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Thought provoking Exhibits at Brooklyn Museum of Art

This week I participated in an Art Tour offered by Artful Circle to the Brooklyn Museum specifically for a tour and lecture through two inspiring exhibits. The first was to explore the artwork of Ai Wei Wei, the activist who was held under house arrest for 81

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Charles James Exhibition

If you haven’t seen this wonderful exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum’s  Costume Institute you must run before it closes next week.    The digital robotic cameras  that  zoom into each dress’s specific detail and shows you how the detail was created and attached to the dress was

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Hurry! Last Chance to See the Designer’s Show House

It’s been a busy and inspiring fall, and as we look forward to more crisp weather, changing leaves and even a little trick-or-treating, I have a special project to share with you. As part of the Mansions & Millionaires Designer Show House, I’ve created a traveler’s escape

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History Inspires My Room at the Designer’s Show House

As I mentioned last week, I’m excited to be designing a room for the Mansions & Millionaires Designer’s Show House. Each designer is assigned a room and then it is up to the designer to envision the design of that room. My room is a bedroom with a fireplace and a

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Prepping for a Designer’s Show House!

Welcome back from your 4th of July holiday weekend!  I’m sure many of you were enjoying weekend visits to summer rentals.  I’ve just been invited to submit a room concept for the Mansions & Millionaires Designer Show House  This year’s show house location is at Chestnut Manor

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Have You Discovered S.O.F.A.?

“It is the creative spirit of man, expressed in a thousand different ways, that pushes him forward.  And this is what makes craftsmanship so important in the present industrial sweep of our society.”  Aileen Osborn Webb, founder of the American Craft Council, 1968 I was reminded, recently,

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