The Sketchbook Project

The Sketchbook Project is a crowd-sourced art project which sees artists turn a small 32-page grey sketchbook into a living, breathing piece of art. Each sketchbook is then catalogued and becomes part of a traveling exhibition of the handmade books, before eventually ending up in the permanent collection at Brooklyn Art Library in Williamsburg. Allowing … Continue reading

Recycled Brooklyn

Sustainable living is grabbing a hold of all of us, forget 3D printing, recycling, reusing and re-selling old, unwanted materials has never been more ‘on trend’. Williamsburg, New York-based furniture design company Recycled Brooklyn – the clue is in the name – are masters in making sustainable items fashionable must-haves. They do this by ensuring … Continue reading

Nitehawk Cinema – Williamsburg

Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, the creative hub of Brooklyn, New York and hipster mecca, is the historic independent movie house in the area. Opening in 2011, Nitehawk offers an unparalleled cinematic experience by combining exemplary first-run and repertory film programming along with tableside food and beverage service in all theatres. It is only possible because it … Continue reading


Brazilian film director Ian Ruschel and photographer Gabrielle Mo, his partner and long-term collaborator, have created a beautiful video tale of their trip to Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Ruschel, a prolific filmmaker for Zeppelin Films in Porto Alegre, is usually seen directing big brand advertising campaigns, however, with Mo, he has created some of his most captivating … Continue reading

Takeshi Miyakawa Arrested in New York

Brooklyn-based designer Takeshi Miyakawa was arrested this weekend while installing an ‘I (Heart) New York’ lighting project in the city, for allegedly ‘planting false bombs’ in Manhattan and Williamsburg. In celebration of NY Design Week, ‘I (Heart) New York’ was intended to show Miyakawa’s love for the city, where he has lived for 23 years … Continue reading