The Sinclair - the new Harvard Square
live-music venue from the Bowery Presents - feted its opening with a
music-infused party (naturally) on January 9. Guests sipped pomegranate cocktails and nibbled chickpea fries,
sliders, and mini brownies in a space that "pays homage to the transience of
musicians," according to the venue's designer, Stephen Martyak. That mash-up of
music, design, and style dominated our conversation.
Stephen Martyak, design principal at Studio Tyak
"It's so tough to replicate authenticity," says Martyak,
explaining his use of subway tile, vintage furniture, and a reclaimed wooden
bar (from a Boston
frat, as the story goes) at the Sinclair.
His wardrobe likewise puts fresh twists on
classic elements - as was evident from his Cole Haan shoes, A.P.C.
jeans from Barneys, Club Monaco
tie, Jack Wills shirt, and H&M cardigan with elbow patches.
This interior designer lives and works in
435 square feet in the Fenway, so he knows a thing or two about
versatility. He builds his wardrobe around seasonless staples, giving his
pieces many lives.
His uniform? A button-down shirt
with a V-neck sweater or cardigan, great jeans or colored pants, and a
More party pics! At thePhoenix.com/parties. See you out there!