Category Archives: Art

Popham Tiles

I paid a visit to Popham Design on my most recent visit to Morocco.  I was already smitten after my first stateside encounter.  Being surrounded by vibrant cement tiles in every color of the rainbow sealed the deal.  These tiles … Continue reading

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A Modern French Master

Comme j’adore French artist François Morellet who recently passed away at a vibrant ninety.  Throughout his life, he embodied the youthful exuberance that comes with following your passion. Morellet was a painter, sculptor and light artist known for his exploration … Continue reading

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MY MIAMI VICE

 It’s no great secret that my favorite annual getaway is the one that I take to Art Basel Miami every first week of December. While some people are wrapping themselves in greenery and tinsel, I prefer to hightail it south for … Continue reading

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The Paris Flea

At this point, Paris feels like a lifetime ago but I am still relishing in the memories.  No trip to Paris would feel complete without a stop at “Les Puces.”  It’s a chance to browse, hunt and haggle, and draws … Continue reading

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Kips Bay

It’s hard to imagine but this year marks the fortieth anniversary of the Kips Bay Show House, a springtime rite of passage in Manhattan.  This year, designers reimagined the Arthur Sachs House where maximalism appeared to reign supreme. My colleague … Continue reading

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The Designer as Artist

Usually, I find myself at galleries looking at the art of others. This Thursday night, the roles will be reversed when my own aquatints don the walls of the Oliver Hawke Gallery. The occasion marks the opening of SF art … Continue reading

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Feeling Rad

Skateboarding already comes with a certain cool factor. Now Supreme has upped the ante with its collection of limited edition skateboards designed by contemporary artists from around the globe. We recently placed a Damien Hirst board in one lucky client’s … Continue reading

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Bring on the Fog

Who said that fog only has a place in the summer San Francisco sky? The best kind of fog is about to roll into town. FOG Design + Art is anything but boring. Check all pretension at the door and … Continue reading

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Art Basel Lovefest

It’s tough for me not to love Art Basel. There are few places that I would rather be than the epicenter of contemporary art. The fact that it goes down in Miami is simply the gooey icing on a rather … Continue reading

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Design Miami

1 / 2 / 3 / 4 I am still in recovery mode after my favorite week of the year. Miami is always a vibrant city but last week its pulse felt even stronger. The city becomes an international mecca … Continue reading

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