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Author: jeanmarcfrayantiques

For the first time in a long time, the greats of the fashion industry met in Paris to present expertise, extravagance and evolution. The collections are the answer to one question – what is couture today? The Fall 2021 Couture collections tell stories of the...

July 4th is finally here and we are ready to get out in the sun! Whether you're a local looking to opt outside during the long weekend or visiting Austin during July 4th, here are some great ways to spend the holiday weekend in Austin...

The 17th Venice Architecture Biennale is currently unfolding and its 60 national pavilions reveal a wide range of answers to the question "How will we live together". This year the Biennale's role is working as a platform for inquiry and explores the pressing issues such as migration,...

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...