Tags: Design

Do women run the world?

  Why are these women chosen in honor of International Women’s Day? I think it’s worth noting that they were so many other influential leading ladies that I thought of, but time simply didn’t allow. Tennis superstar, Steffi Graff is instrumental, not only because of her endurance, grace, and skills, but she was the first tennis star…

Eileen Gray: The Quintessential  Designer and Architect

Throughout the end of her life, Eileen Gray faded into obscurity until 1972, when the fashion designer Yves St Laurent bought Gray’s ‘Dragon Chair‘ and the famous ‘Le Destin’ screen, which ignited renewed interest in her works. Today the Irish-born designer is known worldwide as the pioneer of the Modern Movement in architecture, and revered as one of the most…

The Must-Have of The Week

1. Silver to Steel: The Modern Designs of Peter Muller-Munk (www.cmoa.org). 2. Roi Fou Mat at Avenue Road , www.avenueroad.com. 3. Milan Weave Grainy Leather Cesca Tote at www.luluguinness.com. 4. Richard Schulman, Portraits of the New Architecture at www.assouline.com. 5. Georges Pelletier, Glazed ceramic fish sculpture, signed, Circa 1970, France, www.hartergalerie.fr. 6. Ocean agate table on patinated steel base, www.curatorseye.com. 7. Antonio Pieneda…

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