Author archives: Ivy Abiona

Tidal

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TIDAL, the most recent publicly known major venture of entrepreneur Jay-Z exhibits many of the same characteristics of its internationally renowned owner. Unveiled as a subscription streaming service, Jay-Z’s TIDAL is something that cannot be contained nor put in a box. But, “you can feel it, [breathe it], and know it.” Its presence is undeniable. Similar to[...]

Refinery Hotel

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The Refinery Hotel encompasses the entire block of 38th and 39th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues in New York’s Fashion District. In 1912, the space was an haute millinery and tea salon, but in 2013 the building was revitalized and reimagined as a lifestyle boutique hotel with the help of Stonehill & Taylor architecture and interior design firm. [...]