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Irish-Born Musician Hozier "Slithered Here From Eden" to Bring Us His Gospel

Oct 28, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

Hozier may not have been a household name this time last year, or heck, even five months ago, but the Irish musician is certainly on his way to being one now. Putting his own spin on the blues and gospel of the 1950s, Andrew Hozier-Bryne is exactly how he appears to be: charming, soft-spoken, intelligent, modest, and incredibly sweet.

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Designer Francis Bitonti Uses 3D Printing to Bring Fashion to the 21st Century

Oct 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

We’re definitely fans of wearable tech, 3D printed jewelry and the still unreleased Apple Watch, but we had never heard of 3D printed fashion until now. Designer Francis Bitonti is picking up speed as one of the first designers to take technology and fashion to the next level by creating pieces using a 3D printer.

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Enhancing the Sense of Place: Sharon Woods of Santa Fe's Woods Design Builders Talks of a Home's Soul

Oct 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Many great writers have defined, as best as they could, the poetry and mystery of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and even more artists have called it home (George R.R. Martin, Cormac McCarthy, Georgia O'Keeffe, to name a few). It is the oldest capital in the United States and at 7,000 feet above sea level, it is also the highest. The early cold and the bracing, high altitude air, as D.H. Lawrence once wrote, makes "the stars snap like distant coyotes, beyond the moon."

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Four Seasons Executive Chef Andrea Accordi Reaches for Another Michelin Star

Oct 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

Last year the iconic Four Seasons opened the their first hotel in Russia, the Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg, located in a historical palace known as the House with Lions. “Years of meticulous restoration and perfecting of the guest experience are setting the stage for a new era of style and luxury in St. Petersburg,” says Christopher Norton, who is the Executive Vice President of Global Product and Operations. A prime example of “perfecting the guest experience” occurs when dining in any of the hotel’s three international restaurants, under the inspired leadership of their Italian-born Executive Chef, Andrea Accordi.

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SVP Richard Marnell Discusses What Is Making The New Viking Ocean Cruise Experience Unique

Oct 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Because Richard Marnell is Viking Cruise's Senior Vice President of Marketing for North America, he has been charged with helping make Viking River Cruises a household name, by creating a deeper, more active awareness of the existence and benefits of river cruising, an important mode of experiential travel.

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Chef Yves Le Lay Explores the "Core of His Culinary Soul" with New Nordic Islands Cuisine

Oct 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

Saaremaa's Pädaste Manor’s wildly talented, wildly attractive (and single) Chef de Cuisine Yves Le Lay has worked in many iconic Michelin-starred kitchens throughout Denmark, Switzerland and Norway before happily returning to what he considers “to be the core of his culinary soul.”

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Discovering Music & Mistaken Identity With Artist-to-Watch Jacob Summers of Avid Dancer

Oct 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

We've all heard the story before: a kid is raised in a super strict religious household and grows up to kill it in the music industry. It happened to Kings of Leon and it happened to Katy Perry. But what sets Avid Dancer's Jacob Summers apart (aside from him being fairly new to the scene) is his genuine unabashed enthusiasm for not only his own music (which brings to mind a low-key '70s beach rock movie), but for the music around him. 

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Horns Director Alexandre Aja Chats Casting Harry Potter as a Fallen Angel & Refreshing the Horror Genre

Sep 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff  |  1 Comment

Roguish filmmaker Alexandre Aja looks like he could play a proper Jane Austin gentleman, but in fact he just might be even more evil than Voldemort.  The “Splat Pack” horror movie filmmaker had a dream— a nightmarish dream—to turn Harry Potter into Satan, and his gruesome wish is about to come true with the Halloween release of his upcoming film Horns.

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From Vision To Voice: A Re-Branding Conversation for Samuelsohn With RO New York Founder

Sep 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

RO NEW YORK’s Creative Director and Founder Rony Zeidan is a luxury industry leader on building intelligent and sometimes disruptive creative campaigns and new brand identities. He founded RO NEW YORK to develop brands, and build concepts that communicate the essence of luxury.

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Passionate Perfumer: Talking with the Designer Behind Your Favorite Fragrances

Sep 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

If I were to ask who designed your recently-acquired Louis Vuitton Dora bag, you might be able to casually toss out the name Nicolas Ghesquière. Fashion-forward women know Alexander Wang is backing Balenciaga, Riccardo Tisci is designing for Givenchy and Raf Simons is in charge of the collections at Dior, but can you name the designer behind the fragrances sitting on your vanity?

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