Globally Inspired, Brooklyn Based: The Dream Designer Duo of Lizzie and Kathryn Fortunato

Upon browsing through the Lizzie Fortunato Jewelry Collection, the uniquely crafted silver and gold designs are broken up by vibrant colors and vivid patterns that depict an immediate and unspoken explanation behind the company’s steady growth throughout the past nine years. And when you peek into the lives of co-founders Lizzie and Kathryn Fortunato, you’ll…

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Tommy Pao-Watari on Little Tai Hang, Hong Kong’s Latest Design Hotel

Finding the balance between understated and overdone was a task that architect Tommy Pao-Watari didn’t take lightly when he onboarded Little Tai Hang as his latest endeavor. The Ivy League-trained architect realized there was a need for boutique, serviced apartments, which conceptualized luxury, charm and convenience–themes that yet to exist as a standard in Hong Kong–thus, he…

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Maui’s Culinary Scene Catches Fire

Not many states north of the border can seamlessly conquer authentically explosive barbeque; that mouthwatering type culpable for midsummer night cravings. So, for an island that relies on importing around 90 percent of what it eats–physically, and culturally disconnected from mainland style–you can say that bringing barbeque to Hawaii may be venturing into uncharted waters.

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