Jason Seife, the Miami-based artist beautifully renders the exquisite patterns found on old Persian carpets using a combination of acrylic and ink. Along with familiar geometric motifs, Seife’s rugs feature colors you seldom find on heavy textiles. Continue reading »
This Building In Miami Has Art Painted On The Ceilings So It Can Only Be Seen By People On The Street
Located in the Wynwood Arts District in Miami, Florida, which is known for its public art, is this new building, designed by architectural firm DFA. The architects wanted the building to fit in with the neighborhood, so they included public artwork in the design. Each floor of the building has been painted by a variety of commissioned artists, so that the art can be enjoyed by anyone walking by on the street. Continue reading »
Fabian Zakharov speaks with a client from Cuba using his cellphone in his Zakharov Auto Parts shop in Hialeah, Florida, February 4, 2015. Zakharov, 40, is Miami’s go-to man for visiting Cubans or those with family on the island who need parts for the thousands of Russian-made Ladas and Moskvichs that dominate the country’s cracked streets, alongside Fords and Chevys dating back to the 1950s. (Photo by Javier Galeano/Reuters)
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A model poses during a Betsey Johnson swimwear show at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2014, Saturday, July 20, 2013, in Miami Beach, Fla. (Lynne Sladky/AP Photo) Continue reading »
Zoo Miami’s, Ron Magill and Willy Cotto unload two nine-month old Cheetahs as they arrive at a quarantine facility at Zoo Miami on November 29, 2012 in Miami, Florida. The two sub-adult brothers who arrived today were captive-born on March 6th of this year at the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre just outside of Pretoria South Africa. The Cheetahs after being monitored and examined for a minimum of 30 days to insure that they are healthy and stable, will be featured in Zoo Miami’s Wildlife Show at the newly constructed amphitheater and will continue the work of Zoo Miami’s Cheetah Ambassador Program by making appearances off zoo grounds at a variety of venues including schools and civic organizations. Photos by Joe Raedle. Continue reading »
Swim Week brings the sexy, unabashed world of swimwear to Miami Beach through Tuesday — luring designers, retailers, models, fashion show producers and international press to South Florida, all to feast their eyes on the latest designs.
A model wears swimwear from the collection of Luli Fama. (Lynne Sladky/Associated Press) Continue reading »
The Miami Marlins‘ 2012 season opening night game against the St. Louis Cardinals takes place on Wednesday, and the Marlins are ready to play in their brand-new stadium — while wearing their new uniforms.
Team members first showed off their new threads at a press conference in November. The new uniforms — with their colorful logos — are a drastic change from the old teal and silver pattern color scheme.
Team members of the Miami Marlins showed off their new uniforms back in November. (Reuters / Andrew Innerarity) Continue reading »
One of Miami’s most unique properties, this three-story glass house, perched atop the Palace Condominium on Brickell Avenue, has a quirky cultural history. In 1981, Leona and Harry Helmsley were about to call this their sky residence when Saudi Sheik Saoud Al-Shaalan purchased the property and converted the already stunning structure to a Mughal Palace.
Unfortunately, the Sheik rarely visited this work of art he could have called home, but in 1999 international real estate developer antique weapons expert Anthony Tirri purchased the glass house, adorning it with Muslim weapons, furniture and art. Mr. Tirri has since moved on to Paris, where he has remodeled an 1135 chateau named after renowned French author Alexander Dumas.
For sale now for $4,199,000. Continue reading »
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