London steakhouse Hawksmoor has unveiled a New York outpost inside the Assembly Hall of the United Charities Building—just steps away from Gramercy Park. Originally designed by R. H. Robinson and completed in 1892, the landmarked structure received a sensitive refresh at the hand of designer Macaulay Sinclair and Hawksmoor cofounderContinue Reading

Austin’s latest cocktail lounge, Codependent, has opened on the ground floor of the Independent condo towers. Locally based Urbanspace Interiors spearheaded the design of the sleek new dive, which balances the sexiness of an upscale lounge with the familiar warmth of a neighborhood coffee shop. “We wanted to create aContinue Reading

A New York hotel unveils an all-pink suite for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Solange launches free library spotlighting black voices, and two Pratt students develop sustainable carbon water filters. All that and more in this week’s Five on Friday. Lewis Hamilton to grow Neat Burger British Formula One titan LewisContinue Reading

The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago further elevates its upscale identity with the refresh of its guestrooms and suites. Led by San Francisco-based BAMO, the redesign evokes a contemporary majesty inspired by the Windy City’s esteemed, progressive architecture and industrial innovation. “The overall design takes the iconic nature of the surrounding Chicago sceneContinue Reading

Japanese concept Nami Nori has unveiled its second location in Brooklyn’s bustling Williamsburg neighborhood. Anchored by dual temaki counters, the new restaurant features a clean and airy design conceived by locally based architecture firm MN, which also crafted Nami Nori’s original outpost in Manhattan’s West Village. The space merges theContinue Reading

SUSHISAMBA Las Vegas has expanded its footprint in the Venetian Resort Las Vegas with the launch of the new Tree Bar & Lounge. The restaurant partnered with its original designer, New York-based firm ICRAVE, to craft the immersive new atmosphere, which echoes the Tree Bar at SUSHISAMBA London through aContinue Reading

Chef Sean Brock has unveiled his first solo venture and flagship restaurant, Audrey, in the heart of Nashville’s Cleveland Park neighborhood. Housed within a transformed two-story volume, the 10,000-square-foot eatery boasts a design from locally based architecture firm Powell. Named after Brock’s grandmother, the concept was crafted with a rusticContinue Reading

Bulgari Hotels & Resorts has announced plans to launch a new luxury resort in Los Angeles in 2025. The Bulgari Resort Los Angeles will be the brand’s second U.S. property following the opening of a Miami outpost in 2024. The forthcoming resort, which also marks the 12th jewel in theContinue Reading

HBA San Francisco has completed the design of Elusa Winery in Calistoga, California. Authentically rustic, relaxed, and refined, the facility reinterprets agrarian traditions through a refreshing modern lens. “Similar to the way good wine is connected to the terroir, the interior architecture of Elusa Winery is expressive of the landscapeContinue Reading

A swanky new restaurant has debuted on Santa Clara, California’s culinary scene. iChina, the first New American Chinese concept in Silicon Valley, was crafted by HHD Hong Kong East Holiday Design Consultants in homage to the historic Chinese painting, “A Thousand Miles of Rivers and Mountains,” from the Song Dynasty.Continue Reading