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Dinner at Tiffany’s

Tuesday night it was ‘Dinner at Tiffany’s’ with Becky Birdwell and the Design Leadership Network! The experience was more like bring in a James Bond movie than a normal shopping experience on the floor of this legendary jewelry store…

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RISD Inaugurates a New President!

Rosanne Somerson and others on stage at her RISD Inauguration   Photo: Jo Sittenfeld / RISD Media RISD (Rhode Island School of Design) had much to celebrate with the inauguration of its 17th President this past week. Under an enormous tent … Continue reading

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Donald Judd – Double Take

. A double take is an act of quickly looking at something that is surprising or unusual a second time after looking at it a moment earlier. . The RISD Museum often focuses attention on a single object in an exciting … Continue reading

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DLS Day 3 – Brooklyn ‘Makers’ Tour

Feeling a bit like Marco Polo, I joined in the DLS’s full day tour of the studios of ‘Brooklyn Makers’ organized by Wanted Design founders Claire Pijoulat & Odile Hainaut. While I had to keep checking a map to see where exactly … Continue reading

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DLS Day 2 – Industry City, Brooklyn: Mike D, Victoria and many others

Recently a friend from California made the comment “Brooklyn is the hippest place on earth.” And I thought, I live in Brooklyn.  Well, actually Brooklyn Heights. But the truth is Brooklyn is enormous, and has countless distinct neighborhoods including a … Continue reading

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Design Leadership Summit 2014 – Fran, Jamie, Maya and many others…

The 2014 Design Leadership Summit started off with requisite cocktails and raconteur Fran Lebowitz in a conversation with Deborah Needleman – Editor-in-Chief of   ‘T’, the New York Times Style Magazine.  Lebowitz, as anticipated, was in full ‘Fran Lebowitz mode’ … Continue reading

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Maison Gerard – Improving With Age

 Dressing Table – Leleu  Maison Gerard has been a go-to resource for fine French Art Deco in Greenwich Village for forever…and as it turns out, in this case ‘forever‘ is 40 remarkable years! Gerard Widdershoven opened Maison Gerard in 1974 at a … Continue reading

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Join Me at The Architectural Digest Home Show

Photo: Thomas Loof On Friday March 21st, writer and editor Linda O’Keeffe will be moderating a panel discussion at the Architectural Digest Home Show.  Geoffrey Bradfield, Robert Passal, Kathryn Scott and I will be discussing the innovative ideas that we … Continue reading

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Designing Your Presence On Social Media

. Please join CJ Dellatore and me at the Avery Boardman showroom, in the Decoration and Design Building on Tuesday morning, March 11th at 9:30. We’ll be discussing social media, and some simple strategies you can implement to begin establishing a presence … Continue reading

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