Wabi-Sabi

Beauty in imperfection. A core belief I have in design is that there is beauty and relevance in what the masses call imperfection. In Japan, this ...

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A Gift from an Artist.

Art that can take you away, make you uncomfortable, make you daydream, want to hold or caress, feel pity or helplessness, or a need to help or sav...

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Belle Epoque

Lalique Molded Opalescent Glass Lausanne Plafonnier A great price if you can get it in this range. Doyle New York's "Belle Epoque" Auction is very...

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Sonoma

I recently spent a lovely long weekend in Sonoma County, California. I was there for a wedding at Grace Ranch (I am designing a chandelier for the...

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Portraits

Character Being photographed is sometimes an enlightening moment.  A moment captured in time.   Is this how others see us?  Although there were pr...

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Gaultier

There is still time to see the AMAZING Jean Paul Gaultier  Exhibition  at the Brooklyn Museum.  The attention to detail in his work is mind boggli...

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Golden Mean or Ratio

Can a designer ever stop designing?   While at Sandy Hook beach on the Jersey shore I was abruptly brought back to the reality of my design past a...

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CHOCOLATIER

Could someone please explain to me how Paris is filled with such amazing chocolate shops, bakeries, cheese shops and cafes and still the French ar...

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Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2012

How could you not be inspired by Louis Vuitton’s Fall/Winter 2012 collection?  The richness and elegance was beyond compare this season.  Look to ...

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Summer Dalhia

Here is my new Thomas Fuchs Creative Ombre glass used as a vase for my late summer Dalhia.   They would also be beautiful votives with the dark lo...

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Bright Idea

StartFragment Here is a new fun Light Bulb to add some fun and glamour to your lamp or chandelier. Swedish graphic designer Eric Therner has creat...

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