Design

This Set Of Well-Designed, Functional Kitchen Tools Is Worth The Splurge

Learn why at WantedDesign NYC’s product panel
May 15, 2015 10:00 am

This Sunday, Food Republic editorial director Richard Martin will moderate a panel on well-designed kitchen products, part of WantedDesign NYC’s event roster.

Paris Meets Brooklyn Over Bottles Of Burgundy At Eli Zabar’s New York Wine Bar

Good wine, great design on the Upper East Side
May 14, 2015 9:00 am

There are generally two types of wine bars in New York City: good-looking bars that serve average wine, and average-looking bars that serve good wine. The sleek new wine bar inside Eli’s Essentials, an upscale marketplace on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, is one of those rare places that excels at both design and wine. Here, designer David McMurray discusses his process.

When in Budapest, Stay At Brody House

Visiting Hungary with food on the brain
May 6, 2015 11:00 am

In Hungry Concierge, we travel the world to spot hotels that operate with their guests’ food and drink needs squarely in mind — hotels, both big and small, that are located in neighborhoods rich with bar and restaurant options. Because there’s nothing worse than having your trip derailed by crummy room service. Up today: Brody House in Budapest.

Design Details, Episode 1: Take Root In Brooklyn

Ceramic wall planters help brighten a small space
May 6, 2015 10:00 am

Welcome to Design Details, Food Republic’s new video series that takes us inside restaurants and asks key players about the elements that create the look and feel of a given space. First up is Take Root, where co-owner Anna Hieronimus transformed a tiny dining room into an elegant counterpoint to the cooking and presentation of her wife, chef Elise Kornack....

Meet The Annie Leibovitz Of Craft Brewing

Matt Coats is photographing the brewers of NYC
May 4, 2015 1:00 pm

Brooklyn photographer Matt Coats has traveled the world several times over while assisting top photographers in the fashion industry. But over the past couple years, he’s found his most inspiring subjects in his own backyard. Coats, who once considered himself more of a “rum on the rocks guy,” has embarked on an ambitious project: to photograph the fine craft-brewing community of New York City. Here’s a look at his work and an interview.

Supreme And Vans Team Up For These White Castle Sneakers

Wear your White Castle love where it shows
Apr 30, 2015 1:30 pm

Supreme’s latest capsule collection, in collaboration with Vans, has a surprise in store for those who love skateboarding and burgers. So basically everyone who wears Supreme and/or Vans. Nicely done. Those squishy little White Castle sliders you have to be really high to eat, let alone crave, have inspired not just a cult film franchise but a line of shoes!  

Now Pouring: The Soma Is The Filtration Pitcher Of The Future

Your old Brita doesn’t look half as good as this
Apr 29, 2015 3:00 pm

Not to incite a filter-pitcher war or anything, but your Brita basically just became obsolete. Welcome the brand-new Soma into your fridge and prepare to pour your eight glasses a day out of the most attractive and sustainable vessel you’ve seen in a while. As in, the filters are 100 percent sustainable. 

 

At Mourad, A Visual Matrix That Blends Morocco With Northern California

The story behind the Bay Area restaurant’s design
Apr 27, 2015 9:00 am

Welcome to Interior Motives, our new feature focusing on the design inspiration behind just-opened restaurants, food halls and bars. Next up: Mourad, chef Mourad Lahlou’s latest transporting restaurant, located in the old PacBell Building, an Art Deco relic that was once San Francisco’s tallest skyscraper.

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