Category Archives: Culture

EAMES: The Architect and The Painter

I remember learning about Charles and Ray Eames my sophomore year in art school. I don’t know any former design student who doesn’t admire their aesthetic, design sensibilities and genius. To most people they are known for furniture, but they … Continue reading

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Timeless Mantel Decor

Yes it’s Fall, and soon it will be Thanksgiving, and then Christmas. Lots of seasonal decorating opportunities ahead. I assure you that I will probably have a Christmas mantel like last year. I’ve got to say, though, that there is … Continue reading

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Sunday Stroll and…Annie Clark

Annie Clark aka St.Vincent and me in front of The Consignment House Yesterday I had a chance meeting with a very talented artist; Annie Clark. My friend Margaret and I were just browsing around The Consignment House when I saw … Continue reading

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Great Painter: Luc Tuymans

Belgian artist Luc Tuymans is widely seen as having contributed to the revival of painting in the 1990s. His sparsely-colored, figurative works speak in a quiet, restrained, and at times unsettling voice, and are typically painted from pre-existing imagery which … Continue reading

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Wednesday Giveaway: Byrd Jewelry!

Today’s Wednesday giveaway is from local favorite Byrd Jewelry! One lucky winner will receive a gorgeous gold necklace with a beautiful autumn-appropriate color palette. Hannah’s designs are highly coveted by many ladies I know in town. I think its because … Continue reading

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Mix of the Week: Feel Good Hit of the Fall

Listen to the mix here Tracks Genius of Love – Tom Tom Club Wawa – Lizzy Mercier Descloux Feel Good Hit of the Fall – !!! 40′ – Franz Ferdinand When I Dream – The Teardrop Explodes Hit the North … Continue reading

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The Messy Look

Let’s just say I’m organizationally challenged, and leave it at that. Case in point: my bookshelf from our apartment in NYC, pictured above. But turns out I’m not the only one who is going with this “messy look” in life. … Continue reading

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