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Author: jeanmarcfrayantiques

Its almost summer and we are ready to take flight. Journalist Thijs Demeulemeester and art historian Jacinthe Gigou just published an incredible compilation of beautiful homes around the world that are now functioning as "house museums". The book features 150 houses scattered all across the...

Architect Massimiliano Locatelli converts a 16th-Century church in Milan into his firms office space. San Paolo Converso, not far from Milan’s celebrated Duomo, now houses CLS Architetti, a firm co-founded by Locatelli, a 48-year-old Bergamese architect who studied under Kenneth Frampton at Columbia University. The...

In 1860 Antoine Roset, a young, former waiter, opened a woodworking workshop in a small village in the Ain region of eastern France. The company was named Veuve A. Roset and specialized in walking sticks and parasols. Towards the end of the 19th century, as...

 It has been over 30 years that we lost France's most adored prolific performer, song-writer, Serge Gainsbourg. The "artiste genial's" Parisian home seems to still be inhabited by his charismatic presence...

Egg collective is a New-York based firm established in 2011 by Stephanie Beamer, Crystal Ellis, and Hillary Petrie. In 2017 they showcased an exhibit called "Designing Women". This exhibit was meant to bring attention to inequalities women experience within the male-dominated design industry, to encourage...

“A chair, an armchair or a table must be elements in which one can feel an individual presence…their design should respond to the thinking and the actions of the people who live in that environment.” -Carlo di Carli Carlo di Carli, a modernist designer, architect and...

With summer just around the corner, we are looking forward to all the different kinds of of events taking place all over the world these next few months. 2021 is becoming the year for opportunity and change as global access to the vaccine grows. We...

Interior designer Vincent Darré has become a part of some of most fashionable circles in Paris. He started his career in fashion in the 1980s and worked for Yves Saint Laurent, Prada, Fendi, and Moschino. It wasn't until the mid 2000s that Vincent started using...

Needing a little art therapy these days? This week we wanted to feature a few Austin art exhibits that are available to the public this month. The Mexican-American cultural center is highlighting the works of Endo Marto through a virtual show and installation at the...

At a time when the future feels less predictable than ever, Dior creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri has taken inspiration from divination, presenting a dramatic collection inspired by the tarot. In an interview with vogue, Chiuri describes how the emotional impact of pandemic isolation is...