Monthly Archives: August 2011

Sneek Peek from Sean: Vintage Vixen

Some of you may have noticed that a new vintage shop just appeared on Market Street downtown (across from Second Yard). You know how much I shop vintage and thrift, so naturally I was excited when Sean (now a more … Continue reading

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House Tour: Converted Pasta Factory in France

In Marseille, France a couple has converted a former pasta factory into their home. They’ve done a great job of maintaining the original elements of the factory, as well as the industrial aesthetic inherent to the bones of the space. … Continue reading

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10 Questions for Ellen Picker

Today we are featuring the work of photographer Ellen Picker, the very first subject of “10 Questions for a Charlottesville artist”. Ellen’s work is ethereal and just so beautiful. I was intrigued by it so much that I had to … Continue reading

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Summer, please don’t leave

There’s nothing like a modern beach house. A few summers back we rented this awesome abode in Long Island and enjoyed it’s ship like structure. Question: why does summer have to end? It’s so sad.

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Street Style: Little Black Dress

Sean Santiago of Fruitpunch is going to be contributing street style posts semi-regularly…This one today is from the downtown mall…

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Great Painter: Giorgio Morandi

I’ve grown up studying Italian painter Giorgio Morandi because all of his paintings are subtle explorations of simple objects. He almost only painted still lives, save a few landscape paintings, and did so with sensitivity to tone, color, and composition. … Continue reading

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Interior Still Lives

My mom came to visit yesterday on a whim, and we had the best time together. She continues to inspire me on so many levels, and her visual talent never ceases to amaze me. Here’s a sampling of this knack … Continue reading

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