ICFF x WantedDesign Manhattan

ICFF x WantedDesign Manhattan show in New York this week featured over 300 established and emerging design brands from more than 25 countries at the Javits Convention Center. The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), is North America’s leading show for contemporary furnishing design, with an emphasis on original and sustainable products. WantedDesign Manhattan is dedicated… Continue reading ICFF x WantedDesign Manhattan

Multi-Cultural Celebration

New York City hosted today the first Asian American and Pacific Islander Cultural and Heritage Parade as part of a month-long celebration of the people of this community. As the fastest growing demographic in the USA, Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) are a major part of the creative and business growth of New York… Continue reading Multi-Cultural Celebration

Japan Parade

The first Japan Parade in New York City made its way down Central Park West on Saturday marking the 150th anniversary of the Japanese mission to the United States in 1872. The parade was founded to build and strengthen the appreciation and awareness of cultural understanding between the local Japanese communities and New York City.… Continue reading Japan Parade

Decades of Image-Makers At Mayo Studios

I have always admired beautiful home and interior design photography. Not just the exquisite design of the pieces or spaces pictured but also the imagination of the photographer, stylists and the assorted other image-makers that work to make the picture appealing. A beautiful chair or any other item cannot be fully appreciated if the presentation… Continue reading Decades of Image-Makers At Mayo Studios

The Art of Fashion at Sotheby’s

At Sotheby’s auction house there is more than just art for sale. The Emporium, on view in their flagship New York location, is a new retail destination featuring luxury selections of mostly fashion items that are also works of art. The selection of handbags, jewelry, watches, clothing, sneakers, scarves and other curated items represent well-crafted… Continue reading The Art of Fashion at Sotheby’s

Tartan Heritage

The New York City Tartan Day Parade was held yesterday celebrating Scottish heritage and culture. Organized by the National Tartan Day New York Committee, the parade is in its 24th year and is the highlight of Scottish-themed festivities designated as NYC Tartan Week. Participants in the parade were bagpipers, Highland dancers, clan organizations, Scottish dog… Continue reading Tartan Heritage

Former Flagship Pays Homage to Fine Art

The Winter Show 2022 (in spring) of fine art and antiques is held this year at the former flagship location of Barney’s New York at 660 Madison Avenue. The 68th edition of the Show runs through April 10, 2022 featuring over 60 exhibitors across four floors of the sprawling building. Walking through the exhibition, the… Continue reading Former Flagship Pays Homage to Fine Art

COTERIE & MAGIC 2022

COTERIE and MAGIC Shows at the Javits Center, NY beamed with bold colors, prints and patterns, all with feminine design details. This year’s show featured at COTERIE New York 700 brands including 150+ ones new to the show, MAGIC New York had 300 brands with 30 new. “The return of COTERIE and MAGIC New York… Continue reading COTERIE & MAGIC 2022

Robert Rauschenberg: Channel Surfing

Channel Surfing exhibition at Pace Gallery in NYC, focuses on the Robert Rauschenberg’s response to the rise of global media culture from the early 1980s to the mid-2000s, and a return to painting after taking a break from art. His new works combine his canvases with elements of photography, printmaking, and sculpture exploring of the… Continue reading Robert Rauschenberg: Channel Surfing

Imani Bilal – Behind the Veil: Musings of Muraqaba

Atlanta based contemporary abstract artist Imani Bilal is deeply inspired by her Islamic faith. Bilal states, “I strive to convey the notion of Tawheed (oneness), the idea of primordial matter, chaos, and calm; of all things sharing a source and being connected to an infinite mound, inclusive of the human experience.” Chase Contemporary, NY Featured… Continue reading Imani Bilal – Behind the Veil: Musings of Muraqaba