When it comes to epitomising the Neo-Dandy on canvas, none do it better than Californian based artist Aaron Smith. A graduate of Pasadena's Art Center College of Design, Aaron has engaged in artistic experimentation for some years now, exhibiting in many prestigious galleries in Los Angeles, Chicago and New York.
While there is certainly merit in "seamlessness and efficiency", at Bristol's Watershed we wanted to do something with a little bit more joy in it. As a counter-point to the 'Smart City', we have been exploring the notion of Playable Cities, bringing artists, designers, technologists and academics together.
British designer Sir Paul Smith has opened a new womenswear boutique on the corner of rue de Grenelle and rue Saint-Guillaume in Paris' 7th arrondissement, where the designer's signature brand of British luxury is housed in an art gallery-inspired space.