Rare Plants And Garden AntiquesBy: - May 08th, 2017
Trade Secrets, a rare plant and garden antique show and sale takes place this weekend, May 13th and 14th at lion Rock Farm in Sharon, Ct. The event benefits Women's Support Services.
One of the Major Venues for Experiencing Art of DesignBy: - Jan 23rd, 2017
London's newly opened Design Museum is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from architecture and fashion to graphics, product and industrial design. The Design Museum is now open in its spectacular new location on High Street Kensington. It is now a major venue to visit in London.
Iconic Industrial Designer Dead at 83By: - Jan 12th, 2016
Iconic himself, Richard Sapper, an industrial designer whose sleek, precision-engineered prototypes spawned the Alessi espresso maker, the Tizio lamp and the IBM ThinkPad, died on Dec. 31 in Milan. He set the highest standards for industrial design in the latter half of the 20th Century and the early 21st Century.
2015 Holiday Theme at the Berkshire MuseumBy: - Nov 16th, 2015
Each year, the Berkshire Museum, hosts the Festival of Trees. Both a fundraiser and a social event, this years theme is 'Westward Ho Ho Ho!' The goal is for the eighty participants to decorate their holiday trees in the theme of the event. The theme coincides with the museums 'American West' and 'Go West' exhibition.
2.3 Megawatt Solar Community Months AwayBy: - Aug 25th, 2015
Jiminy Peak Resort, of New Ashford, Massachusetts, partners with Nexamp, a solar energy developer to construct a 2.3 megawayy solar energy facility that will tackle the majority of power used on the ski mountain and the neighboring community.
The Global Contemporary Collection and Museum Planned for Route TwoBy: - Aug 12th, 2015
While director of the Williams College Museum of Art Tom Krens initiated plans for Mass MoCA. When he left for a 20 year career at the Guggenheim Museum in New York that project moved forward under Joe Thompson. Now Krens, a Williams graduate and Williamstown home owner, is proposing to create a for profit museum on leased land fronting the high traffic corridor between MoCA, Williams College and the newly expanded and renovated Clark Art Institute.
Tiffany Treasures in Winter Park, FloridaBy: - Aug 01st, 2015
Catherine Hinman, the Museum’s Director of Public Affairs and Publications, said “A highlight of a visit [to the Morse Museum] is always the Byzantine-Romanesque chapel interior Tiffany designed for exhibition at the 1893 world’s fair in Chicago, which literally brought fair-goers to their knees in 1893 and continues to mesmerize our visitors today.”
Restoration at the National Historic Landmak is EvidentBy: - Jul 30th, 2015
The Trustees of Naumkeag host the yearly Garden Party for an enthusiastic crowd of local and out-of-town well wishers. Bellinis , hors d'oeuvres and sweets entertained the crowds appetite on this glorious, sunny afternoon in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
Relais & Chateaux RatedBy: - Jul 28th, 2015
Blantyre in our backyard, is only minutes from Tanglewood and the arts of the Berkshires. Rooms are beautiful and wine and gourmet food is affordable.
Gonzo Rhinestone CowboyBy: - Jun 24th, 2015
The orange suit with bolero jacket and rhinestone designs was made for a one hit wonder who never picked it up. Since it was a perfect fit Nudie, the designer of the stars, made me an offer I could not refuse. Wearing it always resulted in total gonzo adventures.
The Art and Design of Promoting South Side ProductsBy: - Jun 10th, 2015
Valmor Products’ advertising and packaging is the subject of a funny, provocative and eye-opening exhibit at the Chicago Cultural Center. Love for Sale: The Graphic Art of Valmor Products runs until August 2 in the 4th floor north exhibit hall, just across from the not-to-be-missed exhibit of the paintings of Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist.
New York Smithsonian Museum ReopensBy: - Dec 28th, 2014
In its new, enlarged, and enhanced space, The Cooper-Hewitt Museum has increased its ability to present provocative and compelling perspectives on design. At its best, this museum pays homage to design as if it was great art: visitors are infused with delight and a sense of wonder by what design was, is, and what it means in our lives.