too-necessary wifi.

You want to get a reservation

 

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