“… For What Is Life Without Lust?”
Michael Ealy covers the July/August 2012 issue of YRB Magazine. The issue, where Michael speaks in-depth about his career and personal life, also features him in the SHERMAИ | PRESTOИ Spring Summer 2012 York Collection trench coat. The limited edition crimson red trench coat was styled by YRB Magazine Creative Director, Darius Baptist.
Iconic entertainment and lifestyle publication, Jet Magazine, debuted their first ever men’s style exposé featuring design duo Sherman Joseph & Preston Williams. The duo sat down with Jet Mag’s newly appointed style contributor, Tyrus Townsend, at New York hot spot Harlow to discuss everything from their distilled design approach to their social-environmental inspirations. Read the feature in its entirety HERE.
“This sexy, nostalgic chair is sensually modern with well-defined but not overstated curves that scream vintage madness. The subtle understated minimalism is a tribute to the golden years of mid 20-century design where functionality and fashion met with balanced proportions. The ottoman is classically minimal with clean, simple lines and delicate, subtle top-stitched seam work.”
The New Yorkers
“New York City is like a diamond mine. The pressure will turn one into coal dust or a multi-faceted jewel. To survive with some sort of evolving grace, it is absolutely essential to cultivate a Zen-like awareness. Consciously choosing to be in a state of openness is also useful for making photographs. To paraphrase the art critic John Berger: A photograph that surprises the photographer when he makes it, in turn surprises the viewer. No matter how hardened and cynical one becomes, the act of taking a picture, forces one to try to return to an innocent wonder. Every time I go out to make photographs, I ask myself this question: Can I see the world with vulnerability and clarity?”
The City Hall Train Station Was Closed In 1945 Due To The Inability To Modernize it’s Structure. Thus, The Station, Which Is Sometimes Open To Tours, Still Has Most Of Its Architecture Still In Tack. It Is In Deed 1 Of Many True Gems Still Standing In New York City. Rumor Has It You Can Catch A Quick Glimpse Of The Station As The 6 Train Loops To It’s Last Stop At The Brooklyn Bridge Station.