Culture & Art

Personal Touches

Whether simple or shouting “look at me,” the right accent piece turns a house into a home. There’s no doubt that these pieces, some of which verge on works of art, would make a statement in any room.

Labor Of Love

Visual Artist Antuan Rodriguez and Restaurateur Rene Buroz want to include you in their interactive art project debuting this month. But don’t rush to personalize your paintbrushes, instead pick up a dessert spoon.

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Brilliant Bath

Today’s bathrooms have come a long way from the purely functional spaces for bathing and quick grooming of decades ago. And why not?

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Artistic Necessities

Sad, happy, up, down — it doesn’t matter. Art will always be the BFF that helps usher you in to a totally new mindset. Because, let’s face it: Life’s a rollercoaster, and art is the perfect inspiration.

Wonderful Wardrobes

Wardrobe storage should be as beautiful as the stylish clothing and accessories it contains. The following dressers and closets turn the practical matters of organization and storage into creations of skill and imagination.

Supper Sounds

Thea’s Supper Club caters to the Health District’s lunch crowd of medical and research professionals; but twice a month the lights go down, candles light up and the air crackles with energy.

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Gracious Living

The living room is the social center of the home. It’s at once a fashionable space where we entertain guests and a warm, welcoming room where the family can get together and relax.

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Light Advice

Table lamps, floor lamps, ceiling lights, recessed fixtures, exterior options...the many ways to illuminate a home can seem overwhelming at times. Here are a few outstanding options in a world of wonderful design.

ART SMART

Whether you’re a seasoned collector or a novice art lover, these expert tips will yield a collection that will make sure your investment is one that you’ll be proud of no matter what medium, genre or style you prefer.

Free Exchange

For years, Banco do Brasil S.A., the leading financial institution in Brazil, has been investing heavily in the arts and entertainment sectors of their commercial hubs. Now in Brickell, its subsidiary, Banco do Brasil Americas, is capitalizing on Miami’s art market and you’re invited to reap the rewards.

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Artsy Intimidations

December in Miami is colored with a diverse palette of artistic happenings and events. From Art Basel to wearable art, the scene is filled with fun for all the senses. Navigate the scene effortlessly without making any of these missteps along the way.

Bedroom Confidential

The bedroom is much more than just a place to lay our heads at night. Ideally, it’s a private space where we can truly express ourselves; an oasis to get away from it all…even if only for a while.

Audio Book

Digital music makes singles accessible, but the art of writing an album you could listen to in its entirety is fading. Thankfully there’s a rock band keen on keeping the tradition alive.

NATURAL ICE-BREAKERS

Running out of things to say to people? Use these funny, off-the-wall nature facts to warm up to the coldest personalities on this side of The Animal Kingdom.

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Funny Money

Money is serious business, but there’s a lighter side, too. Let’s take a look at the subject through the eyes of comedians, pundits and other wits who joke to not only make a buck, but to get you to ponder the true meaning of your hard-earned cash with every cha-ching.

Quirky Quartet

The unification of strum-crazy indie-folk and lyrically deep trip-hop layered with chillwave aural aesthetics took Hundred Waters from UF to Internet fame, which they’re using as a springboard for social activism.

Hump-Day Hoodoo

Wednesdays are the most demanding day of the week, because Mondays have drained you of life and Fridays are too far in the future to lift your spirits…that is until the Jazz In The Gables concert series came along.

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Jaw-Dropping Cookspaces

Kitchens are one of the most popular upgrades to existing residences and one of the most carefully planned areas of a new build. What would our lives be like without fancy appliances, eye-catching cabinetry and lavish surfaces?

New Paradise

Club Med, who pioneered the all-inclusive vacation concept 65 years ago, redefines it with its latest development at its Punta Cana resort in the Dominican Republic, with a unique partnership with Cirque du Soleil.

Soothing Respite

For many, the bathroom is a home away from home. Check out these bath essentials sure to have you spending more time showering, grooming and primping.

Dancing Demigods

Shen Yun is equal parts concert, musical theatre and high-flying Hong Kong action film, yet still manages to compress 5,000 years of Chinese history into just a couple of hours.

Haute History

As one of the most coveted locations on the planet, it’s no surprise that Key Biscayne is a pure paradise of upscale development today, but it wasn’t always that way.

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Accessorized Abode

Accessorizing the haute home goes beyond the expected paintings, vases, throw-pillows and rugs. The following selections combine artistry and purpose while adding a distinctive pizzazz.

Vanity Flair

Mirror, mirror on the wall…or on the vanity. How and where we get ready to face the world each day and night on the town is as much a statement on our person as it is on our taste in home style.

Footlose Fix

A few summers back, Daft Punk and Pharrell asked us to lose ourselves to dance, but they didn’t advise us where…Rhythm Foundation answered with Dance Band Night.

Power Pianos

The grand piano craze amongst China’s wealthy elite has made international headlines in recent years, but grand pianos have been a top home décor status symbol in the U.S. for over 200 years.

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Showbiz Delight

Ever wish you could be transported back into a bygone era of glitz and glamour? Now you can at El Tucán, a new modern-day cabaret that reinvigorates the lavish “dinner & a show” concept of Havana.

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Curated Closets

Closets are the latest “must-have” luxury amenity, and in some cases, can affect the price and speed of a home sale almost as much as the kitchen, master bathroom, views and pool area.

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Retail Therapy

Brickell City Centre just keeps getting better and better with the addition of some exciting new lifestyle, clothing, hospitality and wellness tenants that reflect Swire Properties’ core belief of creating a dynamic, diverse and inclusive environment for all.

Sky’s The Limit

Imagination, inspiration and a refreshed sense of community is on everyone’s mind as we head into the holiday season in style.