Ones Own Aesthetic And More Discussed At The Decoration & Design Building Spring Market 2018

Design and the arts have been a great part of Harlem oeuvre, on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, the Decoration & Design Building Spring Market 2018 on 3rd Ave (Between 58th & 59th Streets) in New York City explored the theme Al Fresco; Inside Out with the top editorial voices, leading industry trade organizations and dozens of design influencers plus thousands of attendees. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Winners Of 36th Annual Awards For Excellence In Design From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, Public Design Commission President Signe Nielsen, and Executive Director of the Commission Justin Garrett Moore, today announced the winners of the 36th Annual Awards for Excellence in Design Continue Reading →

NY’s Decoration & Design Building Presented Masters Of Design An Evening Of Art

New York’s Decoration & Design Building’s hosted NYC&G Editor in Chief Kendell Cronstrom in conversation with Sotheby’s Master Paintings Senior Vice President, Christopher Apostle and celebrated designer Victoria Hagan. Continue Reading →

Love Pops Again, Lovepop Partners With HBO Global Licensing And Game Of Thrones

Afew weeks ago we reported for our Harlem readers a partnership with Lovepop and Henri Bendel in NYC for the holidays. Today, Lovepop is excited to let you know of their  launch of a series of five exclusive paper art designs in partnership with HBO, based on the international phenomenon Game Of Thrones. Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Remembering Sculptor Houston Conwill (1947-2016)

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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 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 →

Rare “Two-Gun Man From Harlem,” Lobby Card, 1938, NY

two-man-from-harlemTwo-Gun man From Harlem, 1938, with All Negro Cast vintage original lobby card, made in the USA. Starring Herb Jeffries, Marguerite Whitten, Clarence Brooks, Mantan Moreland, Matthew ‘Stymie’ Beard, directed by Richard C. Kahn, Merit Pictures/Sack Amusement Enterprises. Continue Reading →

Columbia Grad Laurie Hawkinson Appointed To The Cities Public Design Commission

hawkinsonlaurie-architectMayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of Laurie Hawkinson to the Public Design Commission, New York City’s design review agency. Hawkinson brings a wealth of experience in architectural design and capital construction to the Commission, having completed many public and private projects around the world. Continue Reading →

Exclusive: The Decoration & Design Building (DDB) Fall Market 2016 Tastemakers Event

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Join the best in the design industry for a two-day Fall Market at the Decoration & Design Building in New York City on Wednesday, October 19 and Thursday, October 20, 2016. Continue Reading →

Echoes Of A Harlem Wedding, Randi Rahm 2017 Bridal (Photography)

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Randi Rahm designs ultra-chic couture garments that one can imagine James Van der Zee photographing, Maria “Nat King” Cole wearing and Romare Bearden painting.

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