I wish I could remember where I was when I took this photo of a little Pink Christmas Tree decorated with fluffy pom-poms instead of traditional glass balls. I suppose it’s meant to match the knitted hats you see on the display, you know, for thematic cohesion, or something.
In honor of its centennial in 2004, The Jewish Museum commissioned world-renowned designer Karim Rashid to design this unique menorah. Created in his signature bright colors, forms and materials, this bold statement brings a contemporary look to a traditional ritual object. It is a fitting celebration of Hanukkah for the 21st century!
At the recent Boutique Design NY (BDNY) show at NYC’s Javits’s Center, I was on the look-out for pieces with a big “Oh, Wow” factor, and this super-colorful, suspended mosaic sculpture by Tennessee-based contemporary artist Dana Jo Cooley did not disappoint. Cooley calls the piece, My Window Your View: A Transfiguration. Here’s the story of how it came together.
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In the wake of my two favorite design shows (Salon Art + Design and BDNY) I was invited to attend the opening party for Achille Salvagni Atelier design gallery on Madison Avenue. The luxurious gallery features furniture, lighting and glass works by renowned designers Achille Salvagni and Benoist F. Drut of Maison Gerard placed in a domestic setting to facilitate the experience of living with these beautiful pieces. Visit Instagram at the link above to enjoy a selection of my photos from this very fun evening, and stay tuned for more featured posts from the Salon Art + Design.
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Stephen Sprouse is widely regarded as the artist and fashion designer who brought counterculture style to a broader American audience. A high-profile member of New York’s art, fashion and music scene, he rose to prominence in the early Eighties with his revolutionary fusion of uptown sophistication and downtown punk sensibility, gritty street style and glamorous high fashion. Continue reading Pink Thing of The Day: Louis Vuitton Stephen Sprouse’ Graffiti Trunk By Marc Jacobs