Studio Museum Honors Sir David Adjaye

On Monday, October 30, 2017, The Studio Museum in Harlem welcomed close to 800 artists, cultural leaders, civic leaders, business leaders and philanthropists to its annual Gala, which this year honored Sir David Adjaye OBE, the lead designer of the Museum’s new home, which is scheduled to break ground in late Fall 2018. Continue Reading →

Sky’s The Limit For Harlem Fave Skai Jackson At Build Series

In today’s digital landscape, teeming with social media influencers and fashion trends that shift on an almost daily basis, one segment that is especially discerning is Gen Z girls. Continue Reading →

Check Out Harlem’s A$AP Ferg’s Newest “Trap Lord” Adidas Collection (Video)

High Snobiety reports that fresh off the release of Harlem A$AP Mob’s Cozy Tapes Vol. 2 yesterday, A$AP Ferg is back with a look at his latest “Trap Lord” collection for adidas, teased earlier this year. Continue Reading →

Reebok Will Send New Kicks Into Space

The astronaut demographic is not one that gets much consideration when marketers consider target audiences. Reebok, however, has found itself putting a lot of consideration into what astronauts might want in their footwear. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based Japanese Men’s Designer New Work Is The Landlord Of The Obvious

WWD reports that Ryohei Kawanishi is drawn to cultural melting pots. Before the Japanese designer moved to Harlem, he spent seven years living in Dalston, in East London that was known for its Caribbean community. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: You Otto Stay Cool This Summer

Otto is esigned by Carlo borer hand picked by design Martin Stadler for Stadler Form, Otto is an ultra quiet industrial-strength fan, defined by elegance and craftsmanship, hand crafted from fine grain African Sample wood or Bamboo. Continue Reading →

Balenciaga Did It, Gucci Looks To Harlem For Divine Design Inspiration

Cristobol Balenciaga came to Harlem for inspiration in the 1940’s, so it only makes sense that Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele would look for inspiration from Harlem too. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Kicks Off Construction On Street Redesigns From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that with the arrival of spring and warmer weather, the City is beginning work on dozens of Vision Zero street redesign and construction safety projects as part of a $1.6 billion safety initiative. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s A$AP Rocky Stars In Dior Ad Campaign

For spring, Dior Homme tapped a lineup of diverse, multigenerational artists to front its campaign. Creative director Kris Van Assche looked to Harlem style rapper A$AP Rocky. Continue Reading →

Remembering Sculptor Houston Conwill (1947-2016)

By  Candice Frederick

On November 14, 2016, Schomburg Center staff mourned the passing of sculptor Houston Conwill, whose Cosmogram on view in our Langston Hughes Lobby has attracted patrons from across the globe.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Zelda Wynn Valdes, 1940’s

Zelda_Wynn_Valdes1The legendary Zelda Wynn Valdes (June 28, 1905 – September 26, 2001) was an African-American fashion designer and costumer. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Kathy Kuo Style Is Perfectly At Home In Harlem

Embrace the luxe side of life in the hottest home gear from Kathy Kuo Home by Harlem resident Kathy Kuo. From floor to ceiling, her designs present a shopping list with inspiration from life, luxury and more. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Kathy Kuo Opens Luxe Home-Decor Store In Harlem

In the latest advance for Harlem retail, high-end online home-decor boutique Kathy Kuo Home has signed a lease for 2,350 square feet at 1961-1963 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., the retail portion of the Morellino condo apartments building at 159 W. 118th Street in Harlem NY. Continue Reading →

Celebrate Harlem With The Harlem Holiday Windows

art-crawl-harlemIn celebration of the holiday season, as well as Harlem’s rich history and culture, the Frederick Douglass Boulevard Alliance (FDBA) is partnering with the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). Continue Reading →

Washington Heights Community Projects Receive Six Major Design Awards in Past Year

the-steps-before-and-after11Commissioner Feniosky Peña-Mora of the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced today that three major projects recently completed by DDC in Washington Heights have received a total of six prestigious architecture and engineering awards in the last 12 months. Continue Reading →