Top Shops June 2014: Objects of Desire

Thanks to Atelier Courbet (, a gallery and shop in New York City that opened late last year, fine- art and design enthusiasts have direct access to more than 20 of the workshops and artisans behind luxury brands such as Puiforcat and Saint-Louis. The eye behind the shop’s exquisite and eclectic collection is Melanie Courbet, […]

Top Shops June 2014: Making a Mistake

In January, Cesar Garcia, LAXART’s former associate director and senior curator, opened his own Los Angeles gallery and called it the Mistake Room (—a moniker inspired by Glenn Kaino’s performance art piece by the same name. The new exhibition space, housed in a former clothing factory on the southern edge of the downtown industrial center, […]

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