categories + archives: ARTISTS and DESIGNERS

new york contemporary artist margaret evangeline

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I recently had the pleasure of hanging out with New York contemporary artist Margaret Evangeline in her Brooklyn studio to see some of her latest work.  I’ve been a fan of Evangeline’s work for years, so it was a great treat … Continue reading

brass coffee tables with sass

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I was recently in search of beautiful and contemporary brass coffee tables to “complete” a new living room project. When the subject of a coffee table came up, we immediately went to brass because it adds a wonderful timeless and … Continue reading

american contemporary artists: donald moffett

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I am always drawn to American contemporary artists who push the envelope with their creativity and I am glad to have stumbled upon the work of Texas born Donald Moffett (b.1955). While some of his earlier paintings are charged with … Continue reading

philip johnson’s glass house (museum)

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Thinking about my recent visit to Stahl House in LA, I decided to revisit probably the most famous glass building in America – Philip Johnson’s Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut.   Philip Johnson (1906-2005) is remembered today as one … Continue reading

stahl house – a living house museum in la

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Recently I was thrilled to find a midcentury modern house open to visitors to draw inspiration for a new project. You all know that I love a great house museum and I always seek out the very best ones before … Continue reading

the contemporary art of FAILE

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Faile Savage/Sacred Young Minds is an exhibition currently at The Brooklyn Museum of Art that is getting a lot of attention in the press, so I decided to check it out. Warning: this is not your typical museum art exhibition … Continue reading

maria pergay a designer for the history books

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Maria Pergay (b. 1930) is such a legend in the world of French decorative arts that she was recently honored in her native France with the Legion d’honneur for her contributions to the arts. For over 50 years Pergay has … Continue reading