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Mark Hotel: A clever blend of comfort and avant-gardism

Mark Hotel: A clever blend of comfort and avant-gardism

The Mark Hotel, located on New York City’s Upper East Side in an exquisite building dating back to 1927, has been completely redesigned for the 21st century. Combiningold-world comfort, avant-garde design and state-of-the-art equipment, the property also boasts the largest penthouse suite in the United States. Just minutes from Central Park and within walking distance…

In Xavier Roux’s studio

In Xavier Roux’s studio

Text: Barbara Stehlé Xavier Roux is a French artist living in NYC, where he welcomed LUXE Magazine to a preview showing of his next exhibition, an in situ installation at the artist’s studio. The exhibition opens on November 18. What did you name this panoramic mural installation that covers the wall of your studio? I…

Anna Roma: your best friend in the city

Anna Roma: your best friend in the city

If finding the best places to eat, shop or grab a drink in the Big Apple eludes you, get in touch with Anna Roma. A professional concierge who has worked 18 years in the hospitality industry, Anna was a member of the Union Internationale des Concierges d’Hôtels and wore the Clefs D’Or of the Hotel…

Arsenal Contemporary: Opening a new art space

Arsenal Contemporary: Opening a new art space

Arsenal Contemporary New York 214 Bowery NYC After its success in Montreal and Toronto, the largest private Art Center in Canada opens now in the US. Arsenal Contemporary New York is located right across of the New Museum and steps away from the new location of the International Center for Photography. A newcomer on the…

The ultimate in rustic chic: a place to dream of

The ultimate in rustic chic: a place to dream of

Text: Barbara Stehlé Very little compares with the French village of Megève in the Southern Alps. Nature, architecture and high-end services are all gathered to create the most unforgettable experience. Megève is unique, and the Chalet des Sens is a treasure hidden on the flank of its mountains. A UNIQUE CHALET ON A UNIQUE DOMAIN…

Where are you going to eat in New York?

Where are you going to eat in New York?

People have been waiting for this moment all spring: the opening of new restaurants on the New York scene. The trend is very French, taking inspiration from both haute cuisine and regional specialities. The chefs in greatest vogue are taking advantage of the good weather to suggest new concepts in establishments just waiting to be…

New York, an artistic town

New York, an artistic town

The New York arts scene is varied, extravagant and sophisticated. From Manhattan to Brooklyn, there are plenty of places to go. This spring brings major contemporary art exhibitions, not to mention exhibitions looking at cultures that are not represented nearly enough. Here at a glance are the major events of the spring season! Guggenheim Museum…

Design and Transparency

Design and Transparency

New Light on an Old English House in a Historic New York Neighbourhood. Architect Ulises Liceaga of the Fractal Architecture agency has created an elegant, luminescent and innovative contemporary residence in the Gramercy Park neighbourhood. The result: he is the winner of the Ceramics d’Italie prize in the residential category. Gramercy Gramercy, on Manhattan’s East…