Cool comfort


“Great hotel design need not be confined to “first-tier” cities,” our Wanderer Jeremy Wayne writes. “And another thing, too: Retro-design be can cool and comfortable without being even a touch ironic.”

The art of window dressing


“I always wear rubber bands. I usually have like 20. These are my jewelry,” says Tom Beebe, vice president of creative services at HMX Group, the holding company behind major retail brands like Hart Schaffner & Marx, Hickey Freeman and Bobby Jones. You can also call him the right-hand man to designer Joseph Abboud, who serves as president and chief creative officer of HMX.