Jonglez Secret New York

The Secret of Travel Success

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I am a serious fan of the JonGlez Publishing Secret guides, which are written by local experts for local inhabitants of cities and curious travelers alike, which I believe help anyone achieve travel success, especially if they love going off the beaten path. The places they feature in these beautifully crafted books filled with fabulous […]

The Brizo Rook Faucet Collection newly released at KBIS 2015.

Brizo Faucets Unveiled at KBIS

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The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) recently wrapped in Las Vegas and one of my favorite manufacturers released some sensuous new products when Brizo Faucets were unveiled at the 2014 show. I have this company to thank—along with Paul Anater—for some of the most remarkable design industry relationships I’ve ever made. They introduced me to Carmen […]

Holly Golightly Whistles on the adroyt blog

Holly Golightly Furnishes Her Townhouse

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There’s a candid scene in Breakfast at Tiffany’s during which Holly Golightly, portrayed so engagingly by Audrey Hepburn, navigates her tiny New York City apartment as she schools her neighbor Paul (a very handsome George Peppard) on the vicissitudes of angst. She cuddles Cat, pours milk into a champagne glass and places the needle on her […]

Le Corbusier painting; photo by Francis Wu.

An Atlas to Le Corbusier at MoMA

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If Swiss architect Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris, or Le Corbusier as he came to call himself, felt slighted by his 180-square-foot MoMA exhibition in 1935, An Atlas of Modern Landscapes surely makes up for it. The forthcoming show at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), on view from June 15 through September 23, is not only grander […]

HP Printing at WantedDesign

A WantedDesign Roundup

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The third year of WantedDesign, a curated exhibition of national and international design installations, workshops, and discussions, kicked off on Friday, May 17, in New York. Adroyt was fortunate to take part in a first-look bloggers’ tour with HP and Global Lighting, for a glimpse of the space before most—and for that we are grateful. […]

New York Close Up

New York Close Up: Take Two (Snap)!

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The Armory Show and Art21 are presenting a public screening next Monday, June 18, as they initiate year two of the outdoor summer film festival they’ve dubbed New York Close Up. This, the second installment, will take place at Big Screen Plaza at the Eventi Hotel on 6th Avenue between 29th and 30th Streets. The […]

Ron Gilad's Glass Tube Bench

Design Miami Basel 2012 Arrives

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Design Miami Basel kicks off today. Even if you can’t make your way to the Swiss city of the moment, the fair’s Design Log is updating regularly with snappy pieces about events at the fair and a list of Top Picks by some of design’s top brass (such as Ron Gilad’s Glass Tube Bench below, […]

AFNY presents architects

AFNY Presents a Panel of Architects During ICFF

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In a city filled with more architectural talent than most towns can withstand, certain events come along that up the ante on architects who comprise a forward-thinking knowledge-base worthy of highlighting. One such event was “Trends in Architectural Materials & Color Design” a panel discussion held at the AFNY Showroom on Monday, May 21st, during […]