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Archive for November, 2013

We’ll Always Have Casablanca

We’ll Always Have Casablanca

On this day in 1942 “Casablanca” had its world premiere. Is there anybody anywhere who has not seen it? Why is this movie still considered one of the best of all times? Why do we still love Casablanca 71 years later? Is it its witty (at times) dialogue? Perhaps, as 5 of its lines still occupy the list […]

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Life Magazine

Life Magazine

77 years ago this day the first issue of Life Magazine was published in 1936. Today the iconic covers of America’s “weekend magazine” are great vintage art pieces for photography – loving decorators. Wondering what happened to LIFE? Wikipedia has the answers: Life is the title of an American magazine that from 1883 to 1936 […]

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Eames – The Architect and The Painter

Eames – The Architect and The Painter

Eventually, everything connects. – Charles Eames I just watched “Eames. The Architect & The Painter” – a fantastic documentary about the couple that designed and shaped 20th century America. A must see for anybody who cares not just about modern design, but about any creative process, about how things are made. Pour yourself a glass of […]

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London Now – Part 2

London Now – Part 2

You have a (really cool) place to stay and your tummy is full of delicious organic, farm-to-table goodness (if you missed London Now – Part 1, check it out now), so what’s next? Time to feed your soul! SEE – ART SHOW – if you have time to see just one current exhibit, my recommendation would be […]

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London Now – Part 1

London Now – Part 1

I think it’s the rain today and the warm, balmy weather that made me think of my recent trip to London, from which I have not shared anything with you yet. If you follow me on Facebook, you probably saw some pictures of amazing food, but nothing more, really. So it’s time to spread the London […]

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3 Best Movie Party Scenes Of All Time

3 Best Movie Party Scenes Of All Time

I love movies. A lot. And I love parties. And it just so happens that some of my most favorite movies are those featuring extensive party scenes. There is so much movement, so much interaction in a party scene.  You learn a lot about characters as they mingle in a larger context. Party scenes also feed my design curiosity as […]

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