Works by Susan F. Greaves, Isaac Tarkay, Joan Miro will be part of a huge Aug ...
Star lots include a drop-leaf dining table, an armoire and two end tables with wooden grill design, a recamier (fainting couch), a colorfully painted three-chair back wood sofa, a wine table with a drawer, white-washed tier tables, a large half-moon ...
July 19, 2015
8 Refreshing Frozen Cocktails Perfect For A Hot Summer Day
Proudly and simply listed on the menu as the "Amazing Frozen Drink," the bar's singular frozen beverage changes periodically depending on the whims and inspiration behind the bar, and always clocks in at $13. Take for example the "Banana Hammock"—no ...
Eugene's Maude Kerns Art Center celebrates a vine romance with Art and the ...
More than 80 artists from eight states will show handcrafted creations — paintings, watercolors, furniture, ceramics, jewelry, blown glass, purses, hats, photos, book art, sculptures, silk scarves and more — this weekend at the Maude Kerns Art Center ...
July 2, 2015
Kovels: Cigar-label panel unusual example of recycling
Someone in the family was a heavy smoker. This panel is made of nearly 100 19th-century silk cigar bands. The seamstress may have started to make a quilt, but settled for this 23-inch square panel. It sold in March 2015 for $1,200 at a Brunk auction in ...
July 2, 2015
MAD Announces Fall 2015 and Early 2016 Exhibition Program
This complex relationship between patronage, power, and privilege is referenced in their Robber Baron series (2007) of highly polished and patinated cast-bronze furnishings comprised of a cabinet, mantel clock, table, standing lamp, and jewel safe....
June 26, 2015
Being 'green' is not a new idea in antiques
About 125 everyday table items were made, including sugars and creamers, salt and pepper shakers, condiment sets, toothpick holders, mugs and pitchers. Your pitcher is one of the No. 141 line of four pitchers that were made in graduated sizes from 2 1 ...
July 6, 2015
This is because there are no longer any coherent design movements to write about, said Mendini, who edited influential Italian titles Casabella, Modo and Domus in the 1970s and 1980s. "Now there is no more Mendini spoke to at the Salone del ...
June 27, 2015
Glenn Adamson, the Nanette L. Laitman Director of the Museum of Arts and Design, recently announced the museum's upcoming program for Fall 2015 and Winter 2016, featuring a diverse set of exhibitions that includes:. The exhibition schedule includes new Chief Curator Shannon Stratton's debut presentation at the museum. The exhibitions are global in scope and demonstrate MAD's mission of taking its visitors behind the scenes of creative practice, across the fields of art, craft, and design. We are a platform for master makers of all kinds, working in any medium, and that breadth is reflected in our forthcoming exhibitions," said Adamson. Not only do we show great works of art and design, but also the processes and personalities that lie behind them. Wendell Castle Remastered. Wendell Castle Remastered will be the first museum exhibition to examine the digitally crafted works of Wendell Castle, acclaimed figure of the American art furniture movement. A master furniture maker, designer, sculptor, and educator, Castle is now in the sixth decade of a prolific career that began in 1958—one that parallels the emergence and growth of the American studio craft movement.
This is because there are no longer any coherent design movements to write about, said Mendini , who edited influential Italian titles Casabella, Modo and Domus in the 1970s and 1980s. "Now there is no more ideology," he said. "All the world is very confused, all the world is very violent. Mendini spoke to Dezeen at the Salone del Mobile in Milan in April, where he launched a plastic stool and clock for Italian brand Kartell. The stool, called Ray, combines graphics derived from the work of pop artist Roy Lichtenstein with the form of a traditional Chinese stool. The approach of combining form and pattern in this way is similar to the methodology Mendini used to design the 1978 Proust chair – one of the most iconic and revolutionary chairs of the last century. "It's a very precise method of working," he said, explaining how the Proust chair combines a Baroque form with a pattern of multicoloured paint blotches derived from the work of Pointillist artist Paul Signac. The chair came about when Mendini set himself the task of designing a product for Marcel Proust, the French writer who is considered the father of the modern novel. "It was an intellectual exercise, because this chair is very expensive, it has no function It's only for amusement," Mendini said. Also in society: if each person is good, the society is good.
Nerd decor takes on a modern, tasteful look
A couple of years ago at C2E2, during the second edition of the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, I bought a small terra cotta pot from an older man seated at a table. He never looked ... a Venice, Calif., design firm, offers wall-size decals of ...
July 19, 2015
Latest oddball cruise: 'surprise sailing' to secret ports
Luxury line Hapag-Lloyd is betting that at least a few hundred people will. The Germany-based cruise operator just announced plans for its first "surprise cruise" to ports unknown, to kick off on May 14, 2016. The 10-night sailing will take place on the ...
May 11, 2015
Cruise ship tours: Hapag-Lloyd's Europa 2
Cruise ship tours: Hapag-Lloyd's Europa 2 German luxury line Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is targeting North Americans and other English-speaking travelers in a new way with Europa 2, its first fully bilingual ship. What's the vessel like on the inside? USA TODAY ...
May 9, 2015
Design forecast: What’s hot
Design Miami/ showcases limited-edition furniture and accessories — and a preview of design trends Lisa S. Roberts milled about the 10th edition of Design Miami/, taking in the curated collection of 20th- and 21st-century museum quality furniture ...
December 3, 2014
DIFFA dining fundraiser serves up tables that are tops
DIFFA dining fundraiser serves up tables that are tops Designer Corey Damen Jenkins of Design With Vision Elegant Interiors says his concept was "Rooftop Paradise." He chose a chevron textile with autumnal color palette for the fitted table skirt.
September 22, 2014
bellotto's table clock highlights simplicity of industrial elements
if you think about the common table clock and its function, people usually only consider the front side of this object, where the dial is located. contrasting this mindset, andrea bellotto has created ‘plumber’ for BOZU italian workshop design ...
September 26, 2014
13 in. Ceramic Table Lamp w Marble Design
UL listed. Marble look design . Made from ceramic . Burgundy linen shade. 10 in. L x 10 in. W x 13 in. H (3 lbs.)The shade creates soft and subdued lighting. An elegant addition to a bedside table, dresser or nightstand. The lamp shades add visual interest ...
December 10, 2013