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“Over the course of 100 years, AD has carved out an indelible place, not only for the brand itself but for the architects, designers, and others who have been featured on its pages. Even after 100 years, AD is continuing to grow and evolve.” –Roger Lynch,...

Fashion's brightest stars - from established names to newcomers - descended upon Paris for Haute Couture week from January 20-23, 2020. The looks and sets told elaborate and beautiful stories, each making history in their own right. Jean Paul Gaultier's farewell to fashion shown a...

When visiting a museum we are often enamoured by the works we have travelled to see. However, all too often we don’t take time to notice that the buildings which house these wonderful masterpieces are works of art, themselves. Architecture, history, and sometimes even war...

Art Basel is prided as the biggest international contemporary art exhibition fair. This contemporary art fair was founded in June of 1970 by a trio of Swiss art professionals, Ernst Beyeler, a dealer and collector, and gallerists Trudl Bruckner and Balz Hilt. The exhibition is...

On November 25th, The Green Vault Museum in Dresden Castle, Germany fell victim to the largest recorded art heist in history. The Green Vault is one of the largest and oldest collections of art masterpieces in Europe, founded in 1723 by Augustus II the Strong. The...

The upcoming 2020 Met Gala Theme as been announced as “About Time: Fashion and Duration.” The theme is based on the 1992 film interpretation of Miranda Woolf's novel Orlando. The co-chairs for the Gala will be Nicolas Ghesquière, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Meryl Streep, Emma Stone, and...

Murrina is the term for the glass making technique that produces a thin glass tube of colorful pasterns and shapes. The pattern is only made visible when the tube is cut longitudinally. In carrying out this technique, the glass blower will craft a cylindrical rod...

Most of us are familiar with the beauty and elegance Carrara marble can bring to a piece and to a space, but what is the story behind this timeless stone? [caption id="attachment_45883" align="alignnone" width="555"] HomesFeed[/caption] The name derives from its provenance in the city of Carrara, settled...

As the leaves begin to turn, skeletons appear on doorsteps, and virtually every coffee drink can be pumpkin-spiced, we know that fall has arrived in America. Across the globe, France is celebrating the coming of the new season in different ways. Here are some of...

The French are known as an innovative culture when it comes to art, fashion, gastronomy, design, and architecture. As the aristocracy went through political, social, and economic shifts, so too did French civic and religious architecture. The following is a timeline of the major architectural...