FEATURE is a section dedicated to Miami based women-led projects.
Design Pub, founded in Miami, FL, is a meeting ground for those who seek new trends and functional objects of wonder and those who make them. One of very few Miami destinations to showcase limited edition design, Design Pub’s pop-up gallery exhibits designers with multidisciplinary practices, promoting cross-cultural exchange by pushing the boundaries of functionality and technique. Mounting exhibitions that expose renowned and emerging designers to new audiences, Design Pub initiates critical discussion around issues of design and connects with designers and clients alike.
SWEAT RECORDS is Miami’s indie music store, cafe and event space. Located next door to the legendary local punk venue Churchill’s Pub (est.1979), Sweat is much more than just a record store. Sweat was established in March 2005 by two best friends dedicated to Miami’s colorful scene – long-time DJ, music retail nerd and club/concert promoter Lauren (Lolo) Reskin and ex-WVUM DJ/current criminal defense attorney Sara Yousuf. Since then, Sweat has played a vital role in instigating and promoting a renaissance of growth and activity in Miami’s cultural landscape.
Vanity Projects is a luxury concept that merges a high-end art atelier with video art programming. The company’s vision is to reshape the way clients perceive and experience video art by placing it in an engaging environment. Vanity Projects specializes in innovative designed manicures from the most sought-after nail artists, in addition to a standard nail salon menu using the finest nail lacquers. The holistic approach to nail care is central to the salon’s ethos.