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T508

By Tom Ran

Published: September 2, 2008 under Travel

T508

Photo: JetBlue

JetBlue announced that it is set to move into Terminal 5 on October 1st. The $800 million structure has been covered extensively, including New York Magazine’s post of the renderings from the restaurants. Check out the new T508 site featuring a video fly-through of the interior, set to the soothing new jazz chunes.

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Engineered Garments For Levi's

By Tom Ran

Published: August 29, 2008 under Fashion & Style

Canvas hunting jacket designed for Levi's

Photo: Chris Astley

Daiki Suzuki is a busy man. Not only is he the designer for Engineered Garments but he’s also designing this season’s line for Woolrich Woolen Mills and now Levi’s. Suzuki delivers his detailed oriented sensibility to the limited edition line coming out this season. Pieces include a denim jacket, flannel shirt, canvas hunting jacket (shown), canvas hunting vest, and Levi’s signature 501 button-fly jeans. Look for it exclusively at selected Bloomingdales.

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Apple Store Marfa

By Tom Ran

Published: August 29, 2008 under Travel

The Apple Store Marfa?

Photo: Apple

Marfa, Texas has always been a place of interest for The Scout. An art utopia the flourished during the 1970’s when minimalist artist, Donald Judd, decided to settle upon the city in retreat from New York. Visit the Marfa Ring, a site that lists a collection of factual and fictitious sites devoted to Marfa, including the Apple Store Marfa most likely never to open up next to the 2005 art installation of the Prada store. via the Intelligence.

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At Home With Aaron Rose

By Tom Ran

Published: August 28, 2008 under Interiors

At home with Aaron Rose

Photo: Stefano Paltera / For The Times

Beautiful Losers has quietly left New York and is moving westward. LA Times features Aaron Rose at home in last Friday’s Home & Garden section.

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Riitta Immonen 1918-2008

By Tom Ran

Published: August 27, 2008 under Design

Unikko, one of the more popular patterns produced by Marimekko (“Mary’s little dress”)

Photo: Marimekko

Riitta Immonen one of the founders behind Finish textile company Marimekko past away on Sunday in Helsinki. She was 90 years old. Her career is covered in today’s edition of the Times.

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Mike Mills and Geoff McFetridge

By Tom Ran

Published: August 27, 2008 under Publishing

Mike Mills looking over some layouts from his new book

Photo: Aaron Rose

Aaron Rose reveals on his blog that Mike Mills is currently working on his new book. But it’ll be a while before we see it on the shelves. The planned date of release is spring 2009.

And little has been seen on the release of McFetridge’s book coming out this fall. Amazon has the release date set for October 1st.

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FEATURES

Alya Kazakevich

By Raven Keller
Alya Kazakevich in her shop in the Lower East Side

Photo: Rose Callahan

On a damp and muggy summer morning on the Lower East Side, Alya Kazakevich slowly stitched up the edges of a leather coin purse and recalled her childhood in Eastern…

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Workstead

By Tom Ran
Partners Robert Highsmith and Stefanie Brechbuehler

Photo: Samuel Bristow

Stefanie Brechbuehler and Robert Highsmith, are the partners behind Workstead. The two met at Rhode Island School of Design while studying architecture and opened their studio in 2009,…

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M.Nii John Moore

By Tom Ran
M.Nii Tailor, Waianae, Hawaii 1959

Photo: Tom McBride

The photo is one of the few relics that remain of M.Nii’s history. An image that recalls the golden age of American surf culture. Three friends in front…

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