TOURS

The Bacon Tour

By David Tez

Photo: Staff

From time to time, The Scout will feature interborough food tours designed as culinary and geographic explorations of our fair city. Each has been field tested, in a single day,…

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The Tenenbaums

By Siobhan Vivian

Photo: Staff

The Royal Tenenbaums is Wes Anderson’s visual love letter to New York. Though never explicitly named, the film presents a stunningly constructed pastiche of the quirky, the kitschy and the…

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Greenwich Letterpress

Design

Photo: Staff

Sisters Amy Salvini Swanson and Beth Salvini combined their talents in graphic design and fine art with their printing pedigree to form Greenwich Letterpress.

Scandinavian Grace - Catskills

Design
Scandinavian Grace in the Catskills

Photo: Courtesy of Scandinavian Grace

Scandinavian Grace has opened a spacious new outpost just outside of Woodstock, NY. The store is nestled among the Catskill Mountains, and the sturdy, timeless look of Scandinavian design fits perfectly with the landscape.

URL scandinaviangrace.com

The Conran Shop

Design

Photo: Courtesy of The Conran Shop

English designer, writer, restaurateur, and retailer Sir Terence Conran opened his first retail space in New York in 1999.

URL conranusa.com

Kiosk

Design

Photo: Courtesy of Kiosk

When you’re traveling abroad, it’s often the unique charm and earnestness of everyday products and packaging that can catch your attention—something that high design can’t always offer. Kiosk curates and brings together the best of these objects, one country or location at a time.

URL kioskkiosk.com

Matter

Design

Photo: Courtesy of Matter

Both the Manhattan and Brooklyn locations of Matter are filled with furnishings and objects to be coveted. Some of the most showstopping pieces are from British furniture makers Established & Sons, from the Font Clock designed by Sebastian Wrong to the Nekton Stools and Aqua Table by Zaha Hadid.

URL mattermatters.com

Scandinavian Grace

Design

Photo: Staff

The Scandanavian countries of Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway have long traditions of creating stunning objects for living. You can see how these techniques have evolved from their folk art roots into exceptional modern design pieces that have an innate sense of joy—a bit of warmth in a long, dark Nordic night.

URL scandinaviangrace.com