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On Display : Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations

On display until August 19, 2012, Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, explores the affinities of the the two Italian designers, Elsa Schiaparelli, and Miuccia Prada, both born in different eras, both from conservative backgrounds, and both who’s work, and designs … Continue reading

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Art Finds : Bryan Nash

Woodblock relief prints by Hartford Connecticut based America artist and sculptor Bryan Nash. Buy his book “Woodcut” here. ___ Follow me on: Facebook – Twitter – Bloglovin – RSS – Tumblr

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Design Library : Glamour – Making It Modern by Michael Lassell

Glamour – Making It Modern : Written by Michael Lassell, forward by Donna Warner, and edited by Julie Gray. Published by Filipacchi Publishing. ___ From Metropolitan Home (currently Elle Decor) magazine; another great interior design book featuring sleek, chic, and … Continue reading

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Ingenuity : The Edible Cookbook

Perfect as holiday inspiration; “The Real Cookbook”, an edible cookbook designed by Hamburg Germany based design studio Korefe. ___ How cool would this be as an edible matzah haggadah, or as any other important holiday, bible/book dinner, or lunch centerpiece!

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Design Library : At Home with Grace Bonney

Last night I got to meet the wonderful Grace Bonney of Design *Sponge after her live interview at the ABC Carpet design meet organized by by Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan of Apartment Therapy. Grace talked about her new book Design Sponge at … Continue reading

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Design Library : Empire of Space

Empire of Space : Photography by NYC based American photographer Todd Eberle, introduction by Graydon Carter, forward by Glenn O’Brien, and contributor David Hickey. Published by Rizzoli. ___ A personal retrospective featuring over thirty-some years of his photography career, “Empire … Continue reading

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Design Library : Wabi Inpirations

Wabi Inspiration : Written by Axel Vervoordt and Tatsuro Miki, Text by Michael Paul, Photographed by Laziz Hamani. Published by Flammarion through Rizzoli. ___ Based on the Japanese aesthetic traditions of Wabi-Sabi, the book features the designs of collector, dealer, … Continue reading

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