Issue – December 2016

Craft Chairs

Why relegate art solely to pastels, photographs and pewter statuettes? Collected below are some one-of-a-kind chair choices worthy of the highest artistic accolades.

Best Of Both Worlds

Do you want to live ensconced in nature or do you prefer to live securely in the city? Want a fast-paced Miami lifestyle or would you rather opt for a laid-back retreat from the world? ROVR Development’s flagship project The Fairchild Coconut Grove relieves us of having to make such choices.

Dealer’s Dozen

We’ve curated a diverse collection of 12 Miami Artists who represent a sure bet when it comes to investing in art that any aficionado would be proud to add to their collection.

Artistic Plans

Peggy Hollander, Founder & Managing Partner of The Succession Group, helps create and implement sophisticated, custom-tailored planning strategies for art collectors to frame their legacy.

Raise The Steaks

Dream of pasture-fed Argentinian beef but can’t rustle up the necessary dough? El Churrasco brings the chargrilled taste of las estancias here to Brickell for the right price, at the perfect temperature and taste.

Before Year’s End

If you’ve been thinking about buying or selling real estate, your attorney can help you evaluate how the timing of the deal — and the current tax code — can affect your bottom line.

Financially Speaking

Take a lighter look as some of the more popular financial terms you may or may not already have in your vocabulary and what they really mean in layman’s speak.

Pampered Partying

The eccentric entertaining that our daily hustle-and-bustle demands can sometimes lead to far too many sleepless nights.

Triangle Tales

Autumn is upon us, and what better way to escape the balmy squalls of The Magic City than to take a quick trip to The Triangle, the cultural center of North Carolina and a trio of cities on the economic rise.

Pet Pals

In partnership with some of South Florida’ adoption shelters, we’ve selected several prime pups you should consider for adoption this month.

Movin’ On Up

Brian Gordon is a big-name in real estate development across the Midwest, putting his personal touch on some of Chicago’s most exciting condominium complexes. His next focus? The Magic City.

Art & Architecture

Oceana Bal Harbour is looking to definitively close the gap between art and architecture with the unveiling of its communally-owned, multi-million dollar art collection.

Get Shirty

Shirt-makers Mirto are known across the world for delivering impressive hand-made shirts without any erroneous bells and whistles. This year, the Spanish icon of fashion celebrates its 60th Anniversary in style.

Glittering Gifts

We know the terror of ever-procrastinated holiday shopping. The palpitations. The shopper’s shoulder-slouch. The thousand-eye stares. Luckily, there’s a select shop newly opened in Miami Design District to set your anxieties at ease.

Regal Repair

When dealing with a high-price exotic or European vehicle, people’s first reaction when faced with a maintenance or repair issue is to head straight to the dealership.

Wall Wow

When the highest level of Italian craftsmanship meets breakthrough graphic designers, a unique product is born. LondonArt, a Milan-based leading wallpaper firm, is changing the game one wall at a time.

Local SheRo

William Shakespeare once exclaimed: How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world. Victim’s Advocate and all-around champion for women’s rights, Kattia A. Castellanos, is a prime example of that sentiment.

Craving Curbers

The holidays are here, a time synonymous with comfort foods and indulgence. Here are a few natural supplement options to assist with eating in moderation while remaining jolly for the season.

ANTIQUE AUTOS

It takes a special kind of fanaticism to devote one’s life to something like classic cars. And it takes a certain set of smarts to make money doing it. Palm Beach Classics has both in spades.

Go Hygge Or Go Home

Forget Feng Shui and leave your Chakra-centered designs on the cutting-room floor, Hygge is what’s hot. Read on to discover the in’s and out’s of the Danish design philosophy taking the world by storm.

Party Pointers

What screams party more than a freshly cracked bottle of bubbly? Figuring that an expert in Prosecco would also be a celebration savant, we had J. Eugenio Cavallin Attias of Foss Marai give us some pointers on flawless festivities.

SYRIAN SNAPSHOTS

It behooves us to glimpse the lives of those who have endured great tragedy. Gary Nader, acclaimed Art Director & Gallerist, brings Miami a learning moment in The Crossing Point.

Hail To The Halo

The aura was referred to by the Greeks as Psicosoma: the soul of the body. It’s an energy field that surrounds every human being.

Fabulous Mood

For almost 200 years, Cristofle has been creating beautiful yet practical fine silverware.

Finding Inspiration

A few years ago, I found the very first work of art I ever created.

The Millionaire’s App

The VIP Black App takes window-shopping to a whole new level. For a mere $999.99, the world’s first premium lifestyle app allows users to check out an extensive catalog of luxury splurges just begging to be purchased.

The 411

Spotlighting news, launches, announcements, happenings, products & places in and around South Florida.

Getting Crafty

Drop by The Commonwealth and feel like a local as you quench your thirst with an array of whiskeys, hard-to-find craft beers and hand-crafted cocktails served up by flavor artist Bradley Gorman and his crew of cocktail hawkers.

Garnish Art

In the tradition of Art Basel, here’s a miniature manual to make sure your drinks look as good as they taste — no matter what the occasion.

PLATING PROWESS

It’s important for all 5 senses to be stimulated while enjoying a fine meal. Below are some simple tips for taking in your cuisine with your eyeballs first before your mouth even has a chance to water.

Colorfully Delicious

Show off your creative side with this multi-tone spiked tropical smoothie that’s as healthy (and buzz-inducing) as it is delicious.

Uncle Claude

Everyone’s tired of defining art — it’s become the exhausted trademark question of the overly contrary. Dive into an exploration of how one writer found art a little closer to home than he expected.

Universal Creativity

With The Other Dimension, Cuban-born Miami Artist Antuan Rodriquez addresses the ongoing human quest for universal communication through forms, symbols and codes.

Take It All In

The best-priced residence in the most desirable “01” corner of Oceana Key Biscayne features breathtaking views of the ocean, bay, sunset and city as well as carefully curated attention to every last detail inside and out, including resort-style amenities you can’t live without.

See The Light

The story of a business is more than a dreary accounting of facts and figures — it’s also the story of the places in which they thrive. Witness the history of Miami through the lens of Farrey’s Lighting + Bath.

Curated Chaos

Expressive, eccentric and unmistakably Miami, Art Week is once more upon us. We’ve collected all the need-to-knows necessary to navigate these sometimes imposing but always engaging series of fairs and festivals like a pro.

Timeless Dossier

Portraying some of the season’s richly elaborated pieces through decadent glamour.

Mixed Media

Graphic, three-dimensionality and texture combine to seize the perfect juxtaposition between fine art and clothing design.

Beautiful Arrival

Pandora in Brickell City Centre officially opened its doors to welcome Miami’s stylish who’s who to take a sneak peek at the highly anticipated new location.

Popular

The 2018 Top Professionals Under Forty

We scoured The Magic City to bring you what we deem to be the next generation of business leaders at the tip of The Sunshine State.

Royally Ready

This month Prince Harry is set to marry American-born actress and humanitarian Meghan Markle. Here are some beauty finds that will have any gal feeling like a future royal.