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LUXE NEW YORK STYLEMAKER: Maya Freelon

While riffling through rusted irons, antique quilts, photos of James Baldwin and Langston Hughes first editions, Freelon unearthed something that excited her: a stack of water-stained tissue papers, their hues having bled together to mesmerizing effect. Where some may have seen ruined craft supplies, Freelon found the insight that would come to define her practice: … Continue reading LUXE NEW YORK STYLEMAKER: Maya Freelon

LUXE NEW YORK STYLEMAKER: Papay Solomon

Home has never been just one place for Phoenix-based painter Papay Solomon. His mother was pregnant with him when the First Liberian Civil War drove his family to neighboring Guinea. Later, political unrest forced Solomon and his family into refugee camps. Before migrating to Arizona at age 14, he found home in the faces around … Continue reading LUXE NEW YORK STYLEMAKER: Papay Solomon

LUXE NEW YORK STYLEMAKER: Christine Cassano

To a pilot, the world looks different from above. A quiet order emerges from the tangle of daily life, revealing a geometric labyrinth of highways, farmlands and skyscrapers connecting us all. These man-made footprints form a familiar and enthralling pattern for Phoenix-based artist Christine Cassano—one she finds repeating everywhere, from sprawling city grids to the … Continue reading LUXE NEW YORK STYLEMAKER: Christine Cassano

LUXE NEW YORK STYLEMAKER: Esther Rosa

Like the armless goddesses of ancient Grecian ruins, there’s a certain aura that belongs only to beautiful, broken things. Away from the confines of precision, the rough edges reveal a new level of vulnerability and intimacy. This graceful brokenness takes on modern resonance for New York-based artist Esther Rosa, who creates introspective paper clay artworks … Continue reading LUXE NEW YORK STYLEMAKER: Esther Rosa

Luxe New York Stylemaker: LaParis Phillips

Flush with scent and color, flowers feel extra precious amidst New York City’s concrete landscape, bringing life to the dreariest snow-slicked day. Florist LaParis Phillips knows this all too well, infusing this joy throughout Brooklyn Blooms, her floral design studio that has become a beloved Bed-Stuy neighborhood staple since opening in 2017.Read more at LuxeSource.com … Continue reading Luxe New York Stylemaker: LaParis Phillips

Luxe Miami Home: Robert Rionda Interiors

From its historic Art Deco decadence to modern glass-and-steel skyscrapers, Miami has long been an oasis for creators reimagining the way people live. So moving to the Magic City felt like kismet for one New York transplant building his dream home along one of Coral Gables’ winding canals. This provided a precious opportunity for the … Continue reading Luxe Miami Home: Robert Rionda Interiors

Venice Magazine: Germane Barnes

Miami-based architect, artist and academic Germane Barnes has a theory on why Batman takes it into his own hands to save Gotham City, scaling skyscrapers to hunt down villains. His theory is that maybe the real culprits of injustice are not just the litany of colorful criminals—but bad architecture.Read more at Venice.com Click spread below … Continue reading Venice Magazine: Germane Barnes

Venice Magazine: Rubell Museum

Love can lead you to the most unexpected places. For mega-collectors Don and Mera Rubell, their decadeslong passion for contemporary art led them to a cluster of warehouses in Allapattah. In 2016, they were just looking for extra storage for their constantly growing number of pieces, a fraction of which were on display at the … Continue reading Venice Magazine: Rubell Museum