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Collecting the ever so chic jewelry and glass objects from Lalique

One of today’s most iconic luxury brands is the French House of Lalique, founded at the end of the 19th century by artist René Lalique.  At the beginning, the business was focused on wonderfully imaginative jewelry that captivated the rich … Continue reading

Eye 2 Eye with Columbus at New York’s Time Warner Center

photo: Nicholas Baume One of the great things about living in New York is the display of public contemporary art dotted throughout the city.  These days, the “it” show to see in Manhattan is the art installation Tatzu Nishi: Discovering … Continue reading

the deceptively simple ceramics of Hoshino Kayoko

My first impression of Kayoko’s ceramics was that of a double take.  At a first glance, the simple ceramics look like carved rocks but how could they be if the label is calling them ceramics?  Then on closer inspection one … Continue reading

art antiques london fair: what would you buy for yourself if … ?

Some of us are quite lucky that our hobbies and pastimes are almost the same as our job, so when I’m not hunting for art or antiques for my clients, I’m indirectly hunting for myself (even if just in my … Continue reading

a pleasant surprise: the 2012 sofa nyc fair

Architect David Ling’s marvelous hanging cubes of light This weekend (20-23 April 2012) is the 15th edition of the Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair (SOFA) at the Armory on Park Avenue in Manhattan.  In theory, the show is right … Continue reading

the hardest hotel room to book in London

Move over shishi-designed hotels of London.  The hotel to book in 2012 is the 1 bedroom, 1 night only Room for London – a completely equipped accommodation and art installation commissioned by Living Architecture (an enterprise that provides the public … Continue reading