Archives: October 2013

villa ephrussi, a rothschild house museum in the south of france

Today I continue my well-received series on house museums over at The Daily Basics with a feature on the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in Cap Ferrat on the southern coast of France.  Built in the first decade of the 20th … Continue reading

curiosities designed for modern home decor

Art of the Curious, a collaboration between storied London Old Master paintings dealer Colnaghi and Munich’s Kunstkammer Georg Laue aims to help modern collectors recreate a version of the fabled Renaissance Kunstkammers – rooms chuck full of priceless art, treasures … Continue reading

stylish kitchen fixtures from germany’s blanco

If the kitchen is the heart of the home, then it’s safe to say that Blanco, the German manufacturer of kitchen fixtures, has the perfect sinks and faucets to keep it beating and thriving.  Family owned since 1925, Blanco provides … Continue reading