Archive for January, 2011

February is always the most brutal of winter months. Bitter cold, blowing snow… good thing there are many indoor activities to keep us going until Spring. Lots of great events are on the books in the next few weeks from the spring Antiques Show at the Mart, local restaurant openings and parties to new exhibits […]


Sure, you’ll be exhausted and exhilirated from all the lovelies you feasted your eyes on at the show hall… But remember, you’re in Paris. You MUST take advantage of some of the cultural offerings going on now. I’ll be sharing some suggestions throughout the weekend. Amusez-vous bien! BASQUIAT at the Musée d’art moderne (through January […]


Craig Oldham is putting a project out into the universe. In an attempt to explore the art of personal communication and say “down with all the e-correspondence,” Oldham is collecting handwritten (and yes, SENT) letters. Via snail mail. Written in pen (or pencil, or crayon, or marker.. just no lipstick please. That crap smears all […]


There is no doubt, these books are art. If you follow my tweets you know that every once in a while I (again) happen upon the series of Penguin Classics books that have ink, pen and watercolour drawn cover art. Each and every time I see these editions, I fall in love all over again. […]


So you love design, but do you really know your history of furniture? Now is the time to learn! Throughout the next few weeks we’ll be featuring history bits for your enjoyment! This weekend we’ll start with the most well known… but also most mixed up: Louis Chairs! Stay tuned! Love the image? Check our […]