The elegant Mr. Hardy

The elegant Mr. Hardy

Pierre Hardy I have always loved handbags. Don’t ask me why. I just do. It’s my thing. Of all my favorites, there is one I am particularly fond of , the Alpha Clutch designed by Pierre Hardy. Graphic, elegant, contemporary it encapsulates everything I love in a bag....
Take A Seat

Take A Seat

Miniature replicas by Vitra at the Design Museum, London My interest in chairs goes back to many years ago as an interior design student living in NY. One of the mandatory courses, « Historical Styles », introduced me to periods, styles and the evolution of...
China Master

China Master

Li Xiaofeng While visiting Beijing several years ago, I stayed at the elegant Opposite House hotel. In the beautiful minimalistic lobby of the hotel, my attention was attracted to the artwork displayed notably a series of amazing sculptures.  The sculptures made...
The New Normal

The New Normal

Photograph by Melvin Sokolsky for Harper’s Bazaar Spring 1963 edition A harsh reality impacted the fashion industry in recent years. As more and more clothes were produced the less and less expensive they became. The success of ready-to-wear revolutionized the...
Epic Curator Battle

Epic Curator Battle

Tennessee State Museum As we deal each in our own way with these challenging times, the Yorkshire Museum in England has come up with an amusing way to keep art collections and more importantly the public’s attention alive. Thanks to their initiative, museums...
Cereal Killer

Cereal Killer

Cereal Killer Café Craving for comfort foods in these stressful times is understandable. However long before these surreal times, two hipster guys found a solution to their craving and creating a nostalgic trip down memory lane. Cereal obsessed Belfast-born twins Alan...
Mojave Phone Booth Tale

Mojave Phone Booth Tale

+1 (760) 733 9969 Urban legend or not, the Mojave phone booth tale is at the very least intriguing. First, let’s start with a short prologue. Originally, a phone booth was set up in 1948 in a remote part of the Mojave Desert, a arid region of southeastern...
The Canvas Suit

The Canvas Suit

    Following a ten-week crowdfunding campaign led by Art Fund, filmmaker DEREK JARMAN’s Dungeness home, PROSPECT COTTAGE, has been saved after more than £3.5 million was raised for its preservation. Over 8.100 donations were received to ensure the...
Dinara – architect turned pastry chef

Dinara – architect turned pastry chef

    Dinara Kasko Ukrainian architect-turned-pastry-chef has traded concrete and steel for mousse and meringue. Her mesmerising designs have taken social media by storm with her instagram posts.   Created by using algorithmic models and 3D technology to build...
Ergon Mykonos

Ergon Mykonos

I came across this divine little shop while staying in Mykonos last summer. Ergon Mykonos offers an elegant and contemporary selection of home accessories, fashion, and art as any concept store should. The selection takes its inspiration from the tales of Greek...