How does a structural engineer go from creating facades one day to having her eponymous line of jewelry featured on The View? In designer Beth Macri’s case it was as easy as ready, set, pitch. Here the maker behind the “Hidden Message” necklaces shares her Pitch Night success STORY – from expectations to how it […]
What is design?
This question sparked a conversation which we used to inform a concept devoted to all things design. With the direction of multi-discipline designer, Anna Karlin, our space turned into a dialogue where the likes of Yves Behar, Norma Kamali, and Quirky founder, Ben Kaufman shared their personal take on design, supported product picks.
Here’s how we were inspired, by design…
Who: Illy Coffee What: Unique and unmistakable, Italian maker, Illy crafts espresso of the highest order for coffee-lovers around the world. Defined by its balanced full-bodied taste, distinct aroma, and unmatched consistency, each cup is designed to be a sensory experience that brings to life the brand’s artistic approach and passion for coffee craft. Why: […]
Who: Students and alumni from Savannah College of Art and Design What: Part portfolio, part platform, Working Class Studio gives the students and alumni of the Savannah College of Art and Design an innovative way to showcase (and sell) their schoolwork. Think: modern lamps, original stationary, and handmade vases – all by a fresh batch […]
Who: Design consultancy firm, Dragon Rouge, known as thought-leaders in the field of corporate strategy and innovation in business. What: It’s a mix of business and pleasure when Dragon Rouge joins STORY to mark the launch of its new book, “Business is Beautiful,” an exploration of the unmeasurable drivers of success. Discover the five tenets […]
Having stuffed the sleeping bag jacket and wool blanket sweater in storage, we’ve recently found ourselves with a little extra real-estate in our closet. No, we won’t be converting it into a home gym. But we will be filling it with free-spirited prints, cat eye shades, and convertible (one dress, ten thousand ways) staples from […]
Who: Acclaimed industrial designer and fuseproject founder, Yves Behar joins us for an intimate conversation guided by Robert Safian, Editor-in-Chief of Fast Company. What: Our goal – that of applying an editorial approach to commerce – gets put to the test when we host our first live editor-moderated interview, bringing in the Editor-in-Chief of Fast Company, Robert […]
Who: Lorenzo Martone of Martone Cycling What: A collection of chic bicycles made for “see-and-be-drooled over” city cycling. But these beauties have also got the brains, equipped with a top-of-the-line SRAM duomatic gear system that eliminates distractions and uses a centrifugal clutch to choose your gears automatically so that you can concentrate on looking good […]
If any one fashion designer could inspire a religion, it would be Norma Kamali, her endlessly wearable and female-flattering piece a true season-to-season of the style set. Now, with her new lower priced line, KAMALIKULTURE, Norma’s design perspective gets an affordable slant. Think effortless cuts, second-skin fabrics and pieces that can be mixed and […]
Procrastinators who also happen to love mom, rejoice: This Saturday, May 11th, we’ve planned a full day in your (and her) honor featuring our favorite designers, decadent samplings, and even free caffeine fixes. It’s a day designed to show your mom that you love her enough to put her on the calendar and pick out […]
When it comes to showing your mom that she’s extra special there are a few things to keep in mind: cards make great gift accessories, brunch is not a present, and flowers are pretty…until they wilt. If that news just about killed your plan, we’ve handpicked a few mom-perfect gifts, each designed to let mom […]
Who: The Feast brings together innovators from across industries to catalyze change. The goal: to inspire the next generation of doers and empower them to ask why the world works the way it does – and change it. What: To kick things off The Feast brings its crew of innovative thinkers to STORY for Project […]
This STORY began with one really good question from Josh Rubin, editor of Cool Hunting: What is design? When there was no one answer, our STORY became a conversation with a few of the people that we believe “are” design. Each offered their perspective and a really good answer – from graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister […]
Our ever-changing retail concept is designed to evolve every 4-6 weeks. Our viewpoint is designed to be editorial. Our space is designed to be a platform that responds to a moment, a trend, a season, or a community need. Our goods are designed to inspire, surprise, be taken home and played with. Our next installment […]