Issue – March/April 2011

Relocation celebration

TotalBank celebrated the grand opening of its newly relocated Brickell Banking Center with a private ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Artful Evening

Brickell Gallery Night was recently held at Conrad Hotel to launch the new West Encounters East series featuring four rising artists, Guillermo Ueno, Lucila Heinberg, Ary Kaplan Nakamura and Valeria Yamamoto, with Japanese-Argentine roots, and their works in photography and sculpture.

Green Scene

Renowned “green” architect Chad Oppenheim opened his home, Villa Allegra, for an intimate dinner hosted by Ferrari North America in collaboration with Architizer.

Glitzy Launch

ST Residential, a world-class asset management company with a $4.5 billion real estate portfolio nationwide, launched its South Florida portfolio at an exclusive event in Mint at Riverfront.

In Good Taste

Ornare’s 4th annual Tastemakers Showcase honored 21 of the most prestigious architects, designers and builders of 2010 with a showcase of their professional styles, ideas and perspectives.

Culinary wonders

Members of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, the world’s largest gastronomical food and wine society with over 28,000 members in over 100 countries, celebrated their annual Gala Dinner & Induction at the Conrad Miami.

Zoom Off

Nissan hosted a one-of-a-kind event in Miami to let enthusiasts, fans and loyal owners of the brand know what the venerable automaker is up to. Guests did not leave disappointed.

Beach Jam

Ocean Drive was renamed “Orange Drive” during a 3-day festival hosting dynamic events leading up to the Discover Orange Bowl Game.

Good Deeds

Miami Beach International Fashion Week 2011 kicked off with a buzzworthy 2nd Annual Humanitarian Awards event at Mondrian. During the event, 10 of South Florida’s most philanthropic residents were honored for their efforts.

RITZY GATHERING

Design, architecture and style aficionados gathered at The Ritz-Carlton for an evening of elevated conversation, savvy sipping and effective networking with some of South Florida’s most elite.

TOP HONORS

Conrad Miami was recently named “2010 Hotel of the Year” by Hilton Americas. The hotel received 4 awards for outstanding achievement for its 2010 performance.

Tradition of Excellence

French luggage-makers Goyard are in the midst of a modern revival, thanks to their choice to maintain time-honored traditions.

Lavish Estate

This elegant residence will keep you feeling at home for a lifetime thanks to its spacious rooms inside and its breathtaking exterior spaces. Not one ounce of luxury was spared in its creation, and that alone is reason enough to say: Welcome home!

Chef Confidential

In a city filled with glitz and glam, sometimes it’s just nice to sit down and enjoy a good meal, some drinks and a relaxing atmosphere with friends. The chefs we’ve gathered on the ensuing pages will make your tastebuds dance and your senses rejoice — one bite or sip at a time no matter in which part of town you find yourself dining.

Wearable Art

Fashion and art have gone hand-in-hand since the beginning of time. Historically, as one evolves, so does the other. Get the best of both worlds this season with these creative looks sure to make you a walking conversation piece no matter where you go.

Aces

Meet the people who are shaping the future of business with every handshake, transaction and bottom line. The passion, attitude, outlook and savvy they all share has yielded an ingrained need to succeed no matter what the consequences. These inspirational visionaries are some of the top leaders of today and tomorrow who will inspire, motivate and in many cases complement the very goals that keep you going. After all, business is all about who you know, isn’t it?

The Real Food Heroes

Forget pomegranate. We’ve pulled back the curtain from the super foods trend to find true, time-tested food heroes for six key areas of your life.

Creative Vision

Get ready to go on an adventure where dreams meet reality with tons of entertainment mixed in thanks to Glauber Barceló and his team at Dreammakers Theatrical Enterprises.

Popular

Daring David

DB + Partners was founded not out of ambition, but out of desperation and serendipity when David Berry was fired from a big advertising shop which he had wanted to quit, but hadn’t. They took the decision out of his hands, and he took the leap.

Wow Factor

Una Residences invited guests and top brokers to their Sales Gallery for an evening of celebrating the project’s incredible offerings.